Feast your eyes, as Suwannee Hulaween drops a star-studded lineup to commemorate their tenth anniversary of producing the extraordinary music and camping festival in Live Oak, Florida. This year, Suwannee Hulaween will offer four days of music, art, exhibitions, and more, from October 26 to October 29, 2023. Be sure to score your Hulaween 2023 passes here!
Our Heard It Here First team was on-site for Hulaween 2022, allowing us to experience the mystical festival grounds and diverse acts firsthand. With high-flying headliners like Louis The Child, STS9, FISHER, Liquid Stranger, and CloZee, Hulaween 2022 was undoubtedly one for the history books.
The vibes were high all weekend with epic takeovers from LP Giobbi’s Femme House and Liquid Stranger’s WAKAAN, giving us bass-infused sets from Jantsen, Tape B, Ravenscoon, Tripp St., Zingara, and Canabliss at the Spirit Lake stage. Meanwhile, the widespread Hallows and Meadows stages made way for large acts like Gigantic NGHTMRE, Gorgon City, and Maddy O’Neal to play their infectious tunes for the masses. For the night owls, the Incendia stage kept the night alive with surprise sets from A Hundred Drums, EAZYBAKED, and more!
For Suwannee Hulaween’s tenth anniversary, the 2023 headliners include The String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Trey Anastasio Band, John Summit, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Goose, Mt. Joy, Big Wild, Smino, Elderbrook, Channel Tres, Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade, and Dispatch. The lineup also guarantees unforgettable sets from fan favorites like Apashe, Boogie T, Champagne Drip, EPROM, INZO, ISOxo, Lettuce, Manic Focus, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, SoDown, and many more. With a healthy dose of electronic, jam, alternative, and rock, Suwannee Hulaween 2023 is gearing up to be its best one yet!
We’ve compiled a list of some of the biggest draws for the tenth anniversary of Suwannee Hulaween that has us all excited to be back in the magical Spirit of Suwannee Music Park!
The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident are the creators of Suwannee Hulaween and famously headline every year, promising a unique set each day of the festival. The legendary Colorado-based jam band has become an international phenomenon, creating picture-perfect moments and unforgettable core memories for Hulaween attendees. Be sure to corral your squad up to jam out to “Colorado Bluebird Sky” and other SCI essentials all weekend!
Amidst his groundbreaking return announcement and subsequent sold-out show dates across the country, including the Brooklyn Mirage and Dillon Amphitheater, Pretty Lights is potentially the most highly-anticipated act on the Hulaween 2023 lineup. His funk-infused electronic tunes like “Rainbows & Waterfalls” and “Finally Moving” have captivated audiences and laid a foundation for generations of producers to come. It’s safe to say Pretty Lights will present a revolutionary audio-visual set for his only festival stop on the east coast, showcasing what he has been working on throughout his hiatus– you definitely don’t want to miss this!
Connecticut-based jam band, Goose, has taken the festival scene by storm these past few years, bringing their “indie groove” style to stages across the nation. After garnering massive praise from their Peach Music Festival 2019 set, Goose has since earned the opportunity to play at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Radio City Music Hall, and even the Jimmy Kimmel Live! late-night talk show. They’ve also been joined on stage by industry legends like Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir and Phish‘s Trey Anastasio. If you’re looking to get your jam on to both Goose originals and innovative cover song renditions, this is the set for you!
John Summit is easily the most recognizable name in house music today, becoming a worldwide sensation that quite literally keeps the party going all night! Best known for his smash hits, “Human” and “Where You Are”, John has proven time and time again that he only knows how to make bangers. From Ibiza to Miami, New York City to Hong Kong, John Summit is one of the most desirable names in the festival scene and always brings a unique set to the table. Be prepared to dance all night, because John Summit will surely leave his mark on Suwannee for his Hulaween debut!
Trey Anastasio Band
Descending from the holy grail of jam itself, the Trey Anastasio Band is a ten-piece band piloted by Trey Anastasio, the lead guitarist of Phish. This band brings horns, keys, strings, and percussion to the stage to create a spectacle performance that has enamored crowds across the country. Performing a blend of Phish classics and Trey Anastasio originals, any jam fan will surely love catching this massive headlining set!
Fueled from the success of his recent Little Love LP release and subsequent worldwide tour, Elderbrook prepares to bring his upbeat harmonies to the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park. The UK native is continuously breaking records of his own, like selling out the Avant Gardner’s 3,000-person Great Hall as his biggest headline show to date, which you can read about here. The producer sings, dances, mixes, and plays percussion live during his set to create a truly awe-inspiring showcase of his discography. Elderbrook is going to have everybody on their feet and singing along to his collection of hits, including “When I Talk”, “Inner Light”, and “Talk It Over”.
EPROM will surely offer an entirely new element of experimental bass at Hulaween 2023, as he will be spinning his upcoming Syntheism album in the mystical forests of Suwannee. The innovative producer has garnered a massive following for his abstract sound design, most recently rinsing his sonic masterpieces back-to-back with bass music genius, G Jones, at his legendary Allegory of the Rave event at The Caverns. He also has collaborated with legendary producer, Flume, in the past and his sets are well-known to melt minds! With the Eprom buzz higher than ever, the producer will surely bring a hefty dose of grimey bass in an immersive live set that will fuel the bass heads that flock to the Hulaween grounds every year.
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead is an American rock band that focuses on Grateful Dead covers and always draws a massive crowd at any festival they play at. Deadheads will tell you that JRAD’s infectious jams are capable of transporting you back to 1977 all within the comfort of Suwannee. Make sure you check out Joe Russo’s Almost Dead this Hulaween to get that nostalgic feeling that will “Never Fade Away!”
Suwannee Hulaween has proven time and time again their festival offers an incredible experience that will last a lifetime. With a powerhouse lineup under their belt, their 2023 production will promise fans a set for every genre you could wish for. Who are you most excited to see at the tenth anniversary of Suwannee Hulaween? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
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