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12 Exciting Music Festivals in US You Should Definitely Attend This 2022

After 2 long, arduous years of social distancing and staying in the confinements of our homes due to pandemic, 2022 has finally opened up opportunities for social gatherings again. That means all the fun music festivals and concerts which generally take place in the US annually, have resumed again with full force. We have just witnessed the hustle and bustle of Coachella which has once more proved to be legendary. But even besides that, there are thousands of other exciting festivals taking place all over the country throughout the year. There's all kinds of genres, from rock to edm, from pop to jazz, to suit everyone's different tastes. That's why we have made a recommendation list of some of the biggest and coolest music festivals in the US worth attending this 2022. If you are an ardent music lover and art appreciator, then you will definitely have a great time in these festivities with your family and friends.

  1. Lollapalooza: It's one of the biggest summer music festivals in the US which takes place in the Grant Park of Chicago. It will last from July 28-31, 2022. This festival started in 1991 and eventually has become one of the most famous festivals in the world. Bands and artists from all over the world assemble here to provide spectacular performances. 8 big stages host concerts of various genres spanning from punk rock, electronic music and heavy metal. Many non-profit artists also get the chance to perform here. This is a platform which has created a lot of historical moments for many artists and no music lover would want to miss out on the experience of attending such a festival at least once. This year's lucrative performance line-up includes Metallica, Dua Lipa, J-cole, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Baby, Glass Animals, Jane's Addiction, Big Sean, The Kid Laroi and many more.

  1. Wango Tango: Dubbed as Pop music's legendary Summer festival,  iHeartRadio Wango Tango is an annual day-long concert which is organized by Los Angeles radio station KIIS-FM. It will be held on June 4th, 2022 at Dignity Health Sports Park in LA. Each year, many big artists headline the festival and that's what attracts a big mass of people here every time. This year is also no exception. The headliners include famous names such as Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, 5 Seconds of Summer, Becky G, The Chainsmokers, Diplo etc.

  1. Electric Zoo: If you are an electronic music lover, then this festival must be on your list of events you should attend. Electric Zoo is one of the biggest electronic music festivals in New York City which is going to be held from September 2-4 this year on Randall's Island Park. Talented DJs from all over the world attend this festival to showcase their skill and enthrall the audience. This festival is also famous for its various assortments of food options. So you will definitely have a good time with the company of nice music and food. This year's lineup of the festival includes Diplo, DJ Snake, Pauline Herr, Zack Martino etc.

Instagram: @electriczoony

  1. Bonnaroo Music Festival: Starting out as a small gathering of newcomer artists and music lovers, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has quickly become one of the most famous festivals in the North American scene. It takes place in Great Stage Park of Tennessee, Manchester from June 16-19 this year. The festival was originally based on folk rock, but eventually more diverse genres got added to the line-ups to cater to more people's tastes. This is one of those festivals which captures the authenticity of the American music vibe the best. The headliners for the 2022 event are 21 Savage, Bleachers, J-Cole, Japanese Breakfast, Machine Gun Kelly, Rezz and many more.

Instagram: @bonnaroo

  1. Burning Man: This is one of the biggest liberal music festivals held in the US which encourages the attendees to express themselves freely in their own creative ways. Each year this festival takes place in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada from August 28 to September 5. This festival's motto is to embrace freedom and inner artistic calling which sets it apart from other festivals. There's not really any lineup for the Burning Man because attendees themselves put on performances here. This festival started in 1986 and its unique concept easily propelled it to become one of the most relevant events of the US. 

Instagram: @burningman

  1. Newport Jazz Festival: This festival is an intimate and cozy affair held on a beach to celebrate the beauty of passionate jazz performances. This three-day festival will go from June 3-5 on Newport Beach in Rhode Island. It was first held by Elaine Lorilard in 1954 and from then gradually started gaining its popularity. Like every year, this year will also witness an interesting lineup of performances for this festival. Ceelo Green, Brian Culbertson, Brian McKnight, Marcus Miller are some of the big names.

Instagram: @newportjazzfest

  1. Pitchfork Music Festival: This is an annual summer musical festival organized by Pitchfork Media in Union Park of Chicago, Illinois. It will start from 15th July and run for 3 days until 17th July. This 3-day event celebrates all kinds of music genres from pop to hip-hop, from indie rock to electronic. And along with incredible music, there are also exquisite food and beverage stalls to satisfy you thoroughly. And the most lucrative point? Of course the fun line-up. Mitski, Lucy Dacus, Japanese Breakfast, CupcakKe etc are some of the artists confirmed to perform.

Instagram: @pitchforkfest

  1. Austin City Limits Music Festival: Produced by the same company which organizes Chicago's Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival is one of the significant music festivals of the US which celebrates music and art on a large scale. This festival takes place in Zilker Park of Austin, Texas from Oct 7-9 and Oct 14-16. The famous art market and family corner make this place extra appealing to visitors wanting to have a good time. The elaborate 8 stages host various enjoyable performances of artists coming from all around the world. This year's lineup includes P!nk, SZA, Paramore, Lil Nas X, Diplo, Princess Nokia, Sabrina Claudio and many more.

Instagram: @acltv

  1. Governors Ball Music Festival: One of New York's largest annual fests is back again this year. It has a brand new venue which is Citi Field in Queens and it will run from June 10-12. This festival is famous for providing music of various genres which suit everyone's different tastes. These genres include rock, pop, hip-hop, electronic and many more. And the line-up? It includes names like Flume, Glass Animals, Halsey, J-Cole, Japanese Breakfast etc.

Instagram: @govballnyc

  1. Firefly Music Festival: Running from September 22 to September 25, this multi-genre festival will take place in Dover, Delaware. This is one of the east coast's biggest camping festivals and hosts various mind-blowing performances for 4 days from some of the biggest artists of the industry. And along with that, the 105-acre festival ground also provides a lot of interesting places to explore. This year's lineup for the festival includes Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Dua Lipa, Green Day, The Kid Laroi, Avril Lavigne, Big Sean and many more.

Instagram: @fireflymusicfestival

  1. iHeartRadio Festival: Famous Las Vegas strip holds this festival every year in September and some of the top artists headline the shows every year. The performances mostly include music which gains popularity in radio and the genres include everything from emo rock to electronic music. This year the 2-day festival will take place on September 23-24. Line-up is yet to be announced.

Instagram: @iheartfestival

  1. Rock Fest 2022: Rock Fest of Wisconsin is undoubtedly one of the most famous festivals of the US to celebrate this particular music genre. This festival is held in Cadott, WI from July 14-16 and hosts some of the phenomenal performances of the famous Rock artists. This year's lineup also includes some very interesting names such as Halestorm, Disturbed, Motionless in White, Hatebreed, The Pretty Reckless etc.

Instagram: @rockfestwi

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