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Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival moves to Florida’s Vortex Spring with huge Phase 1 Lineup announced!

Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival moves to Florida’s Vortex Spring for third edition with diverse electronic music lineup.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

Get ready to soak up the sun and dive deep into an epic time at the 4-Day Sol Fest Music and Arts Festival in Florida!


Relocating from Bama Slam Waterpark & Campground in New Brockton, Alabama, the four-day music and arts camping experience will debut at its new venue Vortex Spring in Ponce de Leon, Florida, commencing an exciting new chapter for Sol Fest.


With the festival moving to Florida, organizers have announced an expansive Phase 1 lineup for the event’s third annual edition, set to take place from Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 5, 2024.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

Sol Fest 2024's Phase 1 lineup is a towering roster of artists that expands on previous bass-heavy lineups to include genres across the electronic music spectrum, in addition to some jam acts. Headliners include Canadian producer and two-time winner of JUNO Awards’ Electronic Album of the Year REZZ, two sets from French trailblazer CloZee, and psychedelic bass purveyor LSDREAM. Additional headliners include Canadian duo Bob Moses with a club set, melodic bass maestro Dabin, House Call Records boss Dr. Fresch, British singer, songwriter, and producer Elderbrook, experimental bass wizard G Jones, funk band Lettuce, and genre-blending bass act Of The Trees.


Additionally, Sol Fest will feature special performances from Barclay Crenshaw, Flowdan and LSDREAM. Claude VonStroke will deliver a highly-anticipated set under his bass alias Barclay Crenshaw featuring Flowdan. The London-based grime MC and record producer Flowdan, who has collaborated with artists like Skrillex and Fred Again.., will also perform two sets, in addition to his performance with Barclay Crenshaw. LSDREAM will perform a special Lightcode set which is an immersive sonic healing experience featuring original music, guided meditations, and sound baths. Sol Fest will also feature daily waterpark parties hosted by singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Two Feet, English drum & bass duo Chase & Status, as well as takeovers from CloZee’s Odyzey imprint and Dr. Fresch’s House Call Records.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

The lineup for Sol Fest 2024 also boasts a wide array of talented support acts, including genre-blending keyboard/drummer duo Break Science, Atlanta electro-soul artist Daily Bread, a b2b between dubstep kings Dirt Monkey and Smoakland, bass experimentalist Eprom, boundary-pushing producer/guitarist Emancipator, a b2b between groundbreaking producers IMANU and Machinedrum, Denver-based electro-soul artist Manic Focus, drum n’ bass pioneer Netsky, heady bass master Opiuo, a wave music b2b between Skelerand Deadcrow, British producer/singer-songwriter Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set), sound design-oriented bass producer Yheti, and joyful bass queen Maddy O’Neal.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

In 2024, Sol Fest will host its event at a brand-new venue: Vortex Spring, the famed freshwater diving facility in Ponce De Leon, Florida. The 500+ acre recreational camping and dive park offers a tropical wonderland perfect for camping, snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming. When attendees want a break from dancing, they can ride the waves down six epic water slides, relax on the beach beside palm trees, or float along the clear blue water spring, pumping out a refreshing 28 million gallons of water everyday. Other activities include underwater cave diving, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding; the grounds also provide a dive shop and general store, where you can get scuba and snorkeling gear.

Vortex Spring - Ponce de Leon, Florida


The Vortex Spring campground will include shaded pine forest glamping and camping options, in addition to on-site showers, restrooms, and housing. There will also be shaded RV sites with 30/50 AMP hookups and a two-story VIP building with A/C and an indoor and outdoor balcony.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

The magic of Sol Fest is rounded out by Sol Sunday: the festival’s annual memorial segment that pays homage to their dear friend Quentin “Sol” Rupp, a passionate festival-goer who passed away at the age of 26. Sol Sundayincludes, amongst other things, a special interactive sun lantern effigy burn and slideshow, where attendees can honor those in their own lives who have passed. The spirit of Sol Sunday reflects the ethos that Sol Fest has made its identity: an inclusive, close knit event that from top to bottom represents community, equality, and diversity - including for women and LGBTQ rights.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

Sol Fest will also feature live and digital art installations, murals, hologram water screen shows, therapeutic workshops such as breathwork, yoga, and sound healing, as well as other daytime activities and games such as Frick Frack Blackjack, Sonic Portal, disc golf, tie-dying, and body marbling - a list that further highlights the festival’s dedication to emotional and social wellness. Additionally, there will be 40+ food, merch, and craft vendors onsite. Sol Fest will offer a variety of ticketing and camping options. The standard 4-Day GA Ticket offers a 4-day festival pass with access to the waterslides, swimming, river float zone, and other festival amenities such as the on-site general store, tube rental shop, and daytime activities.


4-Day VIP Ticket holders will have access to a VIP air-conditioned indoor lounge with exclusive VIP only secret sets, concierge & on-site restrooms, VIP viewing at the main stage, air conditioned restrooms, exclusive VIP bar, exclusive VIP entrance, a Sol Fest merch pack, and free showers.


The 5-Day VIP+ Ticket holders get all of the above in addition to breakfast & lunch catering (Fri-Sun), exclusive VIP Lounge balcony access, daily drink tickets, water excursion discounts, and a free Wednesday Waterpark Early Arrival.


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

For car camping options, the Primitive GA Car Camping option includes (4) nights of camping in a 20x20 space, while the VIP Celestial Camping option includes a 20x20 space in a premium location next to the festival entrance, air-conditioned bathrooms, campground showers, and beauty bars and vendors.


For RV options, the Primitive RV Camping includes 20x 50 space but doesn't include power, water, or sewage, while the Power RV pass includes a 20x50 space with a power hookup. The Shaded Power/Water RV pass includes a 20x50 space in a shaded mossy oak and pine campground close to the festival entrance and swimming area, a picnic table area, and water and power hookups.


For Glamping Packages, there is the VIP Glamping Package, which includes (2) VIP 4-day passes, (2) Wednesday early arrival passes, parking for 1 vehicle, and (4) nights in the pre-set bell tent which features a lock, bed with bedding, nightstand, storage, decor rug, and power supply. The Celestial Campground VIP+ Glamping Package includes all of the above, but upgraded to VIP+ passes with all the aforementioned VIP+ amenities.


There is also a Group Camping option - a 4,000 sq foot area of prime camping space for 10 vehicles.


For more information and to grab your tickets, click here!


Sol Fest Music & Arts Festival Florida Vortex Spring

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