M3F Fest 2022 survival guide: Music, tickets, parking, safety

M3F Fest will return to Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix the weekend of March 4-5.

As usual, the festival formerly known as McDowell Mountain Music Festival has assembled a diverse array of talent.

There’s EDM from Kaytranada, ZHU and Jungle, soul from Leon Bridges, jam-rock from Arizona’s own Spafford, electro-pop from A R I Z O N A, and hip-hop from Bryce Vine.

Other highlights include Whethan, Elderbrook, Two Feet, Cautious Clay, Surf Mesa, Goth Babe, Bea Miller and Franc Moody.

This year’s festival also features yoga, drum circles and a kid zone with arts, crafts and interactive activities.

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This used to be McDowell Mountain Music Festival

Conceived as a team-building exercise by John Largay of WESPAC Construction, the nonprofit even has raised $3.2 million for charity since launching in 2004, including $1.1 million donated in the last two years alone.