Skrillex Sits-In With The String Cheese Incident At Electric Forest

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The String Cheese Incident played their first of three headlining performances at the 2015 Electric Forest festival last night in Rothbury, Michigan. The band brought out EDM producer Skrillex to play guitar during the band’s encore featuring covers of The Doors’ “Break On Through” and “L.A.Woman.”

Just another night in The Forest… worlds collide. Skrillex joins The String Cheese Incident for Night 2.Thank you #ForestFamily!

Posted by Electric Forest on Friday, June 26, 2015


The String Cheese Incident also brought out The Preservation Hall Jazz Band horn section to close out their first set. The horns joined in on the last four songs for the set, “Sugar”, “Hollywood Swingin’,” and “Miss Brown’s Teahouse” > “Uptown Funk.” SCI remained guest-free for set two which included covers of The Allman Brothers Band’s “Jessica” which segued into Talking Heads’ “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody).” Skrillex (aka Sonny Moore) emerged donning an electric guitar as the band began their encore. He proceeded to then lead SCI through The Doors’ “Break On Through” and “L.A. Woman” before returning to “Break On Through.”

Setlist (via Friends of Cheese)

Set One: Cant Wait Another Day, Wheel Hoss, Joyful Sound > Just One Story, Valley Of The Jig, Sugar, Hollywood Swingin’, Miss Brown’s Teahouse > Uptown Funk

Set Two: Best Feeling > Restless Wind, Until The Music’s Over > Let’s Go Outside > Piece Of Mine, Looking Glass > Jessica > This Must Be The Place > Beautiful

Encore: **Break On Through > **L.A.Woman > **Break On Through

* with Preservation Hall Jazz Band Horns
 ** with Skrillex


SCI plays again tonight at Electric Forest, read our feature on the band’s favorite memories of EF here. Below watch a video of Skrillex discussing jam bands as well as his plea for the interviewer to meet Phish.