Suwanee Hulaween 2022 Preview

Since 2014, Spirit of the Suwanee Music Park in Live Oak, FL has hosted the Suwanee Hulaween festival, which comes back to the park Thursday-Sunday, October 27th-30th....
Suwannee Hulaween
Suwannee Hulaween

Since 2014, Spirit of the Suwanee Music Park in Live Oak, FL has hosted the Suwanee Hulaween festival, which comes back to the park Thursday-Sunday, October 27th-30th:


The Meadow


Fisher, 10:30 PM – 12:00 AM

Hit Australian producer FISHER is “Losing It” at Suwanee Hulaween.


The Hallows


Gigantic NGHTMRE, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Big Gigantic (QRO live review) teams up with NGHTMRE (QRO photos at a festival) as “Gigantic NGHTMRE”.

Gigantic NGHTMRE

Gorgon City, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Catch charting North London electronic garage duo, Gorgon City, as they play Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a festival) behind last year’s Olympia.

Gorgon City

Jauz, 6:20 PM – 7:20 PM

Out from San Francisco to spin the beats is Sam Vogel, a.k.a. Jauz, coming to Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) behind 2020’s Dangerous Waters EP.



Mindchatter, 5:10 PM – 6:10 PM

Maddy O’Neal, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

American Game, 2:50 PM – 3:50 PM

Maddy O’Neal

The Amphitheater


The Disco Biscuits, 10:15 PM – 12:00 AM

Coming up on the jam end of the electronica spectrum is The Disco Biscuits (QRO photos at a festival), who use electronic instrumentation and elements for jams (dubbed ‘trance fusion’ or ‘livetronica’). A mainstay of the festival circuit (including their own ‘Camp Bisco’ – QRO ‘13 recap), they’re the perfect genre bled for their third Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a festival).

Disco Biscuits

Twiddle, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM

Incorporating a wide range of genres for impressive live performances is Vermont’s Twiddle (QRO photos at a festival in Vermont), who come to Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a festival) behind this year’s Every Last Leaf.



The Main Squeeze, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Kyle Hollingsworth Band, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Anthill Cinema, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Main Squeeze

Spirit Lake


Liquid Stranger, 10:15 PM – 11:30 PM

Sweden’s Liquid Stranger (QRO photos) brings dubstep from all over the world back to Suwanee Hulaween to headline the ‘Wakaan Takeover’ at The Amphitheater.

Liquid Stranger


Jantsen, 9:05 PM – 10:05 PM

Tripp St., 8:05 PM – 9:05 PM

Ravenscoon, 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM

Canabliss, 6:05 PM – 7:05 PM

Zingara, 5:05 PM – 6:05 PM

Tape B, 4:05 PM – 5:05 PM




The Iceman Special, 11:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Ajeva, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Guavatron, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Little Bird, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Trevor Bystrom, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Soul Taxi, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Iceman Special


The Meadow


Portugal. The Man, 10:45 PM – 12:00 AM

Suwanee Hulaween draws from very farther up north with Alaska/Portland’s Portugal. The Man (QRO photos at a festival). The rambling grunge outfit garnered new fans with 2007 sophomore release Church Mouth (QRO review), and its unhinged alt-rock (QRO live review), though slipped somewhat since then, even while finally playing Europe (QRO photos at a European festival) and becoming a festival favorite (QRO photos at a festival).

Their major label debut In the Mountain In the Cloud (QRO review) was more psych-lite, but they still bring it live (QRO live review), and even went Down Under (QRO photos at a festival) after 2013’s release of follow-up Evil Friends (QRO review), hitting both the festival circuit (QRO photos at a 2013 festival) and live gigs (QRO 2013 live review). They come to Tampa (QRO photos at a festival) touring 2017’s hit Woodstock (QRO review), which has vaunted them in popularity (QRO photos at a 2018 festival) thanks to big, Grammy-winning hit, “Feel It Still”. Now they’re back on the road (QRO photos at a festival just before everything shut down) and come back to Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Portugal. The Man

The String Cheese Incident, 8:30 PM – 9:45 PM

The String Cheese Incident, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

Colorado’s String Cheese Incident (QRO photos at a festival) had been one of the jam bands hardest working the road circuit, combining bluegrass and a whole host of other sounds. But after the 2007 departure of guitarist Bill Nershi following that summer’s tour, the band went into hiatus as they worked on their various solo projects. Only a couple of years later the group reunited for sporadic shows and touring (QRO photos).

Now, they’re just a mainstay on the jam festival tour (QRO photos at a festival), including playing festivals multiple times (QRO photos at a festivalQRO photos at the same festival the year before), they created Suwanee Hulaween, and have played it every single year. For ’22, they play twice on Friday, thrice on Saturday, and one more time on Sunday (see below)!

The String Cheese Incident


Cimafunk, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

LPT, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM


The Hallows


Franc Moody, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM

The duo of Ned Franc and Jon Moody, a.k.a. Franc Moody, come from London to Florida for Suwanee Hulaween.

Franc Moody

Margo Price, 9:45 PM – 10:45 PM

The Fader once called Margo Price (QRO photos a festival) “country’s next star,” and she’s become it, winning the Grammy for ‘Best New Artist’ in 2019. There’s not a better place to find that out than at Suwanee (QRO photos at a festival), which she comes to (QRO photos at a ’21 festival) after 2020’s acclaimed hit album That’s How Rumors Get Started.

