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 Hunter, NY tickets from $332
Thursday 1:00 PM Hunter, NY tickets from $332

Mountain Jam 2012 Artist Lineup

Gov’t Mule
Steve Winwood
Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Roots
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
Charles Bradley
Mariachi El Bronx
Bustle In Your Hedgerow
Anders Osborne
Sara Watkins
Zach Deputy
Break Science
Planet of the Abts
The Lee Boys
Marco Benevento
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
The Sheepdogs
The Brew
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Ground Up
Pedrito Martinez
Zee Avi
Aunt Martha
Kopecky Family Band
Lauren Shera
Uncle Lucius
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.

Image courtesy of Flickr user Wondermonkey2k