Blues Traveler, Cowboy Junkies Set For EarthFest
Blues Traveler, Cowboy Junkies, Joan Osborne, Double Trouble, and Fisher will play a free concert Saturday (April 28) at Boston's MDC Hatch Shell as part of the WBOS Earth Day festival.Blues Traveler, Cowboy Junkies, Joan Osborne, Double Trouble, and Fisher will play a free concert Saturday (April 28) at Boston's MDC Hatch Shell as part of the WBOS Earth Day festival. The station's official Web site promises "a few surprises" at the event, which is expected to draw up to 100,000 people and will feature exhibits and interactive displays from scores of environmental groups.
For Blues Traveler, the gig comes just ahead of the May 8 release of "Bridge," the group's first A&M/Interscope album since 1997's "Straight On 'Til Morning," which debuted at No. 11 on The Billboard 200. On street date, the John Popper-led group will perform on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and then head over to the Supper Club in New York's Times Square area for a full concert.
As previously reported, the Cowboy Junkies will release their new Zoe album, "Open," on May 15. For more information on the set, visit the band's official Web site, where pre-sale orders will enter fans into a contest to win concert tickets and rare vinyl copies of previous releases.