Coroner Confirms Lightning in a Bottle 2017 Attendee Died From an LSD Overdose

Baylee Ybarra Gatlin of Ventura, California, passed away after being taken from Lightning In a Bottle music and arts festival to Twin Cities Community Hospital In Templeton on May 28.

The 20 year old was attending the festival at Lake San Antonio when she suffered a medical emergency. The autopsy results conducted by the County Coroner were released on Thursday afternoon by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, indicating the cause and manner of death for the young woman.

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Poll: Movement Detroit or Lightning In a Bottle?


2016 will mark the 10th year that Paxahau has hosted Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit’s Hart Plaza, having been held under different names between 2000 and 2005. While Movement was the go-to dance music festival for years during Memorial Day Weekend, The Do Lab in California launched Lightning In a Bottle as a public festival in in 2004 and hasn’t looked back since, promoting sustainability, social cohesion, personal health, and creative expression with an equally impressive selection of artists on their yearly roster.

With both festivals taking place on the same weekend in Detroit and Central California respectively, we want to know: where will YOU be this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend?

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Lightning in a Bottle 2016 Lineup: Three Stages of Music Madness

opengraphCalifornia’s beloved outdoor camping festival Lightning in a Bottle will host a crazy awesome tribe of musical acts ranging from live acoustic bands to DJs to the wonderful and wacky sound designers in between. Lightning in a Bottle will run from May 25 to May 30 during Memorial Weekend, almost an entire week of wholesome activities including music, art, yoga, panels, workshops, spiritual socialization, and more.  Read more