MINUS ZERO Festival Announces Art Installations & Experiences Plus Competitive Rail Jam

The fourth annual MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL–set for April 6, 7 and 8 at Mount Snow Resort in Vermont headlined by ODESZA and Zeds Dead–has unveiled the details for this year’s art installations and experiences. To add another dimension to the East Coast’s premier winter sport and music festival, MINUS ZERO has joined forces with Killington, VT art collective PLAYA VIBES to curate a full slate of immersive exhibitions and exhibitors for 2018 including The RelaquariumIncendiaHeavy MetaOrijinsThe Chocolate Factory and The Hive.

The installations will transport festival-goers beyond this winter wonderland and into a myriad of otherworldly spaces, conjuring motifs of both fire and ice. From the three flame-blasting domes above the bar and dancefloor in Incendia to the fire-breathing dragon appropriately dubbed Heavy Meta (which doubles as a stage and transport) and “the world’s first all-female fire breathing collective” The Hive, expect the temperature to get toasty.

The Chocolate Factory represents artist Eric S. Klein‘s whimsical and wonderful world of “pure imagination” most definitely nodding to Roald Dahl. Befitting of the powerhouse artist billing, Rhizome‘s light design proves equally unforgettable as The Relaquarium and Orijins redefine what a stage can be-you’ll have to see it to believe it!

Additionally, MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL and Teton Gravity will present the 2018 Minus Zero Rail Jam on Saturday, April 7 at 1pm. Male and female skiers and snowboarders may enter to win three tiers of prizes: first ($500, two Weekend Pass VIP tickets to MZ 2019, MZ Swag, VIP Upgrade for MZ 2018), second (Monster Snowboard [snowboarders]/Monster Guitar [skiers], two GA Weekend Pass Tickets to MZ 2019, MZ Swag), and third (Minus Zero Swag, two GA Tickets to MZ 2019).

From art and music to snowboarding and skiing, get ready to experience an elevated experience like no other and above the rest at MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL.

The full line-up for the 2018 MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL is:

ODESZA – Zeds Dead

Tipper – Jai Wolf – REZZ

Liquid Stranger – GG MaGree – Marvel Years – UltraSloth

Yookie – Pierce Fulton – Bleep Bloop – Shift

 Ant Vendetta – Apollo – Average Joe – Bamboora

BigTime3 – Bizdo – Brunch Boyz – Cam Harris

Camnah b2b Old Gregg – Cruzko – Detox – DJ Knowledge

DJ Tao – Dosk – Dudenguy – Elements – Emporia

Fifth Year – Fox – Furious – Glowworm – Honeycomb

Lenore – Lestat – Lucid Noise – Martone

Mike Chach – Nelvis Tolintino – Nekro – Sam Allan

Shotgun Styles – Sicoli – Sir Matty V – Sweet Talk

The New Motif – Twist of Fate – Uncle Bob

Vinny Vibe – Voltran – XL


Hosted by: Playa Vibes, Incendia & The Hive


Claude VonStroke

Walker & Royce

Davidson Ospina

In 2017, a sold-out crowd of thousands hit the slopes and partied at MINUS ZERO,which featured over three stages of music from over 50 top international and emerging electronic music acts including Bassnectar, Zeds Dead, GRiZ, Illeniumand Claptone, snowboarding with a Rail Jam & Jump competition and a demo from some of the top pro-boarders including Carinthia Team athletes Nate Haustand Jeremy Ellenberg.

At its new home at Mount SnowMINUS ZERO attendees this year will have access to a larger festival main stage with more viewsan indoor heated stage, art installations, more bars and drink stations. Other amenities Mount Snow will provide for MINUS ZERO festival goers includes access to over 5000 hotel rooms in the area with free shuttle buses within the Mountain Zone provided to and from the festival in the Minus Zero Hotel network, indoor and outdoor poolsa wide variety of food and craft vendors and, of course, a multitude of winter sport options with access to 20 lifts and 87 trails. Plus, Mount Snow–located in Southern Vermont and home of Carinthia Parks, known for its premier terrain for snowboarding and skiing–is just a few short hours from New York, Boston and other major northeast area cities.

MINUS ZERO’s festival hours are:

Friday, April 6             5pm – 2am

Saturday, April 7         12noon – 2am

Sunday, April 8           12noon – 10pm

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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