Lightning in a Bottle

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Lightning in a Bottle
Lightning in a Bottle 2011.jpg
2011
Genre Electronic dance music, devotional music, experimental music, folk music
Dates May (2007–present);
July (2000–2006)
Location(s) Southern California (2000-2013);
California Central Coast (2014-present)
Years active 2000–present
Founded by The Do LaB
Website
lightninginabottle.org

Lightning in a Bottle (LIB) is a transformational festival in the Central Coast region of California presented by The Do LaB. The Do LaB seeks to promote sustainability, social cohesion, personal health, and creative expression.[1][2][3] They have also contributed art installations to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.[4]

History[edit]

Lightning in a Bottle began as a private birthday party in 2000. From 2000 to 2003, it recurred each July as a private event, and shifted by measures from a private event to a public festival in 2004.[5]

In 2004, the event's producers, who now called themselves The Do LaB, hosted Lightning in a Bottle at Gold Creek Ranch in the Angeles National Forest. After a one-year hiatus, they revived the festival in July 2006 at Live Oak Camp in Santa Barbara, California, and returned each May thereafter through 2008.[5] However, after this eighth festival The Do LaB decided to relocate Lightning in a Bottle to accommodate the increasing attendance. Another one-year hiatus passed, and in 2010 they brought the festival to Oak Canyon Ranch[6] in Silverado, California. In 2013, the event was moved to Lake Skinner in Winchester, California. For the first time, the event has been relocated outside of Southern California, with the 2014 festival taking place at San Antonio Reservoir Recreation Area in Bradley. in the following years of 2015 and 2016, the attendees returned to San Antonio Reservoir Recreation Area in Bradley, California.

About the festival[edit]

Lightning in a Bottle is an eclectic mix of music, art, and culture. In addition to music performances, the event also features guest speakers, visual and interactive art installations, yoga classes, group meditation, and other attractions.[1][2][6][7] Many attendees camp on-site. There are many opportunities available for volunteering at the event such as participating as a performing artist in the DoArt Foundation's Lightning in a Paintcan, known as the biggest live painting event in the United States.[8]

Lightning in a Bottle is the only United States festival to win the "Outstanding Award" from A Greener Festival, five years in a row.[9]

2016[edit]

Lineup[edit]

Chet Faker, Cashmere Cat, Grimes, Four Tet, PANTyRAiD, Tokimonsta, Big Gigantic, Lucent Dossier Experience, The Polish Ambassador, Guy Gerber, Lee Burridge, Mr. Carmack, Minnesota, G Jones, Mija, Crying Over Porcelain, Ibeyi, Emancipator Ensemble, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Tourist, Alina Baraz, Haywyre, Hayden James, Desert Dwellers, Thriftworks, Ekali, Diamond Saints, Marian Hill, Hundred Waters, Rubblebucket, William Close & The Earth Harp Collective, Elderbrook, Dirtwire, Pimps of Joytime, Vokab Company, Lafa Taylor, NoMBe, Whilk & Miskey, Fungineers, Eprom, Autograf, Bleep Bloop, Funk Hunters, The Librarian, CloZee, David Starfire, Gilligan Moss, Space Jesus, Ataya, Häana, Michael Manahan, Henry Pope, Josh Wink, Magda, andHim, Steve Bug, &Me, Just Be (Bushwhacka!), Monkey Safari, Lane 8, Francesca Lombardo, Justin Jay, Jonas Rathsman, Shall Ocin, Guido Schneider, Sabo & Goldcap, Sacha Robotti, David Scuba, Jamie Schwabl, MAGIC GIANT

2015[edit]

Lineup[edit]

Flume, Odesza, RL Grime, Thomas Jack, Tycho, Griz, John Digweed, Panda Bear, Lucent Dossier Experience, Alunageorge, The Opiuo Band, Poliça, Âme, Snakehips, Bakermat, Sohn, Zion I, William Close, The Earth Harp, Mano Le Tough, Koan Sound, Goldroom, Phutureprimitive, Les Sins, Rising Appalachia, Shiba San, OTT., Jason Bentley, STWO, SNBRN, Random Rab, Wolf + Lamb, Active Child, Danny Howells, Bob Moses, Made In Heights, Fur Coat, Hermitude, Pumpkin, Big Wild, Shaun Reeves, Little People, Lee Curtiss, FKJ, Pillowtalk, G Jones, Govinda, Slow Hands, Stylust Beats, Gladkill, Ambassadeurs, The Human Experience, D.V.S*, Lindsay Lowend, Jacklndn, Atish, Tastytreat, Dance Spirit, Mortar and Pestle, KMLN, Mikey Lion, Sammy Bliss, Jesse Wright, Lapa, Morillo, Yaяrohs, Ellie Herring, Soulular, Isaiah Martin, Hunterleggitt, Wu Wei, Everyman, Pyrotec

2014[edit]

Lineup[edit]

Moby, Little Dragon, Phantogram, Beats Antique, Gramatik, Lucent Dossier Experience, Amon Tobin, Baauer, Gold Panda, Simian Mobile Disco, Claude VonStroke, The Polish Ambassador, Damian Lazarus, The Gaslamp Killer, Ryan Hemsworth, Cashmere Cat, Chet Faker, What So Not, TOKiMONSTA, Lee Burridge, Max Cooper, Break Science, Henry Saiz, Slow Magic, Kraddy, Echocell, Tourist, Blond:ish, J. Phlip, DJ Tennis, Ana Sia, Thomas Jack, Random Rab, Maxxi Soundsystem, Kraak & Smaak, Klartraum, Kayla Scintilla, Sweater Beats, Desert Dwellers, Russ Liquid, Thriftworks, Fabio Gianelli, Fort Knox Five, Sugarpill, Dirtwire, Pumpkin, Dimond Saints, The Human Experience, Tara Brooks, Jon Dadon, Natasha Kmeto

