Electric Forest ‘Biggest’ 10th Anniversary Festival Sells Out, Announces Lineup

Before there was Electric Forest, there was the Rothbury Festival — a ritzy undertaking that drew in excess of 30,000 music fans to the Double JJ Resort in 2008 for four days of skipping in the Michigan woods and knolls.


Bassnectar, Lotus, The Disco Biscuits, Keller Williams, EOTO, Diplo and individuals from the String Cheese Incident were all piece of that debut festivity — which strikingly enough, additionally included any semblance of Snoop Dogg, 311, Primus, Dave Matthews Band, The Black Keys, Gov’t Mule, John Mayer, Trey Anastasio and Widespread Panic.

The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Lotus, EOTO and Keller Williams would likewise be a piece of the lineup for the main Electric Forest in 2011, alongside acts, for example, Big Gigantic and twelfth Planet.


In this way, for the tenth commemoration of Electric Forest in 2020, coordinators are going “back to the future”: A pack of craftsmen highlighted in the first Rothbury and Electric Forest celebrations will likewise show up at one year from now’s abundantly hummed about occasion occurring June 25-28.

The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Diplo, Keller Williams, Lotus, Disco Biscuits, twelfth Planet and EOTO will be joined by any semblance of Flume, Major Lazer, Lotus the Child, The Glitch Mob, Lindsey Stirling, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Big Boi, Big Wild, The Black Madonna and handfuls more.

Michigan-put together specialists with respect to the underlying bill of the electronic music-inclining celebration incorporate non mainstream pop/rock’s Michigander (fronted by Kalamazoo’s Jason Singer), Grand Rapids DJ/maker SuperDre and Detroit tech house act Golf Clap.

“Decade One will highlight numerous extraordinary exhibitions and sets, incorporating Turkuaz with Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew of Talking Heads who will perform ‘Stay in Light’ to pay tribute to the collection turning 40,” coordinators declared in a public statement.

It didn’t take long for Electric Forest aficionados to grasp the lineup: Tickets sold out on Dec. 6, the main day they got accessible to the overall population after development deals to “Woodland Family” individuals. There is, be that as it may, an official “wristband trade” administration for those wishing to sell their tickets or buy them from ticket holders who choose not to visit. Data is accessible online at electricforestfestival.com or tickets4festivals.com.

In excess of 40,000 celebration goers are relied upon to run to the rambling site next June.

Celebration coordinators — who have touted the 2020 occasion as “the greatest Forest festival to date” — recently declared that they have another concurrence with the town of Roth cover to organize the celebration there for an additional 10 years. The celebration in 2020 will likewise offer single direction and full circle transports to Rothbury from Chicago, Detroit, Grand Rapids and Muskegon County Airport.