Coachella, Bonnaroo, Boston Calling music festivals announce lineups


Coachella, Bonnaroo and Boston Calling, the nation’s three major music festivals, announced their lineups for the coming year on Tuesday.

Bad Bunny, Blackpink and Frank Ocean will headline Coachella this April. Kendrick Lamar, Odessa, Setz Dead, Liquid Stranger and Foo Fighters will headline Bonnaroo’s slate in June. The Foo Fighters will perform at Boston Calling on Memorial Day weekend, along with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Lumineers, Alanis Morissette, Paramore and Queens of the Stone Age.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the largest of the three, features an all-white headliner for the first time since its inception in 1999.

The festival will take place the weekends of April 14-16 and 21-23 in Indio, California. Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, Spotify’s Most streamed artist In 2022, there will be two Fridays, with K-pop all-girl group Blackpink performing on Saturdays and R&B star Frank Ocean on Sundays.

BLACKPINK first hit the Coachella stage in 2019 Time Best entertainment of 2022. The group now has 83.8 million subscribers on YouTube.

Other notable Coachella performers include Gorillaz, Burna Boy, The Chemical Brothers, Becky G and Pusha T Friday; Rosalia, Eric Prydz, Suicideboys, Labrinth and Underworld on Saturday; and Björk, Kali Uchis, Porter Robinson, Fisher and Jay Paul on Sunday.

Last year’s Coachella was the first since the festival was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic. The 2022 version stars Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd.

Cheap tickets starting at $499 plus a $50 fee for the first weekend of this year’s festival are already sold out.

“For the best chance for passes, watch Weekend 2,” Coachella wrote on Twitter.

Bonnaroo, set for June 15-18 in Manchester, Tenn., has already sold out for its cheapest four-day tickets at $279. Single-day tickets start at $175.

Presales for Boston Calling begin Thursday at 10 a.m. ET.

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