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2013 Music Festival Guide

On Saturday, a small sliver of hope spread across the United States when Punxsutawney Phil, the nation's groundhog, emerged from his dwelling and didn't see his shadow, predicting that an early spring is upon us.
With the gloomy weather, hopefully, coming to an end, we've got the cure for your cabin fever.  Music festival season is slowly approaching, and with such a wide variety of options, no matter what your taste, there is sure to be a festival for you!
Enjoy the early spring weather with Big Gigantic and Pretty Lights in Colorado, or if you'd like to get farther away, three days of dancing in Miami. Whatever your wish, spring break is knocking on the door, and it's time to start planning. Line-ups for spring and summer music festivals are being announced from now until April, and tickets are going fast! Finding all of the necessary information can be, kind of, tricky, so here's what you need to know about some of the most anticipated festivals of the year.