We are The Chilluminati: Promoting Goa and Psychedelic Trance Music and Culture in the Midwest USA , North America and planetwide. Founded in 2004, we regularly host indoor and outdoor events (large and small) every year throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri.
Some of our successful recurring events include Sacred Earth Open Air, Secret Fire, Karmaclysm, Geologic, Crystal Sky and Metatronic.
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This is what guides us:
Psychedelic trance, chill and ambient are the music that we play. Music in itself is a transformative and psychedelic agent. Our gatherings are more than music, however. They are multidimensional and multifaceted experiences–incorporating musical, visual, art and kinetic performances, as well as interactive workshops and community.
Our gatherings are about transformation and becoming. Whatever your sense of spirituality is, you bring that to the event. At our gatherings everyone takes responsibility for the event, others and themselves.
Our gatherings have an atmosphere and a vibe. The event is a field of energy that connects us. Our gatherings are about expressing yourself, being creative, and being an individual. Our gatherings are inclusive and open.
Our gatherings are both local and planetary; reflective of the American Midwest, yet global and culturally diverse.
We respect local laws and customs.
Our events are a gift which we all (organizers, artists, DJs, stagehands and attendees) give to each other. This is not about money, commercialization and exploitation. This is not a product; this is a community.
Sacred Earth 2016 Spotlight: Xenodimensional - Australia-based Xenodimensional is the artist behind our event imagery for the past four years. Having been nominated for several art awards, he is truly a master of his craft. He says, “I come from a family of artists and learnt from a young age how to capture reality and imagery from the imagination in a variety… Pre-Registration for Secret Fire Ends This Friday - Secret Fire 2016, our first indoor/outdoor event of 2016 is happening this weekend in the Chicago area! Pre-registration ends this Friday, so please register yourself and your guests by then if you haven’t already! We’ve updated the event page with artist timeslots, important venue information and more! See you soon! Click here to jump to the event /… Secret Fire 2016 Artist Announcement + Updates - With all of the preparations for Sacred Earth 2016, we wanted to make sure that nobody forgets about Secret Fire 2016 happening in just two weeks in the NW Chicago suburbs on a private campground. Secret Fire 2016 is more of a throwback event. We started Chilluminati back in 2005 and Secret Fire was one of… Sacred Earth 2016: In The Spotlight - Hello friends! This year at Sacred Earth, we have musical and visionary artists, builders, performers and workshop organizers coming together from all over the United States and the rest of the world. It’s probably our most diverse lineup to date and in the coming weeks leading up to the festival we’ll be highlighting some of… Announcing the 3rd Round of Artists for Sacred Earth 2016 - We’ve got the lineup for Sacred Earth 2016 finalized and ready to share with you! This year we have over 50 artists from all over the world playing on two stages for four days and three nights at an all new venue less than an hour south of St. Louis. We should have flyers within… Announcing Crystal Sky Open-Air 2016 - As we said before, we are hard at work to make 2016 our best year ever. That’s why we are excited to announce Crystal Sky Open-Air 2016: taking place just 90 minutes north of Minneapolis (about an hour south of Duluth) on a beautiful, secluded, 18+ campground. We know that some of you are bummed… Sacred Earth Tier-2 Artist announcement - We’ve been hard at work to make 2016 our best year ever and we are very pleased to announce our second tier of artists for Sacred Earth 2016! We’ve got some real top-notch talent coming from all over the world! As always you can stay up-to-date with us and purchase tickets on the official… Two weeks until Metatronic.2! Save BIG on pre-sale tickets! - We’re only two weeks away from the second installment of our one-night event Metatronic.2! Until Monday you can save 50% ($10) off pre-sale tickets by using promo code “Meta2Promo” so if you were waiting to get pre-sales, now is the time! Also, we have a new Metatronic t-shirt available! Check it out! If you purchase…