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On the scene for their first year, What The Festival will take place July 27th – 29th on the outskirts of the Hood National Forest in White River Canyon, which is about 100 miles east of Portland, Oregon.

The three-day event boasts a stellar lineup that covers many niches across the world of EDM from Electro to Moombahton, Downtempo to Dubstep and everything in-between. Nearly 40 acts have already been announced and we anticipate a few more additions are yet to come as the festival isn’t until late late July. Scroll down for full lineup.

Early bird tickets have already sold out but regular tickets are still available at the event’s website, whatthefestival.com

What The Festival 2012 Lineup
Beats Antique, Claude VonStroke, Bonobo (DJ Set), Dillon Francis, Gold Panda, Emancipator, Holy Fuck, Paper Diamond, Scuba, Sepalcure, Star Slinger, MartyParty, Bluetech, Adventure Club, Ana Sia, NastyNasty, Sinjin Hawke, GRiZ, LowRIDERz, Beat Connection, Marques Wyatt, Minnesota, Phutureprimitive, ill-esha, Inspired Flight, Gladkill, Mansions on the Moon, Sugarpill, Laura Low (DJ Laura), Ruff Hauser, El Papa Chango, DJ Shawna, Pussy Monster, Barisone, Manoj, Solovox

WTF looks to be more than just your average summer music festival, but rather; a very unique multi-faceted experience (see below). As more details arise TreeThugger is sure to keep you updated. In the meantime though, head over to What The Festival’s Facebook Page and give them a ‘Like’ to stay connected.

Artist concept sketches of the amenities at What The Festival 2012.

WTF’s Unique Amenities

Big Art Experience: Sculpture by the dozen and art by the ton! WTF is inviting large and small installation artists from all over the west coast to gather together and show their stuff.
Outdoor Hookah Lounge: Complete with Mirkesh style rugs and abundant pillows that set the vibe for conversation and relaxation, the Hookah lounge is a place of refuge when the festival gets a little too awesome and you need to take a step back to simpler times.
Splash Pool & Sandy Beach: Cool down in the giant splash pool, replete with overflowing fountains of natural spring-fed water. Once you’ve frolicked and splashed to your heart’s content, take a break on the surrounding sandy beach to relax, lay out, dance or just listen to your favorite DJs on the poolside stage.
Eye Popping Performances: From feathered dance to mind-bending circus acts and everything in between, this is the chance to get your live performance fix in an awesome outdoor setting.
Activity & Workshop Deck: If you’re an early riser, this is the place to grab a sunrise yoga session. If you get up late, join us for the sunset yoga stretch! Need to move a little more? Take a class in some high energy dance! If you’d rather stimulate your mind, opportunities abound for intriguing panel discussions.
Oasis Spa & Shower: The Oasis is a unique and inspiring mobile bathhouse environment that consists of a customizable arrangement of “modules,” including showers, sauna, and grooming station. The Oasis is a luxurious way to start your day or get ready for the night.
OMG Lounge: Designed as an exclusive experience for the inner hedonist, you can bask in our garden of earthly delights. We are at your service! More details on the OMG Experience page.

 

 

Ryan Getz is the Editor at TreeThugger.com and has been deeply involved in the live music scene since the start of the new millennium. With a passion for quality musicianship and innovative sonic stylings, Ryan's viewpoints are well respected in the community. Beyond running TreeThugger, Ryan is an entrepreneur with his own web development company and is a board member for a non-profit cancer research organization.

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