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Reddit thread purports to reveal Electric Forest 2018 artists

Fans were excited to hear that the 2018 iteration of Rothbury, Michigan-based Electric Forest is remaining a two-weekend long affair. We have seen many festivals, such as Ultra give two weekends a try, only to return to one. The first weekend is set to take place on June 21-24 with the second weekend occurring on June 28–July […]

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Electric Forest shares dates for its 2018 edition, announces new ‘Wish Machine’

Electric Forest has unveiled shiny new dates for its eighth annual edition. Slated to again unfold over the course of two consecutive weekends, the festival’s first weekend will be held on June 21-24, with its second weekend set to place on June 28-July 1. Electric Forest will return, as always, to The Double JJ Ranch in […]

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Bassnectar & Electric Forest partner with TWLOHA to premiere video for National Suicide Prevention week

In a recent interview with Westword, Lorin Ashton revealed that he had previously worked for a national suicide prevention hotline. That’s why, when he wasn’t busy headlining this year’s 2016 gathering, the Electric Forest resident teamed up with nonprofit partner To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) to release a gripping, emotional video project.“Your story is important.”That’s the key message […]

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Justice, Cashmere Cat, Gorillaz among nominees for 2017 Electronic Music Awards

The Electronic Music Awards are coming to Los Angeles on Sept. 21 for their inaugural awards show. Dubbed he EMAs, the co-produced event by Paul Oakenfold and Hunt & Crest has just released its 2017 nominations.Winners will be chosen across 11 award categories, including “Record of the Year,” “Remix of the Year,” “Festival of the Year,” “Club of the […]

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5 reasons why Electric Forest should be on your festival bucket list

Electric Forest has cemented its name as one of the more unique festival offerings within North America. Set inside the beautiful outdoor setting of Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan, the event offers 4-days of top notch electronic music curation alongside a plethora of live and jam band acts. In such a crowded events space, standing out among […]

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5 reasons why Electric Forest should be on your festival bucket list

Electric Forest has cemented its name as one of the more unique festival offerings within North America. Set inside the beautiful outdoor setting of Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan, the event offers 4-days of top notch electronic music curation alongside a plethora of live and jam band acts. In such a crowded events space, standing out among […]

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Watch Bassnectar’s Electric Forest set in full

Bassnectar’s 2017 has been an extremely consistent one. Not only did the mercurial producer drop an extremely competent remix of Noisia’s ‘Get Deaded,’ as a part of the Outer Edges remix EP, but he also released a bold new EP of his own, titled Reflective.Continuing in his recent stylistic vein, Lorin Ashton recently delivered a […]

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Flume debuts heavy unreleased track at Electric Forest [Video]

In May, Flume concluded the extended run of his Skin companion releases with his Kučka collaboration, “Hyperreal.” Since then, Harley Streten has kept one foot in the limelight through his behind-the-scenes involvement in major projects, featuring on Lorde’s “The Louvre” and contributing to Vince Staples’ “Yeah Right” alongside Kendrick Lamar, SOPHIE, and, once again, Kučka.It now appears that the […]

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Electric Forest attendee grills full steak dinner during Bassnectar set

Electric Forest can get a little weird.Bassnectar sets can get a little weird.Combine the two, and what do you have?A ‘nectar fan grilling a full steak dinner during Lorin’s set. Thanks to a Facebook group called Colorado Big Game Trophy Wook Hunters, the image of fan grilling during the first weekend of Electric Forest is preserved […]

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Guy With McLovin Totem Ends Up Standing Next To The Real McLovin At Electric Forest [Video]

Music festivals are meant for magical moments like this. Although the Superbad may be a decade old now (wow…), McLovin still has meme authority these days, as you can see from the totem-wielding guy at Electric Forest. But things are taken to the next level when the real McLovin – aka Chris Mintz-Plasse – comes […]

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Man Robbed At Gunpoint For Electric Forest Tickets In Failed Craigslist Exchange

And this kids, is why you don’t use Craigslist to acquire tickets to… well anything. A Grand Rapids, MI man was robbed at gunpoint of his Electric Forest music festival tickets after meeting another man for the exchange. Police responded to the armed robbery call Thursday, June 29th and interviewed the victim on his intent […]

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Electric Forest releases statement on “severed finger” photo

“Not everything on the internet is real.”“Not everything on the internet is real.”Repeat until it sinks in. Following the first weekend of Electric Forest, a mysterious photo made its way around Reddit and various social networks of a seemingly severed finger on the ground. The photo, clearly pulled from Snapchat, featured a ridiculously realistic-looking finger, […]

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Electric Forest releases statement on “severed finger” photo

“Not everything on the internet is real.”“Not everything on the internet is real.”Repeat until it sinks in. Following the first weekend of Electric Forest, a mysterious photo made its way around Reddit and various social networks of a seemingly severed finger on the ground. The photo, clearly pulled from Snapchat, featured a ridiculously realistic-looking finger, […]

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Electric Forest releases statement on “severed finger” photo

“Not everything on the internet is real.”“Not everything on the internet is real.”Repeat until it sinks in. Following the first weekend of Electric Forest, a mysterious photo made its way around Reddit and various social networks of a seemingly severed finger on the ground. The photo, clearly pulled from Snapchat, featured a ridiculously realistic-looking finger, […]

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Electric Forest releases statement on “severed finger” photo

“Not everything on the internet is real.”“Not everything on the internet is real.”Repeat until it sinks in. Following the first weekend of Electric Forest, a mysterious photo made its way around Reddit and various social networks of a seemingly severed finger on the ground. The photo, clearly pulled from Snapchat, featured a ridiculously realistic-looking finger, […]

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Electric Forest releases statement on “severed finger” photo

“Not everything on the internet is real.”“Not everything on the internet is real.”Repeat until it sinks in. Following the first weekend of Electric Forest, a mysterious photo made its way around Reddit and various social networks of a seemingly severed finger on the ground. The photo, clearly pulled from Snapchat, featured a ridiculously realistic-looking finger, […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top 5 Most Anticipated Sets of Electric Forest

1Dancing Astronaut's Top 5 Most Anticipated Sets of Electric ForestElectric Forest is currently gearing up for their most ambitious edition to date. For the first-time ever, Madison House and Insomniac’s joint Michigan festival will be held for two consecutive weekends.Ahead of the double-weekend affair, we’ve selected our top 5 most anticipated sets. Rather than select the […]

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Live Nation increases security measures in wake of Manchester bombing

In wake of the bombing in Manchester last weekend at an Ariana Grande concert, Live Nation has increased its security measures in hopes of preventing future catastrophes.A notice issued to venues reads as follows:“Due to enhanced security procedures, no bags or backpacks will be permitted into the venue except for small personal bags or purses (12″x12″x6″ max) […]

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Live Nation offers access to over 90 festivals with exclusive ‘Festival Passport’

Using a lottery approach to their latest project, Live Nation Entertainment has just announced a never-before seen “Festival Passport” – giving access to over 90 music festivals around the world throughout the rest of 2017. Including massive events like EDC Las Vegas, Creamfields, and Electric Forest, Live Nation will release one thousand exclusive passes May […]

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