Camp Bisco has officially released the Camp Bisco 9 daily artist lineup, which is available online at www.campbisco.net. The 50+ performer lineup at the multi-stage camping festival includes: The Disco Biscuits; LCD Soundsystem; Ween; Thievery Corporation; Wu Massacre featuring Method Man; Ghostface; & Raekwon; Girl Talk; Bassnectar; Pretty Lights; Major Lazer; Break Science with special guests Talib Kweli and David Murphy (STS9); The New Deal; Diplo; Holy Fuck; Caribou; Raq Tipper; Beats Antique; Welder; Aeroplane; Rusko; Sunrise Silent Disco; The Album Leaf; Brothers Past; Dieselboy; Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious); Future Rock; SOJA; Telepath; Felix Cartal; Two Fresh; Kill the Noise; Eskmo; Orchard Lounge; Rubblebucket; Emancipator; Spiritual Rez; Morning Teleportation; Archnemesis; Sub Swara; Derek Plaslaiko; Big Gigantic; Earl Greyhound; The Black Seeds; Mimosa; Grimace Federation; C-mon & Kypski; Nobody Beats the Drum; King Britt; Dubskin; Woodhands; Justin Paul; Lee Mayjah?s; DJ Everyday; and The Constellations.
Camp Bisco veterans, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar and Girl Talk will be lending their spinning skills during main stage set breaks on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night respectively. The Pretty Lights set will be a precursor to the LCD Soundsystem Thursday night headlining slot.
Details for the Camp Bisco 9 Late Night Dance Tent have also been announced. Performances include sets by Caribou, Two Fresh, Holy Fuck, Diplo, the New Deal, Rusko, and Aeroplane. The dance tent, which has been moved to an improved location, will feature 360° surround sound system and visuals to enhance the visual experience of the performances.
Joining this year’s lineup is the 2nd Annual Camp Bisco Remix Contest Winner, Topshotta, a.k.a. DJ Geoffro of Harrisburg, PA. Presented by URB.com and powered MixMatchMusic’s Remix Wizard, the contest drew in over 130 remixes from around the globe. Aspiring DJ/producers had the unique opportunity to remix top notch artists such as The Disco Biscuits, Bassnectar, King Britt, and The Black Seeds. In the end, Topshotta was selected as the grand prize winner for his remix of the Black Seeds’ track "Slingshot. Topshotta will perform a one-hour DJ performance slot during Camp Bisco 9, as part of his grand prize.
A second contest, run by SonicBids and focusing on emerging bands, drew the attention of over 160 entrants. Combining live performance art with dubstep beats, Cirque du Womp, from Detroit, MI, beat out this year’s crop of artists to win a performing spot on the festival’s Wood Stage Friday afternoon.
Camp Bisco 9 will once again be held at the picturesque Indian Lookout Country Club in Mariaville, New York, located approximately 20 minutes travel time from Albany, New York, on 200 acres of rolling, grass fields. The grounds come equipped with full bathrooms; which include flush toilets and showers, as well as 24/7 bathroom attendants. Festival goers will have access to a full bar on site and a general store, which sells almost every necessity for a comfortable and care free experience. iPhone users will also be able to download the Camp BIsco iPhone app to help them navigate the grounds, review artist bios, videos and photos, view the official schedule, and access a direct stream of the Camp BIsco Twitter feed (@campbisco).
Camp Bisco 9 is now releasing a limited number of $80 Saturday-Only tickets, as well as the 3-Day tickets, available for $155 online at www.campbisco.net and 1-800-594-TXX, and at all FYE stores in New England and select outlets in New York state. WIth the Platinum VIP Experience sold out, concert goers can still purchase, the VIP Experience Packages, available for $199 in addition to the 3-day festival pass. 50 cents of every ticket sold will be donated to Headcount, a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization devoted to voter registration and participation in democracy.