Hardwell returns to Ultra Music Festival’s ‘Rebels Never Die’ world tour
He gave one of the most electrifying performances at one of the most influential electronic music events in history nearly a decade ago. Pioneer of dance music and former 2 x World No. 1 DJ Hardwell returned to the stage at ultra music festival to make history with arguably the most anticipated comeback show of 2022.
Hardwell announced in the fall of 2018 that he would be taking a break from touring after more than a decade of performing at the world’s biggest festivals. It’s no surprise, then, that his triumphant return on Sunday night, his first official performance since performing at the Ziggo Dome with the Metropole Orkest Symphony in October 2018, was a historic event. Hardwell surprised the crowd of 150,000 by performing a surprise set on the main stage to close out the festival weekend. Online, his set broke Ultra’s live attendance records, with fans around the world to watch Hardwell’s first official set in over 3.5 years.
New Hardwell album and world tour 2022.
Hardwell used his headliner at Ultra over the weekend to usher in a new era in his career, revealing a new show and sound and announcing a 24-city world tour in support of his new album. ‘artist, rebels never die. This historic occasion during Ultra not only marked Hardwell’s return to the stage, but also provided him with the opportunity to rekindle the interest of fans around the world. Always a leader, striving to improve rather than repeat. Hardwell’s new 14-track solo album, released on his Revealed Recordings label, represents a critical point in the musical shift for one of electronic music’s biggest known stars.
The brand new rebels never die The world tour is a large-scale production concept that will provide fans with a unique multidimensional experience. to see Hardwell perform live on stage. Hardwell’s Rebels Never Die album tour will take him on the road throughout 2022, with 24 dates already confirmed on the biggest stages in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
Rebels Never Die World Tour Advance Tickets Available
- Tuesday March 29 / 11.00 a.m. EST – 5.00 p.m. CET
Rebels Never Die World Tour begins selling available tickets
- Tuesday, March 29 / 12:00 p.m. EST – 6:00 p.m. CET
Tickets via djhardwell.com
Hardwell’s surprise announcement of his retirement from touring in 2018 came as a shock to millions of fans around the world. Robbert van de Corput, better known as Hardwell, has chosen to step back, step back from the spotlight, after more than a decade chasing his dream and at the height of his career. Stepping away on a journey that has carried over 120 x singles, 80 x remixes, 1 x artist album, 11 x compilation albums, 2 x documentaries, 2 x arena world tours, countless international title performances, and more. Hardwell fans wondered if they would ever see him play again.
Hardwell gave fans what they wanted on Sunday at the closing night of the Ultra Music Festival in beautiful Miami, ending rumors of his retirement. Dispelling any idea that his passion for electronic music had faded and answering firmly the question of how one of dance music’s most illustrious titans can reinvent an unparalleled career of such magnitude.