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Burbs Music & Arts Festival: Escape for a Day

Burbs Music & Arts Festival: Escape for a Day

Written by Fatima Hasan

Check out our exclusive Burbs Music & Arts Festival 2018 mix by MOjO HERE.

(Track list provided below)

As we break into August, Burbs Music & Arts Festival near St.Louis, Missouri is on our agenda for the first weekend of the month (August 4, 2018). For a second year, DownRight Entertainment & Unknown Frequency curated this highly anticipated one-day festival; and it’s boasting a solid lineup with two stages that cater to diverse sounds of electronic and jam scenes.


The Amp Stage is home to electronic music, as performances by EOTO, Minnesota, Thriftworks, Jade Cicada, SubDocta, Mystic Grizzly, Tsuruda, LUSID, and Boss Mode are scheduled. Without a doubt, Saturday at Chesterfield Amphitheater will be a great place to experience deep bass, wobbles, and wubs. I’m particularly excited to see Jade Cicada, SubDocta, and Mystic Grizzly– these artists don’t often travel near me, are really low-key, and are incredibly talented. The Jam Stage will be a welcomed change of pace, with performances by esteemed artists like Aaron Kamm & The One Drops, The Disco Techs, Guerilla Theory, Surco, and Dr. Slappinstein scheduled for the night.

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Since Burbs is a one-day event, we definitely want to make the most out of our time there. Doors open at 12pm, music starts at 1pm, and performances end at 10:30pm. Of course, an impressive array of live painters and art installations will be set up at at the festival, and there will be plenty of different options for food/drink. After the event, we’re also going to head over to the Burbs after party at Paddy O’s to get weird with Mystic Grizzly, Laika Beats, Leet, and Nightchaser featuring Chad Ka-Chow, Mark Lewis, and Alexis Tucci with AJ Halcrow on guitar. After party music goes on until about 3am and tickets are only $15!

In particular, I’m super excited to check out Laika Beats. I’ve been a huge fan of his hybrid-style bass music for a long time, but haven’t had the opportunity to see him live yet! Check out our exclusive interview with him from earlier this year here: LAIKA BEATS [INTERVIEW]

The Art of Steven Haman (assisting with visuals at the AMP Stage) and MixMedia Productions will be hosting a very special pin-drop at the festival as well! More information is provided on the Facebook post below:


Additional Information:

  • Burbs is all ages ALL AGES event.
  • Festival organizers are recommending attendees to park at Chesterfield Mall and make the 4 minute walk to the venue


Purchase tickets to Burbs Music & Arts Festival HERE.

Purchase tickets to the official Burbs after party HERE.

The Art of Steven Haman Facebook – Click HERE.

Burbs Music & Arts Festival Official Facebook Event – Click HERE.

Burbs Music & Arts Festival After Party Facebook Event – Click HERE.


Time Slots!


Boss Mode & Friends 1pm-2pm
Lusid 2pm-3pm
Mystic Grizzly 3pm-4pm
SubDocta 4pm-5pm
Tsuruda 5pm-6pm
Thriftworks 6pm-7pm
Jade Cicada 7pm-8pm
Minnesota 8pm-9pm
EOTO 9:15pm-10:30pm



The Cloaks 1pm-1:15pm
Surco 1:30pm-2:15pm
Dr.Slappinstein 2:30pm-3:15pm
Guerrilla Theory 3:30pm-4:30pm
The Disco Techs 4:45pm-6:00pm
Crate 2 Crate Sound System 6pm-6:30pm
Aaron Kamm & The One Drops (Set #1) 6:30pm-7:45pm
[[Set Break 7:45-8:00]]
Aaron Kamm & The One Drops (Set #2) 8:00pm-9:15pm


-After Party-

Paddy’Os Stage

Leet 11pm-12am
Mystic Grizzly 12am-1:15am
Laika Beats 1:15am-2:30am


Night Chaser Stage

Mark Lewis 11pm-12am
DJ Alexis Tucci w/ AJ Halcrow 12am-1:15am
Chad Ka-Chow 1:15am-2:30am



The Good Music Collectiv – Exclusive Burbs Music & Arts Festival Mix by MOjO [[TRACKLIST]]:

Time Saw – EOTO;

Sacred Trek – Jade Cicada;

Crystals and Kombucha – SubDocta;

L for W (feat. Russ Liquid) – Thriftworks;

We’ve Arrived – Mystic Grizzly;

Edge – Minnesota;

Critics – Boss Mode;

Move – Tsuruda;

Raw – Minnesota;

What We Think, We Become – Mystic Grizzly;

Deem Team – Thriftworks;

Saraswati’s Twerkaba (Clozee & LuSiD Remix) – Desert Dwellers;

Fifteen Years – Jade Cicada;

Hip Squeak (SubDocta Remix) – Shlump;

Technique – Minnesota;

Swamp Gods – Thriftworks

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