It has been quite the week for Electric Forest.
Despite news breaking on Tuesday of an ongoing legal battle between festival and venue owners, organizers today continued to reassure fans that this year’s event is proceeding as planned by releasing the initial 2014 lineup.
The lineup list is filled with several Forest favorites and plenty of surprise acts, all set to perform June 26-29 at Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Mich.
String Cheese Incident is back again for three performances, including a special collaboration with Ms. Lauryn Hill, dubbed “The Ms. Lauryn Hill Incident.”
Others topping todays list include Steve Angello, STS9 (two shows), Zedd, Cut Copy, Flying Lotus, Zeds Dead, Matt & Kim, The Glitch Mob, Booka Shade Live, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, EOTO, Art Department, and Aloe Blacc.
The full list also includes Paper Diamond, RAC, Emancipator Ensemble, 12th Planet, GTA, Justin Martin, Dusky, Nahko and Medicine For The People, Cashmere Cat, Dirtyphonics, Lee Burridge, Seven Lions, Bro Safari, Xavier Rudd, St. Lucia, and others.
The Tripolee stage will host special curated events by Bassrush — Insomniac’s bass-music-focused project — and Deep in the Forest. Silent Disco will also return to the Forest this year.
Weekend passes are on sale for $264.50 before fees.
Electric Forest provides one of the most unique festivals in the country. In addition to a diverse musical lineup, onsite camping, and the magical Sherwood Forest experience, the resort itself offers a variety of lodging options and amenities, a golf course, and even an on-site water park.
An estimated 32,500 fans attended in 2013 and over 21,000 advance tickets have already been sold for the 2014 event.
Colorado-based Madison House Presents (now part of the AEG Live family) produces the festival in collaboration with California’s Insomniac Events, the minds behind Electric Daisy Carnival and a number of other festivals around the world.
Electric Forest’s future at Double JJ Resort is dependent upon a number of pending court decisions. The next hearing is set for Feb. 24.