Information & FAQ

Festival Dates & Hours

Lincoln Calling will take place September 22-24, 2022, in Downtown Lincoln.

  • Programming begins Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, September 23, gates at 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 24, gates at 2 p.m

Official Lincoln Calling venues include: Night Market – 18+ w/ valid photo ID (14th St. between “O” and P Streets) and Duffy’s Tavern Backlot and Indoors – 18/21+ w/ valid photo ID, and Tower Square – All Ages (northeast corner of 13th and P Streets), Bourbon Theatre – All Ages, The Zoo Bar – 21+, Bodega’s Alley – 21+, and 1867 Bar – 21+.

You will need a valid photo ID, such as a state issued identification card, driver’s license or passport, to complete any COVID-19 entry requirements (if necessary pending state/county/city requirements at time of event), and a digital/printed ticket/pass in order to enter.

Buying Tickets

PRESALE tickets available now when you sign up for our e-newsletter (use form below!). 3-Day All-Access festival pass on sale Friday, June 17, 2022

We do not partner with any third-party ticket sellers and cannot verify tickets that are not purchased through the Lincoln Calling Festival website.

Ticket Exchange & Refunds

There is a strict NO REFUND policy for this event. If the Festival is postponed or rescheduled due to COVID-19, customers will get the opportunity to keep their passes for the new dates or request a refund.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, or have faced extraordinary challenges in your ability to attend the festival (i.e. issues with international travel) before the festival and need assistance with your tickets please contact info@lincolncalling.com immediately.

All attendees will be searched upon entering the festival grounds. You will need to empty your pockets, and have all of your items examined before entering. If you have an approved-size bag or purse (see Allowed Items List below), security will examine that as well. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone. If you bring any of the items on the below prohibited items list into the festival, such items will be confiscated and discarded and you can be subject to removal from the festival based on the sole discretion of festival management. Under no circumstances will festival management hold any prohibited items for you.

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FAQ

Everyone, regardless of age, should carry a valid, government-issued ID with them throughout the festival. Age restrictions by venue are as follows at Official Lincoln Calling outdoor venues include: Night Market – 18+ w/ valid photo ID (14th St. between “O” and P Streets) and Duffy’s Tavern Backlot – 18/21+ w/ valid photo ID, and Tower Square – All Ages (northeast corner of 13th and P Streets), Bourbon Theatre – All Ages, The Zoo Bar – 21+, Bodega’s Alley – 21+, and 1867 Bar – 21+.

Attendees must follow the rules and policies of each club, venue and bar. Generally, it is OK to bring the following:

  • small personal bags such as purses or waist bags (subject to be searched)
  • empty water containers (may be filled with water once in the venue)
  • small point-and-shoot cameras (anything that does not have a detachable lense)
  • sunscreen
  • hats
  • earplugs
  • phone charger
  • valid government-issued ID for check-in and age verification at venues
  • comfortable shoes
  • a positive, respectful attitude
  • weapons of any kind (regardless of any permits you might possess). Lincoln Calling or venue staff reserves the right to deem anything they feel is a dangerous weapon as such. There will be ample security and possible bag checks throughout the festival.
  • alcohol of any kind (alcohol will be served at almost every venue, don’t forget your government issued I.D.!)
  • professional still camera equipment (detachable lenses/flashes, tripods, big zooms, commercial-use rigs)
  • audio or video recording equipment
  • lawn chairs
  • spray bottles
  • glow sticks
  • hoola hoops
  • backpacks, camelbaks or oversized purses
  • pets
  • fireworks/explosives
  • illegal substances
  • coolers
  • glass containers of any kind
  • instruments
  • nunchucks (yes, those can eff some people up and are considered weapons, dude!)
  • chains of any kind/chain wallets
  • selfie sticks (just ask one of us to take you and your homies pic!)
  • laser pointers
  • drones
  • no illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed.

If you bring any of the items on the above prohibited items list into the festival, such items will be confiscated and discarded and you can be subject to removal from the festival based on the sole discretion of festival management. Under no circumstances will festival management hold any prohibited items for you.

Your printed ticket is not necessary as long as we are able to scan your ticket barcode on your smartphone.
The attendee who’s name is on the ticket MUST be present at check-in. Be sure to have your valid, government-issued ID handy to verify your identity. No exceptions will be made.
All music venues, bars and clubs participating in Lincoln Calling are ADA accessible.
Lincoln Calling Music Festival is a rain-or-shine event. Be prepared to get wet if it storms and to stay cool if it’s still warm! This is Nebraska after all.
The performance schedule will be released soon. If you want to be notified once the schedule is released please sign up for our mailing list, below! Artist lineup and schedule is subject to change without notice, at any time.

We make every effort to create a safe environment for all festival goers and participants while attending Lincoln Calling. If you have a specific question regarding safety, security, or another question regarding the festival please contact us at info@lincolncalling.com.

For more information as it’s released about lineup, features, vendors, and more go to lincolncalling.com and follow us on social media at @lincolncalling/@lincolncalling_.

Not finding the answer to your question(s)?

You can reach Lincoln Calling Music Festival staff at info@lincolncalling.com

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We need your help checking people in at gates, welcoming individuals at venues, ensuring bands are getting set up on time, rockin’ our Night Market/Tower Square/Duffy’s Backlot set up, and checking in on fans to make sure all are having a fun, and safe experience. Email us at info@lincolncalling.com and we’ll see where your experience and interest can help the festival best!

Lincoln Calling does not accept individual artist submissions/requests to perform or participate at this time.

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