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Attention Hippies: What To Expect At Lightning In A Bottle's Music And Love-Fest
Lightning in a Bottle (LiB) is stepping up its game this year with its annual hippie dippy music festival. The event, which runs during Memorial Day weekend, has a pretty sweet lineup with Moby at the helm and is leaving its SoCal roots to Monterey County. The folks behind LiB also just released their yoga lineup—it's that type of event.
Some other highlights on the artist roster for the five-day festival from May 22 to May 26 are Phantogram, Little Dragon, Gramatik, Amon Tobin, Simeon Mobile Disco and Baauer (remember the trap music king who got everyone making parody videos of "The Harlem Shake?").
Last year's fest was held in Temecula and the year before in Irvine, but now you'll have to trek a little further out this time to the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley. Maybe you can think of it as a spiritual getaway deep in mother nature's bosom. There's camping involved, a trading-post market (where you can get your hula hoops and feathered headdresses) and Burning Man-esque art installations.
What sets LiB apart from other music festivals like Coachella is how it's such a peace-loving fest. They also have a Temple of Consciousness lineup with world music and calming tunes, as well as speakers spreading the good word about love. And we've never seen this before anywhere else: a yoga lineup too treating yogis like rock stars. There are 36 names on that bill.
Here's a video that gives you a glimpse into LiB, narrated over with the voice of an adorable child talking about love and all other feel-good hippie talk (and channeling some M83 "Raconte-Moi Une Histoire" here):
You can find more information on Lighting in a Bottle and how to get tickets here.