Every year music lovers come from far and wide to experience the magic Suwanee Hulaween Music Festival has to offer.
The festival is held at the picturesque Suwannee Music Park in Florida, known for its beautiful natural scenery, Spanish moss-draped trees, and the enchanting Suwannee River. The ambiance adds a magical and surreal touch to the entire festival experience.
With this year being Hulaween’s ten-year anniversary, you can expect the festival to come alive with that feel of family reunion energy that the Spirit of the Suwannee holds so closely.
Hulaween hosts a diverse and impressive lineup of artists spanning various genres. From jam bands to electronic artists, funk, rock, and more, there’s something for every music enthusiast.
They unleashed without restraint when it came to the 2023 lineup, especially in the electronic realm. With major names like John Summit, Big Wild, Champagne Drip, and Elderbrook, the roster is also stacked with unique and inspiring artists who are always pushing the needle for our community.
Explore and get to know the four artists we list below to elevate your Hulaween adventure this year:
Brothers Zach and Charles Weinert, known together as MZG, embarked on a musical journey that intertwined their destinies. Despite pursuing individual musical endeavors for years, they finally embraced their fate in 2014, uniting their talents to birth the collaborative project, MZG.
The name “MZG,” a clever abbreviation of “monozygotic,” encapsulates the profound connection that only identical twins like them can truly grasp.
Having meticulously honed their skills in the intimate confines of their Jacksonville, FL bedrooms, the duo ventured beyond, captivating live audiences and propelling them to share stages with kindred spirits like GRiZ and Manic Focus.
Proficient as both musicians and producers, they concoct a potent blend of bass-driven, hip-hop-infused electronica that resonates with audiences.
Onstage, their chemistry is not just palpable but infectious, exuding undeniable energy that positions MZG to unleash their identical powers to capture ears.
2. Pretty Lights
Back after taking a five-year hiatus, Derek Vincent Smith, also known as Pretty Lights has been everyone’s bucket list artist of the year.
Seeing Pretty Lights live is a transformative experience that goes beyond mere entertainment as the surging beats and intricate lights synchronize in a mesmerizing dance.
Each performance is a unique masterpiece, carefully curated to evoke emotions and take you on a personal journey within yourself and the music.
The sense of community and shared euphoria in a live setting amplify the connection between the artist and the audience, creating an electric atmosphere of unity and celebration.
It’s an opportunity to escape the mundane and embrace a world where music and lights harmonize to create an unforgettable and soul-stirring adventure.
3. Channel Tres (DJ Set)
Channel Tres, whose real name is Sheldon Young, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who is known for his unique blend of electronic, R&B, and house music, infusing his DJ sets with infectious beats and seamless transitions.
His DJ sets often showcase his exceptional taste in music, from classic tracks to cutting-edge sounds, creating an energetic and electric atmosphere.
It’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the sonic world of a talented artist, where the music becomes a collective experience that unites the crowd in a dance-fueled celebration of creativity and rhythm.
Seeing Alexander Dennis, better known as Eprom, live is an experimental odyssey into the depths of bass music. His performances are an electrifying blend of cutting-edge sound design, mind-bending beats, and an energetic stage presence that entrances the audience.
He’s highly regarded in the electronic music community for his genre-blending productions, incorporating elements of dubstep, hip-hop, and breakbeats.
The sheer innovation and complexity of his music take you on a journey, pushing the boundaries not only through music but through your own personal emotions.
Witnessing his mastery of sound manipulation and the raw power of his bass-heavy tracks in a live setting is an adrenaline-fueled experience, immersing you in a world where music becomes an exhilarating sensory adventure.
It’s a chance to be part of a community that appreciates musical experimentation and artistic prowess, leaving you with lasting memories of a truly extraordinary live performance.
For the full schedule of when and where these artists and the rest of the Hulaween lineup is playing, click here.
Featured image provided by Hulaween.