Your Guide to Sonic Bloom 2018
Ready To Bloom
As summers getting hotter, so is Sonic Bloom’s lineup. Check out sonicbloomfestival.com and get ready to be a part of history in the making at the 14th annual Sonic Bloom 2018, the unified field. Pack your bags and meet us at the beautiful Hummingbird Ranch in Spanish Peaks Country, Colorado.
If your trying to get your pregame on, be sure to check out the Official Sonic Bloom Pre-party. Its going down on May 25th at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Esseks and Truth are ready to throw it down, to hype us up for the adventure on the horizon. Check out the event page, HERE and be sure to grab tickets before they sell out. Don’t be the one of your friends that gets left out because they were sleeping on the purchase!
Sonic Bloom is going to be your one stop shop for all things transformational, bringing you an experience to stimulate your body, mind, and soul. Festivals like this only happen once a year, leaving you vibrating a higher frequency, eagerly looking forward with new and fresh perspectives. Sonic Bloom is crushing it with a stacked lineup, insane performance artists, all encompassed with live painters truly being able to showcase their flow. Through the festival they incorporate tons of enlightening activities; allowing us to learn something new or old, about our inner-self and the world around us.
Sonic Bloom just released the 3rd tier of artists on the lineup. They are bringing you an unparalleled audio experience featuring the likes of world class artists; Shpongle feat. Android Jones on visuals, Keys n Krates, Nightmares on Wax [live band], Liquid Stranger, EOTO, Break Science, Desert Dwellers, Thriftworks, and one of my personal favorites Jade Cicada. There are a ton of other artists that are not to be missed on this lineup. Be sure to check out the event page for the other musicians that are going to bless our earholes with some sonic therapy.
What would make all these talented musicians even better….live performance art, fully immersing you in the sensory experience. Word class performers, like the Fractal Tribe combine theatrics with dance, fire, acrobatics, and aerial arts are sure to leave you in awe. Mythmakers Lunar Fire brings to you a world of fantasy, alchemy, dreams, and magic. They pay homage through dance to our ancestors and future generations of cultures universally, to inspire a new paradigm. Plenty other artists like; Darshan Dance Tribe, Jocelynn Rudio, Emma Cat, Aurora Am’na, and Ixstar the Muze are indeed going to blow minds with performances of all varieties.
A full visual, auditory, and kinesthetic experience could not be complete without live painters, creating masterpieces, interpreting the music into a frequency of light. Be sure to check out visionary artist Raw.Sol, a Miami native infatuated with bringing to life visions of positive potential to affect the masses. He implements exaggerated colors to excite and captivate viewers into his dream like works. Crystal Cosmos, Rhadwood & Caro Caro, H.L. Crawford, Moon Bean, and Rhiana Deck are just a few of the other artists that will be showcasing their talents for us all.
Aside from the performances, Sonic Bloom host a plethora of activities. These will take place at certain times, during the day for the duration of the festival. Be sure to get your flow on with mind body exercises combining varieties of yoga, dance, martial arts, and meditation. Learn something new, or dive deeper into something familiar with workshops and speakers that are undoubtedly sure to have something that’s catches everyone’s eye! Workshops ranging from herbalism and beekeeping, to the new and rising blockchain will expand and stimulate your mind, creating new growth and understanding.
Explore the grounds and behold the amazing art zones and installations that create dreamlike landscapes, exhibits, and structures from another universe. The talented collective of artist at Metanoia, Fifth World Collective, Parallax Production and so many others will leave you in awe as you explore everything they have to offer.
Tier 3 general admission starts at $211. Parking or camping is not included in this GA pass and must be bought separately. VIP tickets start at $464 and includes free parking, early festival access, VIP camping pass, access to the VIP lounge, 3 meal tickets, 6 drink tickets, and a bag of Sonic Bloom swag.
Hummingbird Ranch is located 2.5 hours south of Denver. Once on I-25 South go to exit 64. You will see the box office in an open area just west of the exit. The website urges us to not drive through Rye or any of the surrounding neighborhoods.
We are so stoked to see everyone at Sonic Bloom, bringing us closer to harmony with the life that is around us. This event is truly going to create an experience that is aimed to plant seeds, water them, and watch our consciousness bloom right in front of our collective eyes.
Guest journalists: Dimitri Giannes & Sonbol Fatehi