Montreal’s OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival Announces Eclectic Lineup for 2022 Featuring Foo Fighters, Machine Gun Kelly, Dua Lipa and More
MONTREAL (CelebrityAccess) – The 15th anniversary of the OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival (presented by Bell in collaboration with Coors Light) brings the stars to Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal from July 29 to 31. Foo Fighters, A$AP Rocky and Dua Lipa lead the charge as announced headliners.
The festival kicks off on Friday July 29 with the long-awaited return of the Foo Fighters, 18 year old prodigy, Kid Laroi; Norwegian DJ and global superstar Kygo and rap legend, big-sean. Friday will also announce the hyperpop artist’s Osheaga debut. PinkPanther and Dominic Fike, the indie rapper/pop star. The alumni who must return are the British pop star, Charlie XCX; as good as Yeah yeah yeahwhich made the cover of Osheaga in 2009, and more.
Saturday is shaping up to be an unforgettable day headlined by a rap superstar A$AP Rocky. The afro-fusion sound is also in the spotlight this year with a set from the African giant, Burna Boy and Japanese-American artist Mitsky. Also at hand; Porter Robinson, bleachersand some of the best artists in this province, such as a local indie band Men I trust.
Sunday’s lineup includes the headliner Doua Lipaas well as Machine Gun Kelly, which has a brand new album slated for release in March. The lineup also includes young hip hop artists, like the French rapper Damso. Sam Fender will return to Osheaga after a very successful performance at the 2019 edition; indie pop singer girl in red will make his debut in Osheaga. Sunday also features an explosive set from the British SLOW MOTIONbringing their fierce post-punk sound, and many more.
According to the press release, Nick Farkas, SVP, Booking, Concerts and Events at evenko and founder of Osheaga said:
“Our goal since Osheaga’s first year has been to create a festival for music lovers who truly enjoy the live music experience, seeing their favorite artists and discovering new artists. This year’s lineup has been in the works for almost three years; it gave us a lot of time to reflect on the last fifteen years. We wanted to stay true to our roots by offering diverse, eclectic and multi-genre programming, while finding the balance between current artists and more established artists. We hope you have as much fun at the festival as we had preparing for it!
For more information on festival tickets and passes, visit their official website at osheaga.com