Mountain Oasis festival welcomes NIN, Bassnectar and Pretty Lights

art mtnoasisThe inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit will be Oct. 25-27 in downtown Asheville. 


Nine Inch Nails, Bassnectar and Pretty Lights will headline the three-day weekend, which also will feature a performance by Neutral Milk Hotel.

Other artists confirmed for the celebration include Animal Collective, Trent Reznor’s new project How To Destroy Angels, Gary Numan, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Tricky, Zola Jesus, JG Thirwell, Jessie Ware, The Bug, and Silver Apples. Samplings of the new wave in electronica will serve up Disclosure, Rustie, Chromatics, Robert DeLong, Jacques Greene, and Bondax, among numerous other artists.

The vision and programming philosophy behind Mountain Oasis celebrates the creative spirit of musical exploration. Woven around the twin threads of contemporary electronic music and the creative use of technology, the festival features world-class musical performances along with talks, seminars, and panels by artists and others.

Weekend passes are $199.50, with payment plans available.

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