Lake Tahoe was bitterly chilly on the 29th of December. The excessive was a snug 30 levels and the low was a crisp 19. This didn’t cease throngs of individuals from piling into the SnowGlobe Festival grounds. The competition is in it’s 12th 12 months of operation and it’s first after being acquired by MTV.
Squads of pals dressed up in matching onesies had been everywhere in the competition grounds on the primary day of the competition. GoldLink and Run The Trap favourite 1788-L began off our day on the Sierra Stage, serving up slick rhymes and devastating wubs. Back on the foremost stage, Big Gigantic performed a set of hits and classics adopted by the legend Eric Prydz taking part in darkish and progressive home with this beautiful visuals package deal. Over on the Igloo, Anna Lunoe threw down what can solely be outlined as a celebration set, taking part in home, entice, midtempo, and every part in between.
Day 2 introduced extra matching outfits and performances by quite a lot of our favourite artists. Trap legend Baauer performed an earlier set that showcased his unreal DJing abilities. Our pals Brownies & Lemonade took over the Sierra stage for an epic B2B that includes Baauer, Wuki, Hex Cougar, and JSTJR. Trap dons RL Grime and Diplo performed the closing foremost stage units and our homie Ekali closed the Sierra. All three artists performed to keen crowds that ate up each observe they dropped.
Day three was completely bone chillingly chilly; with a excessive of 27 and a low of 15, by dusk the temperature hovered round 19 levels and sunk each hour. Miraculously, artists and attendees alike appeared unfazed. Those with the official SnowGlobe app had been warned early and ceaselessly concerning the chilly, and it appeared like everybody acquired the message. Beanies had been handed out alongside the entranceway and hand heaters had been accessible contained in the grounds.
I spent a while watching the skiers and snowboarders throw tips subsequent to the primary stage whereas ready for NGHTMRE and SLANDER‘s Gud Vibrations set and it was awesome to watch. The boys threw down a ripper of a set, which was followed by SUMBERJACK at the Sierra. Medasin had an hour and fifteen minute long set, and played a little extra house for the crowd. Chet Porter and Manila Killa played a rare B2B set, playing their hits as well as some 2000’s pop anthems (suppose HornyBack, et al.). Their set was a testomony to childhood enjoyable and marvel, they usually should begin doing that a bit of extra usually.
AC Slater and Wax Motif introduced within the new 12 months within the Igloo, and it was absolute insanity in that tent. The stage was crowed with pals of the artists and everybody appeared to have a bottle of champagne able to spray on the group on the finish of the countdown. As the clock struck twelve, stage dives ensued and lots of bottles had been popped and sprayed on the group. It was raucous, over-the-top occasion in there.
SnowGlobe general was brilliantly run and nicely organized. There had been few, if any administrative errors, and each employees member encountered was inviting and keen to assist. The low temperatures had been simply forgotten when surrounded by a sea of individuals in heat coats and boots. If you’re within the Lake Tahoe space, SnowGlobe is a competition you merely can not miss. Keep up with information about subsequent years competition! Click right here to enroll in their publication. We’ll see you there in December.
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Chet Porter and Manila Killa courtesy of Steven Truong.
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