JOSHUA TREE, CA (CelebrityAccess) — Knitting Factory Presents, Spaceland Presents and production company Moon Block have teamed up for the return of the Desert Daze festival for another year.
Set for the weekend of October 12-15 in Joshua Tree, CA, confirmed acts for the 2017 edition of the festival include Spiritualized; Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile And The Sea Lice; Unknown Mortal Orchestra; Hope Sandoval + The Warm Inventions; Eagles Of Death Metal; King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard; Terry Riley + Gyan Riley; Boris; Allah-Las; Melody’s Echo Chamber; Atlas Sound; La Femme; Black Moth Super Rainbow; Twin Peaks; Khruangbin; GØGGS ; (Ft. Ty Segall, Chris Shaw Of Ex-Cult & Charles Moothart Of CFM/Fuzz); JJUUJJUU; with additional artist announcements pending.
As well, the festival will offer a vendor area replete with what the event's organizers describe as "hand picked" merchants with arts, crafts, clothing, cuisine, and curiosities.
Also on offer for the first time this year at the festival will be a curated selection of film screenings and speakers over the course of the weekend in Noble Hall, as well as guided meditations, classes and seminars. Visitors will also be able to avail themselves of art installations in the festival's Institute of Mentalphysics's Sanctuary Hall and outdoor art park.
The festival will offer camping accommodations and this year, organizers have added an additional day (Oct. 12) as a preview day for arrivals, camping expo and some music programming.