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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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  • May 20, 2022 - 7:44am
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    New Unheard Great Music

    @Pitz Quattrone that's a Great Idea ...Lot of great Artist that need to be Heard and are Pushed Aside by Weaker mainstream Garbage . ya can't even go to these new millennial shows . to many nonsense Bands music . ya have to wait for a Solid group to play .
    The Glory Days of Jerry Garcia are Gone .

  • May 8, 2022 - 4:35pm
    nappyrags
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    staying home is best

    for me cuz I'm old and tire easily...plus, I have great memories of festivals from over 50 years ago...

  • May 8, 2022 - 1:48pm
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    Dark Star Jubilee can’t be…

    Dark Star Jubilee can’t be beat

  • May 6, 2022 - 1:58pm
    Pitz Quattrone…
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    My favorite summer festival…

    My favorite summer festival is one that features incredibly unique, professional, unsigned, independent artists that truly need a high-quality exposure event to boost their careers to a level so they can earn a decent living performing and recording their musical visions. Not sure that one exists? If it does, please let me know who I can reach out to in order to be considered for a performance slot.

    Thank you,
    Pitz Quattrone
    pitzquattrone.com

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    Watkins Glen, '72. The…

    Watkins Glen, '72. The unexpected Friday night sound check was some of the sweetest most laid back jam I've ever heard the band do. Lots of fun despite being quite unprepared. Spent Friday night sleeping in the trunk of a car! Right up there with Barton Hall '77. I was tripping heavily for that and couldn't be sure that it was really as good as it sounded until I heard a recording of it later.

  • June 18, 2021 - 6:30am
    GADEADHEAD
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    Bourbon and Beyond

    Bourbon & Beyond Louisville, Ky. Has had some hidden gym's in recent years and plenty of bourbon and food. This is more of a main stream music festival but it always sprinkles in some good bluegrass (Billy Strings, and Infamous Stringdusters to name a few) John Mayer, Robert Plant, promise of The Real, Margo Price and others have given the festival some character.

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    1stshow70878
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    Telluride Bluegrass

    The Telluride Bluegrass festival is still going strong 40+ years and although bigger and better than ever it still has that down low small town vibe. Cheers!

  • April 28, 2021 - 10:16am
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    I can't stand festivals! There's more than one band and sometimes more than one stage. The time spent going between stages as well as the short sets each band plays is not for me. I would much rather go to a Grateful Dead concert and get nothing but the good ol' Grateful Dead. This also applies to other acts that I might want to see.

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    Strider 808808
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    Powwow Highway

    Taos Pueblo Powwow (New Mexico), United Tribes Powwow (Bismarck, North Dakota)
    8/27/72 Veneta was a great time.

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    https://www.briggsfarm.com/…

