AFE’s Global Summer Music Festival is coming soon!

ROCK – R&B – COUNTRY – POP – METAL – IT’S ALL LIVE AT HEAT WAVE 2022

The countdown is on for the first Heat Wave 2022 performance – DAYA on 7 June.
Get early access to the shows, and the backstage scoop on all the performers, right here.

 

Heat WAve 2022

Plan for the big events.

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HEAT WAVE 2021: LET’S GO AGAIN

You’ve still got a chance to catch all the Heat Wave 2021 performances – right here. From the raucous to the romantic, all the melodious musical moments are yours until the summer ends.

Rodney Atkins & Friends

Brian McKnight

Grand Ole Opry Salutes America’s Heroes: Episode 1

Grand Ole Opry Salutes America’s Heroes: Episode 2

Take the tunes with you

The hottest summer songs are on the AFE Heat Wave Spotify playlist. And it goes wherever you go. Keep jammin’ with the good vibes of Heat Wave, AFE and Spotify. Just hit PLAY.

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WADE INTO THE MUSIC

Immerse yourself in the music you love, and check out a few artists you never heard of. Be a fan of live music again when AFE brings top artists and rising stars to a stage near you. Friends and family are always welcome to ride the wave with you. And it’s FREE!

HEAT WAVE 2022 FAQ

HeatWave is back this year at a base near you!

Join us 7 June – 4 July, 2022 for a 4 week-long, global event that will include performances from top American talent available to our service members deployed oversees. Take a look at our list of FAQs for more information.

What is Heat Wave?

Heat Wave is an annual celebration of live music, held in the summer months to help everyone blow off a little steam. Heat Wave gives musical artists of almost every genre an opportunity to give back by touring to perform for military personnel at their “offices” around the world.

How much does a ticket cost?

Like every tour Armed Forces Entertainment presents, Heat Wave shows are FREE.

Where is Heat Wave going in 2022?

The full schedule and lineup of artists is posted here. The talent lineup keeps expanding, so check back often for the latest details.

Can we take pictures at the events?

Of course! And please post them to our social media pages. Make everyone jealous.

Are children allowed?

Certainly! Accompanied minors and other family members are more than welcome to attend and participate in all AFE events including meet-and-greets and concerts.

A LOOK BACK

Check out these photos from  Heat Wave shows of the past four years. All of these artists perform exclusively for you, U.S. military personnel serving overseas.

Guitarist from Stone Temple Pilots perform during an AFE Heat Wave event.
Brian McKnight performs during a virtual AFE Heat Wave event.
Lee Greenwood performs during the Grand Ole Opry set for AFE's Heat Wave
Rodney Atkins during his virtual AFE Heat Wave event.
Two performers from the ban Sweet Siren during an AFE event.
Scotty McCreery performs from home for AFE's first virtual Heat Wave
Country singer Lauren Alaina performs during a Grand Ole Opry set for AFE's Heat Wave
Stone Temple Pilots frontman during AFE Heat Wave show.
Tinashe poses with a military fan
Performers. from the band the Mowglis perform live during AFE Heat Wave
Chris kroeze and his band pose for pictures with Military service men and women.
Danika Portz performs during an AFE Heat Wave tour.
Military kids dance during American Hitman show with AFE
Rodney Atkins performs for AFE's first virtual Heat Wave
Tinashe performs during AFE Heat Wave
Attendees have fun during a Stone Temple Pilot show with AFE
Sick Puppies pose with military personnel during an AFE show
Rapper Kid Ink at AFE performance
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Past Heat Wave Festivals

Check out these posters from Heat Wave shows of the past four years. All of these artists perform exclusively for you, U.S. military personnel serving overseas.

AFE Heat Wave Lineup Poster 2021
AFE HeatWave Poster 2020
AFE HeatWave Poster 2019
AFE HeatWave Poster 2018
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