HOCO Fest 2022
September 1, 2022 - September 4, 2022
Arizona Arts Live, Hotel Congress, and Best Life Presents are proud to announce the return of HOCO Fest this Labor Day weekend in Downtown Tucson. From its groundbreaking sustainability model to its international programming, HOCO authentically represents Tucson while welcoming the world to our doorstep.
We’re proud to announce the return of the annual music festival, HOCO Fest, set to take place September 1-4, 2022 in Downtown Tucson, AZ. This year’s programming features international music acts such as Warpaint, Mdou Moctar, Armand Hammer, Fucked Up, Huerco S, MICHELLE, Helado Negro, Kid Congo Powers, La Goony Chonga, and grammy-award winning songwriter, Arooj Aftab, among many others. The festival also features a Sonoran Desert Sustainability Summit, daytime pool parties, art installations, demonstrations, and food and drink offerings celebrating the UNESCO City of Gastronomy.
For over 15 years, this festival has led the charge in reframing what the modern music festival can achieve. In 2007, HOCO Fest became the first completely solar-powered festival on the West Coast. It also blossomed into “one of the US’s most forward-facing festivals” by setting the standard for diverse musical programming, “nurturing a cultural oasis.” Located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, 60 miles from the Mexican border, HOCO Fest is a product of the artistic, geographical, and socio-political reality in which it resides. The 2022 edition represents this heritage while inspiring the festival goer with an authentic experience.