Lost Lake Festival Reveals Curated Art Element


The Lost Lake Festival is only a couple weeks away and we’re learning more about the unique elements that the Festival is bringing to the valley.  The Festival is presenting more than just a music festival – it’s bringing a full set of arts, culinary and shopping experiences along with.  The inaugural Lost Lakes Festival will be a three-day event coming up on October 20-22, 2017 at Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix.

His+ Story by the Fortoul Brothers (Photo courtesy of http://fortoulbrothers.com/)

The art experience is titled Art of the Valley and is presented as a curated art experience.  Lost Lake Festival has announced that Phoenix-based rising international artists, Fortoul Bothers will be the first featured artists for the festival.  Recognized for their paintings and murals with bold lines and blocks of color, Gabriel and Isaac Fortoul’s work is influenced by their fascination with dreams, mystery and evocative symbols. The Fortoul Brothers have made it their mission to put Phoenix on the map within the art community to highlight the creative energy of the city.  The Fortoul Bothers will create custom art pieces that will frame the three main stages at the Festival.  I

In addition to the feature pieces by the Fortoul Bothers, the Festival will also showcase an eclectic collection of local artists who will be live painting murals throughout the weekend and custom art installations throughout the festival grounds. Artists scheduled to appear include:

“Art is one of the main pillars of the festival and is something we are truly passionate about incorporating into all of our events. Artists are an expression of a city’s culture and community, and we wanted to work with local artists to highlight the creativity of the city,” said Rick Farman, co-founder, Superfly. “Part of what drew us to Phoenix and inspired the festival is the thriving arts scene happening here.”  The Festival is produced by Superfly in partnership with Stateside Presents. Superfly also produces Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, and San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival.

From artists and crafters, to food and music, Lost Lake Festival has curated the best of the Valley to create a uniquely Phoenix event. Festival fans will enjoy more than 30 top local chefs, restaurants, and breweries representing Phoenix’s vibrant food and drink scene, with local eats at Phoenix Flavors, craft beers at Brewpark, BBQ at The Lava Pit, and mezcal and tequila cocktails and tastings at Nectar of the Gods. Chris Bianco, Phoenix-based James Beard award-winning chef and author, serves as the festival’s Culinary Ambassador, bringing together an exciting mix of local eateries from the Valley.

Tickets are on sale now for Lost Lake Festival, which will be held Oct. 20-22, 2017, at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. With more than 40 musical acts, the festival will feature The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, ODESZA, The Roots, Run The Jewels, Pixies, and much more. Tickets are available at www.lostlakefestival.com.


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