Hey Campers! Dirtybird Campout West Coast 2018 will be here before you know it and we’re super excited to welcome you back for our fourth annual celebration of bangin’ house beats and dancefloor debauchery. If you’re a first-time camper, you should know...this isn’t a normal outdoor festival – this is Dirtybird Campout! And we pride ourselves in creating our own signature flair to this wild Dirtybird summer camp so you can enjoy yourselves and make lasting memories. Friends, fun and funky jams await you at Dirtybird Campout! Don’t miss it!
Now we wanted to introduce you to some of the amazing house and techno artists that will take the Birdhouse stage on October 5-7th at the Modesto Reservoir Campgrounds in Central California. Featuring names you probably already know, like Green Velvet, Justin Martin, Gorgon City, Shiba San and Worthy, our main stage is made up of those Dirtybird artists you’ve come to know and love from the Bay Area-based label. New and returning standout selectors in 2018 include:
Catz 'N Dogz
This talented Polish duo — aka Grzegorz Demiañczuk and Wojciech Tarañczuk — are one of the original European Dirtybird artists with their self-titled EP back in 2007. Since they haven’t played at Dirtybird Campout in two years expect surprises galore including their latest house single, “The Feelings Factory” featuring Robert Owens. It’s their first release for Dirtybird in over four years!
Dirtybird is proud to present this German techno icon at the Campout 2018 for his debut live performance. Both Justin and Claude were highly influenced by him and his label Playhouse back even before Dirtybird began. Roman Flugel has made a wide range of music and is a true pioneer of a fun, techno German sound. Dive into his hypnotic 2016 mix for Dekmantel below.
Dirtybird. Hot Creations. Lost. Poker Flat. Viva Music. Over the past six years, Kevin Knapp’s discography reads like a who’s who of underground dance music elite. From way back in the day when he used to help Claude license tunes in the old Polk Street label office, Kevin has always been a great friend to Dirtybird. Now, the Berlin-based powerhouse is set to take the Birdhouse main stage for his DB Campout debut in 2018. Spin his killer new single, “Blah Blah Blah.”
This Miami-based artist is sure to be a house fan favorite at this year’s Campout with his streetwise style on the decks. Jesse has a unique mix of classic house and ghetto samples. His beats are always some of the funkiest and dirtiest in the world. Check out his soulful remix of Camelphat & Mat Joe’s “Bang 2 Drum.”
The man. The myth. The music.
Over the past decade, the Dirtybird bossman and creator of the campout festival, has been one of the hardest hustling producers in the game including signature underground tracks like “Grenade” and “Who’s Afraid of Detroit.” You can catch him live and direct at Dirtybird Campout 2018 and in the meantime, check out his latest solo track, "Walay (My Bae).”