    https://www.briggsfarm.com/ Briggs Farm Blues Festival

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Are by far my favorite summer festivals...there are several throughout the summer...the love, the family, and the music...you can feel it in the air....it's at beautiful Camp Zoe near Salem, MO...in the middle of the forest...thousands of kynd people, hundreds of vendors, all put on by a fabulous GD Tribute band (The Schwag)..I love it...can't get enough of it. "In a bed, in a bed, by the waterside I will lay my head. Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul."
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Is always a good time. Jazz Aspen Snowmass over Labor Day is usually pretty good too. "I have spent my life seeking all that's still unsung. Bent my ear to hear the tune, and closed my eyes to see. When there were no strings to play, you played to me."
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A Newport Folk Festival guy. Now that I'm in NC, it's gotta be Merlefest.
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DELFEST, It's held in May, not quite summer. Awesome line-up last year and this year too. The late night stage every night is just one big jam session with all the artist from through-out the weekend. It is a must see festival for me. Check out the website!
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The first Rothbury Festival was last year, and it was amazing, the music, Phil & Mickey both played on different nights, along with Michael Franti & Spearhead and lots of other great bands, it is totally eco-friendly, and even has a think tank that works to address environmental issues, it is an amazing venue, at the JJ Ranch, and I am so psyched they just this week confirmed that there will be another next year, but not the line-up so I am really hopeful that they will get The Dead!
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Went to the inaugural festival last year. Had a great time! Beautiful location, great people and great music. This year's lineup includes Railroad Earth, Left Over Salmon and DSO (doing one acoustic set). We'll be there for sure. See you there! We've also enjoyed Allgood a lot the last two years. Marvin's Mountaintop is an awesome location.
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I have to say that schwagstock is one of the best festivals i have been to. The first one was in 04 at bagnel damn when the dead played in i think st. louis. there was alot off kool people there. Schwagstock is still a good festival even though there has been alot of "st. louis kids" there that just wanna make money sellin bunk rolls and such and the road blocks are shitty there. anywho im hittin up a few dif festivals this yr such as summercamp in central illinois, hoodilidoo, all good, the dead on may 5th( first date) and hopefully a few more midwest fest. PEACE POT MICRO-DOT GOD LOVES YOU HIGH OR NOT!!!!!
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its a small festival that started in dan's barn just a bucnh of people celebrating the life of jerry...i like its cause its small very family friendly and dog friendly too... every year it gets a little bigger all the bands are local...resonably priced.. check it out at jerryjam.com... no info for this year yet....so one year i went sitting around the fire listening to the band my head was full of fungi the band introduces themselves and i recognize the name of the rythum guitarsist... i look to my wife and told i went to junior high with some one with that name who is a deadhead...so i wonder down to the stage to take a look...when i went back to my seat i said those guys look to old..she smiled and said that was 20 years ago....so i forget about it cause i was conteplating going fishing in the fire he he he....then out of no where this guys comes up to me and asked my name i was like yeah thats me...and low and behold it was him..this realy ment something to me because he was the person who got me on the bus in the first place
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^^^^^^cool lil story bro....coming, coming, coming around..in a circle...^^^^^^^ "In a bed, in a bed, by the waterside I will lay my head. Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul."
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No pressure festival in Moab, Utah. No big deal if you don't go. Wish you were there though. Memorial day weekend, 2009. Check it.
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Can I just say THANK YOU! I have been waiting for a miracle and you came through for me......The Dead at ROTHBURY in MICHIGAN! ROTHBURY is an amazing festival and thanks to you this years 2nd annual will surely be the highlight of our summer (and probably year!). Can't wait to see you there :) :) :)
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Hey Now, Summertime is music season, I'm a rocker so even the Van Warp tour offers excitement. The Midwest's best venue is Nelson ledges Quarry Park. Swimming, camping, fireworks, skydivers, girls in bathing suits with hulahoops. This place has got the complete package. Now, if it's drums,or reggae of Gratefulfest musically the two live stages will wake you and put you to bed. This is the 10 anniversary Gratefulfest in 2009. The line up looks to be filled with excitement. July 3rd-6th Gratefulfest 10! Please join us for our very special 10th anniversary!!! Five day fest with three nights of Dark Star Orchestra & friends! Dark Star playing on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings! And back again for his sixth Gratefulfest in a row, Keller Williams! Plus, Steve Kimock & Melvin Seals bring you Crazy Engine. Incredible! Very special guests Mark Karan and John Molo bring you Jemimah Puddleduck! Also- New Riders of the Purple Sage, JGB, Donna Jean Band, DJ Harry, Boombox Roots-A-Risin, Klyph Black(Zen Tricksters)& Rumor Has It, David Gans 10th G-fest! The Ekoostik Hookah projects- Spikedrivers, The Mullins Band and KatzNjammers! Rippin late night bluegrass w/ Goldmine Pickers, Bawn In The Mash & Red Hot Trio! Extreme, country-classics with The Ghostriders! And many more bands TBA. Fireworks, skydivers, magicians&clowns, great food&vendors, the best of friends! Sure, there's alot of music happening- but the price-swimming/camping - and groovy folks puts NLQP Gratefulfest at the top of my list for this 2009 summer shows. Check out the many other events this summer at NLQP. This is a nice place to spend a weekend anytime. http://www.nlqp.com/
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If any of you are in Ontario on August 29, it's my town's lovely little gathering. And not just folk!
