Five Artists to Watch at Suwannee Hulaween 2013
Since we’re counting down the days until Suwannee Hulaween, we thought we’d count day a few of the “must watch” sets of the inaugural festival. Held at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida, the voodoo-themed weekend of October 31st – November 2nd should be one of the wildest festivals we’ve attended this year. Need help deciding if you should purchase a ticket? Check out our “Top Ten Reasons to Attend Hulaween 2013” and get your debit card out.
Tickets for Hulaween are only $189.00 if you purchase in advance and increase to $220.00 at the gate. Let’s get spooky…
You can view the complete Hulaween 2013 schedule HERE
THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT – It goes without saying that you cannot miss String Cheese play at Suwannee Hulaween. After all, it is their festival! Their multiple sets at EFF had many fans begging for more, which is why festival-goers from all over will catch their three nights at Hulaween. Be sure to catch every night, especially on Halloween with their three-set show! This will be SCI’s last run on the East Coast this year. Here’s a sneak peek at what String Cheese is all about…
10/31 – Main Stage @ 7:00pm, 9:00pm, 10:30pm
11/1 – Main Stage @ 6:15pm, 8:30pm
11/2 – Main Stage @ 6:15pm, 8:30pm
MOON TAXI – The band’s career set sail with the release of their new album, Mountains Beaches Cities, and never looked back! They’ve hit festivals such as Hangout, Wakarusa, and Forecastle this past summer. Let’s just say you’ll want to ride the Moon Taxi at Hulaween and see these fine young men jam out! Check out their song “Southern Trance”, which is just too fitting for the Voodoo-themed Hulaween.
11/1 – Amphitheatre Stage @ 5:15pm
SATORU – Trey Phillips is the mastermind behind the electronic project he calls Satoru. Before relocating to Denver, Phillips was direct support for PANTyRAiD at Opera in Atlanta and played at the inaugural Magnetic Music Fest – both within weeks of each other. Some of his influences include Bassnectar, ill.gates, Pink Floyd, and STS9 (who will also be at Hulaween). These artists match up with his intricate live style, mixing glitch, bass, and ambient perfectly to create one cohesive composition.
11/2 – Silent Disco B @ 4:15am
MANIC FOCUS – It was a special treat when Chicago’s Manic Focus was added to the Hulaween lineup. John McCarten, the man behind Manic Focus, hit the festival circuit hard this summer, throwing down at Summer Camp, Electric Forest and North Coast just to name a few. His latest album, Distant Perspective, dropped August 27 and is a collection of funky, soul-filled beats. The future is bright for McCarten, who will be getting down at the Silent Disco at the same time as Satoru..
11/2 – Silent Disco A @ 4:15am
LEFTOVER SALMON – Leftover Salmon was just announced a few days ago as the Suwannee Bluegrass surprise! The five-piece bluegrass band was initially formed in 1989 in Boulder, CO. Quickly becoming a known name in the jam band scene, Leftover Salmon has proved that over the years they still have sustaining power on stage. Often covering Bob Dylan, the group stays true to its roots. Check out their live performance playing “Light in the Rain”, from their first album in eight years, Aquatic Hitchhiker.
11/2 – Main Stage @ 4:00pm