Anne Margaret Daniel: Summer Music Across America: August Tours to Follow
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The Beach Boys, "Endless Summer" (1974). ©Capitol Records
It's August. One more month of freedom -- if that -- before all levels of schools begin again. One more month for jobs to give way to a precious week or two, or even a long weekend, of summertime. What live music shows will make you think summertime? Here are some choices from across the country.
Big music festivals are, of course, the way to hear as much music as you possibly can in a limited amount of time. If you were in Chicago this past weekend, you had Lollapalooza. The Cure, Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails, Lana Del Rey, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Vampire Weekend, Cat Power, so many more musicians and bands. Enough, perhaps, to hold lucky Windy City dwellers for the rest of the summertime. It's not even remotely the same, but the 2013 webcasts will show you why you should mark down this festival for next year.
This coming weekend, beginning on August 9, Outside Lands happens in Sa
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