5 Awesome Reasons Why Backwoods Festival Should Be at the Top of Your Summer Festival List

Backwoods Festival returns to Stroud, Oklahoma from Friday, September 4 through Sunday, September 6, 2015 – and it’s one festival that promises stands out from the pack with their incredible attention on every aspect of the fan experience.

Backwoods Festival first got its start in 2008 and has grown immensely in size and scope since its inaugural year.

Branching out from the initial Backwoods Festival, 2015’s rendition promises to host more than it’s fair share of epic surprises and shenanigans for this year’s attendees.

Check out these 5 awesome reasons why Backwoods Festival should be at the top of your summer list:

The Lineup

5 Awesome Reasons Why Backwoods Festival Should Be at the Top of Your Summer Festival List
Backwoods Festival returns to Stroud, Oklahoma from Friday, September 4 through Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Okay, this is an easy one – but that doesn’t make it any less essential. Backwoods Festival is bringing together an eclectic and headliner-laden lineup featuring the likes of Porter Robinson, Infected Mushroom, ODESZA, BoomBox, Break Science, Dieselboy, Doctor P, The Floozies, Keller Williams, Lettuce, Manic Focus, Papadosio, Big Wild, The Motet, Earphunk and many more.

Keeping things EDM-heavy while also mixing in other musical styles and favorites like the Keller Williams, Lettuce, Tea Leaf Green, Earphunk, The Werks, and more – Backwoods Festival is packed full of tenacious talent that will keep the party going until the festival’s glorious conclusion.

The Venue(s)

5 Awesome Reasons Why Backwoods Festival Should Be at the Top of Your Summer Festival List
Backwoods Festival’s general camping area, wait until you hear what they’re doing for each of the festival’s 6 stages. Photo – Backwoods Festival – Facebook.

Backwoods Festival features 6 incredible venues for 2015’s much anticipated event. To give a little taste of the level of epic that Backwoods is bringing out this year, here’s a rundown of 4 of the 6 venues that they’ll have set up:

  • The Meadow: A DJ-housing treehouse stage that’s set to keep the electronic vibes grooving for you funky dance music fiends. Let’s repeat that again in case it didn’t fully sink in – a treehouse stage. Yes…
  • Discoportal: A 360 degree immersive stage environment complete with a massive 50 foot high fireball-throwing disco ball that will be encircled by 6 flame-firing LED towers. Need we say more?
  • Motherland: Nestled among the trees in a natural amphitheater, Motherland will be home to a massive stage that’s guaranteed to keep the woods bumping over the weekend.
  • Elevate: A 7,000 square foot air conditioned club that’s destined to give attendees a much-needed break from the summer sun and heat.

Backwoods Workshops

5 Awesome Reasons Why Backwoods Festival Should Be at the Top of Your Summer Festival List
Backwood Festival’s workshops range from yoga to slacklining and everything in between. Get ready. Photo – Backwoods Festival – Facebook.

There’s an incredible number of workshops to check out during your time at Backwoods 2015. Designed to envigorate and inspire, Backwoods Festival’s workshops include yoga/acro-yoga, poi/flow, slacklining, meditation, belly dancing, and more!

Funky Festie Activities

5 Awesome Reasons Why Backwoods Festival Should Be at the Top of Your Summer Festival List
Grab your drum and join the jam in just one of Backwoods’ incredible array of activities. Photo – Backwoods Music Festival Official Website.

Backwoods Festival features daily swimming, water volleyball tournaments, drum circles, fire-tower climbs, ferris wheel rides, helicopter rides, fishing, and more. It’s basically a festie-fanatic’s playground, and we couldn’t be more psyched for it.

Overall Dedication to Your Experience

5 Awesome Reasons Why Backwoods Festival Should Be at the Top of Your Summer Festival List
Backwoods Festival creates the perfect environment to let the true you shine. Photo – Backwoods Festival – Facebook.

It’s no secret that Backwoods Festival’s organizers put the utmost emphasis on attendees and their experiences during their time at Backwoods. Ranging from their incredible array of workshops and activities to inviting the oft-turned away DanceSafe to the 8, 10, and 16 foot high poi performance towers in the campground – it’s all there to make your experience that much better.

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