September
14th & 15th

09/12/18 Lineup Update

Dear MW fans, friends, ticket holders and sponsors— We are terribly sorry to announce that GoldLink is unable to perform at Middle Waves Music Festival on Friday, September 14 due to a personal family emergency that requires his immediate attention. We are keeping him and his family in our thoughts during this difficult time—and hope […]

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The 2018 Official Guide is Here!

  Download it now. 🦄 The Official Guide is… you guessed it! Your guide to MW weekend! Featuring Q&A, the festival map, stage schedule and a little love note from us. 😘 Don’t forget to buy your tickets!

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The Good Times Movement Manifesto

Welcome the Good Times, Good Times.  The Good Times Movement is about great weekends full of music, laughter, and friends—new and old. It’s about recognizing that despite our many differences, we have this one commonality—we know a great song can make us feel happy to be alive. It’s about abandoning our insecurities, our worries, our […]

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Who the heck is playing Middle Waves this year?

We get it. It’s hard to open Youtube or Spotify and type in the name of an artist you don’t recognize on a festival lineup. Putting in headphones to listen to new music? Ugh, snore. Who has time to discover new music from a diverse range of artists with a dynamic range of genres? Middle […]

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The Full 2018 Lineup!

The remainder of the 2018 Middle Waves Music Festival lineup has been announced, to include national acts Joywave and Hatchie. Presented by Sweetwater, Middle Waves is a destination music festival boasting an eclectic mix of 25+ performers on three stages, two of which are free. With food trucks, beverages, music, interactive art installations, events, fun […]

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2018 Middle Waves Kickoff Party and Poster Show

The Middle Waves Kickoff Party is back, featuring the 2018 Poster Show! Big, HUGE thanks to our sponsors for the event: Chapman’s Brewing Company, ARC Document Solutions, Excell Color Graphics and French Paper Company. The Kickoff Party and 2018 Poster Show will be held on Thursday, September 13 from 6-9 PM at 1301 Lafayette Street, kicking off Middle Waves Music […]

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2018 Lineup Update

  Dear MW’ers—   Unfortunately, we have a lineup update to share that doesn’t involve our next wave of performers. Betty Who—originally scheduled to play Middle Waves on Friday, September 14—has cancelled many of her US tour dates, including ours, to work on her new album. Our apologies to our MW fans and ticket holders. […]

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Make Vibe, Get Rewards!

Y’all—makin’ vibe is hard work, and it’s not without reward! 🎁 Log some hours creating our vibe with us, and get a discounted or FREE ticket! Volunteer 20 hours, get a two-day GA ticket for $30 or a free Saturday only ticket; volunteer 15 hours and get a $15 Saturday-only ticket or a free Friday-only ticket! See […]

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Vendor Applications Available!

MW vendors have the best clientele in the biz. Join us on Sept. 14 & 15 to share your goods with happy festival goers! Download the 2018 Food Vendor Agreement.  Download the 2018 Non-Food Vendor Agreement. 

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GoldLink and Lizzo Nominated for BET Awards

Middle Waves 2018 Friday night headliner, GoldLink, and Saturday performer, Lizzo, are both nominated for BET Awards. Lizzo, hip-hop artist from Minneapolis, MN, is nominated for the BET Her Award. GoldLink, hip-hop artist from Washington, D.C. is nominated for BET Best New Artist. The BET Awards will be held on Sunday, June 24 at 8 […]

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