By: Staff –
The Life is Beautiful Music Festival has released the soundtrack that will fill the stages of downtown Las Vegas with a powerful and diverse lineup that crosses generations during the multi-day festival, September 23 – 25.
Festival goers will be introduced to more than three-dozen of the world’s most celebrated music artists set to perform over the three-day weekend. This year’s artists include GRAMMY-winner Mumford & Sons, award-winning hip-hop star J. Cole, legendary rock-band Jane’s Addiction, platinum-selling recording artists and folk rock-band The Lumineers, dance music group Major Lazer, and more.
“Each year we challenge ourselves to create a lineup that blends the separation between genres and generations, allowing fans of all ages to not only see their favorite artists, but experience new and exciting acts they may have never heard of before,” said Justin Weniger, CEO of Life is Beautiful. “Life is Beautiful was designed to embrace diversity, and the depth of this year’s lineup allows us to cater to the wants and needs for all types of music fans.”
The Full 2016 Lineup Includes:
Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Major Lazer, The Lumineers, G-Eazy, The Shins, Flume, Jane’s Addiction, Bassnectar, Leon Bridges, Chromeo, Young The Giant, Jimmy Eat World, Die Antwoord, Tegan and Sara, ZHU, Third Eye Blind, Duke Dumont, Dirty Heads, Bloc Party, Galantis, The Temper Trap, Crystal Castles, Kehlani, KONGOS, Excision, City and Colour, Snakeships, AlunaGeorge, The Naked & Famous, Gramatik, Banks and Steelz, Bob Moses, Seven Lions, Atlas Genius, Keys N Krates, Warpaint, Band of Skulls, Kaytranada, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Snails, Iration, Kamasi Washington, Raury, Oh Wonder, The Wombats, Pete Yorn, The Strumbellas, Bomba Estéreo, The Heavy, Nothing But Thieves, Jess Glynne, Jack Garratt, Ghastly, Bishop Briggs, Mr. Carmack, Highly Suspect, LANY, Gryffin, Finish Ticket, Autograf, NF, Mija, Hey Marseilles, Lewis Del Mar, Rezz, Sir The Baptist, CID, The Shelters, Spag Heddy, Aazar, Coast Modern, Anevo, Durante, Aaron Jackson, Brumby, The Lique.
The 2016 lineup was introduced in true Vegas fashion with Life is Beautiful 2016 trailer. The energy-charged short video is an ode to the city and celebrates its past and present with reenactments of scenes from “Casino” and “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” as viewers venture through landmarks such as Fremont Street Experience, Neon Museum, High Roller Las Vegas and more. The whole city got together to create the video including celebrities such as Penn & Teller; Absinthe’s Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets; Oscar and Mayor Carolyn Goodman; Elvis; the UNLV Student Section and others, bringing the announcement come to life.
General on-sale tickets for the three-day festival will be released on Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. PDT on LifeisBeautiful.com. Regular General Admission 3-day tickets will be available for $285; and Regular VIP 3-day tickets will be available for $655. A limited number of advance tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once the advance tickets sell out, Regular General Admission and VIP pricing will apply.
Last year, more than 100,000 fans took over the streets of Downtown Las Vegas for the all-ages cultural experience as they explored incredible art installations, savory culinary creations and inspirational learning sessions.
Experience the interactive festival experience with Life is Beautiful’s new manifesto video, narrated by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds and singer/songwriter Andra Day, here. For highlights from last year’s festival, check out our photos here.