As music lovers around the world get ready for another year, many are setting their sights on the most anticipated concerts and festival lineups of 2021. From legendary musicians coming out of retirement to exciting new artists making their mark on the industry, there’s plenty to look forward to in the coming months.
First on the list is the postponed Coachella festival, which is now expected to take place in April 2022. Although the exact lineup has yet to be announced, early rumors suggest that headliners could include the likes of Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, and Rage Against the Machine. With dozens of other artists from a wide range of genres also expected to perform, it’s no wonder that fans have been eagerly awaiting Coachella’s return.
Another highly anticipated event is the Rolling Loud festival, which will take place in Miami in May 2022. Featuring an impressive lineup of hip-hop and rap artists, this year’s festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Headliners include A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, and Post Malone, while other notable performers include Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, and Lil Baby.
For those in Europe, the Primavera Sound festival is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the year. Scheduled for June in Barcelona, this year’s lineup includes some of the most buzzed-about names in the industry. Singer-songwriter Lorde, indie rockers The Strokes, and alternative icon Beck are just a few of the artists expected to take the stage at this year’s festival.
Outside of the festival scene, there are plenty of exciting concerts and tours happening in 2022 as well. One of the biggest names to watch out for is Bruce Springsteen, who recently announced a new solo album and tour. The rock superstar will be hitting the road in early 2022, performing his hits and new tracks for fans across the United States and Europe.
Another must-see concert of the year is Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. The legendary singer-songwriter announced in 2018 that he would be retiring from touring after this final run, making tickets to his shows extremely sought-after. Elton John’s unique blend of pop and rock has been delighting fans for decades, and his farewell tour is sure to be one of the biggest musical events of the year.
No matter what type of music you enjoy, there’s sure to be a concert or festival lineup that’s perfect for you. From the biggest names in rock and pop to up-and-coming artists on the cutting edge of the industry, 2022 is shaping up to be an exciting year for music lovers everywhere. So mark your calendars, book your tickets, and get ready for an unforgettable year of live music.