10,000 Lakes, All Good Fests Set Initial Bills
Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and West Virginia's All Good Music Festival have each confirmed eclectic performance lineups for their third and ninth annual events, respectively.Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and West Virginia's All Good Music Festival have each confirmed eclectic performance lineups for their third and ninth annual events, respectively.
First up on July 15-17 is All Good Music, which will return to its home at Masontown, W.Va.'s Marvin's Mountaintop and boast co-headlining sets by String Cheese Incident and the Flaming Lips. More than 40 hours of music is planned across the three-day event, which unlike many large festivals, has just one central stage and promises no overlapping sets.
Also confirmed to play the 2005 edition are Les Claypool, Keller Williams, Dark Star Orchestra, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Yonder Mountain String Band, Drive By Truckers, John Brown's Body, Brother's Past, Lotus, the Bridge, Gabby La La and Jonah Smith. Umphrey's McGee and Particle have been tapped to play special late night/early morning sets.
Early-bird tickets are priced at $79 and $93, while entry will cost $135 at the gate. Full ticketing, camping and event information is available at AllGoodFestival.com.
Almost immediately after, Claypool, Particle and the Dark Star Orchestra will make the trip to the 10,000 Lakes Festival, set for July 21-24 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Widespread Panic will headline two nights of that event, while, as previously reported, Trey Anastasio will top the bill for a third.
Others confirmed to appear on one of the event's four stages are Rusted Root, G Love & Special Sauce, the Everyone Orchestra featuring Steve Kimock, Sound Tribe Sector 9, the Jazz Mandolin Project, Cyro Baptista & Beat The Donkey, MOFRO, Perpetual Groove and Mr. Blotto, among others.
Onlinegigs.com and Jambase.com will select 30 bands to compete for three performance slots, with the winners determined by votes at 10klf.com. Multi-day tickets range from $75 (non-camping) to $295 (VIP) and are available via the site.