Guerilla Union announced this week, new addition to the 2012 line-up for their annual Cypress Hill Smokeout Festival, set to take place March 3rd.
Additions include Thievery Corporation, Rusko, Low End Theory (Daddy Kev, Nobody, Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles, Nocando), DJ Muggs, Curren$y and Daedelus … with others to be announced soon.
The aforementioned artists join headliners Sublime With Rome, Cypress Hill, Korn, Wiz Khalifa, Café Tacuba and The Dirty Heads during the March 3rd event, set to take place, once again, at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California.
The Smokeout is an annual festival presented by by Cypress Hill and Guerilla Union. Headlining the dance music-focused Massive Stoned Garden Stage is Thievery Corporation, one of the most influential and respected names on the electronic/dance music scene, and UK dubstep producer and deejay Rusko.
Cypress Hill’s DJ Muggs — who is prepping the release of a new solo album, titled Bass For Your Face — is excited about joining the dance-focused Stoned Garden stage, and to debut music from his upcoming album.
“I am extremely proud to present the 2012 Smoke Out Massive Stoned Garden Stage and I’m very, very excited about this year’s line-up,” the legendary beatmaker said. “We have the Low End Theory and myself joined under a tent by the one and only Rusko and Thievery Corporation, bringing the energy like no one else. It’s going be a high energy night full of surprises and special guests.”
In addition to the two stages of music, the festival also boasts the Medical Marijuana Expo, featuring the leading hemp industry exhibits and expert panel discussions; and the Patient Consumption Area, providing private and peaceful area for registered California medical marijuana patients.
Marijuana discussion panels will feature educational and informative conversations led by the most influential and dedicated speakers on the topic. Audience Q&A sessions will follow each panel.
This year’s panel topics include:
Cannabis Activism: With elections approaching and cannabis being in the media limelight more and more each day, it is imperative we represent ourselves as professional cannabis connoisseurs.
Cannabis as Medicine: Young medical cannabis patients and their parents come together to tell incredible stories of how cannabis is saving their lives. Joining them will be an Expert Patient Consultant from an LA Collective and the President of a Cannabis Testing Laboratory.
Does Prohibition Work?: Cannabis experts discuss the devastating effects of prohibition and how it might be doing more harm than good.
Artist Panel: Medicine and music create a powerful force of influence when combined.