Altus Festival in Lake Tahoe Debuts With Justin Martin, Bonobo & More

Altus Festival
Author : Daisy Magana
January 18, 2020

Altus Festival in Lake Tahoe Debuts With Justin Martin, Bonobo & More

Altus Festival welcomes Justin Martin and Bonobo along with a massive roster of DJs for its 2020 debut.  It aims to create a new home for forward-thinking electronic music fans in Tahoe’s natural beauty and luxury accommodations. Altus Festival the only festival in North America that provides lift tickets and accommodation with the festival pass. Talk about getting the most bang for your buck! The Mountain + Adventure experience will take place from March 18-21 in Lake Tahoe, CA/NV.

There are few places around the world that define snowsport-entertainment quite like South Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Resort. This idyllic winter destination offers unique Northern California vibes. It also embodies the gaming and party setting that characterizes Nevada. Altus Festival will host more than 50 international house and techno DJs along with old-school hip hop icons, underground electronic up-and-comers, and globally renowned producers.

Altus Festival Lineup Features Sugarhill Gang with Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio of the Furious Five, WhoMadeWho, Behrouz, Mr. G, Atish, Ryan Crosson, Jason Kendig (aka Honey Soundsystem), No Regular Play, Jay Tripwire, Doc Martin & More

This electronic music programming will be headlined by the forward-thinking, downtempo stylings of industry juggernaut Bonobo and Copenhagen-based, genre-bending trio WhoMadeWho. Top-tier billing continues with a seasoned performance from Dirtybird favorite Justin Martin, a live set from Phoenix G label boss Mr. G, and Do Not Sit curator Behrouz, who will also be bringing his Do Not Sit on the Furniture event mountainside. Visionquest will also make their much anticipated North American return at Altus.

The lineup extends further with melodic soundscapes from Atish, Berlin-London-Detroit techno hybrid Ryan Crosson, Honey Soundsystem aka Jason Kendig and West Coast house originator Doc Martin. Leading the charge of unique hip-hop performances will be genre founding icons The Sugarhill Gang. Their 1979 hit “Rapper’s Delight” became the first rap single to grace the Top 40 on Billboard. Two founding members of the Furious Five, Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio, will join them.

Altus Festival will welcome several exclusive party showcases from some of the most widely recognized brands and collectives. Attendees will also be treated to exclusively curated events like Ardy Party by Dirtybird brothers Justin Martin and Ardalan. Additionally, guests will also have access to the official Altus afterparty: Sublevel presents Doc Martin & Friends on Sunday, 22 March.

Festival packages start at $790 per person. The packages offer attendees a full Tahoe experience inclusive of three-days of ski and snowboard passes, along with four nights of lodging at premier hotels.

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VIP packages include fast track entry, priority access to table service, special discounts and VIP access to state-of-the-art speciality areas . Volunteer and ambassador opportunities are available at, and attendees will have access to an official limited merch collaboration with global dance party-wear brand A Line Called K. Altus has partnered with Powder House to offer exclusive ski and snowboard rental deals to festival-goers. This includes including 35 percent off rentals and 10 percent off select retail items.