Margo Price

David Shaw, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Singer David Shaw of The Revivalists (QRO photos at a ’22 festival) comes to Suwanee Hulaween solo.

David Shaw

Liz Cooper, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Nashville’s Liz Cooper (QRO spotlight on) brings a propulsive rhythm that feels so good. She plays Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a festival) behind 2018’s debut full-length, Window Flowers.

Liz Cooper


Karina Rykman, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Karina Rykman

The Amphitheater


CloZee, 11:30 PM – 12:45 AM

Big name French DJ Chloé Henry, a.k.a. CloZee, comes to top The Amphitheater at her third Suwanee Hulaween.


Manic Focus, 9:45 PM – 10:45 PM

John ‘JmaC’ McCarten has gone from being trained in classical at an early age to ultra-modern EDM beats today, and has played every Suwanee Hulaween since 2015.

Manic Focus


Opiuo, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

MZG, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

A Hundred Drums, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM


Spirit Lake


Circles Around the Sun, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Neal Casal (QRO photos at a festival) plays in many bands, from Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Hard Working Americans, but comes back to Suwanee Hulaween to run Circles Around the Sun.

Circles Around the Sun

Chet Faker, 12:30 AM – 1:30 AM

Melbourne electronic musician Nick Murphy started music as Chet Faker (QRO live review) and won a slew of awards down under before retiring the name and just going by Murphy (QRO photos) in 2016. However, with last year’s new single “Low”, he’s revived the Chet moniker (QRO photos at a festival), and now back to Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a festival) to do a DJ set.

Chet Faker


Neil Frances, 10:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Danielle Ponder, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Joslyn & The Sunset Compression, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Eugene Snowden, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Neil Frances



Eggy, 12:15 AM – 1:30 AM

Three Star Revival, 10:15 PM – 11:15 PM

Wednesday Night Titans, 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Future Joy, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Diggin Dirt, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Honeywhat, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Future Joy


The Meadow


Louis the Child, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM

While their name & electronica might make you think of France, duo Louis the Child (QRO photos at a festival) actually hails from a high school in suburban Chicago (QRO photos at a Chicago festival). They make it to Suwanee Hulaween, now behind 2020’s hit dance debut full-length, Here for Now.

Louis the Child

The String Cheese Incident, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

The String Cheese Incident, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM

The String Cheese Incident, 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM

The String Cheese Incident


Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Molly Tuttle

The Hallows


J.I.D, 11:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Praise & success has followed rapper Deston Choice Route, a.k.a. J.I.D, since his 2017 debut album The Never Story and the following year’s follow-up DiCaprio 2.


Lettuce, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Get funky with Boston’s many-membered Lettuce (QRO photos at a festival), who have played every Suwanee Hulaween since 2015.



Lawrence, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

The Polish Ambassador, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Artikal Sound System, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM


The Amphitheater


STS9, 11:00 PM – 12:30 AM

The acclaimed instrumental act combines numerous influences, including funk, jazz, psychedelic, and hip-hop. But they’re best known for their live concerts (QRO photos), which stretch to over two hours, and feature improvisational collaborative work not known in the jam-band community. Their festival performances, however, go even bigger (QRO photos at a festival), like at their four prior Suwanee Hulaweens.



Of the Trees, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Dirtwire, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Eazybaked, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Player Dave, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Of the Trees

Spirit Lake


Leftover Salmon, 2:30 AM – 4:00 AM

From Boulder, Colorado comes the “Polyethnic Cajun Stamgrass” of Leftover Salmon (QRO photos at a festival), with their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun zydeco making them a mainstay on the jam-band festival circuit (QRO photos at a festival).

Leftover Salmon

TOKiMONSTA, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM

Major DJ & remixer Jennifer Lee, a.k.a. TOKiMONSTA, headlines the ‘Femme House Takeover’ of the Spirit Lake Stage at Suwanee Hulaween.


LP Giobbi, 10:15 PM – 11:50 PM

Playing her second Suwanee Hulaween in a row, it’s “All In a Dream” for LP Giobbi.

LP Giobbi

Elohim, 9:15 PM – 10:15 PM

Los Angeles electro-pop songstress Elohim comes to Suwanee Hulaween behind her beautiful self-titled debut and last year’s Journey To the Center of Myself Vol. 1 EP (QRO review), after resuming last year’s COVID-canceled ‘Group Therapy Tour’.



Ultra Naté, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Miane, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Kaleena Zanders, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Hunlee, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Riva & Bianca, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Ultra Naté



Neighbor, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM

Cozm & Naught, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Sexbruise?, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tand, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Caitlin Krisko & The Broadcast, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The Snozzberries, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM



The Meadow


Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Furthur drummer Joe Russo teams up with Marco Benevento, Ween’s Dave Dreiwitz, and more to play the music of The Grateful Dead as Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at Suwanee Hulaween (QRO photos at a ’22 festival).

Joe Russo

The String Cheese Incident, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

The String Cheese Incident

The Hallows


Fearless Flyers, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Cory Wong, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Mark Lettieri Group, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Cory Wong

The Amphitheater


Butch Brown with Nigel Hall, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Desert Hearts, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Mikey Lion, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM

Lee Reynolds, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

Marbs, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Porky, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Desert Hearts



Dogs in a Pile, 9:45 PM – 11:00 PM

Toubab Krewe, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Purple Gurl, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Strayin’ Anchors, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The Tanglers, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Row Jomah, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Toubab Krewe