Bassnectar Announces Bass Center 2016 Camping Festival Lineup: Flux Pavilion, Wu-Tang Clan & More

Bassnectar aka Lorin Ashton
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Bassnectar aka Lorin Ashton performs during the 2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on October 3, 2015 in Austin, Texas.  

UPDATE: Bassnectar today (Jan. 12) officially announced his Bass Center 2016 camping festival lineup, featuring Flux Pavilion, Wu-Tang Clan, Flying Lotus, Porter Robinson, Lupe Fiasco, AlunaGeorge and more. Tickets are available here.

It’s a thing.

That mastermind beat alchemist Bassnectar has (potentially) answered the pleas of the people. In a petition that circulated last year, Bassnectar fans asked for a three-day festival with artists selected by the hitmaker’s team, as well as a two and a half hour set each night from the “Into The Sun” spinner.

Yesterday, an announcement for Bassnectar Chocolate went live on his site. To be sure, certified organic cacao is the answer to holiday shopping woes everywhere, but Bassnectar has also solidified his spot as a modern day Willy Wonka.

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“We have a special surprise for 5 lucky chocolate lovers. Hidden inside 5 of these bars are Goldent Tickets, each offering free admission to next year’s ‘Bass Center 2016’ (2 x full VIP passes)…more info to follow on that” the announcement read.

Is Bass Center 2016 the magnificent sound factory dance fans have been dreaming of?

Bassnectar seems to think so.

Want to buy a bar? Do the whole Charlie Bucket thing here.             


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