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This Week In Festival News (Mar 14-18)

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North Coast Music Festival Phase Two Lineup

This Labor Day Weekend, North Coast Music Festival returns to Chi-town for another spectacular showcase at the SeatGeek Stadium Campus. The popular electronic music festival unveiled its stacked phase two world-class lineup for its upcoming 11th annual edition. 

They’ve upped the ante from their jaw-dropping initial lineup reveal. Phase two presents headliners Subtronics, Madeon, and Two Friends, who will be joining names like Armin van Buuren, Porter Robinson, Illenium, Tchami X Malaa No Redemption, and more as festival main stage acts. Other newly added names include Boogie T, Eli & Fur, Luttrell, Soalrdo, Yotto, Dirt Monkey b2b SubDocta, and Wooli, to name a few.

After a successful debut run at the recently renovated SeatGeek Stadium Campus last year, this year’s North Coast Music Festival is one you won’t want to miss. Prepare for even more music, expansive art installations, interactive experiences, and more all weekend long.

Tickets to North Coast Music Festival are available now 

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Forbidden Kingdom Phase Two Lineup

Florida’s most highly talked about bass-fueled festival is scheduled to take over the Orlando Amphitheater at the Central Florida Fairgrounds from May 6-7 for another weekend full of wubs and dubs. Forbidden Kingdom always presents the hottest commodities in bass music.

Phase one featured dubstep and bass favorites Excision, Rusko, G Jones, FuntCase, Subtronics, Riot Ten, Barely Alive, DEATHPACT, and more. 

Now, notable performers such as GRiZ, REZZ, LSDream, Eliminate, and others will be joining in on all of the hard-hitting medieval festival’s glory. Oh, and did we mention that rare Herobust b2b Doctor P and G Jones b2b Eprom sets are also going down? With a few more surprise names yet to be announced, keep a lookout for further announcements from Forbidden Kingdom throughout the next few weeks!

Tickets to Forbidden Kingdom Fest are available now. 

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Life Is Beautiful Lineup

Life Is Beautiful has finally announced its star-studded lineup for 2022 Las Vegas from Sep 16-18. The diverse, genre-bending festival will once again turn Sin City into an immersive live music wonderland for three full days and nights. 

This year’s Life Is Beautiful includes some of the most notable names in the music industry. Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris, Gorillaz, Lorde, Jack Harlow, Kygo, Migos, Cage The Elephant, and Beach House will be headlining the spectacular weekender. 

Additional artists worth noting include Dermot Kennedy, Jungle, Alison Wonderland, Oliver Tree, Big Boi, Charli XCX, Shaggy, Said the Sky, R3HAB, Gryffin, Sylvan Esso, Marc Rebillet, Isaiah Rashad, Rico Nasty, Big Wild, Alessia Cara, SG Lewis, Dabin, Bob Moses, Sonny Fodera, Jax Jones, Elderbrook, Neil Frances, Kyle Watson, Phantoms, Cassian, Jerro, Walker & Royce, and many more. 

No matter your taste in music, Life Is Beautiful has it all. As one of the most renowned mixed music festivals in the nation, it’s worth taking a trip to Vegas to experience its one-of-a-kind production. 

Tickets to Life Is Beautiful are available now. 

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ARC Music Festival Lineup

For a festival that just launched last year, ARC has already flourished into one of the nation’s most highly-acclaimed house and techno festivals. Set to take place this Labor Day Weekend at Union Park in Chicago, the festival will once again pay homage to the birthplace of house music with its unparalleled production and lineup. This time, ARC returns to the house-loving city for an extended three-day soiree and has just announced its stunning artist roster. 

In 2022 ARC is bringing out Carl Cox, Adam Beyer b2b Cirez D, Charlotte de Witte, Honey Dijon, Fatboy Slim, Ricardo Villalobos, Carl Craig, Joseph Capriati, Richie Hawtin, ANNA, Gorgon City, Lane 8, Vintage Culture, Chris Lake, Sama’ Abdulhadi, Nora En Pure, Claptone, Giolì & Assia, Get Real, DJ Lady D, Eats Everything, Ron Carroll, Mike Dunn, Boris Brejcha, Ben Böhmer, Gene Farris, and more to be announced. 

Internationally recognized Spanish electronic fiesta imprint Elrow will also make its grand return to ARC, bringing its extravagant flair to the fun-filled festival experience. 

Tickets to ARC Music Festival are available now. 

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Elements Music & Art Festival Lineup & Dates

Elements Music and Arts FestivalElements Music and Arts Festival

Elements Music & Arts Festival has announced a new date and the first round of artists for its forthcoming 2022 installment later this summer. While Elements has been recognized as the ideal way to spend your long Memorial Day weekend, 2022 brings a fresh approach. The festival is moving to a picturesque new location in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, near the Pocono Racetrack from Aug 19-22. 

Fisher, Kaskade (Redux), Zeds Dead, Sofi Tukker, Duke Dumont, and Claptone are topping out the bill. Also performing are The Knocks, J Worra, Liquid Stranger, Big Gigantic, STS9, Troyboi, Seth Troxler, Nicole Moudaber, Claude Vonstroke, Shermanology, Gene Ferris, Black V Neck, The Golden Pony, and a ton of other noteworthy acts. 

The camping festival will also welcome back the fire, earth, air, and water stages named after the elements and its health & wellness programming schedule, including yoga, aromatherapy, sound baths, massages, comedy shows, workshops, and more. 

Tickets to Elements Music & Art Festival are available now

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Desert Hearts Festival Lineup

Desert Hearts FestivalDesert Hearts Festival

After an unforeseen two-year hiatus, Desert Hearts Festival will be back in full force this upcoming spring at a brand new locale. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the one-of-a-kind house and techno festival. From April 28-May 2, festival-goers will get the opportunity to celebrate a decade of house, techno, love, and unity alongside like-minded dance music lovers at its new Lake Perris home just two hours from both LA and San Diego. 

This year’s lineup welcomes Desert Hearts label bosses Mikey Lions and Lee Reynolds, Alan Nieves, Atish, Carl Craig, DJ Harvey, Kevin Knapp, Latmun, Lubelski, Marbs, Rinzen, Shaded, Tara Brooks, Township Rebellion, and more. 

Of course, some special sunrise and sunset sets and impromptu Desert Hearts crew back-to-back performances are also on the schedule. Symbolizing new beginnings and the DH crew’s positive, forward-looking mentality, this year’s anniversary of Desert Hearts Festival is bound to be legendary.

Tickets to Desert Hearts Festival are available now 

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