2013[edit]

Lineup[edit]

Purity Ring, Nicolas Jaar, Rusko, Lucent Dossier Experience, Paper Diamond, PANTyRAiD, Tycho, Emancipator, Eskmo, GRiZ, Aaron Snapes, Acid Pauli, Andreilien, A.Skillz, Black 22s, Blackbird Blackbird, Blockhead, Cameron Angeli, Cari Lekebusch, ChrisB., Christian Martin, Crywolf, Desert Dwellers, Eduardo Castillo, EPROM, GIGAMESH, Giraffage, gLAdiator, Gladkill, Goldroom, Haywyre, Herbert Bail Orchestra, heRobust, Idiot Savant, ill-esha, Jason Bentley, jOBOT, Joel Mull, Joplin, Kalya Scintilla, Kaminanda, Kastle, Lee Burridge, LowRIDERz, Lusine, Marques Wyatt, Matt Xavier, Maxi Storrs, Miguel Migs, niCo luMinouS, ODESZA, Oscure, Papadosio, Patricio, Phutureprimitive, Psychemagik, Pumpkin, Random Rab, Sammy Bliss, Sex Pixels, SORNE, The Polish Ambassador, Thugfucker, Tim Green, Vokab Kompany, Worthy

2012[edit]

Lineup[edit]

Adham Shaikh, Alexi Delano, An-Ten-Nae, Android Cartel, Anton Tumas, Apparat, Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Bluetech, Derek Marin, El Papachango, Eoto, Fungineers, Gaudi, Goldrush, Govinda, Gramatik, Grant Kaye, Gravity, Hopscotch, Idiot Savant, J. Phlip, Janover, Jeremy Sole, Jesse Rose, Jupit3r, Justin Levi, Justin Martin, Kayla Scintilla, Karsh Kale, Lafa Taylor, Lee Burridge, Lila Rose, Lucent Dossier Experience, Lynx, Malarky, Marley Carroll, Michael Menert, Mikey Lion, Minnesota, Nick Warren, Nit Grit, Opiuo, Pumpkin, R/D, Random Rab, Red Sonya, Russ Liquid, Salva, Sammy Bliss, Saqi Ensemble, Shpongle, Sidecar Tommy, Star Slinger, Sugarpill, The Glitch Mob, The Human Experience, Thriftworks, Tim Herrlein, Tipper, Zach Moore

2011[edit]

Lineup[edit]

Lucent Dossier Experience, Mimosa, Nick Warren, PANTyRAiD, Random Rab and the Infinidroid, Claude Vonstroke, Dub Kirtan Allstars (Feat. Freq Nasty & David Starfire), The Malah, Emancipator, The Great Mundane, Stephan Jacobs, NastyNasty, Duckbutter, Flook, Mark Zabala, Kaminanda, Mav3n, Metal Mother, The Mowglis, J. Cush, Pretty Lights, Beats Antique, Kraddy, Eskmo, Jay Tripwire, Virtual Boy, Lowriderz (feat. An-Ten-Nae and DJ Laura), Y La Bamba, Android Cartel, Sammy Bliss, Octopus Nebula, Cohen, Heyoka, Jupit3r, ill-esha, DJ Maggie, Gladkill, Wobs, Lulacruza, Joe Rodriguez, Melanie Moore, RLS, Phutureprimitive, Desert Dwellers, Joplin, Thievery Corporation (DJ Set), Bonobo, Lee Burridge, Paper Diamond, Fools Gold, John Kelley, Baths, Inspired Fight, Invisible Allies, Idiot Savant, Lynx, Love & Light, Syd Gris, El Papachango, Pumpkin, Shawna, Brad Moontribe, Dela Moontribe, Love in the Circus, Matt Xavier, Goldrush, Brutus, Pussy Monster.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Seilhan, Jesse (23 May 2012). "Lightning in a Bottle 2012: Where art meets culture (and cleans up after itself)". Examiner.com. Clarity Digital Group. 
  2. ^ a b Sakellaridis, Faye (18 May 2012). "Lightning in a Bottle Festival". Reality Sandwich. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Bain, Katie (30 May 2012). "Faces of Lightning in a Bottle". Huff Post Los Angeles Around Town. TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Coachella to Lightning in a Bottle: Behind the Scenes with Dede Flemming of The Do LaB". SF Station – San Francisco's City Guide. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  5. ^ a b "History". Lightning in a Bottle Festival. The Do LaB. Retrieved 30 May 2012.  External link in |publisher=, |work= (help)
  6. ^ a b Payne, Steve (30 May 2012). "Lightning in a Bottle – the Perfect Festival". Huff Post Los Angeles. TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  7. ^ Becker, Ramie (26 May 2011). "Catch Lightning in a Bottle's free spirit in O.C.". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Lightning in a Paintcan - Do Art Foundation". Do Art Foundation. Retrieved 2016-03-02. 
  9. ^ "Green Report". Lightning in a Bottle. Lightning in a Bottle. Retrieved 6 June 2013. 

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