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August 20th Marks Fifth Annual Head in the Clouds Festival

Head in the Clouds is music company 88rising’s annual festival, and this year’s lineup is filled with stars.

2022 Head in the Clouds

Head in the Clouds is an annual music and art festival hosted by the music company 88rising. The festival highlights 88rising’s Asian artists. Aside from the fantastic music, Head in the Clouds celebrates various cultures and backgrounds. 2022 will mark the fifth annual Head in the Clouds Festival.

This year’s Head in the Clouds will span two days, August 20-21. It will once again be at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. The 626 Night Market will bring food and culinary delights for the fourth year in a row. The festival will also have events and activities, such as Joji’s Pop Up Shop and Jackson Wang’s Magic Man and the Thunder Theatre. Tickets and passes for the festival can be found here.

The 88rising Artists

88rising is full of amazing Asian artists, and so many of them will take the stage at Head in the Clouds.

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Jackson Wang is a member of the Kpop group GOT7, a soloist, and an entrepreneur. The Hong Kong artist is the founder of record label Team Wang and fashion brand Team Wang Design. Wang recently made history at the 2022 Coachella when he wowed the audience with his latest single, “Blow.” He became the first Chinese solo singer and Kpop soloist to perform at Coachella’s main stage.

NIKI is an Indonesian singer-songwriter. At just 23 years old, she has opened for Taylor Swift’s The Red Tour in Jakarta, Indonesia, and contributed to five tracks for the soundtrack of Marvel movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. She is an advocate for Asian and Asian American artists, constantly empowering and inspiring them through her music, actions, and words.

Additionally, Rich Brian, Joji, Bibi, Chung Ha, Jay Park, Dumbfoundead, eaJ, and mxmtoon are a few more big names that will headline Head in the Clouds. Check out 88rising’s Instagram post below for a detailed list of the festival’s lineup.


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2022’s Head in the Clouds is sure to be a huge success, as well as another huge moment for the Asian and Asian American communities as their cultures and backgrounds are represented and celebrated.

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