Lightning Bug Music Festival 2022 Details: Railroad Earth, Lindsay Lou, Ghost Light and More
Lightning Bug Music Festival has announced its return to Valparaiso, Indiana to cap off the summer with a celebration of music and outdoor activities on September 9-10. The announcement is the first from the beloved Indiana rally after a four-year hiatus.
Coming back bigger and better than ever, the Lightning Bug Music Festival is heading to the natural amphitheater at Sunset Hill Farm, just an hour from the south shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago. There they will host two nights of legendary headliner Railroad Earth as well as famous bluegrass, Americana, folk and jamband bands from around the country, including Cedric Burnside, Ghost Light, The Lil Smokies, Mikaela Davis & Southern Star and more.
“I’m thrilled to share this year’s lineup and experience, which brings together a distinct yet complementary group of performers in a single location with side-by-side stages, on-site camping, and the other quirky touches our team know make music festivals special and memorable for friends and family,” said new festival director John Westbrook, a native of northwest Indiana and longtime friend of the Lightning Bug Music Festival co-founder. , Geof Benson, in a press release.
The 2022 festival will feature a new multi-stage viewing experience, on-site camping for cars and RVs, interactive art installations, yoga and meditation, as well as local artisans and dining options.
Two-day passes are on sale for $125 and one-day passes are $65. Camping at the festival is encouraged and costs $25 per car and $100 per RV. Children 12 and under are free to enter the festival. Find tickets here.
Lightning Bug Music Festival 2022
Friday, September 9
Railroad Earth, Ghost Light, Lindsay Lou, Duane Betts, Charlie Parr, Howly Bowling, Cordovas, Marcus Rezar’s Led is Dead, Pajamas
Saturday September 10
Railroad Earth, The Lil Smokies, Cedric Burnside, Charlie Parr, Mikaela Davis & Southern Star, Sicard Hollow, Beginners, Old Pup, River Spell
Free Weekend Artists
Rushad Eggleston aka Rushadicus, Trevor Shepich