BREAKING: Severe weather causes Electric Forest shutdown

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Storms have descended on Rothbury, Michigan and Double JJ Ranch, where weekend 2 of Insomniac’s Electric Forest is currently underway.  A DA staff member on the ground states, “it’s dumping [rain] and lightning is hitting right outside the sight.”

We’re getting word via social media that as a result, the festival has been shut down indefinitely due to safety concerns from the wind, rain, and other elements pummeling the venue.

REZZ first posted about the festival being shut down, noting that the LED lighting had also been removed from the stage she’d been set to play. Shortly after, Electric Forest posted an official announcement on their Twitter and Facebook about the festival’s closure, asking everyone already on the grounds to please depart the premises and use their cars as shelter.

Rave photographer Rukes later replied to REZZ with a screenshot of the current storms passing through the area, stating the weather advisory predicted things to calm down by around 11 at night.

Stay tuned for more updates on the situation.



Featured image taken from Insomniac publicity

Electric Forest reveals full 2018 lineup featuring REZZ, Marshmello, Testpilot and more

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After attendees leaked a partial list of 2018 Electric Forest artists at an event thrown by the festival in Ann Arbor earlier this month, next year’s lineup is finally out in its entirety.

During the first weekend of June 21-24, attendees will be treated to Galantis, Green Velvet, Jauz, Keys N Krates, Lil Dicky, in addition to previously announced headliners The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Griz Live Band, RÜFÜS DU SOL and ZHU, who will play both weekends.

Additions to the weekend two lineup include Marshmello, deadmau5 moniker Testpilot, Datsik and REZZ, among many others.

Tickets are on sale Dec. 15, with loyalty sales beginning Dec. 7.

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Win an Exclusive Meet and Greet with Botnek in Michigan!

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In a blink of an eye we have already hit the end of January and already a slew of events are behind us. And while the exiting memories of those times live on in your own minds its time to start making some more! We love giving back to our readers which is why we have teamed up with Botnek for this exclusive giveaway! Two lucky winners will get the chance to have some beers with Botnek before the show as part of their meet and greet as well a pair of tickets each to the show happening at Elektricity in Pontiac, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, on Friday, January 27th!

It’s simple to enter, just follow the link below to gain entries for your chance to win! And in case you don’t want to miss out on this (or you’re not 21 years of age by the time of the show) tickets are still available to purchase here!

Beers with Botnek!

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Win Tickets to Commencement Fest in Detroit featuring RL Grime, Adventure Club, and More!

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New year, new festivals! 2017 is kicking off with Commencement Fest happening in Lansing, Michigan on January 21st! React Presents has teamed up with Elevated Music Group to bring you a small yet diverse lineup for this event with artist like RL Grime, Adventure Club, Lil Yachty, Young Bombs, and more.

Whats special about Commencement Fest is that this event on January 21st is just the first of many! They plan to bring this to a number of different colleges across the nation, what a perfect way to help students let loose a little bit, right? With its first stop being at the Lansing Center, Commencement Fest hopes to create a unique experience with an immense stage and wrap-around crowd space allowing for attendee’s to really immerse themselves in the night!

Enter below by just pressing the button, its that easy! And as a reminder you will be able to share to both Facebook and Twitter daily to gain more entries! Winner must be 18 years of age or older by the time of the event. The name will be chosen on Friday, January 13th and will be notified by email.

In case you don’t want to miss your chance on attending this event then just check out their website to buy tickets!

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Electric Forest reportedly expanding to two weekends

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At the end of each June, electronic music fans and festival lovers converge on the quiet town of Rothbury, Michigan for the magical weekend gathering known as Electric Forest. It’s become one of the most prolific transformational festivals since beginning in 2011, growing more popular as the years go by.

Reports are beginning to trickle in that Electric Forest could potentially be expanding into a two-weekend festival in 2017, following in the footsteps of events like Coachella and Ultra (which is now back to a one-weekend event).

The Festive Owl reported the news earlier today, confirming that event organizers have “submitted permits to hold back to back weekend festivals in 2017,” and that the paperwork has already been signed and is awaiting final discussion. They further added that city council “fully expect it to be approved.”

There is currently no official confirmation on the news from Electric Forest. In the meantime, we’ve reached out to Insomniac, the founders and producers of the festival alongside Madison House, for comment.

Via: The Festive Owl

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