The preciously named moe. or les festival will pair two icons of the jam-band scene, moe. and Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade, for a weekend of music and camping July 12-13 at Wilmer's Park in Bran
The preciously named moe. or les festival will pair two icons of the jam-band scene, moe. and Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade, for a weekend of music and camping July 12-13 at Wilmer's Park in Brandywine, Md. The two groups will use the festival as the climax of their co-headlining summer tour, which also includes a stop at Manchester, Tenn.'s Bonnaroo Festival.
Moe. or les will include two nightly performances each from the two acts, as well as sets by the likes of Lake Trout, Yonder Mountain String Band, Strangefolk, Jazz Mandolin Project, the Recipe, Project/Object featuring Ike Willis, All Mighty Senators, Small Appliance, and moe. singer/songwriter/guitarist Al Schnier's side project, al.one, throughout the weekend.
Tickets good for both days' performances and on-site camping are available for $55 in advance and $70 at the gate. They can be purchased ahead of time through promoter Walther Productions' Walthertix Web site or the Jam-band site Jambase. One-day tickets for the second night will be available at the gate.
Moe.'s most recent album, "Dither" (Fatboy), debuted at No. 17 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart in February 2001. Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade has released two live albums, "Live Frogs: Set 1" and "Live Frogs: Set 2" on Claypool's own Prawn Song label. The latter, released in July 2001, features a performance of Pink Floyd's classic "Animals" album in its entirety.