Lightning in a Bottle

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Kaytranada, Richie Hawtin, and Bonobo to Headline Lightning in a Bottle 2017

It takes place in Bradley, California on Memorial Day weekend, from May 24–27.
Alexander Iadarola

We Crunched the Numbers and Electronic Music Festivals Still Have a Gender Equality Problem

An illustrated break-down of male and female musicians on 24 different line-ups.
Emilie Friedlander
Festival Season!

​We Asked the Hippies at Lightning in a Bottle What Being a Hippie Is All About

An anthropological study from the heart of the transformational festival scene
Jemayel Khawaja

I Blindfolded Myself and Strapped a Speaker to My Back in Search of Inner Peace

An afternoon at Yoga of Bass' Sound Healing event made my legs fall asleep.
Joshua Glazer

Four Tet, Grimes, and Jamie XX Top Lightning in a Bottle's 2016 Bill

Chet Faker, Moderat, and more will play The Do LaB's annual event.
Joshua Glazer

5 Unique Holiday Gifts For the Techno Nerds In Your Life

Because vinyl totes and indie-label t-shirts are so 2015.
Joshua Glazer

We Need to Stop Killing the Planet Every Time We Go to a Music Festival

How BangOn!, Lightning In a Bottle, and other Burning Man-affiliated festivals are leading a movement towards sustainability.
Michelle Lhooq
Festival Season!

Meet Cameron Bowman: Criminal Attorney By Day, The Festival Lawyer By Night

He lawyers so hard motherfuckers wanna fine him.
Rachael D’Amore
Festival Season!

​The Do LaB Releases Its Lineup for the Inaugural Woogie Weekend

It'll be house and techno all weekend, July 17-19, at the original home of LIB in southern California.
Jemayel Khawaja
Festival Season!

“Work, Kids, Rave, Repeat” – This is What It’s Like to Take Your Children to Music Festivals

Mia Quagliarello took her young family to Lightning in a Bottle. Turns out the young ones love Thomas Jack, spirit crystals, and dead fish.
Mia Quagliarello
Festival Season!

Lightning in a Bottle 2015: A Sold Out Event That Still Hasn't Sold Out

California's Do LaB's army of dusty hippies is having its biggest year ever, leading the way for "Transformative" festivals.
Jemayel Khawaja
Festival Season!

​The Do Lab's Coachella Stage Drops Its Deep and Classy Lineup

Ooah of The Glitch Mob, J.Phlip, Mija, M.A.N.D.Y, Justin Jay, Hoodboi, Droog, CRNKN, and the ever-impressive Lucent Dossier Experience all feature.
Jemayel Khawaja