I am nobody special, I come from a nobody special family in a nobody special kind of town. However, when I spent Independence Day 2011 at Electric Forest Festival, I felt special. Suddenly I was from the String Cheese Incident’s family and I lived in the Sherwood Forest!
The String Cheese Incident
Electric Forest unveils a 2-Day Ticket, a reduced rate ticket that allows access to the show on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3. Also just released, the festival map and full performance schedule for Electric Forest 2011 – including slot times for Main Stage performers The String Cheese Incident (on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3,) Tiësto (on Friday July 1), Bassnectar (on Saturday, July 2), and Keller Williams (on Saturday, July 2), and others.
Much like their live shows, the electronic-improv duo EOTO (Michael Travis and Jason Hann) continue to change and morph over time. From their humble beginnings a few years ago as a basement project to the explosive club juggernaut they have become, the group has redrawn the boundaries of performing live electronic music.
Today Electric Forest is proud to announce the following additions to the 2011 lineup: Conspirator, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, Zach Deputy, Future Rock, Papadosio, Dieselboy, That 1 Guy, Porter Robinson, Keys N Krates, Van Ghost, Lance Herbstrong, Cas Haley, Zedd, Michal Menert, and The Werks. These 15 acts join the already stellar list of acts
Live music pioneers The String Cheese Incident (3 performances) and the trailblazing Dutch DJ Tiësto will top the bill at the inaugural at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Michigan on June 30 through July 3, 2011. Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 5 at noon EST here.
Nearly all music fans have specific concerts in mind that most will argue are among the group's best live performances. Examples include The Grateful Dead from Cornell College in 1977, Phish from Vegas 1996, Widespread Panic's 2000 Athens run, etc. Just l
Strong winds from the west blew across a dirt parking lot… people tuck their heads, pulling their hats tighter to their skulls as they struggle against the wind, walking towards a dusty, rock strewn patch of earth… getting closer, t-shirts and the tarps they are laid out on struggle to stay grounded as their owners try to protect their wares from the dust… Girls in ruffled tutu’s and fishnet stockings are re-thinking their outfit choices in light of the chill the wind brings with it- but dust and wind are commonplace occurrences for these veteran Colorado concert goers… rocks brought along