50+ Music Festival Lineups Happening In April 2022
By / March 24, 2022

Photo Credit: Mike Ivankay for Coachella

Not sure when it happened, but April has become absolutely stacked for music festivals. From the juggernauts like Coachella and Awakenings to underground darlings like Desert Hearts and Desertfest, we are sure you will find inspiration for a spring adventure.

Coachella Music Festival 2022

When: April 15-24, 2022

Where: Indio, CA

The Scene: Like a barometer always reading a temperature of awesome, the traditional kickoff to the summer festival season is dominated by Coachella. The glitz and glamour of Los Angeles migrates east to the Indio desert for back to back weekends of the biggest names in music. What started as a small electronic festival in the desert has transformed into a cultural touchstone for the festival season.

More Info: Coachella Music Festival 2022 Guide

Thunder Beats Music Festival 2022

When: Cancelled

Where: Pensacola, FL

The Scene: Can you feel it? Thunder Beats rolls into Florida with a massive 2022 lineup for this brand new festival held at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds.

More Info: Thunder Beats Music Festival 2022 Guide

Dreamville Festival 2022

When: April 2-3, 2022

Where: Raleigh, NC

The Scene: Presented by Grammy-nominated American rapper J. Cole, Dreamville Festival takes place annually in the state that raised him: North Carolina. Welcoming over 40,000 festival attendees the lineup features a plethora of acts across the rap, hip hop, and R&B genres. Best of all? The proceeds from the festival benefit Cole’s Dreamville Foundation and Dix Park Conservancy.

The Lineup:

More Info: Dreamville Festival 2022 Guide

Liverpool Sound City 2022

When: April 30-May 1, 2022

Where: Liverpool, UK

The Scene: Kicking off the UK’s festival season for over a decade, Liverpool Sound City embraces the spirit of the underground showcasing the next generation of talent. With 250+ artists playing across the historic Baltic Triangle of Liverpool, expect to see wild shows along with world-class headliners. Sound City mixes up everything including grime, electronica, indie, psych, rock, pop and much more.

More Info: Liverpool Sound City 2022 Guide

Lucidity Festival 2022

When: April 8-10, 2022

Where: Santa Barbara, CA

The Scene: Lucidity brings fresh energy to this dance festival held at the Live Oak Campground in Santa Barbara, California. Aiming to break barriers, set trends, and take a cutting edge approach to music bookings means that the lineup is always pushing the boundaries. There's even more at Lucidity including: learning opportunities, yoga and movement, art and creative endeavors.

The Lineup:

More Info: Lucidity Festival 2022 Guide

Mayday Festival Dortmund 2022

When: April 30, 2022

Where: Dortmund, Germany

The Scene: One of the longest running electronic music festivals in Europe, Mayday Dortmund has been raving for over 25 years. It attracts huge international techno megastars from around the world and half a million fans since its inception giving it the title: The Mother of all Raves.

More Info: Mayday Festival Dortmund 2022 Guide

Mission Creek Festival 2022

When: April 7-9, 2022

Where: Iowa City, IA

The Scene: There's nothing quite like the Mission Creek Festival which combines literature and music with community events in a number of unique venues across downtown Iowa City. The nearly week long event has a focus on quality, independent-minded sounds, words, and events and strongly believes that intimacy is key to the experience.

The Lineup:

More Info: Mission Creek Festival 2022 Guide

Awakenings Festival 2022

When: April 16-17, 2022

Where: Spaarnwoude, Netherlands

The Scene: It’s one of the most well known electronic music festival in Europe and the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. 80,000 visitors in just two short days are blasted with more than 100 DJs at Awakenings just outside of Amsterdam.

More Info: Awakenings Festival 2022 Guide

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2022

When: April 23-24, 2022

Where: Baton Rogue, LA

The Scene: Originating in 1981, the Baton Rouge Blues Festival is one of the oldest free blues festivals in America. Produced by the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation, the festival is made possible in part by the Foundation's board of directors, a volunteer Blues Festival committee, local support and generous partners.

