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Jackson Wang, Joji, Rich Brian Lead Lineup for Asian-Centric Head in the Clouds Festival

Festival will moreover feature performances from NIKI, Jay Park and Chung Ha as organizers 88rising assemble a ‘who’s who’ of top Asian skill





Jackson Wang of 88rising performs on the Coachella Song & Arts Festival on the Empire Polo Membership on Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Indio, Calif.
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One of the most vital largest Asian acts on this planet will drop upon Southern California this August as label 88rising’s Head in the Clouds Song & Arts Festival returns for a 2nd year.

Indonesian songwriter and producer NIKI, Hong Kong native Jackson Wang and his “Magic Man Journey,” and Indonesian rapper Rich Brian are amongst the headliners for the 2022 edition of Head in the Clouds, which takes situation in Pasadena, California August 20 and 21 at Brookside on the Rose Bowl. The trio’s appearance on the invoice comes on the least three artists performed at some stage in 88rising’s groundbreaking Coachella build, which featured the shock reunion of Okay-pop lady group 2NE1.

While CL and the 2NE1 girls aren’t allotment of Head in the Clouds, Okay-pop is successfully-represented on the invoice, with headlining units from Okay-pop sirens BIBI and Chung Ha, to boot to hip-hop story Jay Park.

This year’s competition will moreover feature performances from Oakland-native mxmtoon, who rose to reputation after posting her long-established songs on YouTube, extinct DAY6 member eaJ, and the debut of Audrey Nuna and Deb In no plan’s as-yet-unnamed joint mission. Frequent 88rising collaborator (and label signee) Joji will play a DJ build below the name “Yebi Labs.” Southern California meals competition 626 Evening Market will curate the competition’s meals and beverage choices. Furthermore taking situation at some stage in the competition are three experiences — Magic Man and the Converse Theatre, Joji’s Pop Up Store and Journey YEAR OF — the particulars of which would per chance well be expected to be announced closer to the tournament date.

88rising launched Head in the Clouds in 2018 because the principle Asian-centric song competition in the U.S. While it became once lovingly ceaselessly known as “Asian Coachella” for years, the competition has now grew to turn into a powerhouse in its bag correct, with better than 30,000 folk attending final year’s tournament. This year’s edition of Head in the Clouds sees 88rising teaming up with Goldenvoice, the Los Angeles-basically based entirely firm in the aid of live efficiency occasions adore Coachella and Stagecoach.

88rising no longer too lengthy ago curated the soundtrack for Shang-Chi and the Story of the Ten Rings, which featured tracks from NIKI, Rich Brian and a kind of the alternative artists who will seem at Head in the Clouds.

Tickets to the 2022 Head in the Clouds Song Festival stride on sale Thursday as allotment of a presale, with a public on sale this Friday. Label prices open at $249 for general admission, with VIP passes running you $405. The so-known as “South Bay Surf Membership” pass — which affords devoted parking, a particular viewing build, VIP toilets and free meals and drink — is $750. Specialize in about particulars at la.hitcfestival.com.

2022 Head in the Clouds Song Festival

1nonly

ATARASHII GAKKO!

Audrey Nuna + Deb In no plan

BIBI

boylife

Chasu

CHUNG HA

Dabin

Dumbfoundead

EAJ

Hojean

Jackson Wang (MAGIC MAN EXPERIENCE)

Jay Park

Lastlings

MILLI

mxmtoon

NIKI

No Rome

Rich Brian

SAN FRANCISCO 4AM

SHOTTA SPENCE

Stephanie Poetri

TERIYAKI BOYZ® (VERBAL, ILMARI, RYO-Z & WISE)

thuy

Tiger JK

Warren Hue

YEBI LABS (Joji DJ Space)

Yeek

Ylona Garcia

Yoonmirae

From Rolling Stone US.

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