ROTHBURY, the nation's first around-the-clock music and camping festival to implement maximum sustainability, near zero-waste initiatives and facilitate dialogue about climate change and clean energy solutions, is also giving back to the community with ROTHBURY's Solar Schools Program presented by RE: VOLVE APPAREL.
Regarded as a breakout [festival] hit" (New York Times/April 2008), the first annual Mile High Music Festival powered by SanDisk is proud to announce the addition of Jason Mraz, Lupe Fiasco, Mike Gordon, Hill Country Review, Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers, Ferras, The Whigs, and Eric Hutchinson to an already stellar line-up of artists confirmed to perform on July 19th and 20th at the Outer Fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline on
Music is the soul of ROTHBURY, which recently announced a handful of new artists added to the lineup. Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, Atmosphere, Steel Pulse, The Wailers featuring Elan, Ingrid Michaelson, Perpetual Groove, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, BoomBox, Brother Ali, Greensky Bluegrass, Trampled By Turtles, and Four Finge
I'm no good at thinking ahead. Normally, I don't know what I'll be doing past tomorrow afternoon. But every now and then my internal calendar kicks in and schedules me for the next big thing. This year, the next big thing is the Mile High Music Fest, Denver's first and only major music festival. If your internal calendar functions as poorly as mine, make sure to write this down, because you'll be kicking yourself in the ass all summer if you miss this one.
As I said, I had gone back to camp earlier to make sure things were as secured as possible and to attach the tent to the car just in case I needed to sleep in there that night. Good thing I had. I awoke about 4 a.m. to raging winds and wicked rain. I seemed securely attached…for now. The wind was blowing so hard that my tent was beginning to lean sideways.
The 12th annual All Good Music Festival has added performances from The JOIN (featuring Shearer & Shields of the NEW DEAL with Benevento & Russo), Brazilian Girls to combine with previously announced Perpetual Groove for the Thursday Night All Good Pre-Party and to continue the march towards summer's quintessential live music event held July 11-13 at Marvin's Mountaintop in Masontown, WV.
The Northwest's premier acoustic music festival returns for its seventh year to beautiful Horning's Hideout in North Plains, Oregon, on July 18-20. The event boasts three days of nearly all-acoustic music, culminating each night with main stage performances from musical hosts Yonder Mountain String Band, this year joined by special guest fiddler Darol Anger (David Grisman Quintet, Psychograss) and banjo/guitar virtuoso Danny Barnes (Bad Livers, Tim O'Brien Band). Yonder Mountain String Band has been called "the
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With Earth Day, April 22, just around the corner, it's time to celebrate Going Green. Music has long offered a platform for revolution and on July 4th weekend 2008, ROTHBURY emerges as a new American celebration. For this next generation of the rock and roll music festival, ROTHBURY sets forth as a huge party with a purpose. Hosted at the one-of-a-kind Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan, the unique festival site offers trails, forests, fields, lakes and beach fronts, and even on-site lodging, bars and eateries.
This entire trip ranks up there with one of the biggest adventures I've had to date.