After a two-year hiatus, Umbrella Weekend has officially made a comeback, establishing itself as one of San Diego’s most exciting dance music festivals.
Hosted by the Afternoon Umbrella Friends, a group that shares the same values and love for festivals and the electronic music community, Umbrella Weekend was held March 24-28 in a beautiful valley near Yucaipa, California. . The event featured three days of immaculate activities and music curation.
It is well known that Umbrella Weekend is not only synonymous with good music. Throughout the event, attendees were able to take part in a host of wellness experiences and educational activities, as well as multiple interactive art installations that were dotted around the festival site.
Umbrella Weekend’s carefully curated “Umbrellavation” lineup, which was first showcased at a January 2020 “Day of Wellness” event, nurtured the festival community through yoga workshops, breathing and sound healing.
Plus, Camp found it! featured live jam bands while Terry Jasinto and Scarlett Santamaria hosted a music industry panel with speakers Drew Dapps, Casmalia, Clam Jam’s Dani Dauntless, Deep Tech’s Mr. Wright, Dubeats and Memo Rex covering a wide range of relevant topics.
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It was no wonder Umbrella Weekend was such a monumental success. The festival was organized in collaboration with some of San Diego’s most acclaimed collectives: Music Is 4 Lovers, Staybad, Inquiry, The Deep End, Enter The Tech, Connect SD, Clam Jam, PG Squirt House, Boogie Mob and The Dangle Zone, all of which have come together with the aim of showcasing the region’s most underrated talent and art.
This strong feeling resulted in a lineup that exceeded all expectations, featuring the likes of Desert Hearts star Lubelski, Vatos Locos resident Chklte, Sammy Legs & TCHiLT, Drew Dapps, Casmalia, Memo Rex, Britton, Dink! , Jimbo James, Laura Peck, and up-and-coming talents Adam Rose and Kieran Ishimaru of Yoon Fest taking the decks on both festival stages.
Performances by Afternoon residents Umbrella Friends, TrippyPants, Barrera, Kale, Castillo and more, were also included, and brand leader Sprout enchanted attendees with a mesmerizing two-piece house music set. hours.
“Lovingly hand-picked, Umbrella Weekend shines a light on the DJs who deserve it the most,” said Dapps. “Scooping up some of the most prolific aspiring talent, I was beyond thrilled to see AUF decided to showcase in our new home.”