Limp Bizkit, Rick Ross, Papa Roach among 2023 Bamboozle Festival headliners

Event runs this spring in Atlantic City

Bamboozle Festival has announced that Limp Bizkit, Rick Ross, Papa Roach, Blackbear and others will headline the 2023 event. The three day festival takes place May 5-7th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. The weekend-long party marks the first Bamboozle Festival since 2012, and celebrates 20 years since its initial inception.

The event will also feature Trippie Redd, Motionless In White, Mayday Parade, The Driver Era, Ice Spice, Steve Aoki, and more, including reunion sets from Say Anything, Finch, and Flyleaf. Attendees can also look forward to special performances from Attila, who will be celebrating 10 years of About That Life, and Saves The Day, who will be celebrating 20 years of In Reverie, as well as Palisades in their final performance ever. Additional reunions, artists, and performers to be announced soon!

In addition to live performances, the three day festival will also feature a midway with four amusement rides, the B-Boy Dance Competition (which boasts a $25k prize), “The Break Contest” local band competition, Game Changer Wrestling, art installations, fan activations, merchandise, handpicked food vendors, DJ’s, clowns, a Poet, and so much more.

Weekend passes and VIP packages are available now at

A lost but never forgotten celebration of emo, rock, EDM, hip hop and pop returns for its 20th anniversary. The Bamboozle Festival became a premiere event, known for breaking artists into various genres during its historic run from 2003 to 2012. During the decade-long run, Bamboozle was the largest selling festival in the state of New Jersey with more than 600 acts and roughly 500,000 fans in attendance over the years. Bamboozle boasted My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Taking Back Sunday, and more. While it became known as an emo destination, the New Jersey festival also featured such varied acts as Linkin Park, Foo Fighters, Drake, Lil Wayne, The Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, Bon Jovi, Bruno Mars, and many more.

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