It’s that time of year again when one of our favorite transformational festivals returns, Lighting In A Bottle. For years now, this event has been shining light on the community with its positive energy and quality bookings. This year is no exception, with a new location and a ton of new acts added to the roster. Here is our list of ‘MUST SEE’ acts this year.
10. John Digweed
A legend in dance music, Digweed has been rocking crowds for over 20 years. He has always reinvented himself as a DJ over the years and we can’t wait to see what he brings to LIB this year.
9. Slow Hands
Slow Hands is a special type of artist who will not be labelled into any category besides good music. An amazing producer and DJ we can’t wait to witness his hybrid dj set. Expect for him to bust out a few live instruments during his set as well.
Atish has really made a name for himself as a DJ and his fluid and melodic sets have taken him all over the world. See what all the hype is about and make sure you check out this awesome DJ’s set, you wont regret it.
SBTRKT is one artist you surely should not miss. His blend of hip hop, soul, electronica, and dance all combine for this great sound that keeps you grooving and moving. A must see act, make sure you don’t miss SBTRKT.
6. Dance Spirit
One of the hottest production duo’s in dance music right now, Dance Spirit bring their live set to LIB this year and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see it. These guys have been making some amazing music over the years and make sure you catch their act as this will be their last show in the states for awhile.
5. Bob Moses
Since they first released on Scissor & Thread, we have been obsessed with Bob Moses. Their hypnotic and gorgeous sound is something extraordinary and we are elated to see what they bring to LIB this year.
We are thrilled to see Ame on the line up this year. The Innervisions duo have been putting out some incredible music over the years and have firmly established themselves as a powerhouse in electronic music. See what all the fuss is about and do not miss these guys.
3. Panda Bear
Whether you like Panda Bear or not, we highly suggest you catch the Animal Collective member. He always pushes the envelope with his psychedelic sound and visuals, and this is one set you surely will not forget.
2. Mano Le Tough
The so called “Morrisey” of techno, Mano has had an amazing past couple years. His music and sets have taken him all over the world and made him one of the most in demand DJs. If you are to catch any set this weekend, make sure it’s this one.
Tycho’s sound can be described as sublime. This group has been one of our favorite live acts for some time and anytime they play we always see them. A perfect booking for LIB, whatever you do, don’t miss their set.