The 22nd Shambhala Music Festival is officially a month away and this year is shaping up to be one of the best yet. Sham was recently awarded ‘Best Music Festival In North America’ and consistently boasts one of the most well-rounded and diverse artistic menus a festival can offer. The musical curators have perfected the ever so difficult blend of well-known headlining artists and unknown soon to be superstars. With that said, let’s take a look at a few of MusicFests365’s must see musical acts set to take the stage at Shambhala 2019.
First up we have Ableton genius and DJ, ill.gates. This wizard of a producers possesses a creativity level and various productions skills which are second-to-none. His passion for music and teaching has lead to hosting various DJ and music production courses, classes, and seminars. Gates is often referred to as one of the best to do it as well as just an extremely nice guy. Also, small fun fact, Gates is a Canadian native! He has played Shambhala a few times and we cannot wait for this set. Dont miss this one!
Next up, we have the heavy hitting Dj duo known as the one and only, Zeds Dead. From studio releases to raucous live festival performances, these two never fail to impress. They have developed a dedicated fanbase known as deadbeats, that are as loyal as they come and always show out strong. Forging the now infamous Deadbeats Record Label, Zeds Dead has helped jumpstart some of the artists we know and love today. Fun fact, ZD are also Canadian natives hailing from Toronto. This is another one we are really looking forward to.
The British boy wonder Troyboi is one of the hottest Djs out right now plain and simple, please go to this one! Always keeping it fresh with new sounds and vocals, Troyboi sets are high paced and just all around fun. His most recent album, Left Is Right, has stayed in heavy rotation on the Dj circuit since its release in 2017 boasting heavy classics like, B.I.A, What You Know, ili, and many more. If you have never seen Troyboi live, you are in for a treat.
El Papachango provides amazing vibes and is a Shambhala resident at this point playing almost every year. It is hard to catch an El Papachango set but we were fortunate enough to catch the magic during Bassnectars inaugural international festival, Deja Voom, and it was everything we could’ve asked for and more. After his Deja Voom pool party set, it is no surprise one of the best festivals in the world consistently hosts this artist.
The Funkhunters are another Shambhala resident also guilty of providing a ton of fun. We had the pleasure of attending their recent Electric Forest set at the amazing Tripolee stage and underneath the gorgeous setting Michigan sun, it was truly was a dream. We have heard on multiple accounts from Shambhala veterans that The Funkhunters are a no question must see if visiting sham.
If you know Excision then you already know this is probably going to be the craziest set at Shambhala 2019. Since the announcement of his return earlier this year, the Shambhala fans have been buzzing with excitement. Excision has provided some historic Shambhala sets that are still widely listened to on streaming platforms today. Fun fact, Excision is also a Canadian native! Canada artists are representing strong!
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