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Sorry ccs, I can't view this page properly until your mile-long link is down the page so I'm gonna add and post and write without being able to see what I'm writing until we move left a little more =)
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P-FUNK at Gaathering of the Vibes!!!!!!!!!!Too bad I'm blowing my summer wad on Rothbury....
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Rothbury, oh rothbury - we'll have to kick out some serious jams during our 4-day stay.
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Michigan Womyn's Fest - right near Rothbury by the BEEG LAKE... north of Grand Rapids. I've heard tell of how fun it is and I'm not gonna go until I'm a performer on the bill...
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Afrofest is an awesome 2-day free festival of African music for anyone near Toronto, ON, Canada. Truly amazing performances by African and diaspora artists - great dancing, drumming, costumes, the works! This year it's July 11 & 12 in Queen's Park Circle, Toronto.
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this last post should bump the page to the left finally - thanks for all your indulgence!
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Ha, now I can see what the hell i'm posting. Others are welcome here too, not just me!
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Mnt jam has consistenly out performed any festival I have attended. The line up is always stellar(Rat dog and Dark star Ochestra last year), NIce late night scene with music in the lodge and in the camping area. The venue consists of mountain vistas and wooded camping areas, There is a beautiful waterfall that has quite envigorating swimming hole. No hassles from secuirty just watch out for the bears!(I like to think of them as the mountain's natural security team)
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Guelph Ontario Late July Wow, gone the last two years. Fantastic. Great music, environmentally awesome, great vibes, on an island on a small lake, camping, swimming, guitars and drumming through the trees into the night. Good for families and friends - good kids area. Peace, Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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With a lineup like this, It's bound to be everyone's favorite soon! THE DEAD • (ONLY SUMMER PERFORMANCE) • BOB DYLAN AND HIS BAND • THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT • (ONLY 2009 PERFORMANCE) • WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY • THE BLACK CROWES • DAMIAN 'JR. GONG' MARLEY & NAS • STS9 • G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE • GOV'T MULE • BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE • YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND • THE DISCO BISCUITS • LES CLAYPOOL • COLD WAR KIDS • JOHN BUTLER • CHROMEO • ANI DIFRANCO • MSTRKRFT • MATISYAHU • GIRL TALK • GUSTER • FEMI KUTI & THE POSITIVE FORCE • MARTIN SEXTON • FLOGGING MOLLY • RAILROAD EARTH • THE HOLD STEADY • TOOTS & THE MAYTALS • RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS • BRETT DENNEN • ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA • GRACE POTTER AND THE NOCTURNALS • SHPONGLE DJ SET • SON VOLT • JACKIE GREENE • LOTUS • SOULIVE • MAN MAN • PETER ROWAN BLUEGRASS BAND W/ TONY RICE • KING SUNNY ADE & HIS AFRICAN BEATS • KID CUDI • STS9 (LIVE PA SET) • THE GLITCH MOB • DAVY KNOWLES AND BACK DOOR SLAM • EOTO • PRETTY LIGHTS • MOSELEY, LAW, SIPE & DROLL • REBELUTION • QUANNUM ALL STARS FT. LYRICS BORN, THE MIGHTY UNDERDOGS, GIFT OF GAB & LIFESAVAS • TOUBAB KREWE • SAM ROBERTS BAND • HILL COUNTRY REVUE • KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND • LIPP SERVICE (ELIOT LIPP + MEMBERS OF PNUMA) • 2020 SOUNDSYSTEM • BREAK SCIENCE FT. ADAM DEITCH • THE HARD LESSONS • UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA • FUTURE ROCK • THE MACPODZ • STEPPIN' IN IT • GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD • CHRIS PIERCE • RACHEL GOODRICH • THE RAGBIRDS • FOUR FINGER FIVE Additional artists to be announced ... http://rothburyfestival.com/tickets/
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I am definitely going to try to make it to Rothbury this July 4th weekend!Sounds like an awesome festival and the lineup is stellar!
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Hey folks, if you havent heard of Forecatle Festival in Louisville, KY you might want to consider the trip. This years 8th Annual is one the gratest yet, headlines include Widespread Panic (2 nights) Black Keys, Black Crows, Avett Brothers, Zappa Plays Zappa, YonderMSB, and Umphrey's to name a few and many many more TBA. This Festival is located in beautiful downtown Louisville on the Waterfront on July 10-12, where camping is available, but hurry camping space is becoming limited because of the big names this year. This sould be another special year for the Louisville concert scene. Myself and others will be promoting Forecastle on my radio show "Road Trips" every Tuesday night at 8p.m. to 10 on 99.5 WUDR Dayton, OH or online at http://flyer-radio.udayton.edu/home.htm where you will recieve constant updates and grate live music. We are trying very hard this year to bring more people around the country to experience a wonderful time in the Derby City. For more information, you can contact me at boonetrc@gmail.com or http://www.forecastlefest.com/ I encourage all of you to tune into "Road Trips" every Tuesday at 8-10 PM and give me some feedback, streaming online at http://flyer-radio.udayton.edu/home.htm Thanks all & see you there!!! -Travis
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The 3Gs ('aka Grateful Garcia Gathering), is returning back to the Camp NCN Venue in beautiful Black River Falls Wisconsin July 30th though August 2nd 2009 where it all began over 6 years ago! A grateful place where Garcia fans will be gathering! It also marks the celebration of Jerry Garcia's 67th Birthday, plus the 14th Anniversary of Jerry's untimely passing. We have leased the campground venue for July 30th though August 3rd 2009 for our 6th annual music festival. Other great music festivals have hosted at this venue such as Weedstock, Farmapalooza, Sundog Summer Shakedown, the Big Wu Family Reunion, Campout Roots Festival, Effit Fest, just to name a few! The venue features 75-plus acres of brilliant surroundings with tall trees that nicely shades your camp site. Campers are welcome to have campfires at each individual campsite and firewood is available at the venue. The venue has a full array of conveniences, including 2 facilities with flush toilets and hot showers and other luxurious accommodations. Other venue amenities include a sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, hiking trails, outdoor/indoor shower facility, full service concessions with food, two music stages, and more!

