North Coast released their 2018 lineup returning to Union Park in Chicago on Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2).
Get ready Coasties! This years lineup involves a unique blend of, hip-hop, EDM, indie-pop, and jam bands that continues to be tailored to a wide-array of musical tastes.
The U.K.-based jazz-funk band, Jamiroquai, who played their first U.S. show since 2005 last month at Coachella, makes their way to the festival this year. Joining them is R&B chart-topper Miguel, downtempo electronica artist Gramatik, and former Swedish House Mafia members, Axwell & Ingrosso.
This year North Coast will also debut all-new daily showcases curated by industry collectives, showing off the best sounds in hip-hop, house, and beyond with DJ sets from The Cool Kids, Midnight Conspiracy (Reunion Set), and Chicago’s hip-hop blog turned multimedia company, Lyrical Lemonade, which includes rappers, MadeinTYO, Comethazine, and Warhol.SS.
Sunday features unique “versus” sets known as, “Chicago’s Most Wanted Battlegrounds.” with artists like,
- Porn and Chicken VS. 2FAC3D
- Bentley Dean VS. Steve Gerard
- Ron Carroll VS. DIZ
- Gettoblaster VS. Jerome Baker
- Apolla XO VS. Simone
- and RJ Pickens VS. Phil Rizzo
Summer’s Last Stand include a variety of other artists like, Snails, Drezo, Crywolf, Cofresi, Two Friends, Vulfpeck, RL Grime, Cashmere Cat, Mura Masa, Yellow Claw, DVSN and more.