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The Bands of 10,000 Lakes, Part 1

Submitted by Janie Franz on Thu, 03/15/2007 - 5:07 pm

With warmer temperatures, jamfans are already looking toward summer festivals. To tempt you further, we're going to take a look back at last year's 10,000 Lakes Festival in Minnesota, the new kid on the festival circuit that is drawing fans to its musical honey and its truly sweet location. We'll show you a bit of what each day was like with a profile of a couple of bands that played there last year. A final installment will give you a glimpse into what to expect this summer.

The Grateful Garcia Gathering in Black River Falls, WI

Submitted by press on Mon, 03/12/2007 - 10:19 pm

Welcome Deadheads, Hippies, and kind folks. Come join us as we honor Jerry Garcia with three nights of great music and camping at "Camp NCN" in beautiful Black River Falls, WI. Tickets are on sale now and will be least expensive prior to April 30th so buy early.

*Headlining for Two Nights*

Melvin Seals & JGB

Donna Jean and The Tricksters

Moonalice

Boris Garcia

FESTIVAL SEASON BEGINS AT THE LANGERADO MUSIC FESTIVAL

Submitted by madison on Wed, 02/07/2007 - 10:17 am

The Langerado Music Festival is known for kicking off the country's festival season each March by attracting thousands of music lovers from all over the country to sunny South Florida. The event, happening at Markham Park on March 9, 10, and 11, 2007, is reputed for always gathering a diverse collection of today's hottest artists.

PONDEROSA STOMP: NEW ORLEANS' ROOTS, R&B & ROCK FEST

Submitted by press on Sat, 02/03/2007 - 1:47 pm

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, February 10th for the 6th Annual Ponderosa Stomp, the world's only music festival with cult rocker Roky Erickson, master arranger Wardell Quezergue, soul songwriter supreme Dan Penn, rockabilly wild man Dale Hawkins, R&B soprano Little Jimmy Scott, and dozens more rarely seen – and seldom heard – American music legends in its line-up.

10KLF Adds New Bands, Launches Cosmic Break Tour

Submitted by press on Sat, 01/27/2007 - 1:40 pm

Held July 18 – 21 at the scenic Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, the fifth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) announces additional confirmed artists for this summer's event.  Supplementing an already diverse lineup of talent from the improvisational music scene, 10KLF is proud to welcome:

The Disco Biscuits
Keller Williams
New Riders of the Purple Sage
Pnuma Trio
God Johnson
GypsyFoot
Bump
Mr. Blotto
The Burnin' Smyrnans
The Heavy Pets

"There Ain't Nothing Like A Grateful Garcia Gathering"

Submitted by press on Sat, 01/13/2007 - 3:59 pm

"There Ain't Nothing Like A Grateful Garcia Gathering", and with a warm summer just 6 months away, the bus is up and running again! Its next stop will be the Grateful Garcia Gathering 2007 being held once again on August 2nd - August 5th. The 3G's will celebrate and pay tribute to the life, art, and music of legendary guitarist Jerry Garcia on what would be his 65th Birthday. This music and camping festival will once again take place at the picturesque Camp NCN Campground located in beautiful Black River Falls, Wisconsin.

Blues on the Prairie: Backyard Barbeque and Blues Fest

Submitted by Janie Franz on Mon, 01/01/2007 - 8:54 pm

The Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel near Morton, Minnesota, tried a new experiment this past fall. Though their gianormous outdoor Amphitheater offers racing and big name country entertainment, they have never brought in high caliber blues acts.

Gathering of the Vibes 2007 is going back to Bridgeport!

Submitted by GatheringOfTheVibes on Wed, 12/20/2006 - 4:34 pm

Gathering of the Vibes is pleased to announce its return to historic Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut, August 9 through 12, 2007, with four days of live music, arts, and camping.  After a six-year out-of-state residency, the 12th annual GOTV returns to the extensively renovated site of its legendary 1999 and 2000 events.  Seaside Park boasts 370 acres of spectacular tree-lined parkland and over a mile of pristine beachfront overlooking Long Island Sound.

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