|By Marketwired .||
|February 14, 2014 02:19 PM EST||
ROTHBURY, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/14 -- Today, Electric Forest released its initial artist lineup for the festival's eagerly awaited return to the legendary Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Mich. on June 26-29, 2014. The groundbreaking music and camping festival will give fans the chance to experience a diverse lineup of music while being surrounded by the beauty and magic of Sherwood Forest and its many colorful surprises.
Electric Forest 2014 welcomes back The String Cheese Incident for three performances, including a special collaboration with Ms. Lauryn Hill dubbed The Ms. Lauryn Hill Incident. The Tripolee stage hosts curated events by Bassrush and Deep in the Forest, and The Silent Disco returns to Sherwood Forest. Steve Angello, STS9 (2 Shows), Zedd, Cut Copy, Flying Lotus, Zeds Dead, Matt & Kim, The Glitch Mob, Booka Shade Live, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, EOTO, Art Department, and Aloe Blacc will perform.
Also on the bill are Paper Diamond, RAC, Emancipator Ensemble, 12th Planet, GTA, Justin Martin, Dusky, Nahko and Medicine For The People, Cashmere Cat, Dirtyphonics, Lee Burridge, Seven Lions, Bro Safari, Xavier Rudd, and others. The complete list of artists announced is included below, with many more still to be revealed.
Entering its fourth year, Electric Forest is known for bringing together a passionate group of fans whose shared community spirit makes the festival a truly unique experience. The festival incorporates the natural beauty of the venue into carefully crafted art pieces and creatively themed environments, while colorful interactive characters and storylines blend with eclectic performing artists and musicians.
Current 2014 Electric Forest Artist Lineup (in alphabetical order):
Booka Shade Live
Catz n Dogz
Fury + MC Dino
I Am Legion
Matt & Kim
Ms. Lauryn Hill
Nahko and Medicine For The People
Roadkill Ghost Choir
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Soul Visions (members of Rising Appalachia & The Human Experience)
Stephen "Ragga" Marley feat. Ghetto Youths Crew
T. Hardy Morris
The Glitch Mob
The String Cheese Incident
Until The Ribbon Breaks
With many more artists still to be announced.
Weekend passes are available for purchase at $264.50 before service fees. Tickets are on sale now at www.electricforestfestival.com.
About Electric Forest
Each summer, just as anticipation for Electric Forest reaches fever pitch, tens of thousands of fans - traveling from all parts of the country, and the world, gather at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan for the music & camping adventure of a lifetime.
Known for its astonishing and unparalleled integration of music, art and community, Electric Forest delivers "The ultimate festival experience." From the carefully curated musical lineup, to the jaw-dropping Sherwood Forest, to the festival's unprecedented participatory spirit, to the site's incomparable features and amenities -- Electric Forest creates a vibe so thick with "camaraderie and freedom...it must be experienced to be appreciated."
Electric Forest's GOOD LIFE VIP experience offers unrivaled amenities and perks -- from camping and RV spots, to log cabins and homes, to resort hotel-style suites -- all located directly on the festival grounds. In addition, patrons can take advantage of the property's many amenities including a 60,000 square foot indoor water park, an 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pools, horseback riding, and more. In 2013, Electric Forest debuted its hugely popular celebrity chef run pop-up restaurant, the Woodland Kitchen + Bar.
At the heart of Electric Forest is the beloved Sherwood Forest. By day, fans collect among hundreds of hammocks that drape between the clustered trees. Intricate and earthy artful touches pop from the Forest's myriad of installations and gathering spaces. At night, Sherwood Forest turns electric, showered with state-of-the-art, jaw-dropping light displays, impromptu "secret" parties, other-worldly characters, and surprises around every turn. "With no exaggeration at all, [Sherwood Forest is] the most well produced and artistically inspired area...ever seen at a music festival."
Known for fully embracing the possibilities of an engaged festival community, Electric Forest's Plug In Program deliberately blurs the line between event organizers and attendees. With this truly unique "open source" fan engagement platform, Electric Forest harnesses the creativity and passion of its community members, offering real and tangible ways for fans to participate in and ultimately help shape the Electric Forest experience. This is a big deal, since for Electric Forest - experience trumps all.
Electric Forest is produced by Insomniac and Madison House Presents.
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