2022 Big Music Festivals

2022 Big Music Festivals

Our new website is just up and I am learning how to run it! Give me a minute and I will have all these pages updated and packed with more events! Don’t see your fave? LMK! Saphir, May 2022

JAM CRUISE – Planning for 2023

February 6-12, 2023 Costa Maya, Mexico
Jam Cruise is a one-of-a-kind music and vacation experience featuring 5 days of music aboard a luxurious cruise ship, the MSC Divina. Now in it’s 14th sailing, Jam Cruise has grown into a coveted destination and yearly retreat for both music lovers and artists alike. With multiple venues around the ship, around-the-clock onboard music, port stops in beautiful and tropical locales, and some the coolest fans on the planet, it’s easy to see what makes Jam Cruise so unique and special. Every year is a new adventure. Come join us on the open seas and experience it for yourself!

http://www.jamcruise.com/

GEM AND JAM FESTIVAL

Feb 4-6, 2022   Tucson, AZ
Hosting both prominent Internationally and Nationally touring names in the jam and electronic music scenes; Gem and Jam is not just a music festival. Workshops, dancers, visual performers, high-end art gallery installations coupled with cutting edge production and attention to every detail ensure for an over the top experience. The annual Gem and Jam Festival is held each year during the world-renowned Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase making this special weekend each year the perfect pairing in music and art for gem enthusiasts and festival goers of all kinds.

http://gemandjamfestival.com/

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL MEXICO

February 25-27, 2022   Mexico City, Mexico
EDC is an all-encompassing carnival for the 21st century. From rides and performers to mind-blowing fireworks and art installations to cutting-edge sound and special effects, you’ll find yourself immersed in another world. Explore and discover all its magical surprises and create your own adventure.This is the place where our spirits run free—a boundless playground filled with music, adventure, art, excitement and love. As the vivid colors of the afternoon give way to the night’s neon dreamscapes, our collective imaginations come alive as we all gather together as one. Journey with us through a world of super blooming beats and funkdafied freaks. This is the Electric Daisy Carnival.

http://mexico.electricdaisycarnival.com/en/

SXSW

March 10-19, 2023 Austin, Texas
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.
Year after year, the event is a launching pad for new creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz-generating exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the Trade Shows and global networking opportunities abound. Intellectual and creative intermingling among industry leaders continues to spark new ideas and carve the path for the future of each ever-evolving field, long after the events’ conclusion.

http://www.sxsw.com/

TOMORROWLAND – 3 Weekends!

July 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, 2022 Belgium
Enter a fascinating story to be written during two weekends of love & unity. In a commitment to create a reality that relates positively with Mother Nature and contributes to the well-being of the next generations. Let’s engage with each other and do something good today, for which we will be grateful for tomorrow.

http://www.tomorrowland.com

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL LAS VEGAS

March 20-22, 2022    Las Vegas, Nevada     
EDC is an all-encompassing carnival for the 21st century. From rides and performers to mind-blowing fireworks and art installations to cutting-edge sound and special effects, you’ll find yourself immersed in another world. Explore and discover all its magical surprises and create your own adventure.This is the place where our spirits run free—a boundless playground filled with music, adventure, art, excitement and love. As the vivid colors of the afternoon give way to the night’s neon dreamscapes, our collective imaginations come alive as we all gather together as one. Journey with us through a world of super blooming beats and funkdafied freaks. This is the Electric Daisy Carnival.

http://lasvegas.electricdaisycarnival.com/

COACHELLA

April 15-17 & April 22-24, 2022   Indio, CA  
Known simply as Coachella, the annual music and arts festival is held at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California. Coachella was officially launched in 1999 by Paul Tollett and is now organized by Goldenvoice. The three-day festival takes place during two weekends in April. Musical acts range from indie, folk, alternative, rock, hip hop, and electronic genres perform on several main stages for thousands of fans from all over the world. Scattered around the main stages (Coachella Stage, Outdoor Theatre, Gobi Tent, Mojave Tent, and the Sahara Tent) are massive sculptures and the iconic Ferris Wheel that are often used as meeting points.

http://www.coachella.com/

CABIN FEVER RELIEVER

July 1-3, 2022 Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Terrapin Hill Music Festivals is a 4 day event being held from October 26-28 2018 at Terrapin Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, United States Of America. This event showcases top quality music and also includes camping, bonfires, drum circles, fire-spinning, yoga, food and craft vendors, glassblowing demonstrations, and promotes healthy food.

https://www.terrapinhillfestivals.com

Electric Daisy Carnival

EMISSIONS WEST COAST BASS CULTURE Status Unknown

May Belden Town, CA
The Emissions festival is a true celebration of the West Coast Bass Culture and the stunning creativity that surrounds it. Each year the event pushes the parameters of the creativity & the culture itself. And this year is definitely set to be the highlight year for this festival. Come and help create this year’s experience and share in the appreciation for the culture!

