Aura Festival announces additional artists

Thievery Corp, Snarky Puppy, The New Deal, Particle & more added to lineup!

AURA Music Group and Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park have announced additional artists for the seventh annual AURA Music & Arts Festival taking place March 3 - 5, 2016 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida. Joining the line-up is internationally renowned recording artist and DJ collective Thievery Corporation; Grammy Award-winning instrumental jazz fusion band Snarky Puppy; live electronic pioneers theNEWDEAL and Particle; rising jam stars The Werks; Mike Dillon Band and his hardcore freak funk; the debut of NUNCHUCK (featuring Chuck Jones and Scott Zwang of Dopapod, Mike Dillon, and Craig Brodhead of Turkuaz), Jimkata; Bedside (live band); The Fritz and more.

The Silent Disco and ENO Lotus Lounge artists have also been announced including Miami's experimental psychedelic hip hop five-piece Telekinetic Walrus, producer duo MZG, subtropic pop troubadour Mike Mineo's project Mineo Loops and livetronica duo Bells and Robes. Several band members will also showcase side projects in the Silent Disco including Dopapod's Scott Zwang and LD Luke Stratton (Zwang Bang and Chewie), The Heavy Pet's Tony D and DuBBle James, and Packy Lunn from Jimkata aka Weazildust.

These artists and many others join The Disco Biscuits, ALO, The Main Squeeze, The Heavy Pets Tribute to the '80s featuring Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman, Pink Talking Fish, Turkuaz, Tom Hamilton's American Babies and The Bright Light Social Hour.

AURA Music & Arts Festival 2016 Lineup

The Disco Biscuits
Thievery Corporation*
Snarky Puppy*
The Werks*
The Main Squeeze
The Heavy Pets '80s Tribute feat. Jennifer Hartswick & Natalie Cressman
Tom Hamilton's American Babies
Mike Dillon Band*
Pink Talking Fish
The Bright Light Social Hour
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong*
NUNCHUCK! (Chuck Jones, Scott Zwang, Mike Dillon & Craig Brodhead) *
Greenhouse Lounge
Broccoli Samurai
Bedside (live band)*
The Resolvers
The Fritz*
Backup Planet
Crazy Fingers
Lucky Costello*
Third Nature*
Holly Bowling
Garrin Benfield*
Ben Sparaco Band
Lather Up!
Fat Mannequin

*Specifies a new addition!

AURA Silent Disco/ENO Lotus Lounge

Beat Thief Inc.
Bells and Robes
Craig Heneveld
DuBBle James
Lurk City
DJ Miles Maximus
Mineo Loops
Rosa Sparks
Scotty Solomon
Shark Anthony & Ahsleigh
Telekinetic Walrus
Tony D
Vlad the Inhaler vs. Matthew Connor
Willie Evans Jr. DJ Set
Zwang Bang and Chewie

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