Today What The Festival has announced the musical programming for its fifth outing, featuring world-renowned electronic and live performers.
Headliners like Thievery Corporation, Bonobo, Lettuce, Claude VonStroke, Lido, Mr. Carmack, and Tourist will be joined by scene-dominating acts FKJ, Claptone, and Hermitude, plus West Coast favorites Hippie Sabotage, Jai Wolf, G Jones, Louis The Child, Random Rab, and many more.
This world-class lineup will be showcased throughout What The Festival’s eight stages, privately-owned 250-acre venue offering a full range of music environments. The festival has earned a legacy as one of the best-sounding events in the country, utilizing 100% Funktion One sound systems.
What The Festival prides itself on offering fans a majestic departure from the ordinary, a lighthearted vessel of discovery and adventure. Whether time is spent splashing around at massive pool parties, roaming between countless art installations, or dancing at the late night stages, attendees are promised a totally unique experience of a lifetime.
What The Festival has also launched its DJ Contest, offering aspiring artists the chance to open the event’s Pool Stage with travel expenses covered up to $1,000. Contestants must record their best DJ mix and submit them for review between February 24 and March 1. The best mixes will be narrowed down by the WTF team and presented to the public for voting.
What The Festival has built its reputation on a keen sense for creative curation and a deep obsession with unabashed fun. Taking place on one of the closest private ranches to Mt. Hood, the vibe is set with awe-inspiring mountain views, a perpetually cool forest, and of course the other-worldly immersive environments the festival has become known for. It is this perfect canvas for interaction and joy that fosters one of the most loving, tight-knit communities on the global festival circuit.
Tickets to What The Festival is available via this location. What The Festival’s DJ Contest Here is to take place between February 24th and March 1st). You can enter and find out more information here. Check out our review of What The Festival 2015, and scope out the full lineup below.
What The Festival Lineup (Alphabetical):
Bonobo (DJ Set)
Claude Vonstroke (Latenight)
FKJ (French Kiwi Juice)
Louis The Child
Shades (Eprom & Alix Perez)
The Gaslamp Killer