October 4, 2022

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How to get tickets to all the best music festivals in 2022

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The weather is warming, and festival season is upon us. Whether you’re a fan of pop music, country, hip hop, alternative, EDM or all of the above, there’s likely a festival featuring a dreamy lineup for you in coming months. Keep reading to check out how to score tickets to all the best music festivals of 2022. 


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If you haven’t yet cemented your plans to head to the California desert, streets of New York or rolling hills of Tennessee just yet, don’t fret. There’s still plenty of time to score tickets to some of the biggest live-music events of the year. 

Whether you’re looking to grab last-minute tickets to Coachella or Stagecoach, or are shopping early for the best Austin City Limits tickets, we’ve got you covered. Here’s how to get tickets to all the best music festivals of the year, plus shop festival essentials below. 

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival – Indio, California

2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 - Day 2

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Who is headlining Coachella 2022?

This year’s Coachella features Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd, who is filling in for Ye (AKA Kanye West) who recently pulled out of the festival. The lineup also includes Phoebe Bridgers, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, 21 Savage, Danny Elfman, Doja Cat, Run the Jewels, Carly Rae Jepsen, Vince Staples, Japanese Breakfast, Disclosure, Brockhampton, Girl in Red and more.

When is Coachella 2022?

This year’s Coachella musical festival will take place across two weekends, between April 15 and April 17, and April 22 and April 24.

Where to get last-minute tickets to Coachella 2022: 

Please note that these tickets are offered by third-party sellers, which means pricing changes frequently. Prices below are listed before fees.

Coachella weekend one general admission, $257 and up

Coachella weekend one VIP general admission, $1,031 and up

Coachella weekend two passes are also available on Vivid Seats. Prices are subject to frequent change.

Coachella weekend two general admission, $295 and up

Coachella weekend two VIP general admission, $774 and up


Stagecoach – Indio, California

2019 Stagecoach Festival - Day 3

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Who is headlining Stagecoach 2022?

Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Luke Combs are headlining this year’s Stagecoach festival, alongside a lineup including Maren Morris, Midland, Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osborne, Lee Brice, Cody Jinks, The Black Crowes, Cody Johnson, Smokey Robinson and more.

When is Stagecoach 2022?

This year’s Stagecoach will take place between April 29 and May 1, 2022.

Where to get Stagecoach tickets 2022:

Tickets to Stagecoach 2022 are currently available. Prices are subject to frequent change and listed before fees.

Stagecoach 2022 general admission tickets, $323 and up 


Lollapalooza – Chicago, Illinois

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Who is headlining Lollapalooza 2022?

Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Baby and Kygo alongside a lineup which includes Jane’s Addiction, Glass Animals, Billy Strings, Big Sean, The Kid Laroi, Jazmine Sullivan, Don Toliver, Charli XCX, Idles, Turnstile, Kaskade, Rezz, and more.

When is Lollapalooza 2022?

This year’s Lollapalooza festival will take place between July 28 and July 31, 2022.

Where to get tickets to Lollapalooza 2022:

While there are still Lollapalooza tickets available directly through the festival starting at $350, you can find cheaper tickets right now on Vivid Seats. Prices are subject to frequent change.

Lollapalooza 2022 general admission tickets, $311 and up 


Austin City Limits Music Festival – Austin, Texas

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2014 - Weekend 2

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Who is headlining 2022 Austin City Limits?

The lineup has yet to be released for ACL 2022, but it’s sure to be packed with crowd-drawing acts following the 2021 lineup, which included George Strait, Billie Eilish, Duran Duran, Miley Cyrus and more.

When is Austin City Limits 2022?

Austin City Limits will take place across two weekends this year, October 7 through October 9, and October 14 through October 16, 2022.

Where to get Austin City Limits 2022 tickets:

Tickets to Austin City Limits are now available directly. Prices are subject to frequent change.

