The Dead and Bob Dylan Head Festival Lineup
Also on the bill are Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley & Nas, STS9 (2 shows: full band/Live PA Set), G. Love & Special Sauce, Gov't Mule, Broken Social Scene, Cold War Kids, Matisyahu, Guster, Les Claypool, Chromeo, Girl Talk, The Hold Steady, Ani DiFranco and many others. A complete list of confirmed artists follows. More artists will be announced in the coming months.
Rothbury emerged last year as a new Fourth of July celebration. With The Dead performing their only summer show, The String Cheese Incident together for their only show for 2009, and cultural icons Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and Ralph Stanley, ROTHBURY 2009 continues to honor America's extraordinary festival lineage.
Interlacing ushers of the new American music scene such as STS9, Chromeo, and MSTRKRFT, globally recognized acts including Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley & Nas, and King Sunny Adé & His African Beats and local Michigan artists The Macpodz, Steppin' In It, The Ragbirds, Four Finger Five, and The Hard Lessons, ROTHBURY delivers music of integrity across all genres. Coupled with a commitment to exploring the integration of art and modern thought and technology throughout the event, ROTHBURY creates a unique 21st century American gathering unlike any other.
ROTHBURY 2009 also unveils its broadened GOOD LIFE VIP offerings. Expanded this year to fit all budgets and tastes, ROTHBURY's VIP experiences are unmatched by any other U.S. festival. Utilizing the festival's unique site, fans can choose from a variety of sleeping/living options including beach front and forested environments and a selection of habitats such as safari tents, teepees, pre-fab camping packages and more. Each GOOD LIFE neighborhood offers a distinctly different living experience for a variety of budgets. Visit www.rothburyfestival.com for full GOOD LIFE details.
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