Pretty Lights | Derek Vincent Smith | EMCF15



A Grammy nominated breakout EDM star known as Pretty Lights headlined Euphoria Music & Camping Festival.  Check this short review with photography by live music photographer Chris “AoxoA” Hooper.


Pretty Lights regularly plays for crowds up to 5,000 – 10,000 strong. Like a boss.

Pretty Lights | Derek Vincent Smith | EMCF15

Euphoria Music & Camping Festival went big in 2015 booking Pretty Lights to headline the event. Even though rain was in the forecast that didn’t stop people from showing up. There must have been 10,000 Euphorians having fun at the festival.

At about 11:30pm on Saturday Pretty Lights (AKA DJ/producer Derek Vincent Smith) took the stage.

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DJ/producer Derek Vincent Smith sings along.

The Euphoria Tribe got a good dose of lighting, lasers, and video technology. Combine that with Pretty Lights doing his thing on a high fidelity sound system and you’ve got the Euphoria experience.


He is pointing to the crew from Colorado in the front row.


Staff members and a photographer stand atop ATVs during the set.


It was hard to avoid this tall VIP who was in the photo pit with a GoPro. I embraced it and came away satisfied.

Women cried. The bros were like, yeeeaah bruh… And, everyone everywhere seemed to be in good spirits—laughing, dancing, jumping, and enjoying.


Getting Ire for Pretty Lights.


Die-hard fans wear PL hats.


It’s all good at Euphoria Music & Camping Festival 2015.

Derek took to the mic to let everyone know he was on another level. As spun as he may have been he delivered like a boss.


What this image lacks in sharpness, it makes up for in mood. It has a feeling….



Pretty Lights | Derek Vincent Smith | EMCF15

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