Cut Copy, Wiz Khalifa, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Lotus, Death From Above 1979, MSTRKRFT, Ghostland Observatory, Yeasayer Confirmed for Camp Bisco
The Disco Biscuits will host its 10th Camp Bisco festival from July 7-9, 2011. The three-day music and camping festival will return to Mariaville, NY for the fifth year. In addition to multiple performances by the Disco Biscuits, this year’s marquee names include: Cut Copy, Wiz Khalifa, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, the recently reunited Death From Above 1979, MSTRKRFT, Ghostland Observatory, Yeasayer, Rusko, Lotus and Wolfgang Gartner.
Other confirmed acts include: Skrillex, Neon Indian, Nero, Break Science with RJD2, Holy Ghost!, Lettuce, Easy Star All-Stars, Beats Antique, DFA Records Tent, Damon Dash’s DD 172, Das Racist, Mad Decent Tropical Tent, 12th Planet, Up Until Now feat. David Murphy of STS9, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Treasure Fingers, The Hood Internet, Nadastrom, Emancipator, araabMUZIK, The Magician, Paper Diamond, Bluetech and Two Fresh.
The festival will also feature Tobacco, Savoy, Nickodemus, Opiuo, Papadosio, MartyParty, SBTRKT, Archnemesis, Pimps of Joytime, Tokimonsta, Mr. Lif, KRAZ, Auto Body, Harvard Bass, Run DMT, Munchi, Dillon Francis, Jillionaire, Indobox, Freekbass & Tobotiu, Afrobeta, Keys N Krates, Sonic Spank and Zoogma. Additional acts will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
The first Camp Bisco took place in Cherrytree, PA in 1999, featuring the Biscuits, Deep Banana Blackout, the Recipe, Massed Gadgets, ulu, Fat Mama, One World Tribe, STS9, Lake Trout and Project Logic. The festival was held in 2000, 2002 and every summer since 2005. This year Camp Bisco 10 will expand to include 5 performance stages, a second main gate for faster entrance into the grounds, an improved late night dance tent, daily music workshops and seminars, a second late night tent stage and a larger silent disco.
Members of the DFA family have regularly appeared at Camp Bisco over the past five years and the label’s founder James Murphy performed at the festival in 2009 and 2010. This year will mark the return of Yeasayer bassist Ira Tuton, who performed at Camp Bisco II and III with The Ally. Besides members of the Biscuits, the only Camp Bisco I performer currently confirmed for this year’s festival is STS9 bassist David Murphy, who will perform with Up Until Now.
Here’s a look at the festival’s initial lineup
The Disco Biscuits
Death From Above 1979
Break Science with RJD2
Easy Star All-Stars
DFA Records Tent
Damon Dash’s DD 172
Mad Decent Tropical Tent
Up Until Now feat. David Murphy of STS9
Black Moth Super Rainbow
The Hood Internet
Pimps of Joytime
Freekbass & Tobotius
Keys N Krates