FEST: Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College

July 12th, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg
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Photograph of Lake Street Dive by Andrzej Pilarczyk

For one weekend every July, Greenfield Community College in Greenfield hosts the Green River Festival, and this is that weekend.

This year’s three-day fest features a truly fabulous array of diverse, world class music, from Big Al Anderson to Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, from the Mavericks to Robbie Fulks, from Lake Street Dive to the Infamous Stringdusters, and so much more…

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In addition, the fest serves up great local food, beer & wine, a handmade craft fair, and lots of family games and activities. And to make it truly unique, the festival also features four hot air balloon launches and a spectacular Saturday night balloon glow.

Three-day, all-fest tickets are $119.99; two-day Saturday & Sunday tickets are $109.99. Single day tickets are $34.99 for Friday; $64.99 for Saturday; $64.99 for Sunday. Friday is free for those age 18 and under. Camping and parking passes are also available.

Here’s the complete schedule of bands for the 2017 Green River Festival:

FRIDAY
GREEN RIVER STAGE
5pm: Western Centuries
6:05pm: The Sweetback Sisters
7:30pm: Big Al Anderson
9pm: The Mavericks
FOUR RIVERS STAGE
5:30pm: Aliya Cycon Project
6:50pm: Fulaso
8:25pm: Pedrito Martinez Group
PARLOR ROOM STAGE
5:30pm: Paper City Exile
6:15pm: Kalliope Jones
7pm: Court Etiquette
7:45pm: Nomads vs. Settlers
8:30pm: Parlicium

SATURDAY
GREEN RIVER STAGE
12:45pm: Dan Bern
1:45pm: The Suitcase Junket
2:55pm: Darlingside
4:20pm: San Fermin
5:45pm: Amadou & Miriam
7:30pm: Houndmouth
9:05pm: Lake Street Dive
FOUR RIVERS STAGE
1pm: Hammydown
2:15pm: Sun Parade
3:30pm: The Deslondes
4:55pm: Tank & the Bangas
6:20pm: Pokey Lafarge
8pm: Big Sam’s Funky Nation
9:40pm: John Brown’s Body
PARLOR ROOM STAGE
1pm: Dietrich Strausse & Blue Ribbons
2:20pm: The Sweetback Sisters
3:40pm: Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
4:55pm: Twisted Pine
6:10pm: The Suitcase Junket
7:15pm: Workman Song
8:15pm: Beige
9:40pm: Sun Parade
KB WHIRLY’S MUSICAL MAGICAL HOUSE
12:30pm: KB Whirly
1:50pm: Paintbox Theater
3:05pm: Dan Bern
4:30pm: Sweetback Shortstack
5:55pm: KB Whirly
7pm: Kid’s Parade

SUNDAY
GREEN RIVER STAGE
12:30pm: Twisted Pine
1:25pm: The Dustbowl Revival
2:45pm: The Infamous Stringdusters
4:05: Funky Meters
5:45pm: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
FOUR RIVERS STAGE
1pm: Sweet Crude
2:15pm: Kat Wright
3:40pm: Chicano Batman
5pm: Mandolin Orange
6:40pm: Parsonsfield
PARLOR ROOM STAGE
12:30pm: Lyle Brewer
1:10pm: Madam Uncle
2pm: Bridget Kearney
3pm: Rachael Price & Vilray
4:15pm: Robbie Fulks
5:40pm: River Whyless
KB WHIRLY’S MUSICAL MAGICAL HOUSE
12:30pm: Little Roots
1:45pm: KB Whirly
3:05pm: Paintbox Theater
4:30pm: Little Roots
6:10pm: KB Whirly

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING 2017 FESTIVALS:
GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, July 13-16
TROY PIG OUT @ Riverfront Park, Troy, July 15, FREE
KIDS DAY FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 15, FREE
BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 5, FREE
NEW YORK STATE FOOD FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 9, FREE
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 15-17
PEARLPALOOZA @ North Pearl Street, Albany, September 16, FREE
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 16 & 17, FREE

One thought on “FEST: Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College”

  1. tim says:

    I wish I could go but am transport poor

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