Electric Forest Announces 2013 Artist Line Up

Honest Tune Electric Forest Festival Rothbury July 2012Electric Forest has announced its intial 2013 artist lineup. Returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan on June 27- June 30, live music pioneers The String Cheese Incident (3 performances), Pretty Lights, Passion Pit, Empire of the Sun, Knife Party and Dispatch will top the bill at Electric Forest 2013. Also on the bill are Benny Benassi, Yeasayer, A-Trak, Grimes, Railroad Earth, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, FEMI KUTI & The Positive Force, Madeon, Headhunterz, Baauer, Danny Brown, Greensky Bluegrass and many more. The complete list of just announced performers is included below.

 
Electric Forest Weekend Tickets and GOOD LIFE VIP Packages are available now at www.electricforestfestival.com (Loyalty Tickets, Early Bird Tickets, and Electric Entry Ticket price-levels are SOLD OUT).

Also in 2013, Electric Forest’s unrivaled GOOD LIFE VIP experience promises even more stellar 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 – The GOOD LIFE has something for all budgets and tastes. The festival’s exclusive site – hailed as “THE best place to hold a music festival” (Magnetic Magazine) – offers trails, forests, fields, lakes and beachfronts, and even on-site bars and eateries. In addition, Electric Forest patrons can take advantage of the resort’s many amenities including a 60,000 square foot indoor water park, an 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pools, horseback riding, and more.

Visit www.electricforestfestival.com for GOOD LIFE options and details.
Electric Forest returns in 2013 with new and expanded philanthropic efforts. The festival’s annual Food Drive, hosted each year in partnership with not-for-profit organization Conscious Alliance, was renamed the Roy Price Memorial Food Drive in 2012 to honor cherished Electric Forest neighbor and huge Food Drive supporter, the late Mr. Roy Price. Each year Electric Forest patrons are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items, and are thanked with an exclusive Electric Forest Food Drive poster. To date, Electric Forest has collected and distributed over 17,200 lbs. of food to local communities in need.

 
Also returning is the Electric Forest Music In Schools Program, where EF partners with local public schools Shelby High School and Montague High School and Middle School to help support music education. In addition to donating much-needed funds (in 2012 the Music In Schools Program donated $10,000.00), each year young musicians from these schools are invited to perform at the festival, providing them with a very exciting opportunity to be part of the show.
For ongoing updates:
www.electricforestfestival.com

Electric Forest’s list of confirmed 2013 performers is as follows:
The String Cheese Incident
Pretty Lights
Passion Pit
Empire of the Sun
Knife Party
Dispatch
Lotus
Benny Benassi
Yeasayer
Beats Antique
Madeon
A-Trak
Tommy Trash
Grimes
Holy Ghost!
NERVO
EOTO
Railroad Earth
Headhunterz
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Kill the Noise
Emancipator
FEMI KUTI & The Positive Force
Baauer
Noisia
Michal Menert
RL Grime
SuckerPunch ft. Marc and Aron of the Disco Biscuits, Jamie Shields of the New Deal, and Mike Greenfield of Lotus
Danny Brown
Greensky Bluegrass
3LAU
Digital Tape Machine ft. Joel Cummins & Kris Myers of Umphrey’s McGee
The Werks
Treasure Fingers
Boombox
Future Rock
Craze
Le Castle Vania
OLIVER
Jeff Austin & Friends
Ana Sia
Pigs on the Wing ft. Murphy of STS9
Reptar
Nick Catchdubs
The Pimps of Joytime
Clockwork
Ryan Hemsworth
Just Blaze
Doldrums
Nahko and Medicine For The People
Robert DeLong
Up Until Now
Helicopter Showdown
Moon Hooch
LowRIDERz
Milkman
Samo Sound Boy
Twiddle
Tumbleweed Wanderers
The Stepkids
Manic Focus
Party Supplies
Cosby Sweater ft. Joel Cummins of Umphrey’s McGee
Christian Rich
Motion Potion
Bestfriends
Munson Meeks

With more to be announced…
Tickets on sale now at www.electricforestfestival.com and at 1-888- 512-SHOW (Open Mon-Sat 9am-9pm CST).
Electric Forest is produced by Madison House Presents and Insomniac.

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