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Top 4 EDM Festivals to See in 2022

EDM Concerts 2022

A million different colored lights dance around you, and when you close your eyes you can almost feel the electric dance music (EDM) in your body. As the electronic music courses through your veins, you smile because you know that this is what memories are made of. You also know it is not just about the music; it is a culture, and it becomes part of who you are. If you like the sounds of this, then you will want to hear about the most-anticipated EDM concerts in 2022.

1. Imagine Music Festival

  • Dates: September 15 to September 18, 2022.
  • Venue: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Atlanta.

If you are looking for a festival that takes place in a cooler time of year (not the heat of summer), then Imagine Music Festival might be the EDM concert for you.

From listening to attendee reviews and feedbacks, this is a performance that you don’t want to miss, and no one has been disappointed by it. The crew always offers an epic line-up, stage and rave vibes.

In fact, it is so amazing that it was rated one of the Top Music Festivals in the World by Fest300. It was also given the title of the Top 10 Emerging Music Festivals by USA Today.

The line-up is on absolute fire this year: Excision, Illenium, Kaskade, Ganja White Night and more!
You can get tickets on Imagine Music Festival’s website. The three-day general admission is $259 per person and the three-day VIP pass is valued at $479 per person.

2. Lollapalooza

  • Dates: July 28 to July 31, 2022.
  • Venue: Grant Part, Chicago.

Lollapalooza is one of the largest and most popular music festivals with a footprint in Europe as well as South America. Chicago being Lollapalooza’s flagship venue, this multi-genre event showcases some of the world’s top artists, such as Miley Cyrus, Duo Lipa, Foo Fighters and The Strokes. Born in 1991, this festival has come a long way and will ensure that you have the time of your life.

It has nine stages and there is also a stage for EDM lovers with performances by artists such as REZZ, Duke Dumont, Whipped Cream, Bijou, Sidepiece, John Summit, LP Giobbi, CloZee, Liquid Stranger, Kaskade, Zhu and headliner, Kygo. There won’t be a dull moment with these fantastic artists and DJs who will keep you dancing through the weekend.

Aiming to provide you with more than the typical carnival cuisine, you can enjoy delicious, fresh and reasonably priced food, drinks and sweets, which is provided by Chow Town and delivered by Grubhub from Chicago’s best restaurants.

They provide easy access with well-organized transport services, and you can book a hotel nearby for those nights when you need to recharge for another day of fun at this four-day festival.

3. Electric Zoo Festival

  • Dates: September 2 to September 4, 2022.
  • Venue: Randall’s Island Park, New York City.

What’s a better way to bring in Labor Day than at an EDM festival? It also gives you the option to explore New York before or after if you have never been.

The Electric Zoo Festival is one of New York’s biggest music festivals that features the most popular EDM DJs. The line-up this year is irresistible. Slander, Martin Garrix, Jauz and Cheat Codes are just a few of the headlining DJs.

You can purchase passes on the Electric Zoo Festival website. The three-day general admission costs $279.99, the three-day VIP costs $599.99 and the three-day platinum is valued at $949.99.

4. HARD Summer Music Festival

  • Dates: July 29 to July 31, 2022.
  • Venue: The Speedway in Fontana, San Bernadino, California.

While most EDM festivals are three days, HARD Summer Music Festival is two days, but it really packs a punch. Taking place in southern California, make sure to bring comfortable and light clothes to dance in. From the music to the stage scenery, it is all a vibe.

Put on by the company HARD Events, they have been influential in making EDM popular in the U.S., with their first rave taking place in 2009.

Headliners include Zeds Dead, Subtronics and Griz. You can find tickets on the HARD website, with general admission starting at $229.

Which Festival Will You Go To?

You can check out some of the other festivals and concerts that are still on the calendar for 2022 on various websites if none of the above capture your interest. Some of the other upcoming events are Electric Forest, Time Warp, Lost Lands, Project Z and Hard Summer. So, pack your comfy dance shoes and get your tent ready for a weekend of visuals that spark the imagination, music that beats into your soul and making new friends.