North Coast Fest announces 3rd and Final Wave of Lineup!

North Coast Fest announces 3rd and Final Wave of Lineup!
Posted on July 03, 2012

Summer’s Last Stand, North Coast Music Festival, is thrilled to announce the third and final wave of artists to the festival’s third year! Joining the already eclectic line up is mash-up maestro Girl Talk, live instrumental electronic pioneers STS9, live bass heavy belly dancing Beats Antique, Pretty Lights Music recording artist and producer Gramatik, modern eclectic jammers Papadosio, dubstep monster Minnesota, hip hop duo Two Fresh, Chicago’s own Midnight Conspiracy, Brainfeeder bass virtuoso Thundercat, and more!

Pretty Lights Girl Talk STS9 Umphrey’s McGee
Axwell Steve Angello Knife Party Atmosphere
Steve Aoki Excision Alesso Paul Oakenfold
Big Boi The Rapture EOTO
Digitalism Chuckie Tommy Trash
Yelawolf Modestep Felix da Housecat
Future Rock Mord Fustang Beats Antique YACHT Dan Deacon
Gramatik Rebirth Brass Band BoomBox Digital Tape Machine
Maya Jane Coles Midnight Conspiracy King Khan & the Shrines Thundercat
Papadosio NiT GriT Two Fresh Minnesota Savoy
Van Ghost Com Truise People Under the Stairs Zion I
Mr. MFN eXquire Auto Body Thibault

Wyllys & The NY Hustler Ensemble Zebo Abdecaf Family Groove Company
Team Bayside High Strange Arrangement Stratus LoBounce
Gentlemen Hall NORdjs Paul Universe Mario Florek
Kid Color DJ SOLO ProbCause Orville Kline
Buhay Mathien Jamie Lono Arts of Life Band

This year, the Groupon Silent Disco has expanded to a dome, housing over 200 festivalgoers with some of the best music from Chicago artists. Attendees will notice the dome, with people dancing inside in what looks like silence. But each person will have headphones streaming what the DJ is mixing. Don’t miss out on one of the most unique festival experiences, The Groupon Noise Refuge Personal Time Silent Disco featuring the following DJs:

Dani Deahl, Milk ‘n’ Cookies, Fei, Gemini Club (DJ Set), Phenom, Kid Color, Sabor, Intensive, Dancefloor Destroyers, Loo Dooben, Josh Ferguson, DJ RC, Punky Fresh, Mattboywhite, Lewis Gigson, DeeJay Pickle, Deafside, Hunter Vita, Mr Bobby, Kool Hersch, Jamie Lopez, DJ Moppy, SWGGRBCK, Tima Fei, Mega Mike, DJ RTC, Sushi, Wyllys, Moxxy, Phenom, Misteries, Avi Sic, Joe Bryl, Fleege, DJ Demchuck, DJ Trew, Mike Zaucha, DJ Intel, Dakota, and Konrad Gaines!

The third annual Toast of the Coast Contest returns, exclusively at Midwest artists compete for a chance to play one of the main stages at North Coast Music Festival! Starting July 12th, artists can upload their track to They’ll collect votes through starting July 23rd and the Top 5 Vote Getters and the Top 5 Judges Picks will be chosen to round out the 10 finalists. These finalists wil play a short set for organizers, judges, and their fans at The Mid at 306 N. Halsted St. The festival will choose one band, one MC, and one DJ to join the main stage.

Additionally, stay tuned for the Official After Party Announcments in the coming weeks! You can only get tickets to these official after parties if you have purchased a North Coast Music Festival ticket.

Ticket prices will go up, so get your tickets now exclusively through!

Be sure to check out all the amenities for the Dos Equis VIP Experience at

If you’re interested in getting involved in promotional opportunities, or if you would like to cover the festival, please contact Zach Partin at