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2022 Summer Music Festival Lineup

  • EDC Las Vegas (May 20-22)

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    Arguably the most famous electronic music festival in the world, EDC Las Vegas has come and gone with another packed lineup. EDM giants like Deadmau5 and Kaskade, Armin Van Buuren and Dillon Francis will be there, as well as new and rising bands like Illenium and ACRAZE.

  • Boston Call (May 26-28)

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    You should probably answer when Boston calls. The 2022 Boston Calling Music Festival features three massive rock bands under the marquee. Foo Fighters, The Strokes and Metallica headline the three-day event. The second line is equally loaded with artists like Avril Lavigne, Run the Jewels, Weezer, Haim, Glass Animals and Modest Mouse.

  • Governors Ball (June 10 to 12)

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    Governors Ball returns to Citi Field in New York with a lineup of star-studded pop and hip-hop artists. Kid Cudi, Halsey, and J. Cole headline the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday shows, respectively. Other great talents to hit the stage include Jack Harlow, Migos, Roddy Ricch and Playboi Carti. Notable electronic artists like Flume, Louis the Child and Kaytranada are also featured.

  • Bonnaroo (June 16-19)

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    Bonnaroo 2022 kicks off Thursday with rising electronic star Gryffin, before hosting J. Cole, The Chicks and Illenium on Friday. The well-rounded festival is headlined by Tool, Flume and 21 Savage on Saturday and wraps up with Stevie Nicks, Machine Gun Kelly and Roddy Rich on Sunday. A special 1984 performance by Jack Antonoff is also promoted, along with Disclosure, Porter Robinson, Chvrches and Rezz.

  • NXNE (June 14-19)

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    North by Northeast has yet to release its 2022 lineup, but a look at the 2017 edition shows the festival’s penchant for big acts. 2017 featured Passion Pit, Post Malone and Tyler, The Creator as well as throwbacks like Talib Kweli.

  • SAME (June 22 to 25)

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    Memetic returns with English DJ James Hype on the marquee, as well as Canadian producer Sivz. Further down the map, MEME 2022 serves as a breeding ground for the next generation of talent.

  • Getaway (June 24 to 26)

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    Escapade returns to Ottawa with a massive lineup celebrating all things EDM. Global electronic sensations like Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, Tiesto, Kaskade, Illenium and Alan Walker stand out. Canadian bass superstar Excision is also on the program alongside Seven Lions and Slander.

  • FEQ (July 6 to 17)

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    The Festival d’été de Québec welcomes a diverse program of present and past international artists. Alanis Morissette, Luke Combs, Maroon 5, Marshmello and Rage Against the Machine stand out from the lineup. Don’t miss other familiar artists like Charli XCX, Sum 41, Three Days Grace, Remi Wolf, Alison Wonderland, Freddie Gibbs and Walk the Moon.

  • Fork (July 15 to 17)

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    The Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago with a unique lineup. Hip-hop legends The Roots, Earl Sweatshirt, Japanese Breakfast and The National stand out.

  • Rolling Loud Miami (July 22-24)

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    Rolling Loud Miami pulls out all the stops with the giants of hip-hop. Ye (Kanye West) opens Friday, Future transports fans to Saturday and Sunday ends with Kendrick Lamar fresh off his latest album. Other big names on the bill include 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty, Three 6 Mafia, Saweetie, Soulja Boy, DaBaby, Lil Baby, Baby Keem and A$AP Ferg.

  • Shambhala (July 22-25)

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    Shambhala often ranks among the most unique and highly touted electronic music festivals in the world. The quiet area of ​​the Salmo River turns into a paradise for electronic fans. This year’s eclectic lineup features house stalwarts Chris Lake and Chris Lorenzo, popular names like Rudimental, TokiMonsta, Valentino Khan and Felix Cartel, as well as bassists Slander and Subtronics. A surprising number of popular hip-hop artists are also on the marquee, such as: bbno$, Cordae, DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Premier.

  • Lollapalooza (July 28 to 31)

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    Chicago gets all the goods, including what might just be the most stacked festival lineup of 2022. Pulling from all genres, this year’s Lollapalooza features Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Lily Baby and Kygo. And these are just the headliners. Other big names include Glass Animals, Big Sean, The Kid Laroi, Charli XCX, Kaskade, Rezz and YG.

  • Osheaga (July 29 to 31)

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    Back in Canada, the Osheaga 2022 festival has no shortage of big names. Foo Fighters, ASAP Rocky and Dua Lipa headline the three-day event which also hosts Kygo, The KidLaroi, Charli XCX, Mitski, Machine Gun Kelly and Glass Animals.

  • Veld (July 29 to 31)

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    A province further, Toronto is home to some of the biggest names in electronic music. The Veld Music Festival turns Downsview Park into an electronic paradise with Alesso, Armin Van Buuren, The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, Martin Garrix and Porter Robinson. Other names to watch are ATLiens, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Galantis, Gryffin, Jauz, John Summit, Meduza, Nghtmre, Saint Jhn, Tchami and Zomboy.

  • In pursuit of summer (July 30 to 31)

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    Chasing Summer packs a punch with a condensed lineup of DJs. British Columbia’s Excision and Holland’s Armin Van Buuren will headline the two-day event. Loud luxury tours from the USA and Fisher makes the trip from Australia. A particularly fun inclusion is DJ Diesel, also known as Shaquille O’Neal.

  • Burning Man (August 28 to September 5)

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    Burning Man is more of a lifestyle than a music festival at this point. The full art festival lands in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. No musical programming has been released.

  • Rolling Loud Toronto (September 10-11)

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    Rolling Loud makes the jump from Miami to Toronto. Dave, Future and Wizkid headline the Canadian version of the hip-hop festival. Keep an eye out for Lil Uzi Vert, A Boogie wit da hoodie, Rae Sremmurd, BIA, Roddy Ricch, Trippe Redd, Migos, Nav and Belly.

  • Life is beautiful

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    Life is Beautiful continues to have one of the biggest queues on the West Coast. This year’s Las Vegas festival features Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris, Gorillaz, Lorde, Jack Harlow, Kygo, Migos, Cage the Elephant and Beach House under the marquee. Also look for Shaggy, Alessia Cara, and Jungle, among many others.

  • FIrefly (Sept. 22-25)

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    Firefly returns to The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware with a great lineup that has a bit of something for everyone. Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Green Day and Dua Lipa headline the four-day event. The poster also advertises Avril Lavigne, Weezer, Zedd, Yungbld Willow and Ashnikko.