This year, entering its seventh 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.
Rothbury, Michigan is home to Electric Forest and this year for the first time ever the festival has expanded to two weekends – Weekend One: June 22–June 25 ; Weekend Two: June 29–July 2. The initial lineups have been released, but it has just been announced that another 95 additional artists have been added to the lineup.
Among the list of new artists announced today to perform both weekends of Electric Forest 2017 are The Revivalists, Snakehips, Haywyre, EOTO, DJ EZ, StéLOUSE, Tom Misch (DJ Set), and Bluegrass Generals featuring Chris Pandolfi, Andy Hall, Bill Nershi and Keith Moseley. They join The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Dillon Francis, Claude VonStroke, 12th Planet, Jai Wolf, Lettuce, The Floozies, The Infamous Stringdusters, and more legendary artists who will also be performing both the First and Second Weekend of EF2017.
Tycho, Breaking Biscuits, Maya Jane Coles, Kamasi Washington and Andy C join the roster of acts performing exclusively on the First Weekend of EF2017 – which also includes ODESZA, Above & Beyond, My Morning Jacket, Nero (Live), Pendulum (DJ Set), TroyBoi, Viceroy, and AC Slater, among others.
Conspirator, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Break Science, Delta Heavy, Dr. Fresch, Oddisee & Good Company, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, River Tiber, and Kalya Scintilla & Eve Olution are also among artists announced today performing exclusively on the Second Weekend of EF2017. They will join Flume, DJ Snake, RL Grime, Thievery Corporation, Cashmere Cat, Sub Focus, GTA, Alison Wonderland, Mick Jenkins and more.
GA Tickets for the First Weekend of EF2017 are SOLD OUT, buy VIP passes are still available. Both GA and VIP options are still available for the Second Weekend. Tickets for Electric Forest 2017 are on sale now at www.electricforestfestival.com/tickets.
~Michelle for EDMNYC