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Published: 2012/02/01

Electric Forest 2012 Initial Lineup: String Cheese, Bassnectar, Thievery Corporation, STS9, Girl Talk

Electric Forest has announced this year’s initial festival lineup. The electronic/jam festival will return to Rothbury, Michigan from June 28 – July 1.

Hosts String Cheese Incident will perform three headlining shows throughout the weekend. Other acts slated to appear include: Bassnectar, STS9, Thievery Corporation, Girl Talk, Ghostland Observatory, The Travelin’ McCourys featuring Keller Williams, Big Gigantic, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, EOTO, Reggie Watts, Gary Clark Jr., Big Freedia, The Infamous Stringdusters and many more.

Electric Forest 2012 will also introduce a series of special curated events. Partners such as as ESL Music, Dim Mak, Check Yo Ponytail and Paxahau, will host events at the Tripolee, Forest and Wagon Wheel stages throughout the weekend. Visit the festival’s official site for details as they become available.

See below for the full list of artists announced today. More are expected to be added in the coming weeks.

Here’s a look at Electric Forest’s lineup

The String Cheese Incident
Bassnectar
STS9 (2 Shows)
Thievery Corporation
Girl Talk
Santigold
Steve Aoki
Ghostland Observatory
Richie Hawtin
Wolfgang Gartner
Major Lazer
The Travelin’ McCourys featuring Keller Williams
Dada Life
Big Gigantic
Datsik
Zeds Dead
Rob Garza (Of Thievery Corporation)
12th Planet
Borgore
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
Midnite
MiMosa
EOTO
Das Racist
Reggie Watts
Paper Diamond
Felix Cartal
Gary Clark Jr.
Balkan Beat Box
Big Freedia
Nit GriT
The Infamous Stringdusters
Nickodemus
Chali 2na & the House of Vibe
Alvin Risk
The Soul Rebels
See-I
Glass Candy
Battles
Gramatik
Elephant Revival
Ursula 1000
Minnesota
Nobody Beats The Drum
Congo Sanchez
Fruit Bats
The M Machine
Chromatics
Pictureplane
AutoErotique
Nathaniel Rateliff
Adventure Club
Afrolicious
Virtual Boy
The Funk Ark
Franki Chan
Brothers Past
Crizzly
HOTTUB
Cherub
Frank Mitchell Jr.
The Knocks
Vau de Vire Society
Morning Teleportation
DrFameus
Robert Rich
Quixotic
Chuck Flask & Keith Kemp
DJ SOLO
Ataxia
The Crane Wives
Secrets
WALA
Human Agency

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