Win an Ultimate Lightning in a Bottle 2016 Festival VIP Package!

Masterful event creators and production innovators, Do LaB, are offering an incredible opportunity to win the ultimate VIP package for the 11th annual Lightning in a Bottle music, arts, yoga and camping festival taking place Memorial Day Weekend May 25-30, 2016 at San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA.

World-renowned as California’s premiere camping, music, and art boutique festival, Lightning in a Bottle brings together a community of inspired individuals, internationally acclaimed musicians, enlightening speakers and illuminating workshops designed to expand the mind and open the heart. This year’s festival features musical headliners Chet Faker, Jamie XX, Grimes, Tokimonsta, Guy Gerber, Cashmere Cat, Four Tet, and over 300+ artists performing over multiple majestically structured stages. Additionally, LIB features visionary artists and interactive zones including The Village, the Grand Artique, Amori’s Cafe, Kid’s Village, and Lucent Temple of Consciousness with an expanded Learning Kitchen, Healing Sanctuary, Meditation Nest, Mystery School, Pineal Playground, two yoga tents and more.

Contest Rules:
Entries can be submitted until May 1 at 11:59PM PST.
Entries are handled through the Rafflecopter widget above. You may enter without any obligation to social media accounts, but you can gain extra entries through social media shares.
Your email address is required so we can get in touch with you if you win, but it will not be given out to any third parties.
Must be 18+ to enter. Contestants can come from anywhere in the world but need valid ID. Travel out to the Lightning in a Bottle festival will not covered.
Winners will be chosen randomly. One (1) winner will receive VIP Prize Package, One (1) winner will win the Second Tier Prize, and Five (5) winners will receive the Third Tier Prize.
Winners will be notified via email. Winners must respond within three days of being contacted to redeem prize. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen at random. Make sure that the email account you use to enter the contest includes your real name and a working email.
Prize packages are part of a promotional giveaway and non-transferable.

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Lightning in a Bottle 2015

Last year, lightning in a bottle was the most surprising festival experience I had ever had; this year, the most fulfilling. My only regret is having not mastered macro scale quantum superposition so that I could fully experience everything the festival had to offer with out abandon.

I had been looking forward to seeing Stylust Beats for a while, so it was great to get to catch that set on the Thunder stage along with several of other favorites RL Grime, Griz, Koan Sound, Phutureprimitive and The Opiuo Band. Impressive headliners Such as Flume, Tycho and Odesza electrified the Lightning stage while the Woogie was nonstop dope beats; luckily I was camped near by because I couldn’t get enough.

There is so much more than just music to experience at LiB, countless yoga and workshops, holistically covering all aspects of health and consciousness. I was super stoked to get to catch Nassim Haramein, thought I had missed him earlier in the day, so I was over joyed when I heard his voice coming from the Temple Stage when haphazardly wandering by at 12am Sunday Morning.

In between it all were volumes of artwork on display and the Android Jones projection mapped dome was a huge hit. Particularly entertaining performance art acts this year included favorite, Lucent Dossier Experience, Dream World Cirque, Bubble Gutter and Les Sirens. Can’t forget about the newly remodeled Amori’s Casino and Burlesque for after hours entertainment.

It’s difficult for one person to give a full account of this festival, with so much variety, I can only share my sliver of experience and assure you that if you haven’t been to Lightning in a Bottle yet, you must experience it for yourself. Compared to the many festivals I’ve attended I believe this is a wonderful first time festival experience for a newbie. When I mentioned earlier that this was my most fulfilling LiB it was because I brought my friend from Miami who had never been and she had the time of her life, which was the ultimate highlight for me.

The Do Lab is bringing Woogie Weekend to the Oak Canyon Park festival grounds this July 17th-19th, check out the website for more details!

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Lightning in a Bottle 2015

Lightning in a bottle is hands down my favorite festival, so I absolutely CAN NOT wait to go again this coming Memorial Day weekend May 21st-25th, 2015. Check out our post from last year to catch the artist playlist with AudioMolly favorites Gramatik, Amon Tobin, Polish Ambassador, What So Not, Kraddy, Jumpsuit Records, Sweater Beats, Desert Dwellers, Slow Magic, tons of other Do Lab exquisite picks and the broad variety headliners; Moby, Phantogram, Baaur, Little Dragon and Beats Antique just to name a few. I’m beyond excited to find out what they have planned for this year’s lineup, stay tuned and check out for tickets, info and location.


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Sold. Out.

This is what sold out looks like, people! Lightning in a Bottle hit full force in 2016 for it’s sell out debut. You’ll always remember that sweet last taste of magic before it hit maximum capacity, we know we will. Get swept up in this dazzling after movie:

Seeing the sprawling hills of Bradley, CA filling the rearview with colorful sunsets and enchanting memories the eleventh glorious Lightning in a Bottle concludes as the West Coast’s premier camping, arts, music and yoga festival again surpassing the expectations of all. Imagined and flawlessly executed by Los Angeles’ merrymaking collective of event production virtuosos Do LaB over Memorial Day weekend, LIB continues to ascend as a kaleidoscope of adventures and life changing experiences that will successfully surprise even the most seasoned revelers.

