Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen headlining inaugural TidalWave Music Festival

Three-day ocean-side event takes place in Atlantic City, NJ

The inaugural TidalWave Music Festival has been announced with Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen and an additional headliner to be announced. The three-day beachfront “Roar On The Shore” is destined to be the summer of 2022’s hottest ticket and will take place on the Atlantic City Beach in New Jersey on Friday, August 12th through Sunday, August 14th.

TidalWave Music Festival will comprise of two stages, with additional main stage acts announced including Lauren Alaina, Blanco Brown, BRELAND, Travis Denning, Riley Green, Lindsay Ell, HARDY, Jon Langston, Tracy Lawrence, Chase Rice, Runaway June, Elvie Shane, DeeJay Silver, Mitchell Tenpenny, Lainey Wilson with more acts, including a second stage lineup, to be announced in the coming weeks. Three-day passes for the one-of-a-kind experience will go on-sale beginning Monday, December 13th At 10 am ET at

“TidalWave Music Festival is an experience we’ve been curating for a long time,” states Brian O’Connell, President of Country Touring at Live Nation. “We knew we wanted to bring our country music festival concept to the North East coast but, the location had to be just right. The perfect spot by the ocean in Atlantic City. We can’t wait until next summer to bring these world-class acts, alongside a tailor-made festival experience.”

TidalWave Music Festival is the latest addition of country festivals spread across the country including Watershed in George, WA; Tortuga Music Festival in Ft. Lauderdale. FL and Seven Peaks Music Festival in Colorado. New Jersey’s Atlantic City Beach is one of the few American beaches with boardwalks. Fans traveling to TidalWave Music Festival will have the opportunity to stroll along the Boardwalk and enjoy ocean views on one side and shopping on the other, ranging from high-end retail to saltwater taffy shops, visit one of the many spectacular casinos and restaurants and enjoy the amusement rides at legendary Steel Pier. The free beach and Boardwalk activities include surfing, kayaking, windsurfing and fishing.

Buddy Iahn
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