This Weekend: Do LaB Presents Lightning in a Bottle, Oak Canyon Ranch, Irvine
“This Memorial Day weekend, the music, arts and green living worlds will converge at Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine, California for The Do LaB’s 5th annual Lightning in a Bottle Festival on May 28 – 31, 2010. Celebrated for their one-of-a-kind interactive art environments, The Do LaB will bring its signature imaginative experience design stamp, as seen at Coachella.
The new site of the four-day, three-night festival for all ages features over 100 acres of sprawling hills, lush trees and a tranquil reservoir, and accommodates up to 6,000 day guests and overnight campers combined. Oak Canyon Ranch is located just one hour south of Los Angeles and 45 minutes north of San Diego.
With a lineup that is equal parts music, art and green workshops, Lightning in a Bottle will envelop its guests in a myriad of activities throughout the festival. This year’s festival includes:
Three stages of music featuring Booka Shade, The Album Leaf, Adam Freeland, Apparat, EOTO, Daedelus, Beats Antique, The Glitch Mob, Sandra Collins, The Very Best, Krazy Baldhead, Nosaj Thing, Lee Burridge, Vibesquad, KRADDY, Bluetech Live, John Tejada, March Fourth Marching Band, MiMoSA, BLVD, Eliot Lipp, Ott, Dj Garth, Rey Fresco, Big Gigantic, Random Rab, MartyParty, An-ten-nae, Daddy Kev, Emancipator, David Starfire Live Ensemble, Treavor Moontribe, Obscure, Patricio, R/D, Fishtank Ensemble, Jupit3r, El Papachango, The Bodyrock Dj’s, Lynx & Janover, Vagabond Opera, Saynt, Dj Laura, Shawna, Solillaquists of Sound, Govinda, Rena Jones, Jesse Wright, Heyoka, Sidecar Tommy, Kitty D, The Luminaries, Geno Cochino, The Makers, Ron Levy, Michael Hart, Manny Greensector, Terrakroma, Motion Potion, Dj Wolfie, Jokton Strealy, The Ianator, Sammy Bliss, Blue Insomnia, Vokab Kompany, Red Sonya, Cohen, Timonkey, Bass Cadet, Wyse, Peter Goetz, micah j, Auditory Canvas, Pumpkin, SaQi, Faith
Art installations curated by Marsi Frey and an art gallery curated by Mike Russek and Deborah Vogt
Green living workshops dedicated to providing practical, do-it-yourself lessons on creating a healthy, low-cost, sustainable lifestyle, including “Small space container gardening”, ” How to make raw chocolate”, “Growing & using medicinal herbs” and more
Yoga and dance classes taught by industry leaders
Children’s activities featuring an interactive kid zone filled with arts and games
Lightning in a Paintcan Project, curated by Carmen Zella, will feature local artists who will transform over-sized mural panels, set up throughout the site, into paintings with 100% used and recycled paint. The art pieces will be sold in a silent auction where proceeds will benefit Sonic Muze, a non-profit that provides underfunded schools with music instruments and art supplies.
Live performances by various dance troupes such as Lucent Dossier, Vau de Vire Society, Ricochet- Poetic Acrobats, Fire Groove, Shakti Sunfire, Stilt Circus and the Wandering Marionettes
Organic Food Vendors and alcohol for sale plus free filtered drinking water on site for attendees who bring their own containers