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The Summer 2013 Pop Culture Must-List

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The Summer 2013 Pop Culture Must-List


Whoever yearns for the lazy days of summer has clearly not seen what's on tap this go-around. We've created the definitive guide for the season's can't-miss, what-everyone-will-be-tweeting-about movies, album releases, concerts, and more. From the hotly anticipated The Great Gatsby in May to Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z's killer Legends of the Summer tour through August, you'll be able to find plenty to pencil in to your summer calendar from our comprehensive round-up.

The Great Gatsby, May 10
Star Trek Into Darkness, May 17
The Hangover: Part III, May 24
The Fast and the Furious 6, May 24
The Bling Ring, June 14
Monsters University, June 21
The Lone Ranger, July 3
R.I.P.D., July 19
Elysium, Aug. 9
Kick-Ass 2, Aug. 16

Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City, May 7
John Legend, Love In The Future, June 25
Wale, The Gifted, June 25
AlunaGeorge, Body Music, July 1
Skylar Grey, Don't Look Down, July 9
Eminem, post-Memorial Day
Common, Sept.
Lady Gaga, ARTPOP
Theophilus London
Mac Miller, Watching Movies With The Sound Off

So You Think You Can Dance, FOX, May 14
The Bachelorette, ABC, May 20
MasterChef, FOX, May 22
Arrested Development, Netflix, May 26
The Glades, A&E, May 27
Wilfred, FX, June
The Newsroom, HBO, June
Graceland, USA, June 6
Royal Pains, USA, June 12
True Blood, HBO, June 16
Perception, TNT, June 25
Dexter, Showtime, June 30
Breaking Bad, AMC, July 15
Unforgettable, CBS, July 28
Girl Meets World, Disney, TBA

Sasquatch!, Quincy, Mass., May 24-27
Headliners: Mumford & Sons, The Postal Service, Azealia Banks
Bonnaroo, Manchester, Tenn., June 13-16
Headliners: Wilco, Wu-Tang Clan, Macklemore
Summerfest, Milwaukee, Wis., June 26-30
Headliners: Kelly Clarkson, Lady Antebellum, Lupe Fiasco
Lollapalooza, Chicago, Aug. 2-4
Headliners: Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Skrillex
Electric Zoo, New York, Aug. 30-Sept. 1
Headliners: David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto
Outside Lands, San Francisco, Aug. 9-11
Headliners: Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix
Rock The Bells, San Bernadino, Calif., Mountain View, Calif., Holmdel, N.J., Aug. 17-18, 24-25, Aug. 31-Sept. 1
Made In America, Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 31-Sept. 1
Headliners: Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Deadmau5

The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour (Beyoncé), World Tour, Now-Aug. 15
The Truth About Love Tour (Pink), World Tour, Now-Sept. 5
Diamonds World Tour (Rihanna), Europe, May 26-July 28
Legends of the Summer Tour (Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z), National Tour, July 17-Aug. 16

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