In a tiny town in the CatSkills Mountains of upstate New York, Warren Haynes is bringing music to the people. The annual Mountain Jam music festival announced the artist lineup for the 2012 version and it features a variety of musical acts, all of whom are pretty solid live.
The 2012 show will feature the likes of Steve Winwood, Gov't. Mule, The Roots, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ben Folds Five, The Word (featuring Robert Randolph, North Mississippi All Stars and John Medeski), Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Dawes, Gary Clark Jr. and more.
Mountain Jam Tickets 2012
|Wednesday 1:00 PM||Mountain Jam 2012 4 Day Pass (May 30 - June 2) Hunter Mountain (Mountain Jam) – Hunter, NY tickets from $332|
|Thursday 1:00 PM||Mountain Jam 2012 3 Day Pass (May 31 - June 2) Hunter Mountain (Mountain Jam) – Hunter, NY tickets from $332|
Mountain Jam 2012 Artist Lineup
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Ben Folds Five
The Word (ft. Robert Randolph, John Medeski, and the N. Miss. Allstars)
Travelin’ McCourys w/ Keller Williams
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Gary Clark Jr.
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Mariachi El Bronx
Bustle In Your Hedgerow
Planet of the Abts
The Lee Boys
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Kopecky Family Band
Connor Kennedy Band
Mountain Jam Artist Videos
The Roots - How I Got Over Music Video
Gary Clark Jr. - Bright Lights Live Music Video
For those of you not familiar with Gary Clark Jr, check out the video above. He's the real deal. There's my plug for the day.
Set on the Hunter Mountain ski resort, the festival is slated to take place from May 31 through June 3 this year and is one of the preeminent music festivals in the Northeast during the summer months.
Tickets are on sale now to the general public beginning with 3 day passes at $150. For all the details head over to the Mountain Jam official website.
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