Upcoming events in Playa del Carmen 2022

Starting this June to December, musical events are trending and you shouldn’t miss any of them! There’s something for each musical taste so hang in there and make your vacation the ultimate musical getaway!

Talking about “Musical Getaways”, you’ll see that almost all the events listed here are organized by a group that goes by the same name. MUSIC GETAWAYS gives you the opportunity to experience music in its authentic context on our small group tours designed and led by cultural experts and professional musicians. From jazz to electronic.. their tours offer a total immersion in each destination’s unique music and culture…

So without further ado, here are 6 events for this summer, fall, and winter in Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya:

1. Lng Sht, Caroh, and more…

Date: Thursday 23 June 2022 

Lng/SHT(Long Shot) is a rapper from Cancun, Mexico. He breaks the rules and works in an auto-sufficient way…

LngSHT will be performing at La Verbena,a bar in La Quinta Avenida in PLaya del Carmen.

This is just part of their tour, and are scheduled to play 8 concerts across 1 country in 2022-2023.

LngSHT will be joined by other artists and bands… 

Get more information here: LngSht

Venue: La Verbena. Calle 34 ENTRE 5TA Y 10 AV. 77710. Playa del Carmen, Mexico

2. Roxfest 2022

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022 – Sunday 23 October 2022

Enjoy a foreign rock concert like never before! From British, Australian, and American rock bands, be part of this music getaway experience. It’s not only music, it’s a whole musical experience surrounded by people with the same musical taste.

Line-up: Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, and Foghat

  • Foreigner biography
    Founded and led by British musician Mick Jones, Foreigner is a British-American rock band formed in 1976 in NYC, U.S. They have collectively sold over a stunning 80 million records worldwide.
  • REO Speedwagon biography
    R.E.O Speedwagon is a rock band hailing from Champaign, Illinois, the United States formed in 1967. The hard rockers were one of the most commercially successful rock band of the 1980s with hits like “Keep On Loving”.
  • Rick Springfield biography
    Rick Springfield (born Richard Lewis Springthorpe on August 23, 1949) is an Australian pop singer-songwriter and actor, hailing from South Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Foghat biography
    Foghat is a band from Manchester that has been together since 1971. Their style is that of a blues-rock vibe, adorned with an electric slide guitar. They have achieved eight gold records, one platinum, and one double …

Venue: Hard Rock Hotel – Riviera Maya, Riviera Maya, Mexico

3. Country Fest Cancun 2022

Date: Monday 24 October 2022 – Wednesday 26 October 2022

More of a Musical Getaway, be part of this unique Country Fest in the Riviera Maya. Well-known artists from the industry like Trace Adkins and Brothers Osborne…

Line-up: Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, Brothers Osborne, and Whey Jennings

  • Trace Adkins biography
    Trace Adkins is a successful American country singer/songwriter originally from Louisiana who has been active as a musician since 1995.
  • Justin Moore biography
    Justin Moore (born March 30, 1984) is an American country music singer/songwriter originally hailing from Poyen, Arkansas, U.S.

Venue: Hard Rock Hotel – Riviera Maya, Riviera Maya, Mexico

4. Cancun Jazz Festival 2022 

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022 – Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Jazz lovers reach every year to Cancun Jazz Festival which suggests International quality jazz performed by famous artists and ensembles. The festival that takes place on the four days of the weekend of Labor Day promises a marvelous music fiesta.

Contact Email: info@cancunjazz.com

Venue: Hard Rock Hotel – Riviera Maya, Riviera Maya, Mexico

5. Closer to de Sun

Date: Thursday 08 December 2022 – Monday 12 December 2022

Line-up: SOJA and Stick Figure

  • SOJA biography
    “I want to speak for people who don’t have microphones,” Jacob Hemphill says. “Our goal as a band is to stick up for the human race. We see the world and we try to make it better in the limited time we have here.”
  • Stick Figure biography
    Stick Figure (formed in 2006) is an American dub and roots reggae project founded by the Massachusetts-native and multi-instrumentalist Scott Woodruff, which has since expanded into a four-piece band.

Contact info: 

Venue: Hard Rock Hotel – Riviera Maya, Riviera Maya, Mexico

6. Holy Ship! Wrecked 2022

Date: December 13th- December 17th

If what move you is Electronic, Pop, Indie & Alt, Rock, R&B, or Funk & Soul, this is the music fest you’ve been looking for! 

Line-up: Louis the Child, Zeds Dead, Two Feet, SG Lewis, Armand Van Helden, Chris Lake, Shlohmo, Lane 8, SLANDER, Le Youth, and more…

  • Zeds Dead biography
    Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Zeds Dead, formed in 2009, are an electronic music duo, amalgamating many styles into their music that is full of heavy bass lines.
  • Shlohmo biography
    Influenced by the likes of Amon Tobin, J Dilla, A Tribe Called Quest, and DJ Shadow, Henry Laufer – aka Shlohmo – crafts nuanced downtempo beats outlined by exciting and spontaneous electronica textures.
  • Le Youth biography
    Le Youth is a producer and DJ hailing from Los Angeles, California who was born in 1985. Since his debut in 2012, he has become one of the most exciting electronica artists around, known for his blend of classic R&B …
  • Maya Jane Coles biography
    Maya Jane Coles is an electronica DJ, producer, and songwriter hailing from London, England, and was born in 1987. She is one of the most acclaimed House musicians in the world, with over ten million plays on YouTube and an …
  • Justin Martin biography
    Justin Martin is a DJ/Producer from San Francisco, USA, whose melodic but muscular house music has been turning heads since his 2003 single, “The Sad Piano,” which also helped to establish “dirtybird” records.

Contact info: HOLYSHIP.COM

Venue: Hard Rock Hotel – Riviera Maya, Riviera Maya, Mexico

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