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Published: 2011/02/28

The String Cheese Incident, Tiesto, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, REO Speedwagon, Edward Sharpe Confirmed for Electric Forest Festival

The String Cheese Incident, Tiësto, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights,
REO Speedwagon, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Stephen Marley and Kaskade are among the acts scheduled to appear at the first Electric Forest festival. Produced by Madison House and Insomniac Events, Electric Forest will take place on the site of the Rothbury festival from June 30-July 3, 2011. The Rothbury, MI-based festival will feature a mix of jam and electronic musicians, including Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience, Railroad Earth, Laidback Luke, JJ Grey & Mofro, Excision The New Deal, EOTO, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Skrillex, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Toubab Krewe, Bonobo (DJ Set), Beats Antique, Big Gigantic, Chiddy Bang, Eskmo, Lettuce,
Eliot Lipp, Paper Diamond, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Pimps of Joytime, Rubblebucket, Archnemesis, Emancipator, Break Science and The Macpodz.

The String Cheese Incident will perform three shows during Electric Forest, while the Midwest rock band REO Speedwagon will perform its “1st annual Saturday afternoon special.” The festival will also feature several of the Rothbury festival’s attractions, including the enchanted The Sherwood Forest. In addition, Electric Forest will offer access to the The Gold Rush Water Park, the Thoroughbred Golf Club, Big Wildcat Lake and horseback riding opportunities.

A variety of camping and cabin lodging options will also be made available.

Here’s a look at Electric Forest’s initial lineup

The String Cheese Incident
Tiësto
Bassnectar
Pretty Lights
REO Speedwagon
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Stephen Marley
Kaskade
Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience
Railroad Earth
Laidback Luke
JJ Grey & Mofro
Excision
The New Deal
EOTO
Emmitt-Nershi Band
Skrillex
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Toubab Krewe
Bonobo (DJ Set)
Beats Antique
Big Gigantic
Chiddy Bang
Eskmo
Lettuce
Eliot Lipp
Paper Diamond
The Infamous Stringdusters
Zion I & The Grouch
Greensky Bluegrass
Feed Me
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Mat.McHugh (The Beautiful Girls) Solo & Acoustic
12th Planet
The Pimps of Joytime
Rubblebucket
Archnemesis
Emancipator
Break Science
The Macpodz
VibeSquaD
Euforquestra
The Hood Internet
Lynx
Two Fresh
KRAZ (DJ Set)
The Treasures
Steez
SuperDre
Panic Bomber
Dragon Wagon

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