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Here's the Schedule for FORM Arcosanti 2018

Attendees at FORM Arcosanti 2017.
Attendees at FORM Arcosanti 2017. Michelle Sasonov
The folks behind FORM Arcosanti dropped the 2018 festival's lineup back in February. Now, they've unveiled the day-by-day schedule for the art and music event.

Curated by Los Angeles band Hundred Waters, FORM will return to Arcosanti, an experimental eco-city located about an hour north of Phoenix, from Friday, May 11, through Sunday, May 13.

The annual event is renowned (and sometimes poked fun at) for its experience-centered, immersive approach. Attendance is so limited they call it a "micro-festival." Participants camp — or glamp, depending on how much they're willing to spend. And attendees can partake in yoga classes, attend genre-spanning musical performances, and stumble upon artwork installed throughout the desert grounds.

This year's no exception. The 2018 lineup features Chance the Rapper, Courtney Barnett, Amen Dunes, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, and Blood Orange.

Arts and cultural programming will include talks, workshops, outdoor activities, and art installations. Participating organizations at this year's festival will include the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Phoenix Art Museum, Palabra, and The Whole Story. More programming details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets to this year's festival range from $350 for a single non-camping pass to $2,499 for a two-person patron bundle that's all-inclusive. (Sales have ended for three- and four-person patron bundles.) Complete details are available via Eventbrite.

Here's the day-by-day schedule for FORM:


Chance the Rapper
Fleet Foxes
The Black Madonna
Amen Dunes
Mount Kimbie
Zola Jesus
Sudan Archives
Lawrence Rothman
Nilufer Yanya
Aja Monet


Blood Orange (solo)
Courtney Barnett
Jonsi, Alex Somers, and Paul Corley
Kelsey Lu
Sandy (Alex G)
Yves Tumor
Julianna Barwick
Saul Williams
(CEP) Caroline Polachek
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra


Beach House
Charlie XCX (with special guest A.G. Cook)
Daniel Caesar
Dirty Projectors
Hundred Waters
Empress Of
Jenny Hval
Julie Byrne
Jay Som
Half Waif
Knox Fortune

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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