Written by Rebecca Hollman
Photos provided by Imagine Music Festival
Following the announcement of a new venue in Kingston Downs, the next chapter of Imagine Music Festival will bring changes but the stacked lineups will stay the same. Taking place September 16 – 18, 2022, a quick glance at the festival lineup shows who’s who in the electronic dance music world, including world-class headliners, stage takeovers, b2b sets, a set of day club pool parties, and more.
2022 will begin on Thursday, September 15th, with the Ophelia Records Pre-Party featuring Seven Lions, Mitis, Dimibo, Gem & Tauri, and Ironheart. The phase 1 lineup includes acts from diverse subgenres of EDM. Bass and dnb names of the lineup include, Excixsion, Ganja White Night, Liquid Stranger, Boogie T b2b Dirt Monkey, Subtronic, ATLiens, Blunts & Blondes, Dion Timmer, Borgore b2b Riot Ten, GHOSTRYDYR (Ghastly b2b JOYRYDE), Peekaboo, Virtual Riot b2b Barely Alive, Champagne Drip b2b LUZCID, Esseks, G-Rex, Jantsen, Shlump, Tsimba, Yheti, and more. House and techno names include Kaskade, Gorgon City, John Summit, Shiba San, Madeon, Autograf, Black V Neck, Gettoblaster b2b Franklyn Watts, Honeyluv, Kyle Walker, Marsh, Sam Wolfe, No Mana, SNBRN, Otica, Lee Foss, and more.
Imagine will also feature a performance by special guest, ZHU, and stage takeovers by record labels Mau5trap, Wakaan, and Ophelia. Also returning in 2022 is the signature Imagine Festival Aqua Day Club Pool Parties, where Kaskade will heat up the decks for fans as part of his second set of the festival, and Adventure Club will be featured at the other party. More artists will be announced in the coming months.
The aquatic-themed festival will be set in an organic oasis, featuring three days of the world’s best DJs, artists, and performances on master-crafted stages- filled with rich ocean art, decor, and all brought to life with the energy the fans the world over. Poised to dive into ‘A New World’ at Kingston Downs, Imagine will provide fans with enhanced infrastructure, including paved roads, an expanded footprint, and topography with proper drainage than previous sites. Fans can also expect workshops, yoga and meditation classes, health and wellness classes, food from over one hundred vendors, including vegan and local options, cirque, and more.
3-day General Admission passes are available starting at $249, with no fees for a limited time and only $20 down. All 3-day festival passes now include GA Tent-Only camping access and early Thursday arrival. VIP passes with express entry into the festival, main stage VIP club, Mermaid Lounge, VIP pool access, exclusive viewing areas, VIP bars and lounges, and private air-conditioned VIP trailer restrooms start at $449 for a 3-day pass, with no fees for a limited time and only $40 down. Every vehicle requires a car camping or day parking pass. Tickets are available online at www.imaginefestival.com. Imagine Music Festival is an 18 and over event.