Shambhala Announces Dynamic Lineup For 22nd Anniversary
With its highly anticipated 22nd anniversary set to take place this August 9-12, Shambhala Music Festival has revealed the first phase of its blockbuster lineup. Having previously announced UK drum and bass heavyweights Chase & Status (DJ Set), bass music crowd favourite Excision, the return of future-funk, sax-playing GRiZ, genre-defying beat maker TroyBoi and the debut of Grammy-nominated producer Zhu, the festival has bolstered its roster of world-class talent with new names and crowd favorites.
Notable editions to this year’s stacked lineup are Anti Up (the new collaborative project of bass house tastemakers Chris Lake & Chris Lorenzo), masked electro trio Black Tiger Sex Machine, world-renowned downtempo electronica producer Bonobo (DJ Set), French multi-instrumentalist FKJ, wobble masters Ganja White Night, dance music veteran Jauz, one of dance music’s most prolific producers Kaskade, Wakaan Records founder Liquid Stranger, UK electronic chart-topping trio Nero (DJ Set), dubstep legend Rusko, Silk City (Diplo and Mark Ronson’s new project), Toronto-based duo Zed’s Dead and so much more.
Also this year, Shambhala has introduced its all-new ‘Shambhala Favourites’ billing, featuring the likes of A-Skillz, Defunk, El Papachango, Father Funk, Fort Knox Five & Qdup, JFB, JPOD, K+Lab, KJ Sawka, LWSD, Mat The Alien, Neon Steve, Phibes, Skiitour, Slynk, Smalltown DJ’s, Stickybuds, Stylust, The Librarian and WBBL. This distinctive grouping of artists embodies Shambhala’s vivacious culture and unique traditions, and showcases exactly why Farmily from around the world come back year after year.
After celebrating their 21st-anniversary last year, Shambhala Music Festival is thrilled to return to the pristine Salmo River Ranch in British Columbia, Canada on August 9-12, 2019 for the 22nd annual edition. Taking place on a breathtaking family-run farm, festival-goers will have the chance to experience the best of what nature has to offer throughout four blissful days, while witnessing hundreds of world-class artists across six unique stages, each curated and run by their own stage directors.
Keep it locked as we get ready for the big weekend this August, with tons of warm-up coverage and check out this incredible play list put together by Shambhafam Kali Yuga.