When you’re debating whether or not to attend a festival, the first thing you look at is, of course, the line-up. Nowadays tons of festivals have pretty decent lineups, and with the explosion of EDM, there is a good chance artists you want to see will be coming to a city near you soon enough. Electric Forest sets itself apart and goes above and beyond having a stellar lineup and fantastic production. They have curated 10 events and programs that are exclusive and unique to the festival. These events bring together artists and performers to create unique musical experiences and even more musical depth and diversity for their attendees. Check out all the cool events Electric Forest has in store for us!
Bassrush returns to Electric Forest’s Tripolee Stage for the fourth year in a row to showcase a variety of bass music styles and artists. Since the ’90s, BASSRUSH has evolved from its strictly drum & bass roots to include dubstep and other bass-oriented genres. The goal of BASSRUSH is to provide a platform to showcase bass music the way it should be experienced: with massive sound and full-scale production.
In addition to featuring select artists Claude VonStroke has taken under his wing, BIRDHOUSE stages boast contemporaries, friends and no shortage of surprise visitors. The events highlight VonStroke’s singular, specific vision for the brand; he works meticulously to bring his favorite music to fans in the exact way he envisions them listening to it, down to the very last feathered detail.
Every great artistic movement has been built around the inner ‘crew’—a tight-knit group of fellow creatives. Floating on a wave of unending passion and creative energy, Crew Love is a collaborative concept from Wolf + Lamb, Soul Clap Records, and Double Standard, three record labels known for their devotion to music that challenges the mind, moves the heart, and sways the hips.
Foreign Family Collective
ODESZA’s Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight personally curate their Foreign Family Collective project. Always focusing on artistic originality and genuine expression rather than adhering to any one genre, Foreign Family Collective takes over Electric Forest’s Sherwood Court on Friday of the First Weekend.
Australia-based music family Future Classic is known for throwing parties and for highly endorsing dancing. Having made their Electric Forest debut in 2015, this year Future Classic brings their groundbreaking sounds from around the world to EF’s Jubilee.
Electric Forest’s Her Forest takes over The Observatory! This very special Curated Event is a celebration of all the feminine offers to art. In addition to Lynx and The Servants of Song, the Her Forest Curated Event will feature Her Forest Curated Event Contest Winners of diverse talents – dancers, musicians, DJs, etcetera! Look for a special appearance from Monarch Rachel at this Curated Event. For more info on Her-Forest check out the article below.
Hi-Lo Presents Heldeep
Dutch talent Oliver Heldens bring his side project, HI-LO, and a handful of underground House and bass driven artists under his Heldeep Records moniker for one epic evening on Electric Forest’s Tripolee.
Popular Los Angeles event series and record label Night Bass showcase groundbreaking artists at EF’s Forest Stage. Chief bass twister since the mid zeroes, hyperactive genre-melting DJ and event promoter AC Slater is the main man behind Night Bass.
No Xcuses, the radio brand of Italian native artist, producer, DJ and multi talent EDX, makes its Electric Forest Curated Event debut on the Forest Stage during the last night of the Second Weekend.
Electronic music tastemaker, DJ hero and all-around cultural force A-Trak curates Turntablists showcasing the best of #realdjing. Catch Turntablists EF debut on the Forest Stage.
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