More Info: Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2022 Guide

Beale Street Music Festival 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: Memphis, TN

The Scene: Early spring brings festies from around the country and the world to the Beale Street Music Festival in the music mecca of Memphis. This three day event has attracted 1.1 million visitors for an eclectic lineup that includes contemporary rock, blues, soul, and a dash of everything else.

More Info: Beale Street Music Festival 2022 Guide

Bear Shadow Festival 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: Highlands, NC

The Scene: Emerging from hibernation this spring in North Carolina, Bear Shadow is a multi-day celebration of the end of winter and Americana folk tunes.

More Info: Bear Shadow Festival 2022 Guide

Le Printemps de Bourges 2022

When: April 19-24, 2022

Where: Bourges, France

The Scene: One of Europe's longest running festivals, Le Printemps de Bourges has been offering up a wide-ranging lineup of diverse genres for over forty years. The venues, bars, clubs, and streets of Bourges all host the variety of talent that comes through this annual French fest.

The Lineup:

More Info: Le Printemps de Bourges 2022 Guide

Desert Hearts Festival 2022

When: April 28-May 2, 2022

Where: Lake Perris, CA

The Scene: The DIY Desert Hearts Festival boasts a dedicated community of underground electronic music fans who worship at the alter of house, techno, and love. The intimate gatherings are beloved by fans, who are inspired by the small capacity experience focused on art, music, and community.

The Lineup:

More Info: Desert Hearts Festival 2022 Guide

Bluebird Music Festival 2022

When: April 23-24, 2022

Where: Boulder, CO

The Scene: The Bluebird Festival is an intimate indie rock/folk gathering held in Boulder, Colorado, to benefit the Future Arts Foundation.

The Lineup:

More Info: Bluebird Music Festival 2022 Guide

Boots in the Park 2022

When: April 2, 2022

Where: San Diego, CA

The Scene: This single day fest brings the country to downtown San Diego.

The Lineup:

More Info: Boots in the Park 2022 Guide

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2022

When: April 15-18, 2022

Where: Byron Bay, Australia

The Scene: Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia's premier contemporary blues and roots music festival, showcasing a wide range of international artists over the long Easter Weekend. A fanbase of over 100,000 festies enjoy more than 200 performances over the five days along with family friendly fun.

The Lineup:

More Info: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2022 Guide

Caprices Festival 2022

When: April 8-17, 2022

Where: Crans-Montana, Switzerland

The Scene: You know the drill. Ski and snowboard all day, then party all night with cutting-edge EDM artists from around the world. Okay, you might be partying all day as well in a transparent mountain-top tent that shows off the jaw-dropping Swiss Alps. Rest up before you go because sleep is not an option at Caprices.

More Info: Caprices Festival 2022 Guide

Ceremonia Festival 2022

When: April 2, 2022

Where: Mexico City, Mexico

The Scene: Ceremonia Festival is a cultural celebration with the best and most representative of the local and international scene in a single weekend.

The Lineup: ,

More Info: Ceremonia Festival 2022 Guide

Charm City Bluegrass Festival 2022

When: April 29-30, 2022

Where: Baltimore, MD

The Scene: 'The Baltimore Magazine and IBMA award-winning Charm City Bluegrass Festival is back in Baltimore for its 5th year! Featuring the best in national and regional bluegrass to Druid Hill Park in Baltimore.'

More Info: Charm City Bluegrass Festival 2022 Guide

Country Thunder Arizona 2022

When: April 7-10, 2022

Where: Florence, AZ

The Scene: 30,000 fans a day ride into Florence for the largest country music festival in Arizona. Bring a tent or an RV -- this four day festival also has plenty of camping along with a world-class lineup of country stars.

More Info: Country Thunder Arizona 2022 Guide

Desertfest London 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: Spanning across 6 major venues in the heart of London's heavy metal scene, Camden. Desertfest plays host to not only the biggest, but the best underground talent, from the worlds stoner rock, doom, psych, heavy metal and sludge scenes.