Returning to the San Antonio Recreation Area for the third consecutive time, LIB 2016 proved to be the biggest and best gathering to date as Do LaB cemented a major pre-event milestone in its rich, colorful history, hitting max capacity at 20,000 tickets weeks before the gates opened. Always striving for new growth and metamorphosis, 2016 brought inspiring expansions to the festival with the gates to LIB opening a day early on Wednesday May 25 to welcome eager passholders into its warm embrace which included a Village Action Day with an appearance from The Polish Ambassador and Ayla Nereo and the addition of the High Grounds camp, among many celebrated highlights such as a completely reimagined Woogie stage.

Sunny skies brought daytime dance parties, where The Woogie stage shone brightest. As temperatures turned up the heat, house and techno worshippers flocked to the prismatic awnings of the stage, which featured a fanciful entanglement of neon piping winding and wrapping around the DJ booth. Afternoon sets laden with misters and good vibes regaled audiences, where progressive producers such as Sacha Robotti, Justin Jay, Jonas Rathsman, Lane 8 and Lee Burridge took turns spinning long after the sun rays had fallen beyond the horizon. The Woogie also hosted an early Saturday morning memorial tribute honoring the late resident favorite Pumpkin, as many friends and family gathered to celebrate and dance under the magical canopy Pumpkin had played so many times before.

Twilight beckoned wanderers in search of the wonderfully weird and bass-centric beats, those who ventured into the evening found themselves fully immersed in the mystical offerings of the night, each stage brimming with late night sets. The festival’s other main stage the Thunder, an amped up version of Do LaB’s Big Fish at Coachella complete with the 2016 addition of visual screens, lived up to its namesake with showstopping, mesmerizing sets from the world’s preeminent bass music aficionados. Day and night, the Thunder unfurled a fury of innovative sound, culminating with long-time LIB’ing Legends Pantyraid closing out LIB 2016 with an unforgettable Sunday night set. Supporting acts over the weekend included Cashmere Cat, Ekali, Tokimonsta, Eprom, Dimond Saints, Mija and an incredible b2b by G Jones and Minnesota, who delivered one of the most dynamic sets of the weekend.

Keeping the tunes pumping throughout the day and long after the main stages went quiet after 2am were the Favela and Pagoda bars, which helped to ring in the weekend festivities by starting off the music on Thursday prior to the main stages coming to life on Friday and continuing into dawn on Monday. Surprise sets were key aspects of both stages, with LIB artists Patricio, Autograf and the Glitch Mob’s Boreta all stopping by for late night thrills.

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*** LIB 2016 Lineup is here! ***

Our favorite festival is back with some of our favorite artists as expected and some fresh new ones too. Check it out!


Musical headliners topping LIB’s 2016 bill include Australia’s electronic neo-soul singer-songwriterChet Faker, Canadian producer and savant songstress Grimes,prolific producer behind London-based band The xx Jamie xx, Modeselektor and Apparat join forces to become Berlin’s electronica trio Moderat, English post-rock electronic artist Four Tet, a return for the amazing Norwegian producer and remix-master Cashmere Cat, the sultry horn play of Boulder, Colorado’s Big Gigantic, plus one of LIB’s favorite residents often described as the World’s Funkiest Diplomat, The Polish Ambassador who will return to his home state for another captivating performance.

Host to several of the most intricately-built and aesthetically stunning stages in the world, and arguably the most compelling display of large scale art outside of Burning Man – Lightning in a Bottle 2016 will showcase an incredible roster of global musical acts, artists, and installations, totaling over 300 in number. In a conscious effort to bring balance to a lineup that already crosses the musical spectrum from progressive house to future bass, Do LaB has also booked more female artists than ever before including 2016 performances from Alina Baraz, Marian Hill, Hundred Waters, Mija, Rubblebucket, TOKiMONSTA, Magda, Ibeyi, Francesca Lombardo, in addition to headliner Grimes. Joining the headliners on the Lightning Stage are installation artist and live musical act William Close and the Earth Harp Collective and LIB staples electro-circus troupe Lucent Dossier Experience, The Russ Liquid Test, Tourist, Emancipator Ensemble, DirtwireThunder Stage, which boasts some of the top beatmakers electronic music has to offer curating sounds from, Mr. Carmack, Bleep Bloop, Eprom, PANTyRAiD, Haywyre, Thriftworks, Dimond Saints, Autograf and many others including G Jones and Minnesota reuniting once again for what is sure to be a legendary b2b set. A technicolor dream-world and LIB favorite, The Woogie, best known for showering crowd-goers with misters and good vibes, will showcase an opulence of house and techno music including performances by Guy Gerber, Josh Wink, Lee Burridge, &ME, Lane 8, Sacha Robotti, and Shall Ocin among many more top acts high up in the stage’s colorful embrace.

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