Festival Fever: Green River Festival, 7/12&13/14

July 8th, 2014, 3:15 pm by Greg

The 28th annual Green River Festival takes over the campus of Greenfield Community College this weekend with a pretty amazing array of music.

The celebration combines a spectacular line-up of three dozen acts presented on three stages, along with the best in local food, beer and wine, handmade crafts, a dance tent and a wide variety of kids’ activities – not to mention hot air balloon rides!

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Gates open at 12noon, and the music begins at 12:30pm on Saturday and Sunday (July 12 & 13). Two-day, all-festival tickets are $74.99. Saturday only tickets are $49.99 in advance; $60 at the gate. Sunday only tickets are $34.99 in advance; $50 at the gate. Children age 10 and under are free.

Here’s the daily line-up of music:

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Puss n Boots (featuring Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson and Catherine Popper)
The Lone Bellow
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
The James Hunter 6
The Shinolas Revue (featuring Chris Collingwood, Freedy Johnston and Syd Straw)
Grant-Lee Phillips
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem
Paul Burch & the WPA Ballclub
Dirty Bourbon River Show
Poor Old Shine
The Debo Band
The Snaz
Bright Lines
Putney Vaudeville
And the Kids
Gaslight Tinkers

Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band
Trampled by Turtles
Dave & Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones
Hurray for the Riff Raff
Ana Tijoux
The Iguanas
Heather Maloney & Darlingside
The Deadly Gentlemen
Gaslight Tinkers
Girls, Guns & Glory
Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys
Putney Vaudeville
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper
Katelyn Richards

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