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10,000 Lakes? Gathering of the Vibes? Grateful Fest? If you've been to these or any others among the growing number of summer fests, tell us what's great about them!

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Will try the InterLockin Festival this year (first time)......

Mary asked me if I wanted a party for my 60th birthday or go to a show, and of course I said a show. So she got tickets for the Interlockin Festival. Sorry that Bob and Ratdog can't make it (all the best Bobby, take care of yourself) but looks like Billy K is fielding a band and will fill in for Bobby. AND Phil and Friend (2 nights), String Cheese (2 night), Widespread Panic (2 nights) Wilco (2 nights), Allman Bros for one night, Tom Petty to close the show as well as other great bands (Tedeski and Trucks, Keller Williams, and much more).

Today is our 34th anniversary. I can't tell you how grate a 'ride' this has been. Mary and I went to many Dead shows along with other travels and adventures. 3 healthy happy boys, (all out of the house and employed ;o}!!!! Yay!!!) and looking forward to more travel and fun together.

I am the luckiest guy on earth.

The truth is realized in an instant, the act is practiced step by step.

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UMF !!!!

UMF !!!!

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Tiger Lilly

Hey! I do remember Tiger Lilly, though I don't know if she remembers me. We used to waste away the days chatting on here back when the chatroom was popular a few years back. I hope she is doing well. Miss our talks.

-Dave

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I remember her well!

Hope it was great.

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Summer of Love

Just got back from our Summer of Love Festival in the UK....more like a big party really with wonderful people and great music. Met up with TigerLilly there too.......some of you might remember her from here.

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Lock'n

I was disappointed they couldn't get Neil Young for this year. Heard they tried. But still looking forward to it. It will be the biggest festival I've ever gone to, so a bit nervous about that. But hopefully everyone is cool and we can relax and enjoy all the great music lined up.

-Dave

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Year Two of Lockin for Me

Yes, I bought tickets for last years event when Neil Young & Crazy Horse were still the headline... even though they had to cancel, this was a GREAT first Festival experience!

That's why I'm going again...

See you there,
iGrateful

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well, it's been years

since I've done the festival thing. But I'd say it's different from going to a show; it's a more immersive scene. Hey, I'll never forget waking up outdoors in Veneta and wandering off to a big field to see the Dead (and a whole lot of cool vendors) in 1982. If that, and the random fleeting community, are not a big deal to you, maybe go with the shows, but if you want that thing you have to get at a fest...

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Few festivals or lots of shows?

OK, so I am relatively new to going to festivals. Don't get me wrong, they are a blast! But, they are also expensive. It's costing $270 just to get into Lockn this year. I wonder if it's better to just go to one or 2 festivals a year or take that money and spread it out to see a bunch of shows throughout the year?

-Dave

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Targhee Fest!

10th ANNUAL TARGHEE FEST
Friday, July 18th, 4:00pm - Sunday, July 20th, 7:00pm
Grand Targhee Resort, ALTA, WYOMING
WE'RE CELEBRATING 10 YEARS FOR TARGHEE FEST!-CONFIRMED ACTS -BUDDY GUY. ROBERT EARL KEEN, ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD, THE WOOD BROTHERS, CHARLIE HUNTER/SCOTT AMENDOLA DUO, AMY HELM AND THE HANDSOME STRANGERS, BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS, THE HARD WORKING AMERICANS, CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD, SISTER SPARROW AND THE DIRTY BIRDS , NICKY BLUHM AND THE GRAMBLERS, TRIGGER HIPPY, TEDESCHI/TRUCKS BAND, and HOOLIGANS with Bill PAYNE. Join us high in the Tetons for the 10th annual TARGHEE FEST, a tasty blend of rock, blues, folk, reggae and Americana in one of the most unique and stunning settings in the Rocky Mountains July 18-20, 2014. With the 13,000 foot Grand Tetons as your backdrop, the Grand Targhee Resort becomes your playground for live music, camping, mountain biking, hiking, chairlift rides, swimming and soaking up the sun. http://www.grandtarghee.com/

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