Applications are now open for the 2024 Plug In Programs. This is the Forest Family's chance to create, collaborate, and help shape the Electric Forest experience.
EF Radio chats with program director Steve Emmerich to explain the details and application deadlines.
EF Radio presents Goose’s Electric Forest debut performance from their headlining set on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at Ranch Arena.
EF Radio shares ELOHIM’s Electric Forest 2023 performance at Carousel Club on Saturday, June 24, 2023. ELOHIM joins EF Radio to discuss her experience in The Forest and the Forest Family community.
EF Radio brings us the first of many recorded sets from Electric Forest 2023 - Dixon's Violin closing the festival at The Observatory in the heart of Sherwood Forest on Sunday night. Dixon not only serenades us with his music, but also takes us on a journey to decompress and process our many experiences from the festival weekend.
EF Radio chats Electricology, the festival’s sustainability program that helps us be better stewards of our physical home in Rothbury and aims to reduce our overall impact on the planet. Rocky and Hannah join us to explain how you can be rewarded for doing good "green" deeds through the Prize Cart and Eco Points Stores.
EF Radio chats with Plug-In Program coordinators Steve Emmerich and Zach Morris to learn about all the ways one can Plug In at Electric Forest 2023.
EF Radio chats with Sampo, the Festival Director for Electric Forest, to discuss his unique start in the industry and to get a look behind the scenes at the year-round operations of the event.
EF Radio chats with Lauren Schildberg and the rest of the team that designed the Bioluminescent Mushroom art installation, which debuted at Electric Forest in 2022. The team was able to bring their idea to life because they applied for and were accepted as participants in the Plug In Program’s Art Installation Sponsorship Program.
The menu of unique and immersive food offerings at Electric Forest continues to expand each year, and much of that is dreamed up by Camren Von Davis and Kerry Inman. The EF Radio Podcast chats with both of them to discuss all the scrumptious offerings you’ll find in The Forest this summer.
EF Radio sits down with Natalia and Paul from Dark Moon Designs. They've created several prominent art installations for Electric Forest, including the Ocular Organ and the 2022 centerpiece titled "Timeless." Today they fabricate art for some of the biggest names in electronic music, but much of their success is thanks to their participation in the Plug In Program's Art Installation Sponsorship Program in 2016.
EF Radio sits down with Nova Han, Creative Director for Electric Forest, to discuss her role designing the Saturday Shebang with The String Cheese Incident, as well as The Hangar, The Chapel, The Honeycomb, and many other immersive elements in The Forest that we’ve all come to love.
Catch the latest EF Radio Podcast episode featuring Lotus’s Sunday, June 26 Electric Forest 2022 set at Carousel Club, plus an interview with bassist Jesse Miller as he reflects on the very first Rothbury, his many trips to The Forest over the years, and collaborations with other artists.
In celebration of his birthday, HQ is proud to share an interview with Wally Wojack from 2016. 💚 #ForestFamily
Wally planted the seeds that grew to be Sherwood Forest, and would often greet Forest Family as they arrived in Rothbury.
Hear the first set Party Pupils played in three years – tune in to the Electric Forest Radio Podcast for the duo’s Electric Forest 2022 set from The Observatory.
Tune in to the latest EF Radio Podcast episode featuring SIDEPIECE’s Saturday, June 25 Electric Forest 2022 set at Tripolee, plus an interview explaining their “house with a twist” genre, connection to Forest Family, and interest in exploring The Forest at night.
Listen to the newest EF Radio Podcast episode featuring Khiva’s Sunday, June 26 Electric Forest 2022 set at the Observatory, plus an interview with Khiva regarding her exploration of Electric Forest, her approach to the set, and newest upcoming releases.
We share Rainbow Kitten Surprise's Electric Forest 2022 performance at the Carousel Club on Fri., June 24. Also featured is an interview with band member Charlie Holt.
The newest episode of the EF Radio Podcast features Big Gigantic’s Sunday, June 26 Electric Forest 2022 Sherwood Court set, plus an interview about their favorite Forest memories, their new album Brighter Future 2, and their recent cross country tour.
