Electric Forest is making sure its the top festival of the year with a whole ton of new additions to its 2018 lineup and the launch of a brand new ‘”Tickets For Teachers” program.
The Rothbury, Michigan festival has announced over 40 additional artists to the 8th annual installment. New to the already stellar lineup for both weekends are Mt. Joy, Dub Trio, CharlestheFirst, Kidswaste and more. Additions to the lineup for the first weekend include Thundercat, Falcons, Tsuruda, ye. and more. The second weekend will welcome Boogie T.rio (Live Band), Claptone, Elderbrook and much more. The second weekend will also see London jazz veteran and saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings bring his cosmic jazz trio, The Comet is Coming to the stage. View the full list of additional artists announced below, and see the complete 2018 lineups here.
Also newly announced is the festival’s brand new “Tickets For Teachers” program. In honor of the important work that teachers do, Electric Forest is offering every full-time K-12 teacher in the counties of Oceana, Mason, Lake, Newaygo, and Muskegon the opportunity to apply to receive 1 GA Wristband to either weekend of Electric Forest 2018. Electric Forest producer Jeremy Stein states, “Electric Forest is inspired by the many voices who call for greater support and appreciation for teachers. We hope the festival can provide local teachers a deeper connection to community, a free-spirited exploration of the arts, and a well-deserved Summer recharge,” Submissions are being accepted through March 15. Additional information and application available here.
“Tickets For Teachers” program is yet another powerful portion of the festival’s Plug In program that offers fans a number variety of opportunities to give back to the community via many exciting opportunities. Learn about all of EF’s Plug In program opportunities here.
New EF2018 lineup additions, including those recently announced as part of Electric Forest’s 2018 Curated Event Series, include:
FIRST WEEKEND ONLY
Day Cart & Wig-Wam
Fort Knox Five
Fury + MC Dino
Star Kitchen ft. Marc Brownstein
Supernatural Beings ft. Joel Cummins, Kris Myers, Marcus Rezak, Hash Vyas
SECOND WEEKEND ONLY
Boogie T.rio (Live Band)
Sons of Kemet
Tennis Jacket ft. Marc Brownstein and Jeremy Salken
The Comet is Coming
Tickets for EF2018 are on sale now. Good Life VIP Package availability is limited. Tickets and information here.