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GRiZ Announces Final Curated Event, ‘Ursa Major’: A Boutique Music, Art, and Camping Festival

Join GRiZ for a cosmic journey at the newly announced boutique event, Ursa Major. Taking place from September 22-24 at Pepsi Amphitheater in Flagstaff, Arizona, this intimate three-day experience will mark GRiZ’s final curated event before his upcoming hiatus.

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Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Fort Tuthill County Park in the Coconino National Forest, Ursa Major promises a captivating blend of music, workshops, art installations, and camping under the stars. GRiZ has curated a lineup that spans various genres, featuring artists like Black Carl!, Daily Bread, Inzo, Justin Jay, LUZCID, Of The Trees, Opiuo, Sunsquabi, and many more.

Each night, GRiZ will deliver unique headline performances, showcasing the diverse range of his catalog. With over a dozen opening acts, the supporting lineup has been carefully chosen to complement the vibrant universe of GRiZ’s live events.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Ursa Major, where you’ll discover the funky grooves of Sunsquabi and Justin Jay, the melodic sounds of Inzo and Daily Bread, the bass-heavy beats of Opiuo and LUZCID, and a special B2B set from rising underground bass acts, parkbreezy and Thought Process.

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This momentous occasion will unite the GRiZ community in a joyous celebration before the hiatus. Pre-sale tickets for 3-day passes and camping accommodations will be available starting June 12th at 10AM PT.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this cosmic experience. Visit the official website to sign up for the pre-sale and stay connected with GRiZ on social media for the latest updates:

lineup poster of GRIZ' ursa major festival


Franz Hilberath is a writer, publicist, artist manager, and editor/founder of MP3 MAG. Franz's passion for telling creative's stories began as a journalist with local and national newspapers (Creative Loafing, USA Today), magazines (Marquee, Man of the Hour), and blogs (, CULTR). His byline spans live event coverage, music reviews and interviews with innovators such as ODESZA, Marc Rebillet, RUFUS DU SOL, Lee “Scratch” Perry, GRiZ, & SOFI TUKKER. Today, as an independent publicist (Franz.mp3), Franz has represented true creatives and esteemed labels such as Zeds Dead (Deadbeats), Gravitas Recordings, Mersiv (MorFlo Records), Night Tales (Ultra Records), Of The Trees (Memory Palace), Justin Jay (Fantastic Voyage), Meduso, KHIVA, RaeCola, THRASHA and more.