More Info: Desertfest London 2022 Guide

DGTL Festival Amsterdam 2022

When: April 16-17, 2022

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Scene: Expanding from its roots as an Amsterdam electronic festival, the DGTL Festival can now be enjoyed around the globe. DGTL invites the very best from popular and underground techno to populate their expansive lineup, while the crew behind the scenes pushes their artistic limits with visual art installations that are out of this world.

The Lineup: ,

More Info: DGTL Festival Amsterdam 2022 Guide

Digital Gardens 2022

When: April 22-23, 2022

Where: Charlotte, NC

The Scene: 'We at Digital Gardens take pride in providing some of the best event production in our area, ensuring that our events are well organized, our staff is well prepared, our Art is top-notch, and our events are filled with Intricate Sounds to Feed Your Consciousness.'

More Info: Digital Gardens 2022 Guide

Dreamstate Europe 2022

When: April 23, 2022

Where: Gliwice, Poland

The Scene: Dreamstate Europe is a single-day trance music festival in Poland.

The Lineup:

More Info: Dreamstate Europe 2022 Guide

Groovin’ The Moo 2022

When: April 23-30, 2022

Where: Australia Tour

The Scene: This traveling music festival heads across Australia with stops at Maitland, Bendigo, and Canberra.

More Info: Groovin’ The Moo 2022 Guide

High Water Fest 2022

When: April 23-24, 2022

Where: North Charleston, SC

The Scene: The husband and wife team behind the folk duo, Shovels & Rope, are the organizers of this new music festival in South Carolina. The curated lineup is filled with plenty of Americana folk rock acts like The Avett Brothers, The Shins, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Dawes. High Water also features plenty of tasty local libations along with Charleston chef-curated dining experiences.

More Info: High Water Fest 2022 Guide

Hogs For the Cause 2022

When: April 1-2, 2022

Where: New Orleans, LA

The Scene: Kick off festival season with music, barbecue and community! This massive BBQ event also doubles as a fundraiser for both local and national children’s hospitals.

More Info: Hogs For the Cause 2022 Guide

Inferno Metal Festival 2022

When: April 14-17, 2022

Where: Oslo, Norway

The Scene: Celebrate the Easter holiday at an extreme metal festival in Oslo, Norway. With over 40+ bands over 4 days, this is Norway's largest metal festival.

The Lineup:

More Info: Inferno Metal Festival 2022 Guide

Moon Crush 2022

When: April 21-24, 2022

Where: Miramar Beach, FL

The Scene: Moon Crush is a unique shared experience that brings you together with friends and family to enjoy beautiful beaches, amazing live music, and - most importantly - time together in the sun and under the stars. Moon Crush is intentionally designed to be a Music Vacation - not just a festival.

More Info: Moon Crush 2022 Guide

Netherlands Deathfest 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: Eindhoven, Netherlands

The Scene: The famous Maryland Deathfest is expanding to Europe! Never conforming to trends, or being limited by genre restrictions, NDF is a showcase of what extreme music, both new and old, is capable of.

More Info: Netherlands Deathfest 2022 Guide

No Sleep Festival 2022

When: April 8-9, 2022

Where: Belgrade, Serbia

The Scene: Just because it's winter, it doesn't mean that festivals go to sleep! This indoor banger in downtown Belgrade goes for the weekend in one of the hippest cities in the Balkans.

The Lineup:

More Info: No Sleep Festival 2022 Guide

Norman Music Festival 2022

When: April 28-30, 2022

Where: Norman, OK

The Scene: The hip college town of Norman, Oklahoma hosts an entourage of indie bands every April for the annual Norman Music Festival. The free festival takes place in the downtown historic arts district of the city. Founded in 2008, NMF was originally a one-day event and has since grown to span two nights and one full day and night of music and arts.

More Info: Norman Music Festival 2022 Guide

Old Settler's Music Festival 2022 Lineup Poster

Old Settler’s Music Festival 2022

When: April 21-24, 2022

Where: Tilmon, TX

The Scene: Founded in 1987, the Old Settler's music Festival an annual bluegrass, Americana, and roots music fest. Some of the many artists include: Alison Krauss, Delbert McClinton, Nickel Creek, Del McCoury Band, Ruthie Foster, Patty Griffin, Ralph Stanley, Terri Hendrix, Joan Osborne, Yonder Mountain String Band, Guy Clark, and Bela Fleck.

