Suwannee Hulaween Announces “Surprise” Headliner Rainbow Kitten Surprise

Turns out, the rumours are true. Alternative indie rock heroes Rainbow Kitten Surprise will join the Suwannee Hulaween lineup for the festival’s tenth anniversary extravaganza. Set to take place at the magical Spirit of Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, FL October 26 – 29, the event will also showcase a headlining set by electro-soul pioneer Pretty Lights, who is returning to the road for a handful of dates after a five-year hiatus.


Rainbow Kitten Surprise. Photo by John Ferreira

Hosted by genre-bending jam gods The String Cheese Incident, Hulaween will also feature headliners Trey Anastasio Band, Goose, John Summit, Elderbrook, Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade, Mt. Joy, Smino, Chanel Tres, Big Wild, Dispatch, and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead along with dozens of acts drawn from the worlds of electronic music, jam, hip hop, R&B, funk, bluegrass, Americana, and rock. Lettuce, BLOND:ISH, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Gioli & Assia, Altın Gün, ISOxo, Moore Kismet, Blu DeTiger, Manic Focus, Lab Group, Yung Bae and many more will be among the far-ranging talent bring the fields and old-growth forests of SOSMP alive.


The String Cheese Incident’s “Night of the Loving Dead” – Hulaween Music Festival – 10/28/17 – Spirit of Suwannee Music Park – Live Oak FL – Photo © Dave Vann 2017

Attendees will also be treated to unique performances by Rainbow Kitten Surprise bassist/vocalist Charlie Holt doing an individual DJ set as Harleigh Colt along with The String Cheese Incident‘s percussionist Jason Hann, performing as The League of Sound Disciples. Additionally, Hula will also feature sets from other String Cheese Incident side projects including Bill & Jilian Nershi featuring Jason Hann, The Kyle Hollingsworth Band, and Snakes & Stars to compliment the full band’s six total sets across the festival.



Hulaween has sold out the last five years, and this year’s festival will be no different. The event is already 80% sold out, but some passes are still available. But don’t sleep on it. For more information and to secure tickets, go to Hulaween’s official website or  on the links below.


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