Festival Preview: All Good 2008

Tired of missing an artist you wanted to see perform because it conflicts with another band you like?  Sick of wading through 80,000 people and not being able to see when you get there?  Wondering why Kanye is playing before your favorite jam band?  While it might not be able to solve all your festival problems, All Good Festival this year might solve some of them.

All Good Festival, held at Marvin's Mountaintop in Masontown, WV should be a destination for any music lover.  The location has no address, so you can't mapquest your way there (Don't worry they provide you directions on their site).  That should tell you something about the vibe of this show.  With no overlapping sets and an outstanding lineup you can find a good spot on the lawn and relax and listen to the music.  Ask yourself, when was the last time you relaxed at a music festival?

Headlining this year is Widespread Panic and Phil and Friends, two perennial favorites of the jam band scene.  Also featuring Gov't Mule, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, Mike Gordon, Dark Star Orchestra, and Grace Potter there is something for everyone.

Tickets are on sale now, and are going fast and will sell out.  I highly recommend allotting yourself enough time to get there Thursday night as there is plenty of action to be had then.   Plus make sure check out the late night acts

Overall, I can't promise it won't rain, or there won't be traffic, or that the grilled cheese guy won't run out, but I can promise you that this lineup and the way the festival is run will make for an enjoyable and great time had by all.  I look forward to reporting and see you there!

The complete lineup is below:

. Phil Lesh & Friends
. Widespread Panic
· Gov't Mule
· Michael Franti & Spearhead
· Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood
· Keller Williams w. Moseley, Droll & Sipe
· Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Revival
· Mike Gordon
· Dark Star Orchestra
· Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
· The Avett Brothers
· Railroad Earth
· Tea Leaf Green
· The Bridge
· The Join (Shields & Shearer w. Benevento & Russo)
· JJ Grey & MOFRO
· Brazilian Girls
· Perpetual Groove
· Lettuce
· Hot Buttered Rum
· Bassnectar
· Eric Lindell
· Bonerama
· The Wood Brothers
· Pnuma Trio
· Outformation
· Danielia Cotton
· All Mighty Senators
· Telepath
· deSol
· Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band
· Scrapomatic
· Basshound

Sanjay Suchak,

The Grateful Web

1 Comment

Franklin's picture

I really couldn't follow the directions on the All Good website. Maybe I'm just that dense, but does anyone have anything like a lat/long for this place?


  • Latest
  • Popular
  • Tags
  • Comments
Stony Plain Records announces a May 5 U.S. release date for...
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 14:24
Left to right: Hugh Grundy (drums), Chris White (bass), Coli...
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 16:12
Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, perform with a wel...
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 18:11
Following the expanded and re-mastered re-issues of Uriah He...
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:45
Legend Valley is only 50 miles from home,I'm gonna have to catch the Jubilee one of t...
2 years 9 months ago
For more about Thomas Merton check out this site written by one of his studens:   mer...
2 years 10 months ago
Diana Krall concert is coming soon in Valley Performing Arts Center,North ridge on Ap...
3 years 1 week ago
The Revivalists are incredible live! Make sure you check out their new album! http://...
3 years 3 weeks ago