The inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, happening Friday, October 25-Sunday, October 27 throughout downtown Asheville, is just under a month away. With the addition of Cut Copy, AC Entertainment is ready to share the festival's schedule (included below) and more details on a wide range of other activities for festival attendees and the Asheville community to enjoy. The Apothecary will play host to TRASH_AUDIO Synth Event 13 on Sunday, October 27 from 1:00-7:00pm. The event will showcase over a dozen gear manufacturers followed by a night of intimate, live performances curated by the TRASH_AUDIO collective (Alessandro Cortini, Justin McGrath, Surachai and Richard Devine). Also at The Apothecary, Sound & Vision Art Show, an exhibition pairing audio and visual works from up-and-coming local artists Gabriel Schaffer, Andy Herod, Gus Cutty and Jotti Mara, will be open throughout the weekend with a special reception Saturday, October 26 from 3:00-6:00pm where fans can meet the artists and experience live painting and performances. Johnny Mann and Scott Pederson, two of the brilliant minds behind Waves Audio, have teamed up with Mountain Oasis to bring you Mixing with Waves, a hands-on opportunity to interact with Waves products and see the software live in action at Echo Mountain Studios on Saturday, October 26 from1:00-3:00pm. Each event is free of charge and open to the public. Full details can be found at www.mountainoasisfestival.com. More activities, including a craft beer experience, will be announced in the coming weeks. The activities above come in addition to the previously announced panels at the Diana Wortham Theatre - Inventors' Roundtable, a discussion featuring Paul Vo, Richard Devine, Tony Rolando and Richard Devine, and an Artist Spotlight: An Interview with Gary Numan, conducted by Electronic Musician's Geary Yelton. Panels are free of charge and open to Mountain Oasis pass and ticket holders only. A limited allotment of previously sold-out VIP Weekend passes have just been released, and GA Weekend passes and daily tickets are available now at www.mountainoasisfestival.com. Please visit www.mountainoasisfestival.com, like Mountain Oasis on Facebook, and follow Mountain Oasis on Twitter for updates and additional information. 2013 MOUNTAIN OASIS ELECTRONIC MUSIC SUMMIT SCHEDULE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 ExploreAsheville.com Arena 12:00-1:30am Bassnectar10:15-11:15pm Deltron 30308:45-9:45pm Tricky7:15-8:15pm Claude Vonstroke Thomas Wolfe Auditorium11:30pm-1:00am Neutral Milk Hotel9:45-10:45pm Daniel Johnston8:30-9:15pm Half Japanese The Orange Peel12:30-2:00am Baths10:45pm-12:00amRustie9:00-10:00pm Laurel Halo7:30-8:30pm Jacques Greene Diana Wortham Theatre10:30pm-12:00amSparks8:45-9:45pm People Get Ready7:00-7:50pm Jherek Bischoff Asheville Music Hall12:45-2:00am xxyyxx11:00pm-12:00amTBD9:30-10:30pm Silver Apples SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 ExploreAsheville.com Arena 12:00-1:30am Nine Inch Nails10:00-11:15pm Godspeed You! Black Emperor8:15-9:30pm Gary Numan7:00-7:45pm Bosnian Rainbows Thomas Wolfe Auditorium11:30pm-1:00am Animal Collective9:30-10:30pm Chromatics7:45-8:45pm Zola Jesus & JG Thrillwell The Orange Peel12:30-2:00am Actress10:45pm-12:00amThe Bug9:00-10:15pm Robert Delong7:30-8:30pm ITAL Diana Wortham Theatre10:30-11:45pm I Speak Machine (Tara Busch)8:45-10:00pm Raime7:00-8:15pm King Britt Presents Fhloston Paradigm (USA Premier) Featuring Pia Ercole Asheville Music Hall12:45-2:00am Delorean11:00pm-12:15amBig Black Delta9:15-10:30pm Sorne SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27 ExploreAsheville.com Arena 10:30pm-12:00amPretty Lights8:45-9:45pm Disclosure7:15-8:15pm PANTyRAiD6:00-6:45pm Rudimental Thomas Wolfe Auditorium10:00-11:30pm Cut Copy8:15-9:15pm Darkside6:45-7:45pm Jessie Ware The Orange Peel11:00pm-12:30amThe Orb9:15-10:15pm Mount Kimbie7:45-8:45pm How To Dress Well6:15-7:15pm Autre Ne Veut Diana Wortham Theatre9:30-10:30pm Alan Howarth7:30-8:30pm Ulrich Schnauss6:00-7:00pm William Basinski Asheville Music Hall10:45pm-12:00amShlohmo9:15-10:15pm Tourist7:45-8:45pm T.Williams
Woven around the twin threads of contemporary electronic music and the creative use of technology - old and new - Mountain Oasis features world-class musical performances by many of the greatest artists in contemporary music, along with talks, seminars, and panels by artists and others; interactive experiences for audiences; art installations and exhibitions and more. The events all take place indoors, within easy walking distance of one another, in the heart of downtown Asheville. The mountain oasis that is Asheville provides extraordinary inspiration as a stunningly beautiful and unique setting for the festival. Both its rich cultural history and its current innovative vitality are inseparable from the Mountain Oasis experience.