Northlands Music & Arts Festival Adds PPPP, Big Something, and Cool Cool Cool to 2024 Lineup

Article Contributed by Greg Knight | Published on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Northlands Music & Arts Festival announces the addition of three new bands to its already stellar 2024 lineup. Festival alumni Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, will return to the stage as a headliner, while touring juggernauts Big Something, and Cool Cool Cool also join the fantastic list of performers. The festival takes place June 14-15, 2024, in the rolling hills of Swanzey, NH.

The third annual Northlands Music & Arts Festival promises to be an unforgettable summer event with nonstop music on two adjacent stages and a bustling campground stage. In addition to two-set performances from Connecticut indie-jam powerhouse Goose, and twang-slinging Michigan quintet Greensky Bluegrass, Upstate NY jam darlings moe. Will deliver a highly anticipated set.

Northlands 2024 will also feature a slammin’ funk supergroup with Eric Krasno & Friends, as well as Mihali, Sierra Hull, Dopapod, Spafford, TAUK, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, and Magic Beans. The festival will also see special appearances by Kanika Moore (artist at large), Jennifer Hartswick, and Natalie Cressman. Northlands is ecstatic to once again welcome the Super Sonic Shorties, an all-star, all-female group of dynamic touring artists led by Nikki Glaspie.  Festival goers camping on-site will again be treated to late night silent disco performances, with music running into the early morning.

Over fifteen emerging regional acts set to light up the Campground Stage will be announced in February 2024.

We’re so excited to welcome Pigeons back to Swanzey for another year, as well as their amazing community of fans,” says Northlands Co-Founder Seth McNally. “Big Something and Cool Cool Cool are putting together special sets for their inaugural appearances- fans, new and old, will love it.  As always, we are proud to showcase rising stars in the scene on the Camp Stage. Stay tuned.”

The Northlands team continues to build on the success of previous years, by adding more elements to further enhance the festival experience. 2024 will see the addition of VIP Glamping sites, providing an elevated camping experience for discerning festival-goers. In addition, VIP Festival pass holders will have access to an exclusive viewing platform, AND Campground Stage performances, formerly a treat for only campers.  2024 will add more installation art and  live muralists to the concert field, as well as welcoming back fan favorite fire spinning troupe.   Additional bars, water stations,and restrooms will also be added to further shorten lines.

Northlands continues to lead the way in sustainability, committed to the adage “Enjoy Life. Do Good”.   The festival will continue to significantly reduce its carbon footprint with the elimination of single-use plastics in 2023 and the implementation of industry-leading recycling and composting  programs.

Tickets are on sale now, exclusively via Options include General Admission, Car Camping, powered and unpowered RV Camping, Family Camping, Glamping and VIP experiences.  Inventory of Phase 1 tickets, the lowest prices available, are selling quickly and will likely sell out soon.  Single-day tickets are currently unavailable, and will only be released in spring 2024, pending availability. For full ticketing details, please visit