Electric Forest 2017 is slated to take place on consecutive weekends at Double JJi Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan. Organizers have revealed 95 new acts performing at the annual music festival being held on June 22 – 25 and June 29 – July 2.
Among those added to both weekend’s lineups were The Revivalists, Snakehips, Haywyre, EOTO, DJ EZ, SteLouse, Tom Misch (DJ Set) and Bluegrass Generals featuring Chris Pandolfi, Andy Hall, Bill Nershi and Keith Moseley. Additionally confirmed First Weekend performers include Tycho, Breaking Biscuits, Maya Jane Coles, Andy C, Crizzly and Kamasi Washington. Second Weekend newly added acts include Conspirator, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Break Science, Delta Heavy, Dr. Fresch, Oddisee & Good Company, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and River Tiber.
Organizers set out to offer two unique lineups in 2017 with The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Odesza, My Morning Jacket, Dillon Francis and Above & Beyond previously confirmed to headline the first weekend, while SCI, Bassnectar, Flume and DJ Snake were previously named as headliners for the second weekend. Some of the many acts performing at both weekends of Electric Forest 2017 are Big Gigantic, Lotus, Claude VonStroke, Bob Moses, A-Trak, Brazilian Girls, Con Brio, Lettuce, Papadosio, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Spafford, TAUK, The Floozies, The Infamous Stringdusters and The Motet.
General Admission tickets for the First Weekend have sold out but tickets remain for the Second Weekend. Head here for more information and to purchase tickets.
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