List’n Up: 5 Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

Looking for some summer plans? Check out 5 Festivals you won’t want to miss this summer!

The Untz Festival

The Untz Festival at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in Mariposa, California is the underground bass-lovers dream. From June 3-4, acts like Liquid Stranger, Space Jesus, Shlump, Sayer, Levitation Jones, Ivy Lab, The Librarian, Toadface, Rudeboynoize, and many many more will throwing down on gargantuan sound systems powered by PK Sound and Funktion One. Combine that with custom stage production, visual effects and aerial performances and you will be in for one wild ride. If you’re feeling a break from the music, they’ve got you covered with various yoga sessions, guided meditations and various other workshops. If you haven’t already, follow the Untz on social media as they’ve been killin the game with amazingly creative posts. Did I mention that tickets prices are insanely reasonable? For more information, check out their site here.

 

What the Festival

Looking for a transformational festival experience in the beautiful Pacific Northwest? What The Festival is your solution. Inspired by many years working with Burning Man, the curators have taken it upon themselves to create a strong visual art inspired electronic music festival on the edge of Mount Hood national forest. Coming up on its fifth year of existence, What The Festival has recruited headliners Zhu, Cut Copy and Gramatik, as well as a plethora of diverse acts ranging from Barclay Crenshaw to the Desert Hearts Crew to Manila Killa to Rezz to Stooki Sound to Whethan. Look forward to many other attributes such as a hookah lounge, spa, cinema, silent disco and much more. So mark June 16th to 19th on your calendar and get your tickets here!  

 

Shambhala

Looking for a summer getaway in the Canadian wilderness? Shambhala Music Festival is a celebration of music, art and life, steeped in one of the most beautiful festival venues in the world. Shambhala takes place from August 11-14 across six uniquely themed stages on the Salmo River Ranch, each with an autonomous stage director curating its own lineup and design. The Shambhala community is extremely profound and fueled by the concept of judgement free Shambhalove. Unfortunately, if you are looking to attend in 2017 tickets sold out in an astounding 15 hours, without any lineup being revealed. Fans trust that Shambhala will continue to deliver exceptional experiences for all who attend. For those of you able to sang one, we wish you nothing but an amazing time.

 

Oregon Eclipse

The Oregon Eclipse festival will be unlike anything you have ever attended before. “Oregon Eclipse 2017 is a week long event beginning August 17 and ending August 23 at 3:33pm. 7 stages of music, multiple areas of workshops, yoga & dance classes, theatrical and circus performance, along with epic large-scale art installations will provide the backdrop to one of the most phenomenal experiences ever to be witnessed; a Total Solar Eclipse.” An eclipse such as this is an extremely rare occurrence and can only be seen from select areas on the planet. To celebrate this event, festival collaborators from 10 different global nations ranging from Brazil to South Africa to Japan will be coming together to celebrate this monumental event. An event like this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so what are you waiting for, get your tickets here.   

 

Lightning in a Bottle

The DoLab has become renowned for its exceptional event experiences, notably Lightning in a Bottle. Marking its first year in 2000, LIB has grown to become a massive event putting extreme attention into both the artistic and music curation. Taking place over memorial day weekend in Bradley, California, LIB will feature acts like Bassnectar, Bonobo, Kaytranada, Richie Hawtin, TroyBoi, Stelouse and many more. Plus, they have launched a large green initiative to reduce to waste and energy usage. If you are looking for new festival gear, check out their marketplace, hosting a large variety of vendors you may not be able to find anywhere else. So rally your squad and look into getting your tickets here!

Written by Hunter Saillen

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