Head in the Clouds Music Festival | New York by Rail

may, 2024

11mayAll Day12Head in the Clouds Music Festival(All Day)

Event Details

A Cultural Celebration

Head in the Clouds is back for its 6th year for a two-day music festival held at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York on May 11th – 12th.  

This festival is a celebration of Asian talent and culture and strives to put Asian American Pacific Islanders at center stage, and even takes place during Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month this year!  

HITC lineup

Head in the Clouds features a wide range of incredible talent! | Photo courtesy of facebook.com/hitcfestival

Festival History 

Head in the Clouds is organized by 88rising, a music collective and management company founded by Jaeson Ma and Sean Miyashiro in hopes of representing artists from the Asian diaspora.   

Event Lineup 

Saturday, May 11 

Young Posse 

Wave to Earth 

Wang Ok 


Juliet Ivy 


Balming Tiger 

Illenium B2B Dabin  



Sunday, May 12 

Warren Hue 

Spence Lee 

Lyn Lapid 


Deb Never 



Atarashii Gakko! 


There will also be an expansive lineup of multicultural food and beverage offerings from vendors like 5ive Spice, Rokstar Chicken, Tabetomo, Paktok by Rach, and more! 

HITC food

One of the featured food offerings at the HITC Festival | Photo courtesy of facebook.com/hitcfestival

Event Tickets 

There are three different levels of tickets that can be purchased for one day or as a two-day pass: General Admission, VIP, and 1999 Club. General Admission tickets start at $125 for a one-day pass and $225 for a two-day pass. VIP tickets give access to the VIP floor of the main stage, a dedicated festival entry lane and a merch package. These tickets start at $219 for a one-day pass and $379.50 for a two-day pass. The 1999 Club offers a reserved seat in the 1999 Club Section at the main stage, access to a club lounge, access to the VIP and GA sections, a VIP festival entry lane, and a merch package. These tickets start at $299 for a one-day pass and $599.50 for a two-day pass. Explore all ticket options here.  

Additionally, a portion of ticket sales will be donated to Heart of Dinner, an organization that works to benefit Asian American older adults living in under-resourced communities with issues such as food insecurity, social isolation, and loneliness.  

Take Amtrak to Head in the Clouds Music Festival

Experience Head in the Clouds via Amtrak to Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station (NYP) in New York City—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount! 


may 11 (Saturday) - 12 (Sunday)