The first few artists to be playing at Burning Man 2015 were just revealed, and Burning Man is upset about it. 

Nevada’s much anticipated, idiosyncratic festival has an unwavering identity of its own. A celebration of culture, art, self-expression and the pride they take in leaving no trace of the festival once it’s over. For this reason, the artists on the Burning Man roster perform on ‘art cars’, each that comes with its own backstory and personality.


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The Mayan Warrior, an art car to be featured at the festival this year, just revealed their BM lineup on Facebook, but the organizers of Burning Man were not so stoked about it.

Burning Man’s Chief Engagement Officer Marian Goodell put up the following post on facebook.

You all should not be posting your Burning Man lineup in advance. Burning Man isn’t a venue. It’s a community. You are…

Posted by Marian Goodell on Thursday, 16 July 2015


The Mayan Warrior promptly took down their own Facebook post revealing the lineup shortly after this. You can view the lineup poster below (because, once you’re on the internet, you’re basically immortal).


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BM’s Mayan Warrior lineup features Maceo Plex, Axel Boman, Avanti, Lovefingers and more incredible musicians that we’re guessing will not be revealed until the event itself. Burning Man will light up Nevada’s Black rock Desert from August 30 to September 7. Stay tuned for more news.