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Southern Comfort Festival


06/05/2008
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(PR) Following thousands in attendance at its kick-off festival in Atlanta featuring Against Me!, Ghostland Observatory and other performers, Southern Comfort has announced more headliners for the upcoming SoCo Music Experience festival tour, offering multiple days of free* live music for people 21 and over. [San Diego isn't free. What do you expect? Nothing is free in California]

The festival tour will hit five more cities this summer, each one featuring 10 bands on two stages. The Madison festival will be headlined by The Roots, while the Saratoga Springs, NY, festival will be headlined by the French DJ duo Justice. Headliners for San Diego and Phoenix/Tempe are still being confirmed.

In its fourth year, past acts at the SoCo Music Experience have included Flaming Lips, Cold War Kids, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Spank Rock, The Roots, Architecture in
Helsinki, GIRL TALK, Sick Puppies, Cypress Hill, Z-Trip, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Rose Hill Drive, Galactic, Delta Spirit, among others. Each of this year's SoCo Music Experience festival dates will showcase 10 national performing acts and local favorites on two stages, transforming an outdoor venue into a festival setting with food, beverage, poster and t-shirt vendors, the local record shop, games of cornhole, photobooths and the SoCo & Lime Dome, among other areas. Festival goers just need to present proper ID showing they are 21 years or older to get in.

The SoCo Music Experience festival tour will hit the following cities this summer:

June 28 Denver, Central Parking Lot A, Coors Field Featuring Gnarls Barkley, Blonde Redhead, Bassnectar, Dead Confederate, Eagle Seagull

Aug. 23 San Diego, Ace Parking Lot, Petco Park Featuring The Black Keys, Kinky, Saul Williams and other acts TBA *Note: a donation of $5 for the San Diego Music Foundation is requested

Sept. 6 Madison, Willow Island at Alliant Energy Center Featuring The Roots, The Black Keys, GZA, Benevento Russo Duo, Ha Ha Tonka

Sept. 13 Saratoga, Saratoga Race Course Featuring Justice, MGMT and other acts TBA

Oct. 18 Phoenix/Tempe, Phoenix Municipal StadiumTalent TBA

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