Music festivals: Where to get down with the crowd this spring and summer

Live music lovers, ’tis the season.

Whether you’re into alternative rock, hip-hop, jazz, R&B or all of the above, there’s a musical festival for you now through August. And now’s the time to book it, too, as all will require tickets and accommodations.

To help you plan ahead, here’s a roundup of some of the most popular and diverse fests across the country — and answers to some important questions (like what the food options are like).

TRACY E. HOPKINS. Special to amNewYork