On this episode of the EF Radio Podcast, enjoy LP Giobbi’s Saturday, June 25 Electric Forest 2022 Tripolee set, as well as an interview discussing her many adventures in The Forest this year.
The set includes LP Giobbi’s newest single “All In A Dream” which is out now.
We share an Electric Forest 2022 closing set from Dixon’s Violin at The Observatory on Sun., June 26.
Dixon not only serenades us with his musical abilities, but also takes us on a journey to recall our many experiences from the festival weekend, and challenges us to bring the spirit of The Forest into our everyday lives.
The Electric Forest Radio Podcast presents The Brainery Hour: Rhythm Quest from 2019 with Emiko George and Benjamin Perry.
Listen to the live recording of the Rhythm Quest Drum Circle Brainery Workshop held at Electric Forest 2019. The Forest Family unites in an impromptu everyone-ensemble, creating a rhythm circle vibrating out powerful music. 💚
The Electric Forest Radio Podcast chats with the founders of the Luminaria Project, which comes to life in the Spirit Center within The Forest.
Inside the Spirit Center are hundreds of luminarias that represent the Forest Family’s memories and hopes in the form of LED candles and artwork. They are messages to the people who are with us in spirit, and the stories of where our journeys diverged. 💚
The Electric Forest Radio Podcast catches up with long time HQ Non-Profit Partner Conscious Alliance.
Learn about their Art That Feeds history, and hear from Forest Family Member Celeste, who recently raised the money for and delivered over 30,000 pounds of food to the families in Rothbury, Michigan.
The Electric Forest 2022 lineup has been revealed, and Yung Bae joins us with an exclusive mix featuring many of the artists who will provide the soundtrack to our reunion in The Forest next June.
The Electric Forest 2022 lineup has been revealed, and Mersiv joins us with an exclusive mix featuring many of the artists who will provide the soundtrack to our reunion in The Forest next June.
We also chat with Mersiv about his Electric Forest experience, and discuss his newly-released debut album “Pretty Dark Loud.“
This week on the Electric Forest Radio Podcast, step outside and clear your mind with this walking meditation from Hannah Muse.
Catch an an exclusive mix from DYNOHUNTER on the heels of the release of their self-titled album. Plus, we chat with Clark Smith to learn more about the band’s background and their Electric Forest experience.
This week on the Electric Forest Radio Podcast, Hannah Muse joins us for a 15-minute breathing break you can practice anytime, anywhere.
EF Radio sits down and talks to Electric Forest 2019 Art Installation Sponsorship winners Lindsay and Nolan from LUNA Studio to talk about bringing their project, “Lamplighter” to life.
We chat with Uma Graham, a 2019 Wish Machine Winner, who combined her passion for art and wildlife to lead a workshop at The Brainery during Electric Forest 2019.
We share Sacha Robotti’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Tripolee on Sun., June 30.
We share a special performance from WHITEOWL at Electric Forest 2019
We’re back with the second half of Golf Clap’s EF2020 Lineup Mix, plus some additional lineup reactions and favoriate memories shared by EF Radio listeners.
Michigan’s own Golf Clap joins us for part one of their EF2020 Lineup Mix. We also share lineup reactions and favorite memories from EF Radio listeners.
We share Boombox’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Sherwood Court on Sun., June 30. Also featured is a an interview with the band, where they chat about their past experience at the festival and what it’s like to bring on a new band member.
We share Saba’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Jubilee on Fri., June 28.
We share EOTO’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Sherwood Court on Thurs., June 27.
We share Dorfex Bos’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Jubilee on Sat., June 29.
We chat with Stephen Rhoades, a two-time recipient of the Plug In Program’s Art Installation Sponsorship. He and his team created the ‘Portals’ and ‘Infinity Temple’ installations in Sherwood Forest.
We share Twiddle’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Jubilee on Sun., June 30.
We share SNBRN’s Electric Forest 2019 performance at Ranch Arena on Thurs., June 27.
We chat with Hannah Cooper, a 2019 Wish Machine winner who formed a mental health support group in her community and collaborated on a tree in Sherwood Forest dedicated to mental health awareness. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
We share STS9’s late-night Electric Forest 2019 performance at Sherwood Court on Fri., June 28. Also featured is a an interview with the band, where they chat about what makes Electric Forest special to them.
