WELCOME TO THE GREAT NORTH FAMILY!

SEPTEMBER 19TH THROUGH THE 21ST

3 Days of Music, Art, and Smiling faces! Featuring…

ALEX & ALLYSON GREY

Returning to Greatnorth!

Alex Grey is now considered by many to be the most important cultural icon for a new generation of spiritually, socially and ecologically attuned art and music lovers. Life partners since 1975, Alex and Allyson have collaborated on performance art, live-painting on stage throughout the world.

TIPPER

Bringing sub-bass sounds from the UK to Greatnorth!

A “surround sound” composer, Tipper is a British composer & producer specializing in high quality electronic music that ranges from ambient, through trip hop, to uptempo nu skool breaks. His live performances consist largely of his own unreleased compositions, and he’ss highly regarded for scratching his own sounds over his music, creating a live element of turntablism stemming from prowess early in his career as a vinyl DJ.

GRiZ

First time at Greatnorth!

A refreshingly complicated recording artist, GRiZ is a young visionary, who crafts contemporary dance music with funk, soul and classic rock.

CONSPIRATOR

The creators of jamtronica & trancefusion

Conspirator members made history in the late 90′s inventing “trance-fusion” and defining “jamtronica”. Today they are infusing live, improvisational rock elements into tracks that are rooted squarely in various forms of electronic music.

PAPADOSIO

Returning to Greatnorth!

Melding progressive rock with psychedelia, folk with electronica, and dance music with jam, the quintet has amassed a dedicated following of thousands of likeminded individuals sowing the seeds of unity and spreading the sounds of exaltation.

MELVIN SEALS & JGB

Bringing soul, spontaneity and remarkable chops to Great North

Melvin Seals and JGB is an American rock band that brings a most satisfying blend of natural organic grooves that challenges genre boundaries.. Its mission is to continue the musical legacy of the Jerry Garcia Band, of which Seals was a long time member.

NAHKO and MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE

Stirring, heartfelt, healing music for Greatnorth's family.

Bridging the cultural gaps of psychic, emotional, and spiritual healing through music.

DJ QBERT

The world's best Scratch DJ!

A former DMC World Champion and DMC Hall of Fame inductee, DJ QBert has developed some of the most important works that have shaped the Hip-Hop and Electronic music landscape to what it is today.

BLUETECH

Explorations in ambient, downtempo and improvisational.

A classically trained pianist and master of the art of software production. Bluetech’s love of the melodic and exquisite sense of sound design makes him one of the most ingenius producers today.

AND MORE!

The best regional and international acts

Scroll down to see a complete list of artists at this year’s Great North Festival!

Great North is a 3 day 3 night music festival
set amidst the Belgrade Lakes region of central Maine!
Featuring a wide range of national and regional music acts , along with some of the most renowned visionary artists in the world, including our main featured artist Alex Grey! This is our second year, being held September 19th through the 21st of 2014 at the BEAUTIFUL Last Breath Farm in Norridgewock, Maine. Please join us!

ARTISTS

Visual Artists: showcasing & performing "live art" all weekend long

ALEX GREY & ALLYSON GREY • THE WELCH BROTHERS • ADAM PSYBE • ANDY REED • BILD • YEDI FRESH • SAM FARRAND • DOUGLAS LAKOTA • RYE BREAD • DANIEL LUCAS-PORETTI • RYAN KOHLER • CHASE HANNA • KAI GRIFFITHS • ALYSSA WOODCOCK • HEILIG ART • WATSON ATKINSON • MARTY REYNOLDS • ZOÉ CARA • MARY MURPHY • BLAKSUN DESIGN & CO.

Musical Artists: performing over the weekend

hosting the main stage all weekend long... BURNTmd!
TIPPER (2 sets!) • GRiZ • CONSPIRATOR • PAPADOSIO • MELVIN SEALS & JGB (2 sets!) • NAHKO & MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE • DJ QBERT • ORCHARD LOUNGE • BLUETECH • iLL-ESHA • GOVINDA • SOLILLAQUISTS OF SOUND • DESERT DWELLERS • FREDDY TODD • D.V.S. • CONSIDER THE SOURCE • VIRAL SOUND • PSYMBIONIC • OF THE TREES • CloZee • SPACE JESUS • INFINITE GEOMETRY • MARVEL YEARS • SPOSE • CRYTPEX • RICHARD JAMES & THE NAME CHANGERS • CYBORG TRIO • DELTAnine • GATER • THE HORNITZ • THE GNOME PROJECT • THE DIGITAL CONNECTION • LIDSKY • BREDE • ONE4ALL • SOULULAR • The OriGinALz • SOMATOAST • SMEED & SUSPENCE • ROOKATTA • BRIGHTSIDE • STOP TITO COLLECTIVE • GORRILLA FINGER DUB • EDUCATED ADVOCATES • ROOTS RHYTHM AND DUB • FEELS • MATT CAREY • JORDAN HALBACK • NORTH EAST CARRY • DIGITAL $TORM • WOBBLESAUCE

