The Best Mock/Parody Music Festival Lineups

We're right in the heart of festival lineup announcement season; we're even starting to see the rumor-fueled Bonnaroo Photoshopped lineups start to emerge in advance of their 2012 announcement next week.

So, I thought there was no better time to trot out the best parody festival lineups I've seen (and put an open call out for other that you may have seen).

This first one originated at and not-so-subtly skewers of the "diverse" or "out-of-the-box" programming that you'll see at jam friendly festivals like Allgood or Summer Camp (click over to their site to see the hilarious festival map and FAQ for this hypothetical festival... Trademarkable Nonsense Word).  The graphics even incorporate some stylistic elements that those festivals tend to use.

The next is a Coachella parody that takes an equal swing at flavor-of-the-month hipster bands that tend to fill out these rosters, and the scenesters that will show up no matter who's on the bill.  At the end of the day we can all feel better about having caught some Cool Black Guys or A Fleeting Glimpse At What Might Be The Last Hurrah Before You Pass Reluctantly Into Adulthood before they got big.

I'm sure there are some out there that would honestly love to catch the lineup for "Brochella", but for me (and I'm sure many others) this one contains some serious nightmare fuel.  If the sounds emanating from the stage didn't drive you mad, the mass of Bro humanity at this festival could conceivably create an alternative broniverse, jeopardizing all mankind.

This one emerged in the Winter of 2013 from  Dig the rainbow and castle.


and one more Coachella goof from Spring 2013...




This one is so damn meta it makes my head spin.  Via @spinmagazine editor @1000TimesYes.




Not going to the festival.  Here's the poster for you (via


And you thought Brochella was bad.  This lineup most certainly feature the worst people on earth (though I hear Antonin Scalia may be a late scratch)

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And now the real festivals get in on the action.  Riot Fest offered this one on April Fool's Day.


Mountain Jam offered this one when tickets went on sale before their lineup dropped.






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