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This Week In Festival News: Forbidden Kingdom’s 2024 Lineup, Body Language Cancelled, Ultra Miami’s Final Lineup, & More

With the live entertainment industry continuing its exponential growth since COVID-19, the music festival scene is flourishing right alongside it. However, it can be difficult to keep track of all the lineup drops and shocking festival announcements happening each week.

Welcome to our weekly series, where MP3 MAG rounds up all your essential updates in one place. Check out our latest batch of need-to-know festival news, from February 10th to February 16th, below:

Insomniac Reveals Heavy Bass Lineup For Forbidden Kingdom 2024

Insomniac unleashed the phase-one lineup for Forbidden Kingdom 2024, promising a bass-heavy extravaganza at the Orlando Amphitheater. With over 70 artists, including ATLiens, Sullivan King, and Virtual Riot, the festival offers Sunshine State headbangers a thrilling experience.

Collaborative sets, such as Doctor P B2B Funtcase, Adventure Club B2B Jessica Audiffred, and a Hype Or Die B2B2B, along with solo performances from dubstep and riddim icons like HOL!, MARAUDA, and two set from Subtronics, ensure an electrifying weekend for attendees. Taking place on June 7 and 8, tickets for FK 2024 can be found HERE.

Forbidden Kingdom 2024 lineup, Insomniac

Ultra And Texas Eclipse Share Their Final Lineups

With just over a month until Ultra Music Festival’s 24th edition, the final lineup has been revealed, bringing over 150 global acts to Miami Bayfront Park. Joining headliners like Afrojack and Armin van Buuren are newcomers Alan Walker, Chris Luno, and Township Rebellion, alongside acts like Sickick and Paradoks b2b Volaris. VIP tickets are sold out, with limited GA tickets available HERE.

Ultra Music Festival 2024 lienup, Miami, Alan Walker

Additionally, Disco Donnie Presents, alongside 12 international partners, dropped the last phase of the Texas Eclipse 2024 lineup. Set against the backdrop of the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, the festival at Reveille Peak Ranch will feature over 100 artists and speakers, including newcomers like Charlotte de Witte, Daily Bread, Skream, and Flowdan.

Alongside music, attendees can partake in workshops, panels with astronauts, and wellness activities. Tickets and camping packages are available HERE.

Texas Eclipse 2024 Lineup, Disco Donnie

Study Shows 80% Experience Mental Health Benefits At Electronic Music Events

The latest report from the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) highlights the resilience and innovation of the UK’s electronic music scene. While facing economic challenges, such as nightclub closures from London’s Printworks to Liverpool’s Melodic Distraction, the industry saw a rise in festival attendance and an increase in electronic music’s revenue share.

Notably, 80% of attendees reported positive impacts on mental well-being from electronic music events, showcasing the community’s sense of belonging and safety.

Body Language Festival Cancels Upcoming Edition Due To ‘Unforeseen Circumstances’

The upcoming edition of Body Language, scheduled for February 16 and 17 at Phoenix Raceway, has been canceled abruptly, leaving dance music enthusiasts disappointed. Despite the cancellation, ticket holders will receive refunds promptly.

Although the festival won’t proceed as planned, some artists slated to perform will still showcase their talents at venues across Arizona. The lineup featured the likes of Eric Prydz, deadmau5, SOFI TUKKER, MEDUZA, Sammy Virji, and HUGEL, to name a few.

Body Language

HE.SHE.THEY. Unveils Phase 2 Of North American Tour

Phase 2 of HE.SHE.THEY.’s North American tour brings an array of world-class talents to cities like Brooklyn, San Francisco, and Miami. Highlights include performances by Shermanology, Sara Landry, DJ Holographic, and UNIIQU3. Snag your tickets and stay updated for HE.SHE.THEY. events HERE.

Additionally, the tour coincides with the release of the official HE.SHE.THEY. documentary, in collaboration with Beatport, addressing key issues in contemporary dance music culture.

HE.SHE.THEY Phase 2 North America, Sara Landry, Beatport

Infrasound Festival Announces Joker as First Headliner for 2024 Event

Infrasound Festival, known for its deep roots in the electronic music scene and unique artist showcases, is kicking off its 13th anniversary with a bang. Set against the idyllic backdrop of Harmony Park Music Garden in Clarks Grove, Minnesota, the festival has unveiled UK producer Joker as its first headliner for the June 6-9, 2024 gathering. Renowned for his influential ‘purple sound,’ Joker‘s rare U.S. appearances promise attendees a double serving of his musical genius across two distinct sets, marking a special highlight of Infrasound’s commitment to delivering unparalleled bass music experiences.

From its inception by Minneapolis’s own Alex “Toffler” Heiligman and David Liberman, Infrasound has transcended its rave roots to become a beacon for music discovery, consistently showcasing international talents like Tipper and Ganja White Night. Rejecting the traditional ‘main stage’ concept, Infrasound prides itself on offering a fluid, explorative experience through its unique stages, emphasizing art and community over hierarchy. This year’s lineup aims to further cement Infrasound’s status as a must-visit festival for electronic music enthusiasts seeking depth and diversity in their festival experiences.

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Tickets and more information are available now, inviting fans to join in celebrating over a decade of unforgettable music and community at

Joker DJ logo graphic for Infrasound 2024

Infrasound Festival Announces Joker as First Headliner for 2024 Event

Atlanta’s DEF, alongside LOUD CROWD and FULL CIRCLE PRESENTS, reveals the DEF360° event, slated for May 11, 2024, at The Caverns. This event is poised to offer an unparalleled music experience with the first-ever 360-degree stage at one of the most sought-after live music venues in America, known for its unique subterranean setting.

Leading the charge is Barclay Crenshaw, renowned for his innovative sound and the much-anticipated sophomore album, Open Channel. This performance marks a pivotal return from his hiatus and a significant shift from his Claude VonStroke persona. Crenshaw, along with a lineup of stellar talent including tiedye ky, The Librarian, Great Dane, and Dublin, promises an immersive journey through electronic music that defies genre boundaries.

The DEF360° event not only highlights DEF’s commitment to innovative and dynamic events but also sets a new standard for live music experiences in North America. With exclusive content to be captured in 4K for DEF TV and all audio sets released on Apple Music, attendees are in for a memorable experience. Plus, exclusive DEF (CAVERNS) merchandise and the strategic location of The Caverns make this event a must-attend for electronic music fans across the region.

Barclay Crenshaw led lineup poster of DEF360 at The Caverns in Pelham, Tennessee