For the uninitiated, it may be tough to explain a weekend at Dirtybird Campout.
Positive, the generalized depiction could be epitomized as a music competition, however that may be a disservice to the workforce at Dirtybird and everybody in attendance. It is not simply one other music competition.
At its core, Campout is the antithesis of the cliché competition system. The three-day tenting expertise differentiates itself from the remaining because of its capacity to forgo all the principles, permitting artists and followers alike to relinquish their egos within the title of enjoyable. Teamwork and good old style enjoyable are the secret at Dirtybird Campout.
In fact, music performs a serious position at Campout as nicely. The weekender featured an array of expertise from the esteemed Dirtybird label, with a mixture of genres introduced all through the occasion’s many phases and renegades.
EDM.com was on the bottom at this yr’s Campout. And whereas it was bodily unimaginable to partake in all the revelry, what we did accomplish completely illustrates the spirit of this distinctive occasion.
Listed below are the highest video games, actions and musical performances we skilled at Dirtybird Campout 2022.
The floatie race
Dirtybird Campout takes place on the Modesto Reservoir Campgrounds in Central California and it takes full benefit of its lakeside locale. In what has turn into a staple of the occasion, the floatie race was hosted by VNSSA this yr.
The water balloon toss
With 4 groups cheering them on within the sidelines, contributors within the water balloon toss received drenched by the tip of the sport. Head counselor Claude VonStroke joined in on the enjoyable as nicely.
Inexperienced Velvet and Claude VonStroke reunite as Get Actual
Talking of VonStroke, the Dirtybird cofounder reunited with Inexperienced Velvet for a really particular efficiency as Get Actual. This was one in every of his many DJ units all through the weekend, which included a dawn set, a primary for the competition.
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A brand new late-night stage: The Hideout
The aforementioned dawn set happened at Campout’s latest stage, The Hideout. Tucked away on the far west facet of the venue, the stage performed host to Justin Jay, Child Weight, Cour T., Arnold & Lane and the annual household set.
The Ganja Backyard
One other Campout first was the introduction of the Ganja Backyard. Offered by Peoples Treatment, the cannabis-friendly space provided actions like bong-building and joint-rolling contests.
The rise of Nala
Not solely is Nala celebrating the launch of her femme-led imprint, Mi Domina, however she’s additionally basking within the success of her hit with fellow Dirtybird mates Walker & Royce. The power of the group throughout her efficiency completely illustrated the well-deserved hype round Dirtybird’s latest darling.
A Chocolate Sushi renegade on a firetruck
We might not have images to show it, however imagine us after we inform you that within the wee hours of Monday morning, Chocolate Sushi rolled up in a firetruck and carried out instantly subsequent to our campsite. Campout is thought for its shock late-night renegade events, however this was next-level.
Permitting your physique to recharge after an evening of debauchery is crucial, and the inclusion of yoga at Campout was clutch. Whether or not you are an skilled yogi or a beginner, morning yoga ensured a contemporary begin to the day.
The Nice Bingo Revival
You suppose you recognize bingo? Properly suppose once more. This rambunctious late-night sport will simply beat your grandma’s wildest bingo tales. The Nice Bingo Revival has turn into a Dirtybird staple and it solely will get extra wild with every passing yr.
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