Shambhala announces initial 2018 lineup: Claude Von Stroke, Destructo, Feed Me, Gramatik, Christian Martin, Mr. Carmack, Opiuo, & more

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After celebrating a historic two decades last year, Shambhala Music Festival returns to the pristine Salmo River Ranch in British Columbia, Canada, on August 10–13, 2018. Organizers of the transformational event have already dangled some tantalizing teasers in REZZThe Glitch Mob, Kyle Watson, and DJ QBert. Today, the festival announces the first phase for its 21st annual edition. 

This year’s roster will boast the first-ever Canadian debut of UK hip-hop legend Dizzee Rascal!, Dirtybird founder Claude VonStroke and his hip-hop leaning project Barclay Crenshaw, legendary UK dubstep aficionado Feed Me, renowned bass renegade DESTRUCTO, crossover hip-hop/electronic producer Mr. Carmack, mysteriously masked Malaa, world-class producer Gramatik, British creator of the “purple sound” sub-genre Joker, French world-music producer Fakear, UK drum & bass duo Camo & Krooked, melodic dubstep duo Adventure Club, the electrifying 2¢ project from DJ CRAZE and Four Color Zack, Mad Decent’s Boombox Cartel, electro house trio Black Tiger Sex Machine, Montreal bass music phenomenon Snails, Grammy winning live duo Brasstracks, and the glitched out Australian act OPIUO, plus many more.

Arriving as the most intriguing act of the weekend, arguably so, is 29 Palms, a collaborative side-project between Ooah and Boreta of The Glitch Mob.

Shambhala’s full line-up will arrive April 9th. Tickets and travel packages are almost sold out, grab yours here

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Shambhala Music Festival announces The Glitch Mob and REZZ will headline 21st-annual installment

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Shambhala Music Festival has announced The Glitch Mob and REZZ will headline its twenty-first installment.  Both artists will bring their beloved idiosyncrasies to the immaculate Salmo River Ranch British Columbia, as the festival takes place August 10–13, and allude to the fervent lineup set to unfold.

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This year, the festival is also set to launch the “Ultimate Shambhala Music Festival Experience Contest,” which offers attendees a chance to win flights, accommodations, tickets, merchandise, food vouchers, a stay at the Savoy Hotel in Nelson, and more to the festival.

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More information and tickets are available here.

Photo Credit: James Coletta

Excision announces release date for annual Shambhala mix

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Excision‘s seismic Shambhala mix has become a highly anticipated annual hour-long bass music enterprise to watch out for. Now, two months overdue on its release, the dubstep producer has just announced via his Twitter that the mix is undergoing its finishing touches. Excision has had a wildly successful year, having just wrapped his inaugural Lost Lands festival in the Midwest, in addition to announcing his new Paradox 2018 tour.

Prepare for a brand new edition of Excision’s heavy Shambhala Mix, out Nov. 21.

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There’s a slim chance that Shambhala programming will proceed

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The sun might not set on Shambhala just yet.

Located on the Salmo River Ranch, the festival closed early yesterday afternoon amid reports of a nearby spreading wildfire. Although Shambhala was clear in its statement that the fire posed no immediate threat to ticket holders, festival organizers recognized that the festival’s cancellation would be in everyone’s best interest from a health and safety standpoint. Much like Saturday, the third day of the festival has been cancelled, shutting down more than eighty scheduled performances.

While prospects remain bleak for a Shambhala restart, on social media, festival organizers are hopeful that some of the weekend’s programming could resume due to a predicted rainy forecast for the day. The festival, however, is officially over unless further notice is given by festival organizers. The chance that the festival will reopen is slight, but nonetheless, possible.

 

Via: Run The Trap

 

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BREAKING: Shambhala issues pre-evacuation alert as nearby wildfire continues to grow

Shambhala to officially shut down early amid surrounding wildfires [BREAKING]

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Earlier today, August 12, Shambhala organizers issued a pre-evacuation alert for the festival. The surrounding McCormick Creek wildfire has been spreading rapidly, jumping the Salmo river to inch close to festival grounds while adding toxicity to the air.

Risk of endangerment has ultimately led the iconic festival to proceed with an “early closure,” per a PSA on its social media pages and websites that was erected initially at 3pm PST. According to Shambhala’s statement, Saturday evening will continue as planned, but the closure will begin afterward. They also requested guests to begin packing up their campsites accordingly to prepare for a smooth exit.

Sunday’s programming is completely cancelled, though guests don’t necessarily have to be out that morning — they simply have to be prepared to leave in the worst case scenario. Shambhala clarified later on in the comments of their Facebook announcement that “This is not an evacuation, it’s an early closure. We begin egress as we normally would Monday tomorrow morning.”

 

 

This post will be updated as the story develops.

 

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BREAKING: Shambhala issues “pre-evacuation alert” as nearby wildfire continues to grow

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An evacuation alert has been issued at Shambhala Music Festival, today August 12, due to rising concern of the McCormick Creek wildfire and its jumping of the Salmo River.

While this evacuation order area does NOT yet currently include Shambhala Music Festival and mandate for its attendees to leave the premises, the McCormick Creek Fire Evacuation Alert area has been expanded to include the Salmo River Ranch as advised by BC Wildfire.

At this time the evacuation alert is merely a notification of risk in the area and not yet an order. Attendees should be aware of the rising concern, remain in communication, and stay informed as an evacuation order from the area may follow an alert, although often times an area may remain on alert for an extended period of time.

Updates are set to follow on Shambhala’s blog here, but until then the festival wishes for its attendees to “be safe, stay positive and dance to bring the rain!”

H/T: Penticton Western News

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