Zeds Dead and Mersiv Headlining GRIDLIFE Midwest 2024 in Michigan

GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival will return to Gingerman Raceway from Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9, 2024 for its 11th edition, where it has annually welcomed thousands of adrenaline-seekers for the premier ‘Speed Meets Sounds’ experience. 

Today, GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival has unveiled its stacked artist lineup for the 2024 event, headlined by Deadbeats label heads Zeds Dead and experimental bass virtuoso Mersiv, both of whom will be making their festival debuts. Other first-time performers include support acts like genre-bending bass act Tape B, illustrious dubstep duo Barely Alive, and experimental bass duo Eazybaked

GRIDLIFE Midwest will welcome back festival veteran’s Detroit dubstep maestro G-Rex and percussion-oriented bass artist A Hundred Drums, in addition to SuperAve and Heyz performing a special b2b set.

The event will also welcome a bevy of bubbling regional talent, such as AcemythKaruthMagnusKTRLAudia, and a b2b performance with N8 and Kacper Kawala

Known for bridging the gap between music lovers and car enthusiasts, GRIDLIFE Midwest has showcased top-tier musical acts over the course of its 11 editions, including Outkast rapper Big Boi, Grammy-nominated producer Kaskade, trailblazing trap artist Waka Flocka Flame, superstar indie prankster Oliver Tree, acclaimed DJ/producer A-Trak, and last year’s headliners such as dubstep virtuoso Subtronics and rock-fueled bass maestro Sullivan King. These genre-bending lineups have been curated alongside breathtaking drift exhibitions, races, and artist ridealongs, creating a unique fusion that distinguishes GRIDLIFE Midwest as one of the world’s most exceptional cross-culture events. 
For the festival’s 10-year anniversary, they invited GRIDLIFE Midwest 2023 headliners Boogie T and Wooli to take a once-in-a-lifetime high-speed ride-along with ​​three-time Formula Drift Champion Chris Forsberg. Before taking the stage, the artists explored the bustling paddock at Gingerman Raceway to learn about drift racing and cars from the drivers themselves. The video showcases candid moments of the dubstep tastemakers before they joined Forsberg for the full-throttle ride-along in a high-speed, 1200HP Drift Car.

In addition to a weekend of world-class music and thrilling car showcases, GRIDLIFE Midwest 2024 will be introducing HPDE Beginner Single Sessions that will be held on Sunday, June 9. This on-track option gives attendees the opportunity to learn how to drive their own car on the track with the help of a driving instructor. More details and pricing information can be found at gridlifemidwest.com.

Fueled by the mission of motorsports inclusion and sparking car curiosity, GRIDLIFE organizes a series of annual motorsport events and festivals across North America, with GRIDLIFE Midwest FestivalGRIDLIFE Laguna and GRIDLIFE South Carolina standing out as the three weekends that include musical programming. At these three preeminent destination events, attendees that range from music aficionados to car enthusiasts and “car curious” individuals alike, are welcomed to explore GRIDLIFE’s accessible celebration of car culture. GRIDLIFE is excited to announce the launch of its newest event, Road America, that will be debuting in July of this year.

Whether you grew up on the track or are a complete car novice, GRIDLIFE Midwest attendees are guaranteed a weekend to remember, featuring world-class music from national headliners and local talent, hundreds of race cars on track, the world’s best drifters, E-sports, and car shows, as well as vendors, camping & amazing food all in an open all access environment. With three days of automotive enthusiasm, ‘The Music Festival At High Speed,’ gathers hundreds of grassroots and professional drivers from around the country and merges car and music cultures together. 

For attendees looking to transcend the high-octane spectator experience, GRIDLIFE on track presentation includes top-tier drifting featuring amateur and pro drivers, hair-raising sprint races with the GRIDLIFE Touring Cup (GLTC), and heavily-modified time attack race cars. Attendees can apply to exhibit their vehicle in the #GRIDLIFE Showcase, test their driving skills in the Virtual Racing Arcade, exploring a wide array of vendors, see high-profile builds up close and personal, and so much more.

he best way to get the full GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival experience is to camp on-site. The festival offers multiple camping options, including reserved Trackside Camping between turn 2 and 3 which provides some of the best on-track viewing action throughout the weekend. The event offers Thursday early-access passes that allow attendees to start the weekend of fun early. VIP Packages include all GA amenities plus VIP access including Thursday early-arrival, exclusive Trackside VIP viewing area, a VIP-Only bar, two free drink tickets, limited edition swag bag, a drift taxi raffle entry, and more. Check out all camping options here.

Pre-sale General Admission tickets and tier one and two VIP tickets have already sold out. Secure your GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival tickets now! Explore all available ticketing options right here.