Rothbury, Mich. – Today, Electric Forest (EF) announced details on its highly anticipated 2017 Curated Event Series. The seventh annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan expands to two distinct weekends in 2017, on June 22–June 25 and June 29–July 2, 2017.
Each year Electric Forest collaborates with fellow musical tastemakers from around the globe to take part in curating the lineup and vibe of a distinct stage each night. Creating unique musical experiences within the festival itself, Electric Forest will join forces with noteworthy partners BASSRUSH, THE BIRDHOUSE, Crew Love, Foreign Family Collective, Future Classic, Her Forest, HI-LO presents Heldeep, No Xcuses, Night Bass and Turntablists, delivering even more musical depth and diversity to Electric Forest’s already stellar lineup. The complete schedule and details for EF’s 2017 Curated Event Series is included below:
The First Weekend of EF2017 is SOLD OUT. GA Weekend Passes and VIP options for the Second Weekend are still available at www.electricforestfestival.com/tickets.
THE BIRDHOUSE Featuring Claude VonStroke, Maya Jane Coles, Walker & Royce, Machinedrum, Jimmy Edgar, Sonny Fodera, Golf Clap (Thursday, June 22 on Tripolee) In addition to featuring select artists Claude VonStroke has taken under his wing, BIRDHOUSE stages boast contemporaries, friends and no shortage of surprise visitors. EF’s BIRHOUSE event at Tripolee will 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.
BASSRUSH Featuring Nero (Live) Andy C, Zomboy, Crizzly, Pendulum DJ Set, Eptic, Liquid Stranger B2B Space Jesus, Trampa, Dimond Saints, Woolymammoth, Fury + MC Dino (Friday, June 23 on Tripolee) 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.
Foreign Family Collective Featuring Tycho, Troyboi, Jai Wolf, Big Wild, Fakear, Chet Porter (Friday, June 23 on Sherwood Court) 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.
Night Bass Featuring AC Slater, Jack Beats, Chris Lake, Redlight, Ardalan, Shift K3Y, Sinden, Bot (Friday, June 23 on Forest Stage) 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.
Her Forest Featuring Lynx & The Servants of Song and Contest Winners To Be Announced (Friday, June 23 on The Observatory) Electric Forest’s Her Forest takes over The Observatory! This very special Curated Event is a celebration of all that the feminine offers to art. In addition to Lynx and The Servants of Song, the Her Forest Curated Event will feature the Her Forest Curated Event Contest winners of diverse talents - dancers, musicians, DJs, and more! Look for a special appearance from EF2017 Monarch Rachel at this Curated Event.
HI-LO presents Heldeep Featuring HI-LO, Shiba San, SNBRN B2B Dr. Fresch, Chris Lake, Wax Motif, Brohug, Afsheen (Thursday, June 29 on Tripolee) 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’sTripolee.
BASSRUSH Featuring Dillon Francis, GTA, Alison Wonderland, Valentino Khan, 12th Planet, Sub Focus, Delta Heavy, FuntCase, SHADES, The Upbeats, ZEKE BEATS, Yheti (Friday, June 30 on Tripolee) 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.
Turntablists Featuring A-Trak, DJ EZ, 12th Planet, Shiba San, EPROM, ZEKE BEATS (Friday, June 30 on Forest Stage) 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.
Future Classic Featuring Bob Moses, Snakehips, Vince Staples, Wave Racer, Roman Flügel, Touch Sensitive, Future Classic DJs (Friday, June 30 on Jubilee) 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.
Crew Love Featuring Soul Clap, Wolf + Lamb, PillowTalk, Nick Monaco, No Regular Play, Crew Love All Stars, Erno (Saturday, July 1 on Forest Stage) 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.
No Xcuses Featuring EDX, Nora En Pure, Watermät, Croatia Squad (Sunday, July 2 on Forest Stage) No Xcuses, the radio brand of Italian native artist, producer, DJ and multi talent EDX, makes its ElectricForest Curated Event debut on the Forest Stage during the last night of the Second Weekend.
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