Lightning in a Bottle Music Festival Announces New 'Compass' Lineups

Yesterday, Lightning in a Bottle announced the speaker and workshop lineups for the Beacon and Craft, two of the six areas making up the Compass, LIB's new educational hub debuting this year. The Compass, the newly re-imagined area of Lightning in a Bottle, will offer festivalgoers a diverse array of educational opportunities that engage the senses, expand the mind, and inspire community action. Workshops and presentations will include classes on grassroots political activism, social justice, climate change and indigenous land rights, digital activism, identifying truth in journalism and social media, decolonization, art activism, and more.


Serving as the largest gathering place, the Beacon will hold keynote presentations from visionaries and leaders across many disciplines and cultures. Speakers and presentations at the Beacon will include:


  • Andrea Armeni - Sustainable Activism: Using Money to Make Change
  • Chris Tooker - KMLN
  • Climbing Poetree - Conscious Entrepreneurship
  • Deepone
  • Erika Gagnon - "Honoring the waters"
  • Filastine (DJ Set)
  • Fred and Violet* Collins - Compass Opening
  • Griffin Crafts - Griffin Crafts
  • Guru Singh - Bring the Future Here Now
  • Informed Citizens Symposium - Give me Truth, w/NoodliTru: Quinton Donleavy, Thomas Himes, & Phil Detwiler
  • Jade Begay - Building a movement w/ Dallas Goldtooth and Clayton Thomas Müller
  • Jai Dev Singh - A Thousand Thunderstrokes:: Activating the Pineal Gland
  • Joaquin Joaqopelli Montoya - JoaqoPelli
  • Kenny Ausobel - Changing of the Gods: Planetary and Human Revolutions
  • Luke Solman - saQi feat. Kr3ture
  • Mark Farina
  • Michael Manahan
  • Michael Paul Hill - Apache Thunder Clap
  • Millard Murphy - Building Resilient Communities (Panel)
  • Pedro Cruz - LIB Official Opening
  • Porangui - Cacao Alchemy Gathering with Poranguí Live Music
  • Priya Deepika - Hear in My Heart, Cosmic Live-Electronic Music Set
  • Rigzin Tromge - Guided Meditation for the Shambhala Prophecy Warriors
  • Shawni - Ground into your essence
  • Sonja Drakulich/Stellamara - Stellamara
  • Sweet Anomaly - Surround
  • Unify - UNIFY: Global Synchronized Meditation Livecast
  • Wasfia Nazreen - Journey through the Seven Summits
  • Zoe Jakes' House of Tarot

CRAFT: The Revolution will be Handmade - DOWNLOAD LINEUP ART HERE

Home to the Community Lodge, the Craft Sheds, and the Herbal Arts and Folk Arts Arbors, the Craft is the place to learn various skills and crafts related to living in harmony with the earth and making beauty. Speakers, presentations, and activities at the Craft will include:


  • Bridget Baker & David Ede - A Minimalists' Guide to Personal Freedom
  • Erika Gagnon
    • Tobacco: master plant teacher
    • Sunset at the Fire with Erika Gagnon & Hector Gomez
  • Krikor Andonian
    • Re-Wilding Workshop: On oaks, acorns, and Native American staple food
    • Re-Wilding Workshop: Natural History, Local Plants, Science, & Spirituality
  • Rainbow Eagle Dreamer
    • Cattail Doll Making w/ Rainbow Dreamer
    • Rawhide Rattle Making w/ Rainbow Dreamer
    • Storytelling - Animal Awareness w/ Rainbow Dreamer
  • Dr. Jeff Chen - Cannabis Scientific Renaissance w/ Dr. Jeff Chen
  • Celena Delphi - Delphi
  • Shira Salcman - The Art of Cordage
  • Mike Scartezina - World Fusion Drumming workshop
  • Dr. Steven Shwartz - Attuning your Body Using Sacred Harmonics, Sound, Light and Frequencies
  • Osiris Indriya - Introduction to Magick
  • Leta Gibney
  • Mariee Sioux
  • Icarus Wendel - Hand drill fire making by friction
  • The Dark Goddess & The Sacred Mushroom
  • Janina Angel Bath - Tarot Readings with The Tarot Woman
  • Benjamin pixie
    • Bark tan medicine bag making
    • Hand making Cordage with natrual fibers
    • Hide tanning
  • Regenerative Herbalism and the Art of Distillation
  • Tim Rush (Timo) - Dj Set with Liaison
  • Being With FLOWERS: Floral Art As Spiritual Practice
  • Michael Paul Hill - Apache Thunder Clap
  • Erika Gagnon - "Honoring the waters"
  • Pedro Cruz - LIB Official Opening
  • Andrea Armeni - Found in the Wild: Herbs for Health & Happiness
  • Marza Millar - Earth Grids
  • James Stark - Transforming Our Lives and Planet By Living From Our Heart
  • Millard Murphy - Building Resilient Communities (Panel Member)
  • Dr. Naughtilee - The Promise of Psychedelic Medicines
  • Ben Christie - The (Re)Globalisation of Teacher Plants
  • Eamon Armstrong - How To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity
  • Basel Khoury Rawi Sound
  • Clayton Cowart - Blacksmithing: Handforging a simple blacksmiths knife
  • Special Blackburn
    • Becoming an herbalist - finding your own way
    • Spark your inner witch: learning by formulation
    • Aphrodisiacs class! All about em...
  • Ipek & Craig Goldberg
    • An Introduction to Essential Oils
    • Balancing Your Emotions with Essential Oils
  • Jai Dev Singh - Thunderbolt of Shiva: Crystalizing the Mind
  • Dr. Deb - "Ask the Elder"


  • Stop, Drop & Bowl Part 1: Galctivated Sound Healing with Dr. DREAM
  • Stop, Drop & Bowl Part 2: Galactivation Station, Tibetan Bowls, Oils & Cacao

Lineups for the remaining Points of the Compass and its musical performances will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Do LaB™ is an events Production Company based in Los Angeles, CA. Since its inception, Do LaB™ has designed, produced and introduced iconic festival experiences from psychedelic structures to interactive theater and a cavalcade of the best emerging music talent across an array of genres. In addition to winning the Greener Festival Award six years in a row, and running what the Rolling Stone has called "The Best Dancefloor at Coachella", their flagship event, Lightning in a Bottle Arts and Music Festival has been widely celebrated for its intimate environments and intentional offerings, which are often recounted as personally defining, life-changing experiences.

About Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle Arts and Music Festival™ located at San Antonio Lake in Bradley, CA. Starting off with a core focus on environmental stewardship and penchant for captivating experiences, LIB has evolved every year since its inception more than a decade ago. From humble beginnings as a birthday party to, today, being a crown jewel in the international festival community, LIB is beloved for its art-first focus, potent emerging music lineups and visceral weave of cultures and experience. In the newest area at LIB, the Compass, represents a rededicated emphasis on social change and conscious activism.

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