Austin City Limits general admission tickets, $285 and up


The Governors Ball Music Festival – New York, New York

2021 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 2

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Who is headlining The Governors Ball 2022?

J. Cole, Kid Cudi, and Halsey are headlining this year’s Governors Ball music festival alongside a lineup which includes Jack Harlow, Playboi Carti, Jazmine Sullivan, Migos, 100 gecs, Kaytranada, Denzel Curry, Japanese Breakfast, Skepta, Clairo, Roddy Ricch, YG, Soccer Mommy, Flume, Dehd, J.I.D, Tove Lo and more.

When is Gov Ball 2022?

The next Governors Ball music festival will take place between June 10 and June 12, 2022.

Where to get 2022 Governors Ball tickets:

Tickets to The Governors Ball 2022 are still available directly through the festival.

The Governors Ball 2022 3-day general admission tickets, $319 and up

The Governors Ball 2022 1-day general admission tickets, $129 and up


Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival – Las Vegas, Nevada

2018 Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival - Downtown Stage - Day 3

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Who is headlining Life Is Beautiful 2022?

Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris, Gorillaz, Lorde, Jack Harlow, Kygo, Migos, Cage The Elephant, and Beach House are headlining this year’s Life Is Beautiful festival alongside a lineup which includes Gryffin, Dermot Kennedy, Jungle, Sylvan Esso, Oliver Tree, Marc Rebillet, Alison Wonderland, CHARLI XCX, Isaiah Rashad, Big Boi, Rico Nasty, Big Wild, Alessia Cara and more.

When is the Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival?

Life Is Beautiful will take place between September 16 and September 18, 2022.

Where to get tickets to Life Is Beautiful?

Tickets to Life Is Beautiful 2022 are still available through the festival and also available through resellers like Vivid Seats at roughly the same price. VIP admission tickets are also available.

Life Is Beautiful general admission tickets, $360 and up at Vivid Seats

Life Is Beautiful general admission tickets, $380 and up from Life Is Beautiful


Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival – Manchester, Tennessee

2018 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival - Day 3

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Who is playing Bonnaroo 2022?

The Bonnaroo 2022 lineup features Gryffyn, J. Cole, Tool, Stevie Nicks, The Chicks, Illenium, Flume, Machine Gun Kelly, 21 Savage, Roddy Rich, Clozee, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Billy Strings, Nathaniel Rateliff, Sidepiece, Disclosure and more.

When is Bonnaroo 2022?

Bonnaroo music festival will take place between June 16 and June 19, 2022.

Where to get tickets to Bonnaroo 2022:

Tickets for Bonnaroo are still available to purchase directly through the festival starting at $350, but you can find cheaper tickets right now on Vivid Seats. Prices are subject to frequent change.

Bonnaroo 2022 general admission tickets, $308 and up

Bonnaroo 2022 VIP admission tickets, $1,531 and up


Firefly Music Festival – Dover, Delaware

2017 Firefly Music Festival

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Who is headlining Firefly 2022?

Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Green Day and Dua Lipa are headline the 2022 Firefly music festival alongside a lineup which includes Weezer, The Kid Laroi, Big Sean, Gunna, Avril Lavigne, Jamie xx, Charli XCX, Bleachers, The Head and The Heart, Jungle, SAINt JHN, Cordae, Willow, Manchester Orchestra, 100 gecs, Girl Talk, Princess Nokia and more.

When is Firefly 2022?

Firefly music festival will take place between September 22 and September 25, 2022.

Where to get tickets to Firefly 2022:

While tickets to Firefly are still available directly through the festival and through Vivid Seats.

Firefly 2022 general admission tickets, $310 and up

Firefly 2022 VIP admission tickets, $982


Rolling Loud Festival – Miami, Florida

Rolling Loud Miami 2021

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Who is headlining Rolling Loud 2022?

