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J. Cole Will Headline Bonnaroo 2022

Bonnaroo 2022 has announced its full lineup. J. Cole, 21 Savage, and Roddy Ricch will headline the three-day festival in June. Tinashe, Herbie Hancock, and Tierra Whack will also be performing.

Although Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival couldn’t weather the storm last year, the Tennessee-based music festival will return in 2022. Announcing its full lineup today, Bonnaroo 2022 will have headlining spots from J. Cole, 21 Savage and Roddy Ricch during the weekend of June 16th to 19th. The festival will also have appearances from TinasheHerbie Hancock, Denzel Curry, Sons of Kemet, Arlo Parks, and Tierra Whack.

In 2020, Bonnaroo was cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Pushed to September 2021, the festival was ultimately cancelled due a number of artists withdrawing from the bill and concerns of immense flooding from Hurricane Ida. The last time Bonnaroo was held was in 2019, when Childish Gambino, Cardi B, Solange, BROCKHAMPTON, and more. Although that festival had its issues. According to reports, 62 festivalgoers were taken to hospitals in the area, for various reasons. (Around 80,000 fans attended that year’s festival.

Held on Bonnaroo Farm just 60 miles outside of Nashville, tickets for Bonnaroo 2022 go on sale Thursday, January 13, at 12 pm (CT) on the festival websiteAccording to Variety, ticket options include General Admission (4-Day), GA+ (4-Day), VIP (4-Day), Platinum (4-Day), General Admission Camping & Parking, VIP Camping, Platinum Camping, and more. This year, the festival is promising new stage improvements including a production makeover for The Which Stage.  The electronic music stage, The Other Stage, will now feature all-night performances.

Check out the four-day Bonnaroo 2022 lineup below:

Jaelani Turner-Williams

Jaelani Turner-Williams is a contributing news writer for Okayplayer with bylines at Billboard, MTV News, NYLON, Recording Academy and more. Read her mind on Twitter at @hernameisjae.

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