www.emissionsfestival.com

SUMMER CAMP MUSIC FESTIVAL

May 27-29, 2022     Chillicoth, Illinois
As one fan put it, “Coming to Summer Camp is like coming home.” You’ll run into old friends, meet a ton of great new ones, and have the time of your life.
Almost tripling the population of Chillicothe for the weekend, Summer Camp creates a city within a city, and greatly impacts the local business economy.
Artists that have performed at the Summer Camp Music Festival in past years include: moe., Umphrey’s McGee, The Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Bassnectar, Widespread Panic, Les Claypool, Keller Williams, Pretty Lights, Skrillex, The Roots, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Medeski Martin & Wood, and many, many more!

http://summercampfestival.com/

BOTTLEROCK

May 27-29, 2022 Napa Valley, CA
Experience the first taste of summer at BottleRock Napa Valley, featuring the BEST in live music, wine, food and brew. More than 100,000 music, food and wine fans are welcomed to historic downtown Napa, California for the festival that delivers an unparalleled lineup of music acts, rock star chefs, restaurants and vintners.

http://www.bottlerocknapavalley.com/

MOUNTAIN JAM – Status Unknown

May Bethel, New York
Mountain Jam is a four-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 40 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters.

http://mountainjam.com/

Electric Daisy Carnival Mexico 2017

INFRASOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL

May 12-15, 2022 Harmony Park, Minnesota

http://infrasoundfestival.com/

BERKELEY WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL Discontinued

June Berkeley, CA
Join us to celebrate Bay Area’s multi-cultural tapestry in song, dance and craft. Talented musicians have prepared a wonderful party. Adding to the festivities are the local folks running colorful community and artisan booths. A wonderful mix of outdoor & intimate performances in or in front of Telegraph Ave cafes to Amoeba Music’s acclaimed concert in People’s Park with village arts ‘n activities await you.

http://www.berkeleyworldmusic.org/

SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL

July 8-10, 2022 Chicago, IL – 2022 Dates TBA
In 2013, Spring Awakening Music Festival expanded to three days with over 90,000 people in attendance. SAMF has been held either the second or third weekend of June. Over the years, the Festival has become increasingly popular due to the large fan base of electronic dance music in the Chicago area. As people now come from across the globe just to attend the Festival, there are discussed rumors that the Festival could be extending onwards towards many other states

http://springawakeningfestival.com/

SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL

June 2-12, 2022 San Diego, CA
This non-profit project is designed to help provide a platform for artists while also helping the community as a whole – boosting arts and culture within the gorgeous City of San Diego. During the festival, artists from across the United States and around the world participate alongside home-grown talent, in art forms spanning from theater, buskers/street performers, cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, poetry, spoken word, puppetry, music, visual art, design & open to any other type of artsy-ness not listed.

http://www.sdfringe.org/

BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL

June 16-19, 2022    Manchester, Tennessee
An escape into Excitement. Music. Art. Discoveries. Trees. Fresh Air. Green Grass. A mini film fest. Friends (Old / New). Adventure. Overwhelming happiness. Hugging a stranger by accident. Sharing and Generosity. Bonnaroovian Dancing. Hyperbolic verbiage. System overload. The perfect bite of ice cream. Sandals. Fallovers. Chirping Birds. Flashing Lights. Food and Drink. Variety. Singing. Laughing. Short shorts. High-Fives. Rocky IV in the cinema tent at 3am. Spicy Pie. Memories. Someone dressed up like Teen Wolf. Holy Cow(!) Moments. Interesting factoids. Egg sandwiches. More music. Adventure. Deep Breaths. Big smiles. This. That. The Other. Hellos and Goodbyes and reminders of all that we have to celebrate and look forward to next year and in the future.

http://www.bonnaroo.com/

Electric Forest Festival

ELECTRIC FOREST FESTIVAL

June 23-26, 2022    Rothbury, Michigan
Two weekends look good on Electric Forest, so the festival is ready to return with another bassy, jammy, out-of-this-world double-trouble experience in 2018. The Michigan event announced the full lineups for both editions, and String Cheese Incident and Bassnectar are clear reigning royals.

http://www.electricforestfestival.com/

KATE WOLF MUSIC FESTIVAL     25th Anniversary

June 23-26, 2022    Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA
The annual Kate Wolf Music Festival is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a great weekend with friends, family and lovers of fabulous music. Black Oak Ranch, the Mendocino home to the Hog Farm and Camp Winnarainbow-a circus camp for kids, is three hours north of San Fancisco and two hours south of Arcata.

