SnowGlobe Music Festival


SnowGlobe Music Festival, returns for the third year to Bijou Park at the Lake Tahoe Community College campus in South Lake Tahoe from Dec. 29 to 31. Ring in the New Year with more than 50 world-class artists including Tiesto, Kaskade, Snoop Dogg, Zeds Dead and Beats Antique during this three-day winter celebration.

In addition to the music, SnowGlobe’s BigAir is back and better than ever. This integration of music and winter sports highlights local pro athletes from both the South and North shores of Lake Tahoe. The on-site jump will take skiers and riders up to 30 feet in the air. Patrons will be treated to installments of Big Air including mistys, back flips, 360s and 720s in between sets at the Main Stage.

The venue will include three music stages spread out over Bijou Park, as well as 10,000 feet of enclosed, heated space to stay warm during the winter nights. A wide variety of food vendors will be on-site serving locally sourced meals from the Sacramento, San Francisco, Reno and Tahoe regions.

Born, Tijs Michiel Verwest, the Dutch DJ and record producer of electronic dance music, Tiësto has grown into a global phenomenon and has been voted “The Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mixmag in 2011 and No. 1 DJ by Rolling Stone. Tiësto has worked with artists including Kanye West, Coldplay, Katy Perry, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Goldfrapp, to name a few. In 2011, Tiësto launched “Tiësto in Concert,” a monthly residency at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. This year, Tiësto continues to push the boundaries of electronic dance music.

Ryan Raddon, known as Kaskade, has been in the trenches of the EDM scene as an original recording artist and in-demand DJ for more than a decade. Getting his start in nightclubs, his shows have grown into arena-sized spectacles. Kaskades works, which celebrate love, friendship and music, have earned him a number of accolades including America’s Best DJ from Pioneer Pro DJ and DJ times ,and a Grammy nomination for his 2011 double album “Fire and Ice.”

Snoop Dogg a.k.a. Snoop Lion
Since the release of his first appearance on the 1992 classic, The Chronic with producer Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg has been a household name and constant force in hip-hop. His albums have topped the charts for decades and his recognizable persona has earned him a role in several hit movies. Since his 2012, reincarnation as Snoop Lion, the artist has ditched his hip-hop background for a soul-searching reggae journey. However, Snoop Dogg and Snoop Lion will join forces onstage at this year’s SnowGlobe festival playing an array of old hits along with newly inspired Snoop Lion material.

Cut Copy
This Australian electronic band has been revealed as the New Year’s Eve mystery headliner that will perform during the grand finale on Dec. 31. Cut Copy was originally a solo project for Melbourne native Dan Whitford to practice his love of sampling and instrumental hip-hop. The project has grown to include Tim Hoey on guitar, Ben Browning on bass guitar and Mitchell Scott on drums. In 2012, the group won a Grammy for best dance/electronica release.


This year, SnowGlobe organizers are offering a limited number of single-day tickets for those who can’t attend the full festival, as well as single-day VIP passes.

Festivalgoers can look forward to shredding the mountains by day and dancing the night away with discounted lift tickets being offered by Heavenly Mountain. Additionally, a number of after parties will be hosted by each of the five casinos in Stateline.

For more information on the line up or to purchase tickets, visit

Dec. 29-31
$79-$599 | Free 10 & younger | All ages
Lake Tahoe Community College | South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Sunday, Dec. 29
3 p.m. | Lady Leah | Igloo Tent
3:30 p.m. | Local talent competition winner | Main Stage
3:45 p.m. | Exmag | Sierra Tent
4:15 p.m. | Bob Campbell | Igloo Tent
5 p.m. | Holy Ghost! | Main Stage
5 p.m. | Kastle | Sierra Tent
5:15 p.m. | Richie Panic | Igloo Tent
6:15 p.m. | The Polish Ambassador | Sierra Tent
6:15 p.m. | Syd Gris | Igloo Tent
6:45 p.m. | Gramatik | Main Stage
7:30 p.m. | Galen | Igloo Tent
7:45 p.m. | Star Slinger | Sierra Tent
8:30 p.m. | Tiësto| Main Stage
9 p.m. | Justin Martin | Igloo Tent

Monday, Dec. 30
3 p.m. | Festiva | Igloo Tent
3 p.m. | X5ight | Sierra Tent
3:45 p.m. | The Flooziers | Main Stage
4 p.m. | That Sound | Igloo Tent
4 p.m. | Luck & Lana w/DJ Nykon | Sierra Tent
5 p.m. | Kapslap | Sierra Tent
5:15 p.m. | Zioni | Main Stage
5:15 p.m. | Griffin Camper vs David Oehm | Igloo Tent
6:15 p.m. | option4 | Igloo Tent
6:30 p.m. | Killparis | Sierra Tent
6:45 p.m. | Zeds Dead | Main Stage
7:30 p.m. | Bixel Boys | Igloo Tent
7:45 p.m. | Claude Vonstroke | Sierra Tent
8:30 p.m. | Kaskade| Main Stage
9:15 p.m. | Justin Jay | Igloo Tent

Tuesday, Dec. 31
3:30 p.m. | Local talent competition winner | Main Stage
3:45 p.m. | SirensCeol | Sierra Tent
4 p.m. | Guillaume | Igloo Tent
4:30 p.m. | Local talent competition winner | Main Stage
4:45 p.m. | Gladkill | Sierra Tent
5:15 p.m. | Bells & Whistles | Igloo Tent
5:30 p.m. | The Vokab Kompany | Main Stage
6 p.m. | Luminox | Sierra Tent
6:30 p.m. | Split | Igloo Tent
6:35 p.m. | Dillon Francis | Main Stage
7:15 p.m. | love&light | Sierra Tent
7:45 p.m. | Sleazemore | Igloo Tent
8 p.m. | Beats Antique| Main Stage
8:30 p.m. | Treasure Fingers | Sierra Tent
9 p.m. | Steffi Graff | Igloo Tent
9:30 p.m. | Snoop Dog g/Snoop Lion | Main Stage
10 p.m. | Cashmere Cat | Sierra Tent
10:15 pm. | Gigamesh | Igloo Tent
11:15 p.m. | Cut Copy | Main Stage