Lightning in a Bottle Announces Compass Music, Learning & Culture Programming for 2022 Edition

Fans headed to Lightning in a Bottle on Memorial Day weekend can count on more than just mind-altering music at the multi-faceted boutique festival. Now they can also come way with life-changing lessons through LIB’s Compass music, learning, and cultural programming including a series of talks, workshops, and performances from world-renowned visionaries, experts, and thought-leaders.


SG Lewis Press Photo

Brought to life by DoLaB on May 25-30 at Buena Vista Lake, CA, the festival features a cadre of electronic music stars on its previously announce lineup including Glass Animals, Kaytranada, GRiZ, Chet Faker, Black Coffee, Four Tet, SG Lewis, Little Simz, Purity Ring, Big Wild, and more. Add to that LIB’s Compass Stage, which will host a DJ set by electronic-crossover favorite SG Lewis, Danish electronic trio WhoMadeWho, German DJ and producer Parra For Cuva, emotive and melancholic techno producer Christian Löffler, forward-thinking multi-genre producer Full Crate, Andre Power and Sasha Marie of Soulection, ethereal electronic musician Ayla Nereo, 29 Palms from Ooah and Boreta of The Glitch Mob, neo-psychedelic world music band Simrit, multi-instrumentalist and DJ/producer Aabo, and Afro-Latina DJ/producers Coco & Breezy, among many others.


Compass has also curated a top-tier selection of thought leaders and experts to lead attendees through their learning experience during the festival. This includes the Tejon Indian Tribe Dance Troupe, best-selling author and founder/CEO of 4BiddenKnowledge Billy Carson, holistic wellness expert Queen Afua of the Sacred Woman Rites of Passage program, and Racing Extinction collaborators and digital artists Louie Psihoyos and Travis Threlkel. Some of the key innovative workshops will include Art of Benevolent Leadership in Ritual Community, Psychedelic JEDI Training, Hope in the Anthropocene, Ceremonial Chants & Medicine Music, Remote Viewing for Psychic Development, and No Means No – How to (Not) Talk to Cops.



Highlighted talks and discussions among this year’s programming include Regenerating Soil with Microbes, Cryptocurrency: The Ownership Economy, Queering the Liminal, Technology of Prayer, Fire Adapted Communities: Building A Wildfire Resilient Future, Transforming Fulfilling Prophecies into Love, Resilience of Chamorro Food, and more.

Taste also plays a central role in the Compass sensory experience through Learning Kitchen, LIB’s culinary hub. Among the Learning Kitchen programming is Regenerative Soil Practices & Juice with Vive Organic, Praise Cheezus: Elevated Nut Cheese with Chef Perla & Elevation Eating, Slow Food & Sourdough Pizza with Zach + Kayla of Beloved’s Bread, Green Keto: Bye Bye Sugar Cravings with Katelyn Louise of Pure Joy Planet, and Curry Deconstructed: Ayurveda & Spices with Cristina Urioste & Rasa Foods.


Lightning in a Bottle 2013 Learning Kitchen. Photo Credit: Greg Peterson

Lightning in a Bottle has also partnered with organizations and non profits that emphasize the idea of worldwide connection and well-being. These include Buckminster Fuller Institute, Academy of Oracle Arts, Ecological Renewal Alliance, Fungi Foundation, Ritual Community, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), and Life-Force Academy. Attendees are encouraged to take the lessons learned at LIB’s immersive, interactive educational and cause-driven programming into their communities year-round.

Tickets for Lightning in a Bottle are on sale now, including upgrades and VIP packages. For more information, click on the links below.


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