For your fishing, swimming, and water sports pleasures the venue has a beautiful five-acre natural spring fed lake with sandy beaches, plus the lake has a paddle boat available for your enjoyment with a fixed swimming platform. Many near by hotels/motels to choose from in Black River Falls if outdoor camping isn't your desire!

This is going to be a very deeply humble, and special time for camping and gathering with friends of old and new! The 3G's will be a mix of wonderful music by some of the best Jambands in the midwest playing their original music, along with their selections of two or three Grateful Dead cover songs. Our friends at Mystix Toyz will be on board at the 3G's for tons of family fun with juggling demonstrations, including juggling workshops, face painting, kids parades, plus drum circles and fire dance jams every night!

-Pre Party Thursday July 30th 2009-

GATES OPEN AT 8:00AM

04:30-06:00pm ~Groovitational Pull~

06:30-08:00pm ~Brok'n Arrow~

08:30-10:00pm ~THE REGGIE~

10:30am-12:00am. ~IFDAKAR~

-Friday July 31st 2009

GATES OPEN AT 8:00AM

11:00-12:00pm ~John Statz~

12:30-02:00pm ~Greyleaf~

02:30-04:00pm ~Grateful Beth and the Volunteers~

04:30-06:00pm ~MMC Trio~

06:30-08:00pm ~Jam and the Playground Kids~

08:30-10:00pm ~Mr Cab Driver~

10:30-12:00am ~Vinny Weible & Soul Logic~

12:30-02:00am ~ROOTSTAND~

-Saturday Aug 1st Jerry's Garcia's Birthday-

GATES OPEN AT 8:00AM

12:30-02:00pm ~Elf Lettuce~

02:30-04:00pm ~The Bar Tab Band~

04:30-06:00pm ~In the Dark~

06:30-08:00pm ~Fungus Garden Reverb~

08:30-10:00pm ~Boney Fingers~

10:30-12:00am ~Badgdad SCUBA Review~

12:30-02:00am ~FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY~

(Times, artists and programs are subject to change without notice)

-Sunday August 3rd 2009

Campgound Venue Closes at 5:00pm.

