EVENT: Electric Forest 2012 06/28-07/1
As festival season draws nearer, people everywhere are scrambling to figure out which festival will be the best for them this year. A great candidate (which, as an EDM fan, you’ll surely won’t want to miss out on) is the 2012 edition of Electric Forest. Electric Forest is held at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan and is known WIDELY as probably one of the most eye-catching (quite literally) festivals in the US.
This year’s edition of Electric Forest will be held from June 28th to July 1st, and boasts an OUTSTANDING lineup featuring all spectrums of EDM:
The String Cheese Incident – Bassnectar
STS9 – Thievery Corporation
Girl Talk – Santigold – Steve Aoki – Ghostland Observatory – Richie Hawtin
Major Lazer – The Travelin’ McCourys featuring Keller Williams – Dada Life
Big Gigantic – Beats Antique – Datsik – Zeds Dead – 12th Planet – Borgore
Midnite – MiMOSA – EOTO – Das Racist – Reggie Watts
Rob Garza (Of Thievery Corporation) – Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
Paper Diamond – Felix Cartal – Gary Clark Jr. – Papadosio
Balkan Beat Box
Big Freedia and the Divas – NiT GriT – The Infamous Stringdusters – Nickodemus
Chali 2na & the House of Vibe – Alvin Risk – The Soul Rebels – See-I – Glass Candy – Crizzly – Gramatik
Elephant Revival – Thunderball – Minnesota – Nobody Beats The Drum – Congo Sanchez – Fruit Bats
The M Machine – The Coop – Chromatics – Pictureplane – AutoErotique – Nathaniel Rateliff – Adventure Club
GRiZ – Afrolicious – Virtual Boy – The Funk Ark – Franki Chan – Brothers Past – Nadis Warriors – HOTTUB
Zoogma – Cherub – Frank Mitchell Jr. – The Knocks – Paul Basic – Vau de Vire Society
Morning Teleportation – DrFameus – R/D – Robert Rich – Quixotic – Chuck Flask & Keith Kemp – DJ SOLO
Ataxia – The Crane Wives – Secrets – WALA – Human Agency
General Admission tickets are currently $242.50 and include a weekend pass (4 days), and on-siteparking/camping. They’re sure to sell out soon so buy your ticket now! There are an incredibly wide variety of ‘The Good Life’ (aka VIP) packages ranging from $475-$8460 and includes premiuming viewing areas, access to The Good Life Lounge, happy hour, and more. Option 1, The Village, is a classic camping experience close to the venue and include a number of VIP amenities such as Early Arrival (w/ welcome party and live entertainment), air-conditioned bathroom and shower facilities, a shuttle, and more. Option 2, The Back 40, is more of a vacation retreat including access to the Double JJ Ranch water park, daily brunch, pools, hot tubs, and more. Option 3, The Frontier, is a resort experience at the festival including a condo w/ full kitchen, daily brunch, access to Double JJ resort water park, and more. Details for all VIP packages can be found here, and ALL tickets are available here!
We’ll be updating you on all things Electric Forest between now and June so be sure to check back for info on contests, guides, and more!