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Which Music Festival Should You Attend in May?

Take our quiz and find out.

Illustration by Paul Spella.

May is a big month for music festivals in Maryland. On May 1 and 2, aging greasers can relive their hair-metal heyday at M3, featuring 1980s legends like Kix, Quiet Riot, and Europe. May 21 to 24, Maryland Deathfeast takes over venues across Baltimore for an ear-bleeding weekend of extreme metal. And May 30 and 31, the local salad chain Sweetgreen expands its Sweetlife festival to two days, with a diverse lineup that includes Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris, and Billy Idol. But which festival is the right fit for you? Take this quiz and find out.

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Benjamin Freed joined Washingtonian in August 2013 and covers politics, business, and media. He was previously the editor of DCist and has also written for Washington City Paper, the New York Times, the New Republic, Slate, and BuzzFeed. He lives in Adams Morgan.