Top Dallas Music Festivals For 2022

Go See Live Music at a music festival in the Dallas area!

By Team JamBase Jun 27, 2022 2:53 pm PDT

Texas music tradition runs deep through places like Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and Austin. All across The Lone Star State, local musicians and those traveling from around the globe gather for many of the country’s premier music festivals.

Dallas will play host to the electronic music-focused Wobbleland at The Factory in Deep Ellum. Dallas also welcomes back the fifth annual Riverfront Jazz Festival. Head over to the capital for two back-to-back weekends of the Austin City Limits music festival at Zilker Park.

Going a little further out into the region, Ozark Mountain Soul Fest and Hillberry: The Harvest Moon take place next door in Arkansas. Opportunities to Go See Live Music at festivals in Oklahoma include Terp Float Fest, Born & Raised Music Festival and the 15th annual Rocklahoma, among many others.

View the full list of Top Dallas area music festivals for 2022 below:

August 2022

Terp Float Fest 

Terp Float Fest
  • Aug 5 - 7, 2022 / 3 days

  • Tahlequah, OK / Info & Lodging

  • SunSquabi / Arkansauce / J.R. Carroll / More…

Take a float down the Illinois River to Diamondhead Resort for the second annual Terp Float Fest. The event’s live music programming includes SunSquabi, Arkansauce, J.R. Carroll, Doctor Junior, Lily B Moonflower, Jake Keegan, Lance Roark, Casey West and DJ Terpenoid.

Fayetteville Roots Festival 

Fayetteville Roots Festival
  • Aug 25 - 27, 2022 / 3 days

  • Fayetteville, AR / Info & Lodging

  • The Wood Brothers / Taj Mahal / North Mississippi Allstars / More…

The Fayetteville Roots Festival offers three day of music at several downtown venues such as the Fayetteville Town Center. Participating musicians include Taj Mahal, Bettye LaVette, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, The Wood Brothers, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, North Mississippi Allstars and Joe Purdy, plus a few others.

September 2022

Rocklahoma 

Rocklahoma
  • Sep 2 - 4, 2022 / 3 days

  • Pryor, OK / Info & Lodging

  • Korn / Five Finger Death Punch / Shinedown / More…

Celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of rock at the 15th annual Rocklahoma, which is held over three days at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds. See the top current rock artists and classic bands such as Korn, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Evanescence, Megadeth, Seether, Three Days Grace, Cypress Hill, Jelly Roll, In This Moment, Skillet, Underoath, Ice Nine Kills, Motionless In White and Black Veil Brides, alongside dozens more.

Riverfront Jazz Festival 

Riverfront Jazz Festival
  • Sep 2 - 4, 2022 / 3 days

  • Dallas, TX / Info & Lodging

  • Erykah Badu / Eric Benét / Keith Anderson / More…

The Black Academy Of Arts And Letters presents the fifth annual Riverfront Jazz Festival featuring the finest in jazz, soul, r&B, blues and neo-soul, the lineup of artists heading to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for the three-day fest includes Erykah Badu, Eric Benét, Spyro Gyra, Incognito Eddie Palmieri, Keith Anderson, Bob James, Robert Glasper, Boney James and John McLaughlin, as well as several others.

Dancefestopia 

Dancefestopia
  • Sep 6 - 11, 2022 / 6 days

  • La Cygne, KS / Info & Lodging

  • Louis The Child / deadmau5 / Ganja White Night / More…

Dancefestopia envelops The Emerald City for a weekend featuring art, forest camping, world-class production, four stages, and much more. Among the top EDM performers on this year’s lineup include deadmau5, Louis The Child, Ganja White Night and Seven Lions who will appear alongside +200 other acts.

Born & Raised Music Festival 

Born & Raised Music Festival
  • Sep 16 - 18, 2022 / 3 days

  • Pryor, OK / Info & Lodging

  • Zach Bryan / Cody Jinks / Lynyrd Skynyrd / More…

See the best that Texas, outlaw, and red dirt country music have to offer at this year’s Born & Raised Music Festival. The three-day event’s lineup presents such popular country and southern rock stars as Zach Bryan, Cody Jinks, Brothers Osborne, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Corey Kent, Courtney Patton, American Aquarium and Kendell Marvel.

FORMAT Festival 

FORMAT Festival
  • Sep 23 - 25, 2022 / 3 days

  • Bentonville, AR / Info & Lodging

  • Khruangbin / Phoenix / Rüfüs Du Sol / More…

The inaugural FORMAT (For Music + Art + Technology) Festival connects the worlds of music, art and technology with a musical lineup topped by Phoenix, Khruangbin, The War On Drugs and Rüfüs Du Sol. The multidisciplinary event coming to Sugar Creek Airstrip will also see performances by Beach House, The Flaming Lips, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Jungle, Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, Fatboy Slim, Leftover Salmon, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and more including uniquely integrated performances, installations and art experiences.