More Info: Old Settler’s Music Festival 2022 Guide

Pa’l Norte 2022

When: April 1-2, 2022

Where: Monterrey, Mexico

The Scene: The Pa'l Norte Festival in northern Mexico may change its design and style every year, but the slogan 'Siempre Ascendente' (Always Rising) remains the motto and spirit of this rock event. One of the most important and popular festivals in Latin America, Pa'l Norte showcases a number of international acts, emerging talent, and local artists.

More Info: Pa’l Norte 2022 Guide

Paaspop 2022

When: April 15-17, 2022

Where: Schijndel, Netherlands

The Scene: 'No matter what type of music you like, Paaspop has it all. There are 12 different stages, offering anything from rock to hiphop, house to theatre and pop to metal. Apart from that there’s an incredible amount of other cool things to experience. With 50,000 visitors and more than 175 acts every edition is an incredible party.'

More Info: Paaspop 2022 Guide

Phoenix Lights 2022

When: April 1-2, 2022

Where: Phoenix, AZ

The Scene: The Phoenix Lights festival lands downtown for one of Arizona's top dance music festivals. Like the mass UFO sighting of the same name from 1997, this festival is out of this world with two days of music in April.

More Info: Phoenix Lights 2022 Guide

Project Glow 2022

When: April 30-May 1, 2022

Where: Washington, DC

The Scene: New festival alert! Insomniac launching a new two-day dance festival in Washington, DC at RFK Stadium.

More Info: Project Glow 2022 Guide

Seabreeze Jazz Festival 2022

When: April 20-24, 2022

Where: Panama City Beach, FL

The Scene: It's the ultimate weekend of smooth jazz! Taking place every spring in sunny Panama City Beach, Florida, at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater, this is the place to be to welcome in the warmer weather.

More Info: Seabreeze Jazz Festival 2022 Guide

Skull & Roses 2022

When: April 7-10, 2022

Where: Ventura, CA

The Scene: Jam bands unite at this spring festival held in sunny Ventura, California. Lots of your favorites will be on hand to celebrate the Grateful Dead with parades, music, and much more.

The Lineup:

More Info: Skull & Roses 2022 Guide

Snowbombing 2022

When: April 4-9, 2022

Where: Mayrhofen, Austria

The Scene: Nobody knows how to apres-ski like the Europeans which means Snowbombing is the ultimate on-the-hill music festival. The Austrian resort of Mayrhofen plays host to the madness of a full week of snowboarding, electronic music, and partying in the Alps.

More Info: Snowbombing 2022 Guide

Sol Blume 2022

When: April 30-May 1, 2022

Where: Sacratmento, CA

The Scene: Sol Blume is a two day, outdoor, all ages, alt R&B, music festival, held in the heart of downtown Sacramento.

More Info: Sol Blume 2022 Guide

Sonar Lisbon 2022

When: April 8-10, 2022

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

The Scene: The legendary Sónar Festival takes to the road this year with events around the world. The famous festival will make a stop in Lisbon with a small three day fest.

More Info: Sonar Lisbon 2022 Guide

SweetWater 420 Festival 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: Atlanta, GA

The Scene: Bring on the brews! This annual fest is sponsored by the Sweetwater Brewing Company in Atlanta and brings in a killer collection of artists from around the country to celebrate beer, food, and fun.

More Info: SweetWater 420 Festival 2022 Guide

Sound Money Fest 2022

When: April 9, 2022

Where: Miami Beach, FL

The Scene: You may not understand bitcoin, but everyone can get on board with this single-day festival featuring Deadmau5 and Run The Jewels.

