This year we had to be satisfied only with a more economical version of the Hradec Králové festival Rock for People, nevertheless the event with the nickname Hope was a show of a number of attractive names. Next year, however, the event should be held in the spirit of the most spectacular year in the history of this festival fixture. Over the course of four days, visitors will be entertained by punk rock stars Green Day, pop-punk giants Sum 41 and Fall Out Boy, and rock comets Royal Blood and Biffy Clyro. As we informed you at the beginning of December, this year the organizers of Rock for People returned to their favorites peeling windows of the Advent calendar, where fans could have fun every day on one new name in the line-up. The first windows of the calendar revealed Idles concert pearls, the award-winning British band Wolf Alice, the power-pop duo Hot Milk, hardcore-punk Being As An Ocean and the festival’s home favorites John Wolfhooker.
One of the most attractive newly published names is the English quintet You Me At Six, whose independent Prague concert in February 2022 was completely canceled due to measures. For their supporters, the participation of the popular formation in Hradec Králové may be a sufficient patch. In addition, they will come with this year’s, still fresh “Suckapunch” record. As is the case with Rock for People, other names are a varied multi-genre cross-section of the young international scene. Listeners of genre crossovers will certainly appreciate the talented Scots Saint PHNX, the Canadian duo Cleopatrick combining alternative rock with rap, the rebel hiding under the stage name Kid Brunswick or the artist Two Feet from New York.
The program will also present several charismatic front women. Modern pop rock will be offered by Nottingham’s band As December Falls, and energy and predation by Brighton’s rising star Yonaka. Fans will then take the American Eyes Set To Kill to the harder waters. It is also worth mentioning the indie rockers Reignwolf, whose frontman Jordan Cook is often compared to Jack White in his distinctive speech. Authentic and raw blues-rock guitarist Ayron Jones or promising British-Filipino artist, nominee of the prestigious BBC Sound of 2020 award Beatrice Lausm or Beabadoobee, whose award-winning debut “Fake It Flowers” last year won and scored, can also be a hot spot in the program. in the top 10 in UK Charts.
Other participants will include the young Caskets, London brothers Everyone You Know, post-punk Hundredth, British rock band Boston Manor, British rapper from Northampton Slowthai, Elton John Yard Act favorites, indie pop singer MØ and domestic representatives of the cork scene Skywalker.
Let us remind you that the upcoming Rock For People will take place from 15 to 18 June 2022. Tickets are currently on the festival’s website for CZK 2,790 for the entire four days. There are also tickets for a single day or festival-wide VIP tickets for CZK 5,990.