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Green River Festival 2016

Green River Festival 2016

July 8, 2016 - July 10, 2016
July 8, 2016 - July 10, 2016
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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Tedeschi Trucks Band
 
 
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Peter Wolf
American rock singer
bornMarch 7, 1946
Bronx, New York United States
 
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Susan Tedeschi (/təˈdɛski/; born November 9, 1970) is an American blues and soul musician known for her singing voice, guitar playing, and stage presence. A multiple Grammy Award nominee,[1] she is a member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band (originally known as "Soul Stew Revival"), which is a conglomeration of her band, her husband Derek Trucks's The Derek Trucks Band, and other musicians.

Tedeschi served as a judge for the 7th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers.[2]

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Derek Trucks (born June 8, 1979) is an American guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Grammy Award-winning[1] The Derek Trucks Band. He played with The Allman Brothers Band, and became an official member in 1999. In 2010 he and his wife Susan Tedeschi formed the Tedeschi Trucks Band. His musical style encompasses several genres and he has twice appeared on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

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Peter Wolf (born Peter W. Blankfield; March 7, 1946) is an American rhythm and blues, soul and rock and roll musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band from 1967 to 1983[1] and for a successful solo career with writing partner Will Jennings. Wolf married the actress Faye Dunaway in 1974. The marriage ended in divorce in 1979.

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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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Seen@ the 2016 Green River Festival at Greenfield Community College (photos)
Mass Live The Republican  –  July 8, 2016
The Green River Festival kicked off its 30th year with hot air balloons and a lineup of engaging acts and festival favorites on two stages. The first day, which took place on Friday, July 8 at Greenfield Community College, featured sets by Charles Neville ...
Green River Festival celebrates 30 years of rootsy adventure
The Boston Globe  –  July 7, 2016
Green River celebrates 30 years with its 2016 edition, having grown from inchoate beginnings — “a hot-air balloon rally with a couple of local bands” in the early years, according to a just-published history of the festival — to an event with ...
‘Green River’ hits 30: Three-day festival celebrates ‘pearl’ anniversary with musical gems
Daily Hampshire Gazette  –  July 6, 2016
Nobody knew it then, but the radio station’s fifth anniversary “birthday party,” held on the grounds of Greenfield Community College, would become an annual event, now known as The Green River Festival. Thirty years later, it’s been named a top ...
Nightcrawler: Happy Campers
valleyadvocate.com  –  July 4, 2016
This weekend, July 8-10, marks the 30th year of Greenfield’s Green River Festival. The much-ballyhooed hullabaloo ... But as he rolls into the 2016 installment, he must confess that in his estimation, Green River has never boasted such a deep pool ...
Explore the ‘Green River Festival’
WWLP 22News  –  June 20, 2016
Jim Olsen – Green River festival director told us more about the festival ... For the first time, camping will be available at the nearby Franklin Country fairgrounds. 2016 lineup includes: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Dawes, Shakey Graves, Shovels & Rope ...
2016 Green River Festival
Recorder  –  June 15, 2016
On a hot July day in 1986, radio station WRSI — now known as 93.9 The River — threw “one heck of a party,” The Recorder reported at the time. Nobody knew it then, but the radio station’s fifth anniversary “birthday party,” held on the ...
Margo Price Announces 2016 Born to Ramble Tour
The Boot  –  June 1, 2016
Her trek kicks off on June 11 in Nashville during the 2016 CMA Music Festival ... N.H. Music Hall Loft July 10 — Greenfield, Mass. @ Green River Festival July 11 — Buffalo, N.Y. @ Asbury Hall at Babeville (w/ Brandi Carlile) July 16 — New York ...
Margo Price Plots 2016 Fall Tour
Rolling Stone  –  May 31, 2016
Following her performances at the 2016 Austin City Limits Festival ... NH The Music Hall Loft July 10 – Greenfield, MA @ Green River Festival July 11 – Buffalo, NY @ Asbury Hall at Babeville (w/ Brandi Carlile) July 16 – New York, NY @ Hudson ...
Green River Fest Gears Up For A 30th Anniversary Celebration!
Elmore Magazine  –  April 11, 2016
Last year’s fest set a new attendance record with 14,000 tickets sold in 2015. The Green River Festival will take another leap forward in 2016 with the addition of camping at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. For more information and to buy your tickets ...

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