Green River Festival 2015

Green River Festival 2015

July 10, 2015 - July 12, 2015
July 10, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Greenfield
Greenfield
 
 

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Green River Music Festival is Western Massachusetts' signature summer event.

For one weekend every July, Greenfield Community College hosts an outrageous celebration of world class music, great local food, beer & wine, a handmade craft fair, and lots of family games and activities.

It is all topped off with four hot air balloon launches and a spectacular Saturday night balloon glow.

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Steve Earle
Singer-songwriter, recording artist and producer
bornJanuary 17, 1955
Hampton, Virginia
 
Lydia Loveless
Singer
bornSeptember 4, 1990
Coshocton, Ohio
 
Booker T. Jones
Musician, songwriter, producer
bornNovember 12, 1944
Memphis, Tennessee, US
 
Valerie June
American musician
bornJanuary 10, 1982
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

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Headliner

Eilen Jewell (born April 6, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter from Boise, Idaho. She has released seven albums of music.

Headliner

Stephen Fain "Steve" Earle (/ˈɜːrl/) (born January 17, 1955) is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle began his career as a songwriter in Nashville and released his first EP in 1982. His breakthrough album was the 1986 album Guitar Town. Since then Earle has released 15 other studio albums and received three Grammy awards. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, Vince Gill, Patty Loveless, Shawn Colvin and Emmylou Harris.[2] He has appeared in film and television, and has written a novel, a play, and a book of short stories.

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Greenfield Community College
Greenfield Community College is a two-year Community College in Greenfield, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1962, and has an annual enrollment of 5,500. It is regionally known for its art program, its small-town atmosphere, and its setting amid picturesque old farmland at the foot of Greenfield Mountain.

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Folk Alley Presents: Charlie Parr
thecurrent.org  –  August 24, 2015
Armed with his 12-string and custom-made Mule Resonator guitars, Parr recently swung into Folk Alley's studio in Saranac Lake, N.Y., on his way home from the Green River Festival in western Massachusetts to play a few songs from his recent debut ...
Green River Festival 2015
nepr.net  –  August 12, 2015
For nearly three decades, Pioneer Valley music lovers have met on the grounds of Greenfield Community College for what many consider to be Western Massachusetts’ signature event of the summer. Starting off from humble beginnings in 1986, the Green River ...
Green River Festival – Greenfield, MA July 10-12, 2015 (FESTIVAL RECAP/PHOTOS)
Glide Magazine  –  July 21, 2015
So the Green River Festival begins a lot like most festivals: people line up at the gates way earlier than expected, tickets are taken, wristbands put on by soon-to-be experienced volunteers. All of this is done with smiles and an aura that is ...
Eilen Jewell returns to old stomping grounds with new songs
The Boston Globe  –  July 1, 2015
With her band in tow — including drummer, husband, and manager Jason Beek — Jewell plays the Sinclair Wednesday, and the Green River Festival in Greenfield July 10. She spoke to the Globe by phone from Boise. Q. When you relocated to Great Barrington ...
Three for Crowds: Trio of Music Festivals Bringing Family Atmosphere to Western Mass
valleyadvocate.com  –  June 18, 2015
Speaking of cool summer concerts, the Green River Festival is no longer one of the best kept secrets in Western Mass. Named one of 2015’s 50 Must-See Music Festivals by Rolling Stone, Green River has achieved national acclaim. However, to hear Jim Olsen ...
Heather Maloney added to 2015 Green River Festival lineup
Mass Live The Republican  –  April 29, 2015
Nortampton singer-songwriter Heather Maloney will perform at the 2015 Green River Festival, Signature Sounds announced Tuesday. Maloney, who played at the festival solo and with local band Darlingside in the past, has been added to the lineup for Friday ...

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