Top 11 Must See Artists at Imagine Music Festival 5th Year Celebration!
Imagine Music Festival is celebrating their fifth year anniversary with their most spectacular line up yet! This aquatic fairytale takes place in Hampton, Georgia at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 21-23. The festival has camping options for general admission and VIP that include silent disco after parties, yoga and transformational workshops, and much more! Hosting four main stages, the Oceania Stage, Disco Inferno Stage, Aeria Stage, Amazonia Stage, and art installations!
The lineup is incredibly stacked this year featuring several different genres of electronic dance music. House, techno, bass music, trance, deep house, drum and bass, riddim, tropical house, you name it! This is their biggest and most diverse line up yet! There are several sets you definitely do not want to miss!
Also, check out our review of Imagine Music Festival from 2017!
Kaskade is a legend in the electronic dance music scene and has played at festivals all over the world. His music brings all those happy feelings that make you want to smile and dance. The lights that go along with his sets illuminate beautiful shades glowing over the crowd, warming your heart. His sets are extremely romantic and experiencing them with a loved one is a memory you will never forget. Experiencing his sets with friends that you adore is also such a dreamy feeling. Find Kaskade at The Oceania stage!
2. Walker & Royce
Super popular DJs and producers; Sam Walker and Gavin Royce come together to make Walker and Royce, and they are part of the Dirty Bird Record Label. This partnership has been producing groovy house music since 2011 and recently released an album called “Self Help” last year. This album features the song, “Take Me To Your Leader”, which has boomed to popularity in the electronic music scene. Make sure to check them out at the Disco Inferno stage!
3. Liquid Stranger
This well-known bass DJ and producer owns the record label Wakaan. Liquid Stranger will rock your world, taking you on a bass-filled journey full of wubs. His music has an underground style that has a twist on regular dubstep. Liquid Stranger has played at Imagine Music Festival 2016 and 2017. You will not want to miss his 2018 set, Liquid Stranger will be playing at the Oceania stage, see you there!
Griz varies in style, depending if he is playing a DJ set or live band set, but one thing that never changes is that he always delivers! Griz is a multi-talented artist who plays the saxophone, produces music, and DJs at festivals and shows. His style can be described as funky jazz based electronic music. Griz has such a bright personality and it shines not only on stage, but through his music as well. Griz will be at the Amazonia stage, follow the sound of the saxophone!
808 Roll Call? Bassnectar attracts wild bassheads from all over the country. His fans are extremely dedicated to his music and it creates a large family setting for his sets. The 808 Fam! Bassnectar will be delivering the heaviest bass of the weekend! If you have not seen this master musical genius in action then I highly recommend checking him out. His set will take your mind on an extravagant musical journey through time and bring you back a new person. I cannot wait for this massive set at the Oceania stage!
The mysterious mystic Zhu is coming to Imagine Music Festival and I could not be more excited! Zhu remained anonymous until a few years ago and reached fame solely through his music. Zhu not only plays music, but he also puts on a show during his sets. This dance music producer knows how to captivate an audience and create a memory of a lifetime. One of his most popular songs of all time is “Faded”. Get down to some Zhu at the Amazonia stage!
7. Ivy Lab
This trio from London dominates the Drum and Bass scene; Sabre, Stray, and Halogenix unite to make Ivy Lab. Their music explores the deep dark realms of drum and bass and combines some hip-hop along with electronic music. They are a part of the underground scene, but have been reaching a more mainstream crowd with their rise in fame. The first time I saw one of their sets I was left in awe and could easily close my eyes and go back to the moment, when all my friends and I were getting down on the dance floor to “Sunday Crunk”. Check out Ivy Lab at the Aeria stage!
8. Green Velvet
Green Velvet is a famous producer and singer who has had a big influence in the house and techno scene. Writing songs and producing music since 1992, Green Velvet is a legend in the electronic music community. Green Velvet performs most of his own vocals during his sets and really brings strong energy to the stage. His music has a groovy style that causes you to get up and get on the dance floor! Find Green Velvet throwing down some funky groovy beats at the Disco Inferno stage!
9. Zeds Dead
Zeds Dead has been tearing up festival sets with their amazing songs and music for years now. The duo, Hooks and DC, play a variety of musical genres ranging from house, drum and bass, deep house, and UK garage. They own their own record label called Deadbeats and have toured the world with other big DJs in the scene. Their festival sets always portray a large range of genres, so every music lover will be left content and wanting more! Zeds Dead will be playing at the Oceania stage don’t miss them! Watch a piece of Zeds Dead’s set from Imagine Music Festival 2016!
10. The Glitch Mob
The Glitch Mob is a unique, talented trio from Los Angeles; The Glitch Mob consists of edIT, Boreta, and Ooah. All three artists come together to create incredible, awesome music for their ever-growing fan base. They have also collaborated with other big artists in the scene. Their excellent production set up and light show leaves an audience mesmerized with the lights and sound. Check out The Glitch Mob at the Ocenia stage!
An emerging artist on the Imagine Music Festival lineup is Toadface. Toadface plays and produces psychedelic bass music for his fans. With his own unique sound and style, he is on his way to fame. His older brother, Yheti, is also a popular psychedelic bass DJ in the underground scene. Toadface and Yheti, brothers, will be playing a back to back set and you can bet it will be a dirty one! Dirty in an amazing way! Toadface and Yheti will be going back to back at the Amazonia stage!