10 Outstanding Artists to See At Electric Forest 2022

| April 13, 2022

When it comes to outstanding events, Electric Forest always takes the cake as an unrivaled experience. The festival is returning at last from June 23-26 after facing multiple postponements due to the pandemic. The anticipation for the forest family to come back to their beloved home in Rothbury, Michigan is boundless. Whether you are a longtime attendee or a first-timer, this highly awaited experience will be a much-needed rebirth for us all.


Electric Forest continues to stay true to its roots by being the ultimate hub of music discovery and expression. This year’s lineup is blossoming with incredible artists from every spectrum. It has evolved to reflect the ever-changing, diversified climate of the music scene. A unique aspect of this festival is the emerging talent present along with the breathtaking moments from favorite artists. If you are looking for guidance on who to see at Electric Forest, look no further. We compiled a list of the most anticipated acts at the festival. From seasoned headliners to hidden musical gems, this list encompasses a variety of acts. These are our absolute favorite, must-see artists at Electric Forest 2022.


Check out iEDM's 10 Must-See Artist At Electric Forest 2022 below.




Big Gigantic

Big Gigantic is known for their commanding sound and energetic performances. The duo draws inspiration from a multitude of genres ranging from hip hop, funk, and electronic music to create their iconic sound. They will be headlining on Sunday for what is sure to be an amazing spectacle of a show.





Few artists embody the captivating energy of the forest the way CloZee does. She is known for her awe-inspiring shows at the festival and is a fan favorite. Her world bass fusion style is heavily influenced by nature, making it a match made in heaven with  Electric Forest. CloZee will undoubtedly break boundaries and deliver beyond expectations, so be sure to catch her set. 





The festival consistently makes efforts to broaden the variety of music present at the event and house music is no exception to that. FISHER is another headlining act every house head needs to make sure to see. The Australian producer will be bringing impeccable vibes and beats to match at this year's Electric Forest. His set will make Saturday night a party to remember.






GRiZ has become an Electric Forest staple thanks to his engaging and often spontaneous sets. He frequently blesses fans with secret sets along with a show-stopping main stage performance at the festival. Be sure to download the Electric Forest app to stay updated on potential appearances. GRiZ is one of the headlining acts on Friday. It is a well-deserved honor and is shaping up to be a mind-blowing moment at the festival.





Honeycomb is a versatile musician whose mind-bending beatboxing skills have solidified him as a returning act at Electric Forest. His music is rooted in intricacy and free-styling, so you never know what to expect from the outstanding artist. Honeycomb gave a compelling performance at the festival’s brand new Honeycomb stage at the last event and it became his home base, so don’t miss out on this blissfully synergetic moment.




Lab Group

Since its creation, Lab Group has quickly shown that it is a force to be reckoned with. The renowned group is known for its collaborative and innovative approach to bass music. You never know what to expect from a Lab Group set other than being completely mesmerized. The group is healing from the loss of member Charlesthefirst and has continued to perform with the intent of honoring his legacy.





Lettuce will undoubtedly be a favorite for funk lovers at the festival. The beloved band has been gracing Electric Forest with their uplifting performances for years. Their returning set is bound to be a haven of love and positivity. Check out their latest track "Gravy Train" for a taste of what’s to come.






Known for her exquisitely sinister sound design, Khiva is rising to the forefront of the deep dubstep genre. The multifaceted producer composes and sings in her music, and her latest release "Love Note" is a testament to its spellbinding nature. Khiva’s set is sure to be a dark and intense experience in the forest. 




Mersiv has grown exponentially and cemented himself as a legend in the making in the electronic music scene. His latest album Pretty Dark Loud was a massive success and is highly praised. It showcases his tremendous growth through his melodic yet heavy sound design. We can’t think of a more surreal moment than hearing the grimy bass of his new track Forest Creature echo across the trees of Sherwood Forest. That possibility alone makes him a must-see artist at the event.





There’s nothing more euphoric than funkadelic roots combined with electronic music and SunSquabi is a testament to that. The electrofunk band has been seamlessly defying musical barriers to create absolute magic for years. Electric Forest is a playground for lovers of eclectic music and Sunsqabi is often a top pick for them. Each of their sets is distinctive due to their versatility, so anyone has something to gain from seeing SunSquabi perform.




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about the writer

Arooj Mustansir

Arooj Mustansir


Arooj has been passionate about music for as long as she can remember and loves to express it through her writing and photography. She appreciates music in many forms, although is particularly drawn to electronic music which is where she feels the most at home. She believes in celebrating the transformative power of music and art through her work.

Arooj is dedicated to showcasing the enriching aspects of music culture while helping give incredible artists the recognition they deserve.

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