Hillberry: The Harvest Moon 

Hillberry: The Harvest Moon
  • Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2022 / 4 days

  • Eureka Springs, AR / Info & Lodging

  • Railroad Earth / Oteil & Friends / Cory Wong / More…

The Farm hosts this year’s annual Hillberry: The Harvest Moon four-day music festival. The lineup offers the chance to see performances by Railroad Earth, Oteil & Friends, Cory Wong, Yonder Mountain String Band and Victor Wooten’s Bass Extremes. Additional performers include Keller & The Keels, Big Something, Kitchens Dwellers, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Arkansauce, and more.

October 2022

King Biscuit Blues Festival 

King Biscuit Blues Festival
  • Oct 5 - 8, 2022 / 4 days

  • Helena, AR / Info & Lodging

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds / Mavis Staples / More…

Founded in 1986, the King Biscuit Blues Festival is back for four days of blues music along the banks of the Mississippi River. Among those performing across the event’s five stages includes Mavis Staples, Bobby Rush, The Devon Allman Project, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Paul Thorn Band, Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues and dozens of others.

Austin City Limits 

Austin City Limits
  • Oct 7 - 16, 2022 / 10 days

  • Austin, TX / Info & Lodging

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers / P!NK / The Chicks / More…

This year’s Austin City Limits music festival takes over Zilker Park on consecutive weekends. The pair of three-day events will see an eclectic array of performances by the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, P!NK, The Chicks, SZA, Kacey Musgraves, Paramore, Lil Nas X, Phoenix, Billy Strings, Jazmine Sullivan, The War On Drugs, Spoon, Goose, Sofi Tukker, Carly Rae Jepsen, Japanese Breakfast, and many more.

UTOPiAfest 

UTOPiAfest
  • Oct 14 - 15, 2022 / 2 days

  • Burnet, TX / Info & Lodging

  • John Scofield / Victor Wooten / Shovels & Rope / More…

UTOPiAfest offers a boutique family-friendly experience at Reveille Peak Ranch. Enjoy hiking, yoga, mountain biking, workshops and other activities along with music performances by John Scofield, Victor Wooten, Shovels & Rope, The Nth Power, Chali 2na with Brownout, Sinkane, and others.

Past Festivals

Ozark Mountain Soul Fest 

Ozark Mountain Soul Fest
  • Jun 30 - Jul 2, 2022 / 3 days

  • Eureka Springs, AR / Info & Lodging

  • Opal Agafia / Jon Stickley Trio / The HillBenders / More…

The Ozark Mountain Soul Fest takes place at The Farm and features a little soul, a little roots, a little rock-and-roll, a little old-time swing- and a lot of heart from Opal Agafia, Jon Stickley Trio, Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, The HillBenders, Mountain Sprout, The Burney Sisters, Chucky Waggs, Rachel Ammons, Pretend Friend, Red Oak Ruse, Patti Steel, DimeTrip, and more. Kids 12 and under are free!

Pickin’ On Picknic 

Pickin’ On Picknic
  • Jul 7 - 10, 2022 / 4 days

  • Saint Clair, MO / Info & Lodging

  • Peter Rowan / The Travelin' McCourys / The Infamous Stringdusters / More…

Held at a 50-year-old walnut grove along the Meramec River, Pickin’ On Picknic is back for its fifth year of music, camping and more. Performers include Yonder Mountain String Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Peter Rowan, The Travelin’ McCourys, and many more.

Wobbleland Dallas 

Wobbleland Dallas
  • Jul 22 - 23, 2022 / 2 days

  • Dallas, TX / Info & Lodging

  • Aweminus / Neonix / Ace Aura / More…

Vital Events brings Wobbleland to Dallas for two days featuring the biggest names in bass music at The Factory in Deep Ellum. See appearances by the likes of Minnesota, Zeke Beats, Virtual Riot, Cromatik, Cyclops, Emorfik HE$H, MeSo, Ghost Rydr, Riot Ten, and many others.

Float Fest 

Float Fest
  • Jul 23 - 24, 2022 / 2 days

  • Gonzales, TX / Info & Lodging

  • Vampire Weekend / deadmau5 / More…

Located on a ranch surrounded by the Guadalupe River Float Fest brings together music and tubing. Spend the weekend on the water with Marshmello, Vampire Weekend, Cage The Elephant, deadmau5, Chance The Rapper, Lord Huron, CHVRCHES, Kaytranada and Quinn XCII, among several more acts.

Peacemaker Festival 

Peacemaker Festival
  • Jul 29 - 30, 2022 / 2 days

  • Fort Smith, AR / Info & Lodging

  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real / Zach Bryan / Charley Crockett / More…

The Peacemaker Festival presents Americana, red dirt, texas country and more along the banks of the Arkansas River. The lineup for the annual two-day event includes Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Zach Bryan, The Steel Woods, Charley Crockett, and others.

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