Artists to Lookout for at Lightning in a Bottle 2022

Artists to Lookout for at Lightning in a Bottle 2022

At the end of this month, Lightning in a Bottle, the beloved California festival is making its return to Buena Vista Lake for the first time since 2019. As the years turn to months and the months turn to weeks, the excitement in the air for this adored event becomes more and more palpable. This Memorial Day Weekend, there will be no shortage of great energy and amazing music. Check out our list of artists to look out for at Lightning in a Bottle!

5. Blu DeTiger

Blu DeTiger started playing bass at the young age of 7 and has since perfected her craft and garnered the attentions of millions. She began touring at a young age, and in 2020, caught the attention of fans all over the world by covering the songs of legends, as well as performing originals. Don't miss an opportunity to catch Blu DeTiger rip it on the bass at the Lightning Stage.

4. Purity Ring

This electronic pop duo has been making waves for more than a decade, and this weekend they're bringing their sound to the Lightning Stage. Bringing together an electrifying combination of live vocals and drum machines, their unique sound has placed on them on this artists to lookout for list. 

3. Maya Jane Coles

I/AM/ME label boss, Maya Jane Coles, has been holding it down for more than a decade. She's well-known for her effortless productions and wide-range of remixes. This year, she's bringing her dark and moody sounds to the Woogie stage, and we can guarantee that you won't be able to stop grooving.

2. Joe Kay

Joe Kay has been bringing rhythm and soul to the masses, and all these years later, he is still setting the standard for good music. With a strong focus on discovering new artists, his selections have been giving a voice to the next generation for over a decade. Joe Kay and his Soulection crew will be bringing the funk to the opening party on Thursday, and it's a sure fire way to get ready for the remaining days ahead.

1. Four Tet

Number one on the list of artists to lookout for is none other than an eclectic king of music, Four Tet. He is an artist whom finds inspiration from a plethora of genres, such as, jazz, techno, and other etherial influences. Whether you're listening to his own productions, or catching one of his sets, you can always count on expecting the unexpected. His return to Lightning in a Bottle will be an unforgettable experience.


From the music, to the workshops, or just relaxing on the lake, there is no shortage of activities to partake in at Lightning in a Bottle. Grab your tickets here and prepare to see what this extraordinary event has in store for you.