In just a few short days High Ground Music Festival will officially land at the Denver Polo Club to celebrate its second annual electronic music extravaganza. Taking place from September 10- 11, High Ground honors that infamous Colorado culture by cultivating a uniquely immersive festival experience filled with beautiful autumn scenery, cannabis, captivating art, and of course, the very best talent electronic music has to offer. Spanning across a multitude of electronic-inspired genres, the High Ground 2022 lineup is jam-packed with acts you won’t want to miss. Whether you are into bass-heavy trap or funky grooves that make you move your feet, there’s a little something for everyone.
Check out our top ten must-see acts at High Ground Music Festival below.
When it comes to dropping hard-hitting trap anthems, no one does it better than TroyBoi. The British producer known for his infectious beats takes crowds on a musical journey like no other as he effortlessly blends hip-hop, bass, trap, and house into one concise sound. As Saturday’s top-billed headlining act, TroyBoi will undoubtedly stir up a ruckus and just might throw down the most lit set of the weekend.
Get ready to dive headfirst into the funkadelic world of Dave 1 and P-Thugg once Chromeo takes the stage. The self-proclaimed Funklordz will be throwing down an epic DJ set as they aim to bless the crowd with synth-heavy grooves and classic Chromeo jams like Fancy Footwork, Jealous, and more. As the closing act on Sunday, this is a set you won’t want to miss.
Fusing electronic soundscapes with elements of hip-hop, R&B, house, and pop, the Los Angeles DJ and producer known as TOKiMONSTA has redefined modern dance music. Electrifying crowds with her radiating live shows, TOKiMONSTA will take you down a transcendental journey through space and time.
What So Not
The Australian superstar DJ and producer What So Not has been breaking down the boundaries electronic music for well over a decade. Known for his genre-defying sound and collabs with artists like RL Grime, Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, and more, What So Not has established himself as a legend in the dance music community. Catch him throwing a party like no other Sunday evening before Chromeo!
Get ready to lose yourself in sound and discover who you really are once Elohim takes the stage. The La-based singer, songwriter, and producer will take you on a journey to the center of yourself through mind-melting soundscapes, beautiful melodies, and dance-heavy beats. With a true artistic vision, Elohim is, without a doubt, a can’t-miss act!
As one of the most unique acts on the lineup, Lucid Vision combines live instrumentation with electronic soundscapes for a melodic journey like no other. Known for his illuminating energy, you’ll leave his performance feeling spiritually free and inspired. Catch him ascending into the deep realms of sound Saturday evening.
Blending soulful melodies, deep basslines, and hip-hop-inspired beats into a sound all her own, Maddy O’Neal is quickly rising to stardom in the bass scene. Her pretty yet funky rendition of electronic music has caught the attention of artists like CloZee, Pretty Lights, Big Gigantic, and more. Taking the stage on Saturday, Maddy O’Neal will surely put on a show you won’t want to miss.
Representing Santa Barabara, California, the electronic trio known as Laszewo blends indie rock with electronic elements and euphoric melodies that will stimulate your senses like never before. Don’t be surprised to find yourself levitating in the crowd once they play tracks like Up In Flames and Til U Hate Me.
Taking the stage Saturday evening Shallou will surely set the vibe right with his beautifully calm and serene sound. The Washington, DC-born producer is known to take fans on a mind-expanding journey as you’ll ride the waves of sonic bliss and nostalgic euphoria.
Gioli & Assia
Known for their eccentric live shows, Giolli & Assia have become innovators in both music and fashion. As not only producers but multi-instrumentalists, the Italian duo is able to continuously push the boundaries of electronic music while incorporating live instrumentation and singing into their performances. By combining elements of pop, indie, and techno into one unique style, Giolli & Assia have captivated audiences around the world. Taking the stage Sunday evening, don’t be surprised if Giolli & Assia end up stealing the show.