More Info: Sound Money Fest 2022 Guide

Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: Indio, CA

The Scene: Curated for country music enthusiasts, Stagecoach Festival brings a little country flair to California. With attendances of up to 75,000 fans, Stagecoach is easily one of the largest country music festivals in the world. The breadth of seasoned pros and up-and-coming artists showcased in the festival's lineup brings attendees of all ages to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

More Info: Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2022 Guide

Strawberry Fields 2022

When: March 25-April 3, 2022

Where: Tocumwal, Australia

The Scene: 'The smiles, the sunburn, the sounds, the sky and the clouds. The strangers, the friends, and the foreigners. The driving, the dancing, the laughing, and the falling over in the dark. The campsite envy, the forgetting of socks, the lack of ice and surplus of dirt. These are the things which will define the greatest weekend of your life. Welcome to the wild world of Strawberry Fields.'

More Info: Strawberry Fields 2022 Guide

Sunfest 2022

When: April 28-May 1, 2022

Where: West Palm Beach, FL

The Scene: More than 175,000 festies hit up up SunFest in Downtown West Palm Beach for five days of music. Florida's largest waterfront music and art festival is typcially held in the first weekend in May and has been held annually since 1982.

More Info: Sunfest 2022 Guide

Suwannee Rising 2022

When: April 7-9, 2022

Where: Live Oak, FL

The Scene: Suwannee Rising is a music and camping festival coming to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground in Live Oak, Florida. Expect jam bands, more jam bands, and all the jam bands at this one.

More Info: Suwannee Rising 2022 Guide

Shaky Knees Festival 2022

When: April 29-May 1, 2022

Where: Atlanta, GA

The Scene: Drawing in nearly 40,000 attendees, Shaky Knees Festival brings a highly desired indie scene to the streets of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. In an era where most festival headliners feature a variation of EDM/DJ acts, Shaky Knees lives to show another side of modern day music.

More Info: Shaky Knees Festival 2022 Guide

Tampa Bay Blues Festival 2022

When: April 8-10, 2022

Where: St. Petersburg, FL

The Scene: For over 25 years, the Tampa Bay Blues Festival has been entertaining the region with a mix of blues, jam, and Americana.

More Info: Tampa Bay Blues Festival 2022 Guide

The Smoker’s Club Fest 2022

When: April 30, 2022

Where: San Bernardino, CA,

The Scene: The Smoker's Club Fest is coming to southern California!

More Info: The Smoker’s Club Fest 2022 Guide

Tortuga Music Festival 2022

When: April 8-10, 2022

Where: Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Scene: Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, annually held on the white sands of Ft. Lauderdale Beach, raises awareness and support of marine conservation. This beachside music festival features everything from rap to country with a mix of Americana roots added to the mix.

More Info: Tortuga Music Festival 2022 Guide

Ubbi Dubbi 2022

When: April 22-24, 2022

Where: Ennis, TX

The Scene: Ubbi Dubbi roars into 2022 bringing a plethora of electronic acts to the heart of Texas. From house and dubstep to techno and trap, festival attendees can rest assured they’ll get a taste of the best electronic music in the market today.

More Info: Ubbi Dubbi 2022 Guide

Warm Up Festival 2022

When: April 29-30, 2022

Where: Murcia, Spain

The Scene: It's time to shake off that winter chill at the Warm Up Festival held in sunny Spain during the last weekend of April.

The Lineup:

More Info: Warm Up Festival 2022 Guide

WinterWonderGrass California 2022

When: April 1-3, 2022

Where: Squaw Valley, CA

The Scene: Winter Wonder Grass is all about bringing good music to people who enjoy great scenery and the excitement of the mountains. This festival is family friendly mixing beer, music and snow sports.

More Info: WinterWonderGrass California 2022 Guide

Wub N’ Dub Festival 2022

When: April 7-10, 2022

Where: Willard, NC

The Scene: Wub N Dub is a a home grown 3 day arts and music camping festival in North Carolina with less than 1000 attendees, 90+ artists, and plenty of workshops to keep you entertained for the three days.

More Info: Wub N’ Dub Festival 2022 Guide

Written By

We are Music Festival Wizard -- a loose coalition of writers, photographers, artists, and musicians roadtripping around the world in search of the "perfect" music festival.