– WonderBus 2022
The WonderBus Music & Arts Festival returns to The Lawn at CAS in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 26-28 with its biggest lineup yet and an added third day, topped by Duran Duran, Lorde, and The Lumineers.
Additional performances over the three-day event will include Young The Giant, James Bay, Coin, Max, Cautious Clay, Beach Bunny, Meg Myers, Daisy The Great, The Knocks, Cannons, Neal Francis and more. Local Ohio talent on the bill include 90’s Kids, Cousin Simple, .wavrunner, The Orphan The Poet and Detention.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. ET.
For the first time, WonderBus adds a third night of music, with festivities including a spotlight on innovation in mental health treatment and research. A share of the proceeds will benefit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health and Nationwide Children’s Hospital and On Our Sleeves® The Movement for Children’s Mental Health.
“CAS is proud to welcome back WonderBus this summer to The Lawn at CAS. We are also excited to support a Friday evening experience with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee, Duran Duran and more,” stated Dr. Michael Dennis, vice president of CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society. “WonderBus is not only an amazing music festival, it is a platform to talk about mental health and provide all of us with hope and resilience.”
WonderBus is owned, produced and presented by Elevation Festivals, headed by Denny Young and partner Steve Lindecke, both former IMG executives and based in Cleveland. Also serving as a partner in the festival is Rick Milenthal and his marketing agency The Shipyard.
“During one of the most challenging times in all of our lives, 2021 proved to be a very successful year for WonderBus,” stated Denny Young, president of Elevation Festivals. “In recognition of the tremendous energy surrounding the festival, we committed ourselves to building on this momentum and are now extremely proud to present The Lumineers, Lorde and Duran Duran in what will be a very big and epic weekend for all of Ohio.”
Elevation Festivals produces WonderStruck in Cleveland and the WonderBus Music & Arts Festival in Columbus, with a recent addition of WonderRoad in Indianapolis for 2022, topped by Vampire Weekend and Lord Huron in June. Last year’s events included Kesha, AJR, Foster The People, Lewis Capaldi, Portugal. The Man, Bastille, Vampire Weekend, Milky Chance, Chvrches, Walk the Moon, Hozier, Wilco and more.