Legendary headliners and the hottest bands of all stripes descend on Hay when HowTheLightGetsIn is in town. Whether it's exhilarating, forward-thinking dance music you're after, or intimate gigs with enchanting singer-songwriters, every taste is well and truly catered for at HowTheLightGetsIn.
"The art and soul of the party"- Harper's Bazaar
As night begins to fall at HowTheLightGetsIn, our venues turn from hubs of intellectual activity into arenas abuzz with the UK's hottest comedy acts.
From stand-up royalty to rib-tickling rising stars, our hand-picked line-up will have it all. Get ready to laugh yourself silly...
Expect a kaleidoscope of colour and an electric atmosphere. Each sunset brings with it a dazzling array of new performers. We'll be smuggling in more provocateurs to sow scandal at Hay next June.
HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2022 promises a huge diversity of acoustic sessions by a mixture of homegrown and underground talent. Performers of all stripes, from feel-good folk outfits to bluegrass bands, will keep you grooving on your feet all festival long.
Alongside our array of iconic live bands, our roof-raising Djs will take to the decks in our Waterfront disco to keep you dancing late into the night, every night.
Our performers will work their magic throughout a host of unique, atmospheric venues across our beautiful festival site.
From the intimate ambiance of the Woodburner tent to the bouncing dancefloor of the night time arena, each tent curates a unique and distinct atmospherE.
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