T he music festival SnowBall claimed its fame by bringing a ridiculous lineup of artists to perform in the mountain towns of Vail and Winter Park. Now the event has moved to a new home right in the heart of Denver, Colorado. The festival will be turning The Park at Mile High at Sports Authority Field into a winter wonderland taking place over the weekend of April 4th – 6th.
The lineup had to be strong to coincide with the move, but they have delivered. Bringing in some of Colorado's heroes Pretty Lights, GRiZ and the Pretty Lights Music cast begins to set the tone just right. Then mix in some great DJs, live bands and rappers and this sounds like a party no one can miss out on. Featuring acts Knife Party, Kill the Noise, MK, Earl Sweatshirt, Busta Rhymes, Yeasayer, Clockwork, Thomas Jack, Henry Fong, Trippy Turtle, The Floozies, Lunice, Brother Ali, Twin Shadow, MiMOSA, Kap Slap and so many more. See the Full Lineup After the Jump Below. And there are a few 3-day passes for $129.95 (or $299.95 for VIP) you can grab while still available here. Stay tuned with us and SnowBall for any lineup additions, late night parties and more info!
Full After The Jump (Click Here)
The daring pioneer snow festival SnowBall took place for it’s third year, and first time in the new location of Winter Park, Colorado. The festival had an incredible lineup featuring Pretty Lights, Big Gigantic, Grizmatik (GRiZ & Gramatik), Kendrick Lamar, STS9, Porter Robinson, Flosstradamus, Flying Lotus, Krewella, and too many other awesome acts to name. This quick recap video done by Cinesthetics shows you the gorgeous setting and massive sets put on by all the incredibly acts. Enjoy!
[CONTEST] SnowBall Music Festival 2013 After Parties & VIP Giveaway : Contest, Set Times, After Parties, Shuttle InfoPosted in Bangin, Contests, Events by nick | Tags: 2013, Music Festival, Snowball, SnowBall Music Festival, Winter Park
The third year for the unique snow based music festival that allows you to hit the slopes in the morning before seeing a stacked lineup of artsits is finally upon us for it’s third year. Here we have a contest to win a VIP package below including 2 VIP tickets and a pair of tickets to your favorite after party every night. We also have the set times, shuttle information, and details on our official after parties!!
Here are the set times for all 3 days (Click to enlarge)
Shuttles: Need a way to get to SnowBall? There is a new shuttle that running all over Colorado. Read more info, see all the stops, and grab tickets for the shuttle here.
We are excited to announce that we are teaming up with SnowBall Festival for a VIP Giveaway. We are giving away 2 VIP tickets to a lucky winner and 2 tickets to the after party of
Enter for you chance to win:
1st Place Prize of a 2 pack of VIP tickets + SnowBall / Thissongissick Merch Package
Merch Package Includes 1 Sweatshirt and Shirt from SnowBall and Thissongissick.
(1 Winners Will Be Picked)
Here’s the 3 steps to enter the contest
1. “Like” or “Tweet” this contest blog post through the share buttons at the top and bottom of the post
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Winner will be picked Thursday March 7th at 5pm MST and announced at 7pm MST
UPDATE: Congratulations to Scott Collins for winning the VIP Experience!!
THISSONGISSICK PRESENTS SNOWBALL AFTER PARTIES
Here is our after parties that we are throwing every night at the Shadow Ballroom at Winter Park Mountain Lodge. These parties will be going on from 11pm – 3am, don’t mind what the poster says, it hasn’t been update yet. For Friday night we have a Pretty Lights Showcase with Michal Menert and Paul Basic, Saturday night we have Datsik, Luminox, and Chris B, then on Sunday night we have GRiZ and HARD productions and Holy Ship! owner Destructo. These are set to be some of the craziest parties throughout the whole weekend and ticket just went on sale minutes ago, and last year sold out in a few hours, so don’t miss out. The festival ends at 10pm every night, so you will want to be at an after party every night.
Update: all 3 after parties have sold out within a few hours!! Thanks everyone. And now the only way to get tickets is by entering the contest!
Whoaa… When GRiZ and Gramatik team up for their side project Grizmatik, incredible things happen. Today we get the preview of their latest massive single “My People”. We got the first taste with their Digital Liberation Is Mad Freedom complete with music video, and this track might top it. They fuse funk, soul, and gritty bass unlike any artists I have heard. These two teaming up is an insane combination. you can hear both artists shine through heavily. Even though this is just a sample, you can tell it’s gonna be quite the anthem. Can’t wait for the release.
Also don’t miss their main stage performance at this year’s SnowBall Music Festival in Winter Park this weekend March 8th – 10th. Enjoy.
