Tomorrowland 2022: What to expect from Weekend 2
With millions of fans both on the festival grounds and online, Weekend 1 of Tomorrowland 2022 is behind us. Two weeks left, and many more shows to see – what wonders does Weekend 2 have prepared for ravers around the world?
After wild nights of the first weekend, Tomorrowland 2022 is preparing itself for Weekend 2, full of shows and surprises. With a diverse palette of acts this year, those who planned to stay for more than one weekend have only just started. Once again, we break down all sets you should check out this week.
As per usual, the festival prepares itself for a wild weekend on a Thursday at The Gathering in the campsite Dreamville, with DIVS starting the warmup at 1:30 PM. Some of the names on the list for that day are Prinz, Odssey, Sem Thomasson and Robert Falcon. The night will be closed off with two surprise sets left unnamed.
The Mainstage once again starts off with a Daybreak session by Jamie Jones at noon. Future Rave is coming in full force with MORTEN at 5:35 PM, followed by Yves V at 6:40 PM and a LIVE show by Lost Frequencies at 8:40 PM. Alan Walker is back for an explosive set at 9:45 PM, followed up by a second appearance from Armin van Buuren at 10:50 PM. The day is ending in a bang with Steve Aoki as a closing act at 11:50 PM.
Rose Garden will host Barong Family Stage, the ultimate destination for all fans of bass, trap and hardcore sounds. Creators of the Barong Family label Yellow Claw are set to come out on stage at 10:45 PM, with notable names such as Psycho Boys Club at 7 PM, RayRay at 8 PM and Moksi at 9:45 PM.
Freedom Stage by Eric Prydz is coming back for weekend 2 with similar set of names such as Goldfox, Cristoph and Yotto, with Eric Prydz presenting his HOLO show at 11:15 PM.
Kara Savi is welcomingthe Alteza Stage, hosted by owners of Alteza Records – legendary duo Vini Vici. Notable names from trance world coming up are Firaga at 2:30 PM, Blastoyz at 8:30 PM and Reality Test at 10:30 PM. The main stars Vini Vici are coming up at 6:15 PM.
Crystal Garden is welcoming deep house sounds, with Claptone coming up at 9:30 PM.
Fans of techno will be able to hear it at Exhale Stage, with Ben Klock performing at 8 PM and Pan-Pot at 9:30 PM. Amelie Lens is closing the stage at 11 PM.
The Library is hosting various top-tier names this Friday, with Dubvision showing up at 5 PM, Otto Knows at 6 PM, legendary duo NERVO coming on at 9 PM, along with Bassjackers at 11 PM.
Saturday welcomes back Wayback Luke for Daybreak Session on Mainstage. For techno sounds, Tale Of Us are coming up at 7:40 PM, along with Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano joining one hour later, and world star DJ Tiësto having his first Tomorrowland 2022 set at 9:45 PM. The night is closed off by future bass and future bounce sounds of Marshmello at 11:50 PM.
While Q-Dance is playing hardstyle for the day, Bonzai All Stars are coming back to Rose Garden, with Yves Deruyter coming in for his second Tomorrowland set at 9 PM.
Psygathering Stage is once again welcoming sounds from the world of progressive and psytrance with Neelix at 5:15 PM, b2b set of Firaga and Somnia at 6:30 PM and Skazi at 8 PM.
Unorthodox Stage, as the name suggests, welcomes niche subgenres of EDM culture, with most notable acts being young star IMANU set to perform at 7 PM and Flava D at 9 PM.
KNTXT is back at Atmosphere Stage with Charlotte de Witte for another explosive closing at 11 PM.
Netsky & Friends are back at Crystal Garden this weekend for more bass house and DnB. Holy Goof is coming in with a banger set at 4:30 PM, along with unmissable Netsky at 9:30 PM and a spectacular b2b closing set of Jauz and NGHTMRE at 10:50 PM.
Kara Savi is hosting another gem by Simon Dunmore – Defected Stage. With old school sounds packed throughout the day, A-Trak is ready to light up the stage at 7 PM.
The Library is bringing Lost Frequencies & Friends, to dance the night away with sounds of house music. The stellar list of names is going throughout the whole day, with the man himself coming up at 9 PM, followed up by Duck Sauce at 10:30 PM and a closing set you cannot miss out – Oliver Heldens & Tchami.
On the last day of weekend 2, Mainstage starts with a Daybreak session by DJ Licious & Delafino at noon. Fisher is coming back up with tech house at 8:45 PM, along with Alesso for second appearance at 9:50 PM, and once again, Martin Garrix to close the main stage in style at 10:55 PM.
Monstercat Stage at Youphoria is where all the chaos is going to be at. With Curbi at 3:30 PM, WHIPPED CREAM at 5:30 PM and Habstrakt at 6:30 PM, the party will start early, and continue to go wilder with Eptic at 7:30 PM and legendary girls Krewella at 8:30 PM.
Drumcode is coming at Atmosphere to host techno for the day, with two exciting b2b sets coming up at 5 PM and 10 PM – HI-LO b2b REBUKE and Adam Beyer b2b Maceo Plex.
Rose Garden brings back the nostalgia with 2010-2012 stage, welcoming Fedde Le Grand at 6 PM and W&W at 9 PM. As one set per day wasn’t enough, find Fedde Le Grand once more at 7:30 PM at Sexy By Nature Stage at Crystal Garden, which will be closed in a bang with Malaa at 10:30 PM.
Smash The House is coming to The Library, with Afrojack coming up at 10 PM and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike closing the stage at 11 PM.
Weekend 2 seems to be packed with many spectacular b2b sets we definitely won’t be missing. If you don’t find yourself at the stages, worry not – Tomorrowland is streaming the Mainstage all three weekends on their website. Which sets will you be going to this weekend?
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