Part of the fun of Shambhala is always getting a peek at the stage-by-stage lineups shortly after the main lineup is unveiled. That began over the first week of April, as one by one, each of the festival’s six unique stages gave us a look at what’s to come on the Farm come August.
That kicked off first with the Village’s lineup, followed by the Living Room the very next day. Fractal Forest was next, flanked by The AMPhitheatre. Rounding things out were lineups for The Grove and Pagoda stages.
For the larger lineup, we know that Excision, Diplo and Mark Ronson’s Silk City project, Nero, and more will make appearances. Let’s find out where we can see them, shall we?
The Pagoda (released Tuesday, April 9)
As the stage that boasts the most dance floor space, the Pagoda has traditionally been home to some of the biggest names Shambhala has to offer. 2019 promises the same, with Kaskade making his Shambhala debut. Joining him will be Chris Lake and Chris Lorenzo’s Anti Up project, Anna Lunoe, Paul Oakenfold, Zeds Dead, and plenty more.
Peep the full lineup for the Pagoda below, and gear up for the full schedule; odds are good that set conflicts this year are going to make for some especially difficult decisions.
The Grove (released Monday, April 8)
The Grove Stage invites each one of you to experience the perfect blend of music and environment at the 22nd annual Shambhala Music Festival. Entering their 6th installment – the Grove has put together another stacked line up containing shades of everything from dubs to hip hop to house. The Grove Stage has a huge roster, including Bonobo (DJ Set), multi-instrumentalist FKJ, hip hop duo EarthGang, Ivy Lab, Deep Medi’s Mala and label mates Kromestar and Commodo, among many others
The AMPhitheatre (released Sunday, April 7)
The Amp Stage is home to the widest variety of sounds, as well as mind-blowing visuals and breathtaking stage performances. Spanning nearly every genre, The Amp Stage Lineup is stacked with the likes of 1000VOLTS (Redman & Jayceeoh), A Tribe Called Red, Alix Perez, Billy Kenny, LWSD, Mija, Minnesota, T.Williams, The Librarian, Troyboi, Truth, Tynan and many more.
Situated in the downtown core at Shambhala, the Amp Stage is the initial dancefloor offering for guests arriving at the festival. Flanked by lush gardens on one side and vendors on the other, this zone is a hub of activity day and night. The large shaded area is a welcome respite for daytime listeners searching for a change of pace.
Fractal Forest (released Saturday, April 6)
Fractal Forest had humble beginnings, starting out as a small stage in the forest built on a burnt out, old growth tree stump. 21 years later, this stage has grown into a world-class music venue, home to some of the biggest DJ and artist legends from around the globe. DJs will be dropping everything funky including Breaks, Glitch Hop, House, DnB, Turntablism, Hip Hop and of course straight up Funk. Team Fractal has presented a massive roster featuring some renowned names including Silk City(Diplo + Mark Ronson), GRiZ, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Chali 2na, SNBRN, Z-Trip(ELPHNT), Jack Beats, Goldfish, Volac and many more!
The Living Room (released Friday, April 5)
The Living Room stage is known for its groovy vibes, and 2019 will certainly be no exception. Topping the lineup will be the disco house stylings of Poolside, and “Eagle” set from Shambhala regular Z-Trip, the Living Room debut of Neon Steve’s Pleasensations project, and tons more!
The Village (released Thursday, April 4)
This year’s Village lineup is a veritable basshead paradise, featuring the likes of mainstays Excision, Stylust, KJ Sawka, and Beats Antique, the Shambhala return of big names like Jauz and Rusko, and full-on label takeovers from both Jungle Cakes and Wakaan. The cherry on top: Nero coming back to the Village for the first time since 2010.
And of course, we’ll be getting a heavy dose of drum and bass from Chase and Status, Phibes, Reid Speed, Benny Page, Deekline, Ed Solo, General Levy, and a pair of yearly fixtures in the Ragga Jungle Rinse Out and the Sunrise Sessions.
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