Music

Programming

Discover Something New

Music Programming

  • Discover your next favourite artist at Bass Coast Festival. The line up is full of under the radar artists and internationally renowned artists that are exceptional. Let your ears guide you from stage to stage.
  • Bass Coast features 5 stages of electronic music. With many genres represented, you can expect to hear house, techno, bass, jungle, drum and bass, funk, hip hop, downtempo, dubstep, dancehall, minimal, RnB and more.
  • Stages are programmed to evolve musically over the course of the weekend and there is always a different style at each stage.
  • Each stage features sound provided by the award-winning PK Sound.

The Stages

Bass Coast Festival features 5 main audio-visual environments:

  • Main Stage
  • Slay Bay
  • The Cabin Stage
  • Cantina Stage
  • Slowtempo Stage

Before You Arrive

  • Get acquainted with the complete lineup, which will you can find here.
  • Listen to curated Spotify and Youtube Playlists
  • Watch the social media channels for performer features, exclusive music and news.
  • Consider purchasing some high-quality earplugs to protect your hearing at all music events.

Bass Coast

Workshops

Illuminate your mind and body

The Brain

  • The Brain hosts workshops throughout the weekend and is located next to Main Stage.
  • From talks on astronomy to ayurvedic cooking classes, there is a class for everyone.
  • Workshops fill up quickly, so arrive early to participate.
  • Watch for the workshop descriptions and complete schedule coming in June.

Yoga And Meditation

  • Relax and restore your body and mind with a yoga and meditation class.
  • Choose from one of several Instructor-led movement classes taking place at The Cabin Stage & Slowtempo Stage during the day.
  • Try using one of our self-practice platforms located on the banks of the beautiful Coldwater River.
  • Watch for the yoga and meditation schedule coming in June.

Movement Workshops

  • Have fun learning new moves and meeting friends in the many interactive dance and movement workshops.
  • Try your hand at burlesque or develop your assets with booty-bass aerobics.
  • Classes are welcoming to all genders and levels of experience.
  • Watch for class descriptions and schedules coming in June.

Where to

Camp

Camping is included with your festival ticket

Camping at bass coast

  • Important Update: There are changes in the festival layout due to flood damage from the devastating BC floods in November 2021. Please check the site map to note which areas are now out of bounds in Campground B and to learn about the new campground Ventura.
  • A new campsite called Ventura is available this year to make up for lost space in Campground B. Reserve a site in Ventura to share with your friends. Sites on sale mid June.
  • All reserved sites are located in Campgrounds A & Ventura. The reserved sites can be purchased online in June. To access these sites, enter through A Gate.
  • General admission ticket holders have access to campgrounds B and C and do not need a reserved site to camp in either B or C.
  • Camping is included in all festival tickets.

Vehicle Passes

  • All vehicles entering the site require a Vehicle Pass which can be purchased online here.
  • There are different Passes for vehicles by size: 21’ and under, and 21’ and over.
  • Your Vehicle Pass allows you to drive directly to your camping spot and camp with your vehicle.
  • Feel free to bring your RV, but be advised there are no RV hook-ups.

Which Gate Do I Go To?

  • Go to A Gate If you purchased a Reserved Campsite or a Glamping Tent.
  • Go to Main Gate if you just have a General Admission Ticket which is good for Camp B & C.
  • Familiarize yourself with the Gate Hours here.

Know Where To Go

  • Camping with Friends? Purchase an affordable Reserved Campsite so that you will all know where to go.
  • Get familiar with our site map.
  • Talk to people who have been to Bass Coast before for tips and advice on camping.
  • Bring a bicycle if you have room.

What to

Bring

Come Prepared

Must Haves

  • A quality tent or RV that can withstand the elements including heat, wind and rain
  • Rebar to stake down the corner of any tent or shade structure. It gets very windy here and tents fly away all the time. Make sure you cover the end of the rebar with a tennis ball or empty water bottle to protect people from tripping on it.
  • A carpet or mat for outside your tent to keep the dust down
  • Rope and tarps for extra sun and rain protection
  • A high-quality flashlight for finding your way around at night
  • Garbage & Recycling bags for keeping your site clean and tidy

The Basics

  • A water bottle to refill at the water stations
  • Cooler for Ice
  • Remember no glass is allowed on site (no glass mirrors!)

Suggested

  • Light up your campsite with solar-powered lights
  • Gifts to share with your friends and neighbours (Preferably not plastic items that will end up in the landfill)
  • Bring pre-filled water jugs to cut down on the number of trips to the refill stations.

What to

Wear

ready to go shopping for the weekend

Must Haves

  • Warm pants & a jacket for evenings
  • Swimwear for daytime
  • Oversized sweater or layers for staying cozy at camp
  • A hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Bandana / Mask to protect from dust
  • River shoes (foot injuries are the most common reason for a visit to first aid!)
  • Sneakers for dancing & rain boots just in case
  • No Glitter or feather boas please… these are not good for the animals we share this land with!

Express Yourself

  • Fashion is expression. Feel free to get a little wild and feel comfortable to express yourself through your outfits.
  • Dress it up, dress it down, anything goes!
  • The Future Deco theme can be a great place to start when thinking about what to wear
  • But no pressure. The most important part is that you are true to yourself.

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