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ARISE Music Festival 2017 Preview

Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, CO is gearing up for the 5th annual Arise Music Festival, August 4-6. Boasting so much more than just music, proving why Arise is one of the best festivals in the country. Music, yoga, camping, workshops and activism this festival goes above and beyond providing a weekend filled with activities for everyone even the kiddos. Setting up 7 stages for live music, theme camps, art installations, galleries and education workshops, Arise should be on your to do list for this summer.

Three days at this festival is going to be life changing for all who attend. Workshops include education on how to live waste free, slack line classes, songwriting, sound healing journey, self love, parkour, chakra activation and so many more. With an extensive yoga class schedule as well throughout the weekend including laughter yoga, FUN-yasa FLO-ga, meditation practice, mindful yoga, vinyasa, Acro and lots of others. There is sure to be a class for anyone to sit in and soak up. Even at the Children’s Village. This festival provides a safe space for children to learn and play. The wisdom and knowledge brought to this festival to share with the attendees is what makes this festival stand out above the others.  

Friday the festivities are going to begin at 7 am with an Opening Fire Ceremony. If you’re not an early riser, there will be another Opening Ceremony at 11:15AM. Workshops begin early throughout the festival grounds, welcoming everyone with some education and of course, yoga. The music kicks off early, with one of our favorites Evanoff on the Green Tree Stage at 6:15 PM. This stage’s lineup is stacked with local favorites for the night including MHSM artist kLL SMTH, and Maddy O’neal. Dirtwire and the Desert Dwellers will also be performing on this stage later in the evening. The Eagle Stage will have fan favorites Atmosphere, Brother Ali and Lettuce in the evening. The lineup for Friday brings us into the weekend with many fun artists.

Saturday will be the perfect day to attend some workshops during the day and then get down to some groovy music. Sunsquabi will be performing on the Eagle stage at 8:15 on followed by Beats Antique and Tipper closing out the main stage. The Green Tree stage is in for a treat when MHSM artist ProJect Aspect takes over (on his birthday) at 9:30. We can always count on an original and authentic performance from him, and after Sonic Bloom we know he’s going to bring the heat! Colorado favorites Bass Physics, Tnertle and Templo will be taking the stage after him to close out the night.

Start your Sunday with more educating workshops or stretch out at a yoga class to refuel for the last night of the festival. Unlimited Gravity from MHSM is playing on the Green Tree Stage at 6:30 on Sunday night. Closing out the weekend with fresh glitchy beats, we’re hoping for a surprise Unlimited Aspect set to send us off proper. Skydyed, Late Night Radio, and Dopapod play later in the evening rounding out the weekend.

We’re excited for this years lineup at Arise and can’t wait to attend many of these educational workshops. True to its name, Arise is an awakening experience. Don’t miss out on all the fun, education and music this year!

MHSM Artists @ ARISE 2017

Melinda Mankins

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