The Do LaB’s Lightning in a Bottle, California’s premiere music, arts and camp-out festival, announced the lineup for their 10-year anniversary including international favorites Flume, SBTRKT, Tycho, RL Grime, AlunaGeorge, Odesza, Panda Bear, and Goldroom.
A talented corp of house musicians is highlighted by Germany’s Ame, emerging Australian DJ Thomas Jack, UK legend John Digweed, Shiba San and Bakermat and many more. Bass enthusiasts will be pleased to see GRiZ, The Opiuo Band, Zion I and KOAN Sound on the roster. Indie favorites Made In Heights, Polica, Active Child, Les Sins (side project of Toro y Moi) and SOHN will also take the stage, while festival mainstays like Lucent Dossier Experience, Random Rab, and The Human Experience return for Lightning in a Bottle 2015.
The 5-day camping festival will take place 25 minutes north of Paso Robles on California’s central coast at San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA over Memorial Day Weekend (May 21 – 25, 2015).
In addition to world-class music, Lightning in a Bottle is also known for its mesmerizing stage designs, stellar performance art and one-of-a-kind art installations alongside opportunities to engage with yoga and dance classes, motivational speakers, and health-conscious workshops. These are held at the festival sanctuaries – The Temple of Consciousness, The Village, and The Learning Kitchen – and create an overall sense of connection making Lightning in a Bottle one of the most innovative and beloved festivals on the planet.
Lightning in a Bottle, or LIB for short, sets the standard as the most environmentally conscious festival in America. It has received the Outstanding Award four years running from A Greener Festival for its healthy food vendors, free water stations, composting and recycling infrastructure, pack-it-in/pack-it-out policy and other green initiatives. This year will also see other improvements including additional large-scale shade structures, upgraded boutique camping packages, bigger installations and a new festival layout design to ease and enhance everyone’s LIB experience!
Tickets are on sale now at Lightning in a Bottle’s website. Full weekend passes start at $260.
New for LiB 2015: A “Redefined” Lucent Temple of Consciousness
Lightning in a Bottle music and arts festival forges ahead with fantastic updates to The Lucent Temple of Consciousness, an area dedicated to festivalgoers achieving transformative experiences through holistic lectures, workshops, yoga and movement. Among the improvements are a new on-site structure, expanded learning kitchen, world-class lecturers, and an inaugural May 3rd pre-event in downtown Los Angeles.
The tenth annual Lightning in a Bottle returns Memorial Day Weekend (May 21 – 25, 2015) to the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA, with a lineup that includes Flume, SBTRKT, Panda Bear, Odesza, RL Grime, and over 300 more musicians and artists. Throughout the weekend, attendees will enjoy the festival’s groundbreaking and redefined Lucent Temple of Consciousness. The Temple’s main stage has been completely redesigned into a fully shaded Bedouin tent with performances by music artists Mia Doi Todd, Marques Wyatt, Beautiful Chorus, and Babes. Adjacent structures will house the expanded Learning Kitchen, Healing Sanctuary, workshops, yoga, and movement classes. On Sunday, May 25th, historia Roger Steffens presents the life and music of Bob Marley followed by an afternoon reggae dance celebration.
Speakers and workshops include best-selling author of Conversations with God Neale Donald Walsch, Buddhist scholar and humanitarian Pema Khandro Rinpoche, ethnopharmacologist and author Dennis McKenna, yogini and health coach Hemalayaa, reggae historian Roger Steffens, transformational culture author Daniel Pinchbeck, social permaculture exper tPandora Thomas, tantra teacher Kamali Minter, the White Witch of LA Maja D’Aoust, men’s empowerment coach Zat Baraka, and feminine embodiment mentor Joanne Ameya Cohen.
Ecstatic Dance and Contact Improv, which include DJs and instructors of free form movement and a spiritual awakening for the body, will feature Shaman’s Dream with Rana Satori,Ryan Herr with Eva Clay,Rara Avis with Tyler Blank, and Cuttarug with Seti Devi.
The Healing Sanctuary will feature Mayan OracleAiesha and Dr. Nick of Dr. Nick’s Essential Oil Wizardry. The Learning Kitchen, fully shaded under the brilliance of the “Quinoa” tent, presents Valerie Farcelais of Vitalité Nutrition & Wellness and Thai chef Sarinya Pui
On May 3rd, 2015, the inaugural Lucent Temple of Consciousness Pre-Event in Los Angeles will be a 12-hour urban retreat to activate your body, expand your mind, and open your heart. For the first time ever, the Temple’s transformational experience begins three weeks prior to the actual festival itself. For details, visit the Pre-Event’s Facebook page and RSVP to stay in the loop!
Visit here for the latest updates on speakers, music artists, chefs, workshops, wellness experts, and yoga at the redefined Lucent Temple of Consciousness stages. To learn about The Lucent Temple of Consciousness, visit here. To purchase tickets for Lightning in the Bottle, visit here.
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