We chat with Natalia Janusz, who’s part of the team who created the Ocular Organ installation in Sherwood Forest. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
The Ocular Organ was a winning submission of the Plug-In Program’s Art Installation Sponsorship program. Natalia and team also created the interactive Drum Circles that debuted in 2018.
We talked with her at EF2018 about these installations and her experience growing from an attendee to a Plug-In Program winner, to becoming an integral part of The Forest Art Team.
We share another artist performance captured live at Electric Forest 2019. This one’s from Philadelphia-born Jesse Kardon, better known as Subtronics. This is his set from Tripolee on Fri., June 28, which also featured the debut of an unreleased collaboration with Griz.
We chat with Marlana Bright of the Children of the Rainbow, winners of the 2019 Plug-In Program’s Monarchy Project. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
We share the first of many artist performances captured live at Electric Forest 2019. Kicking off the series is Black Tiger Sex Machine, with their set from Tripolee during the Bassrush Massive Curated Event on Fri., June 28. Also featured is a an interview with BTSM, where they chat about their experience and growth since their first Electric Forest performance in 2014.
Preview the artists who will be part of the Studio 54est Curated Event on Friday, June 28, 2019. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
Inspired by the infamous dance music era when disco reigned supreme, Studio 54est will pay homage to the 1970s NYC nightclub mecca, Studio 54. The legacy of glitz, glamour, and good vibes will be honored and celebrated on the dance floor at the Carousel Club.
Take a stroll through the deeper side of The Forest with this podcast edition of EF Radio’s Warehouse 11 show, exploring the house and techno artists on the EF2019 lineup.
We focus on the Barrier Project that debuted at last year’s festival and will be returning for EF2019. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
The Barrier Project is a collaboration with the nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA). It provides an opportunity for everyone to set an intention for the weekend, develop goals, recognize the words and symbols that create distance between us, break down our barriers, and start our Electric Forest experience with a deep breath of fresh air.
We do so by together building a physical wall filled with an artistic representation of those intentions, and then collectively dismantling it at the end of the weekend to leave our barriers behind.
We spotlight Electricology, Electric Forest’s in-house sustainability program, featuring an interview with program director Rachel Wells. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
Electricology reaches every corner of The Forest – rewarding our sustainable, active, and respectful Forest Family with exclusive prizes and festival experiences. Participate by carpooling to the festival, utilizing compost bins onsite, trading in recycling for eco points, and joining in on trash pick-up challenges all weekend for your chance to win great prizes.
An exclusive mix from lineup artist MEMBA, who made their Electric Forest debut in 2019.
Preview the artists who are part of the Gud Vibrations Curated Event on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Electric Forest’s Tripolee stage. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
Nghtmre & Slander Present: Gud Vibrations is all about positive vibes and heavy music coming together. It’s a mixture of emotion and aggression, with a lineup full of the best up and coming artists in bass music.
We sit down with The String Cheese Incident, who are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
Often called the muse of Electric Forest, we caught up with the band during a two-night tour stop in St. Louis in late April. We chat about some of their favorite moments over the years, their role within Electric Forest (including the fan-favorite Saturday Shebang), and what you can expect during their three unique sets at the festival this year.
Preview the artists who are part of the Bassrush Curated Event on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Electric Forest’s Tripolee stage. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
Spawned from the Los Angeles Drum & Bass scene in the early 2000s, Bassrush has steadily become the premiere platform for bass music artists and fans alike. Since its inception, Bassrush has continued to remain at the forefront of the ever-changing soundscape of bass music.
A live recording of the Her Forest “Centered in Sisterhood” panel discussion at Electric Forest 2018. Discover more podcasts and stream EF Radio live anytime at ElectricForestFestival.com/radio.
Her Forest focuses on connection, inspiration, and comfort. The program is a collaboration between all who identify as women, and those who celebrate their enjoyment of and equality in the Forest Family.
An exclusive mix from lineup artist Defunk, who made his forest at Electric Forest 2019.