Grizmatik – My People | Preview
It already been announced that the massive 3 day long Colorado snow music festival SnowBall had relocated from the Vail area to Winter Park for 2013. The festival has always had one of the freshest most diverse lineups not just in Colorado but on the West coast. They have consistently had a great blend of the hottest new electronic, live band, and hip-hop acts all at the same festival to enjoy while freezing your ass off. Well now for the big switch of locations, this lineup completely makes up for the move. The headliners include past attendee Colorado electronic icon Pretty Lights who knows how to shut a festival down. STS9 makes their highly anticipated debut Snow festival appearance which is sure to be one to remember. Rowdytown headliner, fellow Colorado Native Big Gigantic are set to unleash their new stage setup. The man bringing real hip-hop back to American mainstream… Kendrick Lamar. One of our favorite rising Electro stars Porter Robinson is set to have a epic headlining performance. Datsik will probably drop bass louder then you have ever heard.. literally. Flying Lotus is one of the most intelligent producers and will take you too another world with his future sounding productions. The collaboration project between GRiZ and Gramatik aka Grizmatik will be performing their first official festival performance with live production. And those are only the headliners playing the festival, look above / below at the rest of the jaw dropping lineup. These are more then enough reason to rage in the freezing snow for 3 days for an unforgettable weekend filled with snow and music. Hope to see everyone out in the snow this year!
Full SnowBall Lineup After the Jump Read more »
SnowBall Music Festival, the festival that had it’s first year in 2011, not during the typical summer festival months.. but in the heart of the winte, in Vail, Colorado. The festival that went against the odds and brought hitting the mountains and seeing some of your favorites acts like Pretty Lights, Snoop Dogg, Bassnectar, The Flaming Lips, Big Gigantic, Diplo, Major Lazer, Edward Sharpe, Dada Life, and so many other acts into the snow into the same weekend. Well Vail wasn’t too happy afte the second year and apparently couldn’t handle the party.. the question on everyone in Colorado’s mind was “Where next?”
Well now we have the answer, SnowBall Festival 2013 will be taking over Winter Park this year over the weekend of March 8th, 9th, and 10th. This is sure to be another amazing weekend filled with hitting the mountains in the morning and raging to some of the best live music for 3 days straight. Not a weekend to miss. We are going to be working wit SnowBall again this year, so expect to hear about that in the coming months!
SnowBall Music Festival 2012 Official Mixtape : 20 Song Mixtape Featuring Exclusive Downloads from Bassnectar, Gramatik, Mimosa, Griz and more!Posted in Bangin, Mix / Playlist, Mixtapes / Albums by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Break Science, Dubstep, Electronic, Festival, Gramatik, Griz, Mimosa, Mixtape, Snowball, Two Fresh
I’ve been waiting to bring you this one for awhile now. This weekend is the SnowBall Music Festival 2012 and today I’ve got the official mixtape brought to you by Thissongissick. So most of you probably know about the festival SnowBall featuring names like Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, and The Flaming Lips, which started in Vail, Colorado and expanded to SnowGlobe in Lake Tahoe, California, and SnowMont in Killington, Vermont. Last year we put together a sick mixtape which got tons of love.
Today we continue the tradition with 20 amazing songs from artists playing the festival like Bassnectar, Major Lazer, Gramatik, Dillon Francis, Mimosa, Nit Grit, Two Fresh, Griz, and the list goes on and on. We tried to create a mixtape that highlighted the heavy bass crushing acts, to the more soulful live acts, and everything in between. SnowBall is a great balanced festival, with enough electronic to tide you over, and I really feel we did a great job at highlighting that. Enjoy all of these unreleased tracks, exclusive downloads on songs that have been purchase only, and more. We really hope you take the time to listen to every track. Enjoy!
Also for everyone at the festival, be sure to stop by the SnowBall merch tent to pick up a new TSIS shirt or crewneck!
SnowBall Music Festival 2012 Official Mixtape
Was having technical troubles getting these songs on the playlist, here they are individually until that get’s fixed
Track 5 Bag Raiders – Shooting Stars | Stream Only
Track 14 Bassnectar – Paging Stereophonic | Download
The Snow Ball Festival aka Snowchella in Vail Valley, Colorado With Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Diplo, and morePosted in Events by nick | Tags: Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Edward Sharpe, pretty lights, Snowball
Say hello to the sickest festival the Midwest has seen in awhile, The Snow Ball in Vail Valley, Colorado taking place March 4th-6th. This festival is bringing some of the biggest names in Electronic and Indie and Jam music all together for the biggest party Colorado has seen in awhile. Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Diplo, and Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Big Gigantic, 12th Planet are only a few of the artists on this bill, the current full lineup is below, and new artists are getting released everyday! Check back daily here for a new group announced daily, with some huge surprises in store! Thissongissick is happy to announce that we are a proud official sponsor of the event, and we couldn’t be more excited for everyone to come out to this historic festival. We’re going to be doing contests and more! Currently the Early Bird 3 Day tickets are already on sale and almost sold out, so click here to buy them!
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My story has changed quite a lot since moving to Boulder, Colorado and starting Thissongissick back in 2010. My name is Nick Guarino and this is Thissongissick.com. We've grown a lot since, but the original goal has always stayed the same: making it easier for you to discover sick new music that you've never heard before. In high school I would make mix cd's for my friends to show them all the new music I was discovering. Now, through TSIS, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of the freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and alternative music to a global following that is comprised of millions of music lovers in over 110 countries - every single month. So, make yourself at home while enjoying countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears! - Nick