The Neighborhood Stage: New England's best underground DJ's

Presented by RareForm Events and Funky Communications, In association with Spun Arts and Apparel:
Coming together and bringing you this list of amazing underground DJ & Live PA talent from across the NorthEast.

hosting the Neighborhood stage all weekend long... MC ELIJAH DIVINE & MC22
RUBIX • ELUSID B2B SOUND & KEY • HUGE • SISSELPUD • DAN DESUM1 • HIGHLANDER • CHE ROS • JAMIE O'SULLIVAN vs. DERELOID • VINNY VEGA • SILVERCHILD • JOLO • MIZEYESIS • JSB • DON FOCHI vs. KRANZ • BILLY BROWN • DJ REVERENCE • SEX ON DECKS • TRIXIE • DJ LES • DJ REDSHIFT • BOOKUM & MIDAS • GRIND SYNDICATE • MEGHA AMIRA • JASER • PSYDWAYS • OSCAR CHAMPAGNE • DJ NOCTURNAL vs. MOSES • JERK FURGESON vs. TURDFACE • DIGI • JAMINIC • JEN "POPGIRL" 23 • TREEMAN AND ANDIS • SkyLyn •
and dj WHO CARES playing a special tribute set in honor of SHAUNA RAE

More happenings during the festival...

COSMIC KARMA FIRE • SOLVENTLESS SESSION WITH NIKKA T • PLUS VENDING AND MORE TBA!

DIRECTIONS & F.A.Q.S

Welcome to GREAT NORTH

We are so pleased you have decided to join us on this journey!
We have set fourth a set of common courtesy respect rules we expect all of you to follow in order to ensure the enjoyment and saftey of all those attending.

  • Gates will open at Noon on Friday, September 19th the event will conclude September 21st, time TBD. Sunday night camping will be permitted. :) All attendees must be off the grounds prior to 2pm Monday September 22nd
  • No illegal substances or activities will be permitted. No nitrous.
  • All onsite vending must be both licensed and registered with the event. Illegal or unauthorized vendors will be removed from the venue.
  • Weapons are strictly prohibited – firearms, knives over 3″ blade, baseball bats, axes, hatchets and any other items that can be reasonably construed as weapons will be confiscated.
  • There will be on-site security at all times as well as first aid stations open 24/7.
  • Feel free to bring your own food and beverages into onsite camping, but please remember no glass.
  • Campers are expected to behave in a manner that is courteous to other campers and neighbors.
  • All general car & tent campers are permitted to visit each others’ camp sites.
  • By entering the event you agree to be photographed and/or video taped.
  • Fireworks are prohibited.
  • Please be respectable to the land , this venue is amazing, and we are very bless to be able to hold GREAT NORTH @ LAST BREATH FARM. In saying that, we will provide multiple sites for garbage and recyclables, utilize it.
  • Please bring all beverages in cans or plastic – glass is not allowed.
  • You must have a photo pass in order to bring in professional camera/video gear. Professional cameras will not be allowed in without a press pass.
  • No fighting. If you are involved in a fight both parties will be asked to leave – keep it mellow.
  • No open fires. This includes camp fires, tiki torches and any other exposed flames. Staff managed Bon-fires will be on site. as well as Massive tents and domes to provide protection from the elements may it be inclement.
  • Grills are OK in some camping areas (not including Woods Camping), but you must have a certified ABC fire extinguisher!
  • No pets of any kind will be permitted. Any service animal must be accompanied by notarized certificate, service card and a designated service vest to be worn at all times – sorry, no exceptions.
  • A reasonable amount of alcohol for personal consumption is allowed in the camp grounds. A case per person is the general rule – a keg is not a reasonable amount and is not allowed. Absolutely NO sales of alcohol by patrons is allowed: Just don’t do it!
  • You must obtain an over 21 wristband with a government issued photo ID to drink alcohol on the property. Underage drinking is not permitted – zero tolerance.
  • Lost or stolen tickets and wristbands cannot be reissued. Wristbands must be worn at all times. Anyone found trespassing will be subject to ejection and/or arrest.
  • Under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Child and guardian will be required to leave contact information and be photographed at ticketing.
  • All persons, vehicles and possessions will be searched upon entry and reentry.

GENERAL REQUESTS

Thank you for your interest in the Great North Festival! To contact us with general request please e-mail us at greatnorthfest@gmail.com

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