Smokeout Festival

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Smokeout Festival is a music-fusion festival organised by a partnership between American hip hop group Cypress Hill, and lifestyle brand Guerilla Union.

Line-up

2012 line-up, news, rumours and our predictions

Acts confirmed so far includes Sublime With Rome, Korn, Wiz Khalifa, Cypress Hill, The Dirty Heads and Cafe Tacuba.

For details of the full line-up as it is announced, click here.

2011 line-up and past line-up highlights

The event did not take place in 2011, however the 2010 event included Incubus, Manu Chao, Deadmau5, MGMT, Cypress Hill, Slightly Stoopid, Nas & Damian, Jr Gong Marley and Atmosphere.

Vibe

In terms of the atmosphere, the crowd is relaxed and friendly, however if you are someone who has strong views against the culture of cannabis, you may feel a bit out of place.

Programme wise the event claims to be a "mind-opening" experience, featuring hip-hop, metal, punk, dance, reggae and rock.

History and facts

Brief History Of Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California. They were the first Latino group to have platinum and multi-platinum albums, selling over 18 million albums worldwide.

Their debut self-titled album, released in 1991, sold 2 million copies in the US alone, with their second album debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 in 1993.

Amongst feuds, controversies and further album releases, the act have cemented themselves in hip-hop history, especially for their well known appreciation of heavy metal and other music genres.

Brief History of Guerilla Union

Established in 2000, Guerilla Union is one of the core urban US lifestyle brands, spreading its promotional and content knowledge across music, art, culture and technology.

Amongst charity work and other events, Guerilla Union also runs other related festivals such as Paid Dues, Spring Gathering and Rock The Bells.

The creation and development of Smokeout Festival

Since 1998, Cypress hill and Guerilla Union have partnered to create what they define as the ultimate "music-fusion" event.

Festival contact and ticket information

Onsale to General Public Start: Sat, 12/17/2011 4:20 PM PST

Guerilla Union/Live Nation Presale

Start: Wed, 12/14/2011 10:00 AM PST End: Fri, 12/16/2011 10:00 PM PST

KROQ Presale

Start: Thu, 12/15/2011 10:00 AM PST End: Fri, 12/16/2011 10:00 PM PST

For more information regarding the festival, click here to visit the official website.