Kygo at Electric Forest 2014
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Music Festivals 2018: Electric Forest Lineup Announced
Like the festival's performers themselves, Electric Forest has earned a reputation for high-energy sounds and musical experiments of many kinds.
The top-line bands playing in both 4-day periods are Bassnectar, Griz Live Band, Rüfüs Du Sol, the String Cheese Incident, and Zhu. Second-line artists playing both are Bonobo (Live), Chromeo, Cut Copy, Gryffin, Louis The Child, Malaa, Marian Hill, the Glitch Mob, and Xavier Rudd.
The first weekend begins June 21 and continues through June 24 with Galantis, Green Velvet, Jauz, Keys N Krates, Lil Dicky, and Washed Out performing the first weekend only.
The second weekend begins June 28 and continues through July 1, exclusively with Datsik, Get Real, Marshmello, Rezz, Superduperkyle, and Testpilot (an alias of Deadmau5).
While the many recipients of GRAMMY nominations on the program is a tip to high quality, the invitingly diverse names on the bill provide the real #EF2018 edge. Surely many more will wish to attend than can, but that feeling will become all too familiar as more 2018 music festival lineups are announced.