Bonnaroo 2018: June 7-10 in Manchester, Tennessee
Since 2002, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival at Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN, has curated some of the most amazing lineups around the U.S. Returning again this year, June 7-10, Bonnaroo reveals another stellar lineup for 2018. Eminem, The Killers, and Muse will take the headlining slots. However, with a wide range of stellar acts in the Hip Hop, Jam Band, EDM genres and more, this festival is definitely one to consider adding to the summer schedule. For more information and a closer look at some of the featured EDM artists who will be performing, scroll below!
Tickets for Bonnaroo 2018 go on sale Friday, January 12, at 10 a.m. A wide variety of accommodations will be available including VIP, platinum, and hotel packages. General admission passes start at $299.50+fees, while VIP packages start at $1,648.50+fees(sold in pairs). If you plan to camp next to your car or RV, you’ll have to purchase an additional car pass starting at $59.75+fees for cars and $250 for RVs. For more ticket information, click here.
EDM on “The Farm”
The bass wizard returns to Bonnaroo for his first time since 2015. Lorin Ashton aka Bassnectar has made quite an impact on “the farm” including epic performances in 2010 and 2011. It is expected that Bassnectar might finally grace the main stage this year to perform in front of an estimated 80,000 attendees. For a view from the rafters inside ‘This Tent’ at Bassnectar’s bonkers 2011 performance, click here! …Glowsticks galore!
Chicago’s own Kaskade will play his third performance on “the farm” at Bonnaroo 2018. Previously visiting in 2010 and 2014, Kaskade is expected to keep the vibes going all night long. Kaskade discusses his 2014 experience in this recap video here.
For those who don’t already know, Virtual Self is the current reworkings of Porter Robinson. The highly-anticipated self-titled EP released in late November 2017. Fans should expect a stellar performance from this new reincarnation.
Now becoming a regular at Bonnaroo, Montreal’s own Chromeo will return to the farm for their first time in four years. Chromeo recently released their first single in three years off the upcoming album, ‘Head Over Heels‘. Check out the single, “Juice“, available to stream/purchase here. Chromeo describes their genre as “Romantic Electro Funk”. Expect Chromeo’s set to certainly get hot and sexy at this year’s Bonnaroo 2018 performance!
The five-piece “livetronica” band will keep the electro, jam, psychedelia flowing throughout their Bonnaroo 2018 performance. This legendary jam band not only blends elements of electronic music into their live music flawlessly, they are also known to play all-night performances at Bonnaroo, dating back to 2003. Do not miss STS9!
The Australian DJ/producer, Alison Wonderland, is excited to make her debut performance at Bonnaroo 2018, having expressed her excitement via Twitter. Her latest single, “Happy Place“, is available to stream/purchase here. No doubt, whatever time her set is scheduled, it will certainly be a dance party for everyone in attendance.
The Glitch Mob
Coming from LA, The Glitch Mob will return to Bonnaroo for their first performance since 2014. The trio will certainly put on an amazing performance of beats, synthesizers, and ethereal euphoria.
Another DJ/producer from Los Angeles, Kayzo, is known for his Trap and Hardstyle remixes and originals. You can catch Kayzo at Bonnaroo 2018, headlining Shaky Beats 2018 in Atlanta, or during his extensive ‘Overload’ tour with dates spanning through April 2018.
The duo, Slander, is making big waves across the EDM scene with their recent remix of Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart” and for their collaboration with Sullivan King, “Welcome to the Fire“. Moving into the new year with this kind of momentum, Slander surely will be a show to consider for Bonnaroo attendees in 2018.
This duo from California, Hippie Sabotage, will be gracing “the farm” with their smooth and steady Hip Hop/EDM beats, sure to make you fall in love with whoever you’re dancing with at their show. Hippie Sabotage recently released ‘The Mist‘, an 18-minute EP composed of five righteous tracks of emotion.
Big Wild’s first EP, ‘The Invincible EP‘, was released in early 2017 on Odesza’s Foreign Family Collective label, and included the single, “I Just Wanna“. Big Wild will be on tour throughout early 2018 with plenty of stops for anyone interested in attending before the Bonnaroo 2018 set.
Coming right off his ‘Paradis‘ EP released in October 2017, Mr. Carmack will carry on the beats and bass at Bonnaroo 2018. Mr. Carmack aka Aaron Carmack is a Hawaii-based producer blurring the distinction between Hip Hop and Dance Music in a progressive way that has even the most seasoned producers scratching their heads.
Hailing all the way from New Zealand, Opiuo will perform at Bonnaroo 2018. He just polished off a stellar year of glitchy, dance-worthy performances at the Oregon Eclipse Gathering, as well as an epic run at Red Rocks. Opiuo will be returning to Red Rocks in April with Sunsquabi for what he is calling his, “biggest, most involved, crazy bada** live show to date, at the most incredible venue on the planet!” Check out his latest single, “Botrok“, from his forthcoming EP here!
Mija (B2B w/ Billy Kenny)
25-year-old, Amber Giles, known professionally as Mija, is an American EDM producer, DJ, and promoter, originally from Phoenix. She is known for playing genre-crossing sets, including her latest ‘Fk A Genre‘ tour. In 2014, Mija surprised the entire Bonnaroo festival with her epic sunrise B2B set with Skrillex. Listen to the full set here! Expect similar remnants of magic to unfold during her B2B set with Billy Kenny at Bonnaroo 2018.
Wakaan label’s own, Space Jesus, is known to blend heavy bass with far-out wobbles only one could conceive an alien to create. However, Space Jesus aka Jasha Tull is a Brooklyn-based electronic music producer. Born and raised in New Jersey, Jasha’s firm roots in Hip Hop are apparent in most of his productions. With a focus on bass-line synthesis, commanding beats and futuristic feels, Jasha injects his signature sound on every sub-genre he graces. Check out his latest, “Ichabod Crane“, a collaboration track with Bleep Bloop.
Manic Focus is the beat-bumpin’ project of John “JmaC” McCarten, a Chicago-based electronic music producer hailing from the Twin Cities. Manic Focus will be making his debut performance at Bonnaroo 2018.
Boogie T (B2B w/ Squnto)
Blending everything from Dubstep, Trap, Riddim, to “Boogie beats”, this producer from New Orleans will certainly get all the booties shaking at Bonnaroo 2018. Boogie T will play a B2B set with Squnto, who both currently are making their rounds on the ‘Dubstep Had It Coming‘ tour. Check out Boogie T’s debut EP album, ‘Soul’d Out‘ here!
Being based simultaneously in Toulouse, France and on stages across the world makes this electronic musician stand out. In her craft, Chloé Herry’s derivations are difficult to trace. Under the broad structure of electronic and bass music, and informed by sound the world over, Clozee finds her best fit in World Bass’ corner. This Bonnaroo 2018 artist is definitely on the “not-to-miss” list! She made huge waves in 2017, including one of the best sets at the week-long Oregon Eclipse Gathering. Listen to her Oregon Eclipse performance here!
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