Elements Music & Arts Festival has announced the phase one lineup for its 2024 edition returning to Long Pond, Pennsylvania on August 9-11. Best described as an escape unlike any other, the festival is co-created by those who embark on the journey, fostering a home for childlike wonder and a creative space for like-minded individuals.

As Elements prepares for its most ambitious year to date, the festival has now released the phase one lineup and will feature over 100 acts across multiple stages throughout its magical art-filled forest. Fans can expect the same level of world-class electronic music talent that Elements has become known for curationally, where there is truly something for everyone.

Headliners for the 2024 edition include some of the most electrifying names in dance music, from chart-topping stadium-filling superstar Illenium to a Redux set from pioneering GRAMMY-nominated DJ and producer Kaskade, the darker shades of forward-thinking producers Liquid Stranger and LSDREAM, and the head-splitting sounds of Excision. 

The depth continues with GRAMMY-nominated melodic bass pioneers Slander, a back-to-back from Black Book Records head Chris Lake and Hellbent Records boss Cloonee, hard-hitting versatile trap producer TroyBoi, a back-to-back throwdown from Sullivan King and Kayzo, plus D&B favourites like Sub Focus and Dimension.

The heavier-leaning sonics will be well represented, led by the likes of Claude VonStroke’s iconic Barclay Crenshaw project, multi-talented French artist and Odyzey Music label head CloZee, standout bass producer Of The Trees, and multi-faceted rapper and producer Wreckno.

Fans will also find their footing behind familiar house favourites like the Desert Hearts crew of MikeyLion, Marbs, Porky & Lee Reynolds opening the Thursday early arrival kickoff, plus Canadian production duo Bob Moses, ABRACADABRA icon BLOND:ISH, party-starting production duo Walker & Royce, emerging stars VNSSA & Nala treating fans to a b2b set, Chicago’s underground riser Azzecca, and melodic techno tastemakers Township Rebellion.

Trying different things isn’t limited to the fans at Elements, where several artists will play rare sets under special projects showcasing another creative side of their style. This includes the otherworldly drum & bass sounds of Blanke: ÆON MODE, the live band performance of Boogie T’s Boogie T.Rio in addition to his individual performance, the sound healing and ambient bliss of LSDREAM’s Lightcode, and the techno-tinged frequencies of Slander Presents: Before Dawn.

“Elements 2024 marks our most diverse line-up, featuring a broad range of genres”, says Timothy Monkiewicz, Co-Founder of Elements.  “We’re pumped for our first-ever drum and bass takeover, and we have some secret sets planned from fan-favourite acts! Each year, we meticulously match the design and production of the stages to the talent we book to help take the beats to an interdimensional planet of immersive audio-visual experience.”

The four primary stages at Elements are aptly named to each represent one of the key elements that define not only the event’s experience, but the very fabric of the natural world it celebrates. Fire is the home for thrill-seekers who thrive off moments of spontaneous fun, while Earth presents a psychedelic paradise of neon trees, galactic mushrooms, and airborne jellyfish. Air offers a temple of melodies tucked deep in the forest, while the sunshine playground known as Water is where acrobats, pirates, and clowns are ever abounding and swimsuits are heavily encouraged.

Festivalgoers can also explore a magical playground complete with Burning Man-style art cars and rows of Vibe Villages, which are decorated theme camps created by guests. Elements will additionally showcase 3D video projection mapping, interactive performances, and large-scale art installations, plus a Health & Wellness lineup with yoga, aromatherapy, dance, comedy, sound baths, and multidisciplinary workshops.

The yearly Art of Change program is a key facet of the festival’s community-driven ethos, which was created to amplify marginalized voices. The 2023 edition focused on the LGBTQIA+ community while featuring workshops on Queer history, sexual orientation, and the essence of Drag, onwards to a Pride Parade. The festival’s Drag Brunch event donated funds from each drink sold to The Trevor Project, who provide crisis support for the community. More details and applications for The Art of Change program will be shared closer to the festival, while applications for Vibe Villages, Art & Visual Artists, Performers, and more are available now.

Elements has grown rapidly into an immersive multi-day camping experience, along the way becoming a staple of the festival circuit. The move to Long Pond has aided in this growth, with Elements now hosted in the woodlands adjacent to the raceway. The venue is powered by an onsite solar farm, further assisting Elements in its long-term sustainability goals.

“The genesis of Elements has always been to constantly evolve, becoming more grand, more weird, and more wild each year,” says Brett Herman, Co-Founder of Elements. “Fans can expect several revamped accommodation offerings and more opportunities to participate and become immersed in the experience. We are blooming sonically as well, with expanded stages including an upgraded water stage. Whether it’s exploring unseen new magical forest areas or experiencing spectacular and interactive art, we encourage attendees to choose their own adventure from a smorgasbord of side quests.”

Tier One GA and VIP passes are currently on sale through the official Elements Festival website. Elements also offer a variety of options related to accommodations, which range from car camping to on-site glamping, nearby hotels, and preset RVs and tents for those seeking an elevated experience. Shuttle passes will also be available for those looking to avoid driving, and provide rides from a variety of major cities throughout the Northeast.



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