http://katewolfmusicfestival.com/

HIGH SIERRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

June 30- July 3, 2022   Quincy, CA
Wiki: The four-day festival features an eclectic mix of some of the most famous national and international names in jamband, newgrass and funk. Other represented genres include bluegrass, roots rock, electronica, reggae, jazz and afrobeat. Away from the music stages, patrons can attend films and movement playshops – yoga, pilates, etc., shop for arts and crafts, or enjoy a wide variety of gourmet food and drink. It’s a family friendly and community oriented event with an expanding Family Area full of activities and certified nannies available throughout the weekend.

http://highsierramusic.com/

FAMILY REUNION

May 28, 2022 Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Terrapin Hill Music Festivals is a 4 day event being held from October 26-28 2018 at Terrapin Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, United States Of America. This event showcases top quality music and also includes camping, bonfires, drum circles, fire-spinning, yoga, food and craft vendors, glassblowing demonstrations, and promotes healthy food.

https://www.terrapinhillfestivals.com

BLISSFEST Folk & Roots

July 8-10, 2022 Harbor Springs, Michigan
The annual event is a showcase of the many musical styles that define American roots and world music. Bluegrass, Blues, Zydeco, Celtic, Folk, Jazz, Latin, Ethnic, World music and dance all share the stage. Innovators of these roots styles are on hand to dazzle and amaze. The Blissfest Music Organization has its annual festival at the Blissfest Festival Farm located near Cross Village, Ml.

http://blissfest.org

LOLLAPALOOZA

July 28-31, 2022    Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois
An annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rockand hip hop bands, dance and comedy performances and craft booths. It has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups and various visual artists.

http://www.lollapalooza.com/

SUMMER MELTDOWN FEST

July 28-21, 2022     Darrington, Washington

https://summermeltdownfest.com/news/

REGGAE ON THE RIVER – Discontinued???
August
Garberville, California


Reggae on the River is an annual reggae festival on the first weekend in August in Humboldt County, California. It began in 1984 as a benefit for the Mateel Community Center, a nonprofit for southern Humboldt County. In 2003 the annual festival celebrated its 20th year.

www.reggaeontheriver.com

SEATTLE HEMPFEST – Status Unknown

August Seattle, WA
The Seattle HEMPFEST® protestival is founded in the belief that the public is better served when citizens and public officials work cooperatively in order to successfully accomplish common goals. The Seattle HEMPFEST® rally is the world’s largest annual event advocating cannabis law reform, in a unique “protestival” environment. This annual event is held every August in Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Parks on the Seattle waterfront.

http://www.hempfest.org/

INDIAN SPIRIT FESTIVAL

August 25-29, 2022      Stendal, Germany

http://www.indian-spirit.de

KAABOO  – 2022 Dates TBA

September    San Diego, California
KAABOO was created by music lovers for music lovers. An adult escape, uniquely curated to appeal to all five senses, with world-class music, dancing, incredible cuisine, craft libations, inspiring contemporary art, and personal indulgences.  A curated three-day sound voyage that combines rock-n-roll music and tastemaking events in a modern wonderland on the warm shores of the pacific.

https://www.kaaboosd.com/

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FEST

Oct. 7-9 & 14-16, 2022     Austin, Texas
Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Tacos, brews, vegan options and more. The ACL Eats Food Court at ACL Fest offers the most
delicious festival food, drinks and sweets from Austin and the surrounding area’s favorite restaurants. With our Art Market,  a mini-fest for kids, photogenic spaces and merch to bring home with you, there’s plenty to do for the entire family.

http://www.aclfestival.com/

SNUGGLEWEEN

October 30 – Nov 1, 2022    Harrodsburg, Kentucky 
Terrapin Hill Music Festivals is a 4 day event being held from October 26-28 2018 at Terrapin Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, United States Of America. This event showcases top quality music and also includes camping, bonfires, drum circles, fire-spinning, yoga, food and craft vendors, glassblowing demonstrations, and promotes healthy food.

https://www.terrapinhillfestivals.com

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL ORLANDO

November 11-13, 2022    Orlando, Florida
EDC is an all-encompassing carnival for the 21st century. From rides and performers to mind-blowing fireworks and art installations to cutting-edge sound and special effects, you’ll find yourself immersed in another world. Explore and discover all its magical surprises and create your own adventure.This is the place where our spirits run free—a boundless playground filled with music, adventure, art, excitement and love. As the vivid colors of the afternoon give way to the night’s neon dreamscapes, our collective imaginations come alive as we all gather together as one. Journey with us through a world of super blooming beats and funkdafied freaks. This is the Electric Daisy Carnival.

http://orlando.electricdaisycarnival.com/