Ye, Future and Kendrick Lamar are headline Rolling Loud 2022, alongside a lineup which includes Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Durk, Playboi Carti, Gunna, Baby Keem, 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty, Three 6 Mafia, Gucci Mane, Trippie Redd, Moneybagg Yo, Saweetie, City Girls, Kevin Gates, Aminé and more.

When is Rolling Loud 2022?

Rolling Loud 2022 Miami will take place between July 22 and July 24, 2022.

Where to get tickets to Rolling Loud 2022:

Tickets to Rolling Loud are still available. Prices are subject to frequent change.

Rolling Loud general admission, $365 and up

Rolling Loud general admission plus, $423 and up

Rolling Loud VIP general admission, $832 and up


What to pack for a music festival

From tech that helps you stay connected to your festival group, to protective sunscreen that won’t ruin your festival makeup, here are some festival essentials you’ll be glad you packed on your next trip.

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Apple Watch Series 7 (41 mm)

Apple Watch Series 7

The Apple Watch Series 7 in new colors midnight, starlight, green, a new blue and (PRODUCT)RED.

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Whipping out your phone in a big crowd can be a hassle. You can text, call and even stream between sets with the Apple Watch Series 7 on your wrist. 

The Apple watch comes in new case finishes: midnight, starlight, green, a new blue and Product Red. Whichever you one you go with, you’ll likely find a nice match with new Apple Watch bands and watch faces available.

(Note: Some colors are available at different prices.)

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS (41 mm), $348 (reduced from $399)

You can upgrade to a model that features cellular service for as low as $449. Additional monthly fees from your wireless provider may apply.

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + cellular (41 mm), $449 (reduced from $499)


Fjallraven Kanken classic backpack

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Fjallraven via Amazon


This sturdy little backpack is small enough that it won’t get unwieldy in a crowd, but it’s roomy enough that it will fit all your essentials. You’ll easily be able to stash your portable power bank, sunscreen, water bottle and wallet inside.

Fjallraven backpacks are sturdy and well suited for adventure. The zippers are covered by thick, water-resistant flaps, making it that much harder for moisture — and pickpockets — to get in.

Fjallraven Kanken classic backpack, $66 (reduced from $80)


Quay “High Key” polarized aviator sunglasses

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Quay


Festivals are usually during the spring and summer months. Enjoy the heat and protect your eyes from the sun with these cool polarized frames. 

Quay “High Key” polarized aviator sunglasses, $85


Portable power bank

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There are no wall outlets in the middle of a music festival. Carry this portable power bank instead, so your phone will have enough charge to capture that Instagram opportunity of a lifetime, whenever (or wherever) it happens.

Portable power bank, $23 (reduced from $26)


Vibe Festival Gear fanny pack

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Vibe Festival Gear Store via Amazon


If you’re not into carrying a backpack, you can always strap a fanny pack around your waist. This fanny pack features four pockets, including a main pocket with a hidden zippered compartment inside, perfect for protecting important items like your wallet or car keys. The pack is water resistant and comes in 14 colors and prints.

This fanny pack has an adjustable waistband that fits a 31″ to 44″ waist.

Vibe Festival Gear fanny pack, $18


Purell Advanced hand sanitizer gel variety pack

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Purrell via Amazon


Keep your squad’s hands clean even when you’re jamming out together in the desert. These one-fluid-ounce bottles of germ-killing Purell can be attached to backpacks, purses, fanny packs and more. This variety pack is infused with various essential oils.

Purell Advanced hand sanitizer gel variety pack, $16


Supergoop Every Single Face watery lotion SPF 50

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SuperGoop!


Aerosol sunscreens are frequently not allowed inside festivals, but you still need to protect your skin. This Supergoop sunscreen is universal and undetectable with a refreshing, cooling feel. 

Supergoop Every. Single. Face. watery lotion SPF 50, $34

Supergoop also makes sunscreens for your whole body. 

Supergoop! Sunnyscreen 100% mineral lotion SPF 50, $28


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