Envision Festival is Costa Rica’s most internationally-acclaimed conscious gathering, has announced the first round of their forward-thinking 2018 programming aimed to music lovers of all strides and tastes.
Surrounded by gorgeous rainforest backdrops, four magnificent stages, and six workshop spaces, Envision Festival brings a subsection of thought provoking music and culture to the shores of Costa Rica. Attendees will be treated to a soulful array of performances from the likes of Grammy-Winning, multi-instrumentalist indie electronic act Bob Moses, the empowering singer-songwriting of Xavier Rudd, South American live Tribal Tech House Band Matanza, the soulful electronic genre-blasting Manic Focus and much more world-class live acts taking over the Sol Stage.
Envision’s Luna Stage will offer bass-heavy tones from the Queen of Glitch-Hop herself CloZee, experimental master Thrift-works, the sonic bass duo Desert Dwellers, and to no surprise but with great excitement, Random Rab who will be returning for his eighth year with his breathtaking sunrise set at the Luna Stage in tow. The producers are excited to unveil more big names and several of their favorite up-and-coming secrets in the second round.
We can expect the deeper sound waves radiating from the Lapa Stage with Italian techno legend DJ Tennis, globe-trotting party-starter Behrouz, Spanish techno giants Audiofly, Israeli maestro of desert-tinged House music Chaim, German live electronic purveyor Monolink and much more scene leading acts.
As a Costa Rican festival, Envision is excited to highlight some of Latin America’s most experiential sounds including, Mantanza (Chile), Chancha via Circuito (Argentina), La BOA (Bogotá Orchestra Afrobeat / Colombia), Patterns (CR) and local underground favorite Santos y Zurdo (CR).
The Envision experience extends far beyond the music, offering an awakening journey for those who seek adventure, thirst for knowledge of culture, and strive to be apart of an inspiration-driven community. In accordance with this ethos, the festival has also revealed its first round of World-Class Yoga Instruction including classes lead by Gina Caputo, Carson Clay Calhoun, and Robin Martin plus Though Leading Workshops with astrologer Kaypacha, activist and Dakota Access Pipeline Protest leader Winona LaDuke, and Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons.
The mission of Envision Festival aims to spread innovative ideas and build consciousness through music, cultural workshops, and mind-easing meditation and yoga to transform their harmonious community into a lasting reality. From the beauty of the Costa Rican coastal rainforest, Envision provides a deep escape from social conditioning and a chance to collectively re-envision their future. It is with the future of the world in mind that this pivotal event drives forward into its 2018 edition, in Costa Rica we will gather together all the world’s thinkers and doers and help permeate its message worldwide.
February 21-25, 2018
Featuring Xavier Rudd, Bob Moses, DJ Tennis, Behrouz, CloZee, Audiofly, Thriftworks, Monolink, Tara Brooks, Random Rab, Dimond Saints, Stickybuds, CharlesTheFirst, Desert Dwellers, IHF, Soohan, Whitebear, Treavor Moontribe and more.
Complete Round 1 Envision Festival 2018 Lineup:
Chancha Via Circuito
Santos y Zurdo