Lightning in a Bottle – Bradley, CA – A week out from the West Coast’s premiere camping, arts, music and yoga festival, Lightning in a Bottle is thrilled to announce that tickets for the 11th annual gathering are officially SOLD OUT! Having maintained a steady, conscious growth since its inception in 2005, LIB is proud to hit max capacity just ahead of its largest festival to date at 20,000 tickets sold.
While both the 2-Day and 4-Day festival passes are now sold out, several 4-Day passes can still be obtained with the purchase of a Boutique Camping package. Additionally, current pass holders can also upgrade to Boutique camping packages as well as purchase Lightning Bus tickets and/or an Early Arrival Pass, which will allow them to enter the festival a day early on Wednesday May 25.
LIB production house Do LaB, and its vast array of magic-makers, would like to thank everyone for their amazing support for Lightning in a Bottle 2016! Celebrating in the office, Jesse Shannon, aka Y2, Director of Marketing says, “This day is 11 years in the making. From 2005 when we first sold tickets to 2016, this is the first time Lightning in a Bottle has sold out before gates open. I’m so proud of the team and it’s a testament to all the hard work that everyone does to create such an incredible festival.” These sentiments are echoed in the laborious efforts put forth by Do LaB in the days leading up to the festival, with most of the team already on site creating, constructing and injecting love into every aspect of LIB.
Taking strides to ensure LIB 2016 is the biggest and best to date – Do LaB is pulling out all the stops curating a genre-bending, stellar lineup, cultivating wondrous immersive environments, and expanding into new adventures in Bradley, CA.
Hitting the three glorious main stages at LIB (The Lightning, The Thunder and The Woogie) are the most progressive up-and-coming artists alongside an acclaimed selection of powerhouse acts, forming the most dynamic lineup Do LaB has unveiled to date! Headliners performing over this Memorial Day Weekend are Chet Faker, Grimes, Moderat, Big Gigantic, Cashmere Cat, The Polish Ambassador, and Four Tet. Joining the headliners is a roster of the best talent in house and bass including Tokimonsta, Mija, Mr. Carmack, Autograf, Guy Gerber, &ME, Lane 8, Sacha Robotti, Eprom, Minnesota b2b G Jones, and Bleep Bloop.
What makes Lightning in a Bottle truly magical, are the trove of stunning stages, art installations, wondrous immersive environments, classes, and workshops to explore. Trailblazers who wander off the beaten festival path may find themselves transported into the many weird and wonderful realms nestled on the grounds of LIB, each micro-environment ripe with exciting expansions, new offerings, and scintillating music for 2016. With over 300 classes and experiences to be had and shared, be sure to check out The Village,The Temple of Consciousness, The Learning Kitchen, The Grand Artique, Amori’s Casino & Burlesque, the Visionary Art gallery, and many other micro-environments during your stay at LIB!
Do LaB is excited to welcome those who purchased the Early Arrival Pass on May 25th to help kick off LIB weekend with a multitude of activities before the music begins! A cacao ceremony, Village Permaculture Action Day hosted by LIB 2016 artist Polish Ambassador and access to the newly-established High Grounds camp are among new initiatives in 2016. Purchase your Early Arrival Pass here.
Go GREEN! In addition to the Action Day, Do LaB has several other leading initiatives in place to ensure the grounds stay beautiful for years to come! Recycling, compost and landfill receptacles will be found on the festival grounds, and as always, LIB 2016 will be a “pack-it-in, pack-it-out event,” meaning that Do LaB asks that all guests take everything they brought into the festival out with them after the festival ends — campground trash included. A friendly reminder that plastic water bottles are not sold at LIB, so don’t forget to bring your own reusable container!
Familiarize yourself with Lightning in a Bottle and the grounds ahead of the festival. Look over Do LaB’s Thrive Guide for a refreshing on festivaling with intention and mindfulness, Camp like a champ and find your way to San Antonio Recreational Area. And don’t forget to plan your dance party for the weekend — the set times for 2016’s lineup are out now.
Lightning in a Bottle – So hot right now! See you all soon.
Lightning Stage: Chet Faker, Grimes, Jamie xx, Big Gigantic, Lucent Dossier Experience, Moderat, Ibeyi, Emancipator Ensemble, Nahko & Medicine for the People, William Close & The Earth Harp Collective, Alina Baraz, Hundred Waters, Tourist, Marian Hill, Rubblebucket, Raury, The Russ Liquid Test, Elderbrook, Dirtwire, Pimps of Joytime, NoMBe, Fungineers, Vokab Company, Lafa Taylor
Thunder Stage: Cashmere Cat, Tokimonsta, The Polish Ambassador, Mr. Carmack, Mija, Crying Over Porcelain, PANTyRAiD, Minnesota b2b G Jones, Eprom, Haywyre, Autograf, Desert Dwellers (Live Experience), Thriftworks, Ekali, Dimond Saints, Hayden James, Bleep Bloop, The Funk Hunters, The Librarian, Clozee, David Starfire, Space Jesus, Atyya Haana, Michael Manahan, Gilligan Moss, Henry Pope
The Woogie: Four Tet, Guy Gerber, Josh Wink, Magda, andhim, Lee Burridge, &ME, Steve Bug, Just Be, Monkey Safari, Lane 8, Francesca Lombardo, Justin Jay, Jonas Rathsman, Guido Schneider, Shall Ocin, Sacha Robotti, Jonas Saalbach, David Scuba, Jamie Schwabl
ABOUT DO LAB
LA based events company Do LaB’s mission is to design, build, and nurture festivals and event experiences that inspire authentic connections. Distilled to its most basic form, Do LaB can be summed up in three words: Create, Experience, Inspire. Aside from showcasing musicians and hundreds of Do LaB presents events, Do LaB is best known for creating unique art installations/stages that have been featured all over the world at events in Europe, North America and Asia, curating cutting-edge acts at their namesake Do LaB stage at Coachella, and producing multi day festivals such as California’s Lightning in a Bottle over Memorial Day Weekend, Woogie Weekend in July, and The Great Convergence, which took place at the pyramids of Giza in Egypt over the 2012 Winter Solstice. Do LaB’s Vision: Through art, music and celebration, festival communities inspire change in both the individual and society to create a more peaceful, planetary culture.