www.GratefulGarciaGathering.com www.Myspace.com/GratefulGarciaGathering

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on the southeast circuit. It'll get your heels clickin', if thats what yer cravin'! {~% RIP: Bill Monroe
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it's as simple as that. anyone who is a first timer this second round will be blown away. the vibe is overwhelming
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hey so is anyone going to gathering of the vibes....this is a very family friendly festival in ct....pretty good line up this year with ratddog..csn..dso..p-funk...just to name a few acts...one of the things i like is that it is pretty lowkey considering the size of some festivals which makes it easy on the kiddie...the first year i went they even let pets in.. check it out gatheringofthevibes.com peace and hugs to all
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We'll be Rothbury first timers! Can't wait! Traveling to see my 5th Dead show this year.. But as I read through the website it sounds a tad uptight??? I assume its laid back but just wondering... Will there be a shakedown st you think? "Escaping through the lily fields, I came across an empty space. It rainbow then exploded, left a bus stop in its place. The bus come by and I got on, thats when it all began. It was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of the bus to never ever land"
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Oh yeah...there will be rows and rows of vendors....I've heard it's quite "laid back"...you're gonna have a blast. "In a bed, in a bed, by the waterside I will lay my head. Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul."
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is without question "Schwagstock" in Salem, MO...........beautiful *private* 330 acre campground, fatty Shakedown Street.....String Cheese guys will be there in sept...everyone but Nershi is confirmed...I imagine after Rothbury he'll be there too....he loves the place...he played there last Sept with the "Emmitt-Nershi Band".....good times....I get the feeling we may see another Incident in @ Schwagstock in september...plus, the campground is owned and operated by The Schwag (GD Tribute)...use your imagination...Laid back? :)the *most* laid back...that place has me spoiled, every other Festival I hit up I'm always wishing I was at ZOE (Schwagstock).....check it out for yourself... www.theschwag.com www.campzoe.com ~~~it might just change your life.... ;)
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i kinda gussed that fromm all the flyers you put in the vines (hee hee hee)....i wish i could go...i too like the smaller fetivals they seem more laidback and more personable peace and hugs to all
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Jun 26 2009 5:21 PM UPDATE:ATTACK ON ME AT WAKARUSA:(jaw broken in 3 places) Body: THE MONEY CLIP IN the photograph on MY PROFILE PAGE IS ONE OF THE ITEMS THAT WAS STOLEN AT WAKARUSA. REWARD FOR ANY LEADS ON THE IDENTITY OF MY ATTACKER. (jaw broken in three places-attacker used nunchuks) REWARD FOR THE RETURN OF ANY OF THE STOLEN PROPERTY. (wallet, id, MONEY CLIP).anyone with information, PLEASE call (720) 838-6564 people involved MAY be in an older 'boxy' caprice with NM tags--the 'balloon' style design.REWARD FOR THE LICENCE PLATE #-IF YOU SEE THIS CAR IN LINE AT ROTHBURY, MILE HIGH, 10K, or elsewhere,--ratdog, what have you, PLEASE contact me at the above #, via myspace, or email me at vendingmachine@hotmail.com--should you come across any of my stolenbproperty, PLEASE call me. again, thank you for looking out. lrob. note, I hve had one surgery already, and at least one more is scheduled.dr says I am recopvering as fast as I can, given the severity of the injury I sustained in the attack. once again:DESCRIPTION OF ATTACKER: MALE-6'3: 6'4" closely cropped black hair--various tattoos, most notably one of a 'pentagram' on his lower back-at the time of the attack-roughly 4pm, june 5, at wakarusa festival-mulberry mountain, arkansas-he wa shirtless,and wearing blue denim shorts.he MAY be in the company of a blonde female, that is said to answer to the nick name 'hatter'--It is possible that her real first name MAY be 'jessica'.I do not know these people.-this is the onlyh information I could glean after th eattack.wakarusa security, WATCHED the attack, but made no attempt at apprehension. (if you fear retaliation, as many people who witnessed the attack have cited, yet, you come across my property-notably, my money clip-you may safely return it to the following secure address as well: Rob 718 Fort Worth Drive #104 Denton,TX 76201-7123 REWARD FOR INFORMATION?IDENTITY OF PEOPLE INVOLVED AND?OR RETURN OF PROPERTY!
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GET READY TO PARTY HEARTY WITH "FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY"~"ROOTSTAND"~"IFDAKAR", AND MORE! AGES 18 + EVENT.

Hey now! The 3Gs ('aka Grateful Garcia Gathering), is returning back to the Camp NCN Venue in beautiful Black River Falls Wisconsin July 30th though August 2nd 2009 where it all began over 6 years ago! A grateful place where Garcia fans will be gathering! It also marks the celebration of Jerry Garcia's 67th Birthday, plus the 14th Anniversary of Jerry's untimely passing. We have leased the campground venue for July 30th though August 3rd 2009 for our 6th annual music festival.

Other great music festivals have hosted at this venue such as Weedstock, Farmapalooza, Big Wu Family Reunion, Campout Roots Festival,just to name a few!

Artists included: Family Groove Company, Rootstand, Ifdakar, Boney Fingers, Baghdad SCUBA Review, Fungus Garden Reverb, Jam and the Playground Kids, In the Dark, MMC Trio, Elf Lettuce, Vinny Weible & Soul Logic, Groovitational Pull, The Reggie, Grateful Beth and the Volunteers, The Bar Tab Band, John Statz, Mr. Cab Driver, Brok'n Arrow, Greyleaf, and more Jambands to be added soon!

~Ages = 18+ event.

~Venue = A sweet venue with Good Vibes!

~Vibe = Chill and laid back!

~Parking = Tons of parking!

~Re-Entry = No Problem!

~Camping = E-Z walk to and from main stage!

~Security = Very Kind-No hassels!

~Vendors = The Best ever!

~Staff = Very cool and helpful!.

~Bands = Jam Bands!

~Memories = Priceless!

Our friends at Mystix Toyz will be on board at the 3G's for tons of freakin fun with juggling demonstrations, including juggling workshops, face painting, plus drum circles and fire dance jams every night!

WOW! Advance tickets ONLY $30 online for all four days three nites! *18+ YEARS OF AGE* www.GratefulGarciaGathering.com www.GratefulGarciaGathering.com www.Myspace.com/GratefulGarciaGathering

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had beautiful weather, no mosquitos, and loads of grate times. There were terrific shows by Wilco, Widespread Panic, Steve Kimock's Crazy Engine, Umphrey's McGee, and Dave Matthews Band. There were other bands as well but those were the ones that I caught. The sound was tremendous and the playing remarkable. I urge you all to run, not walk, to see/hear these bands the next time they appear in your area. It was truely some fun up north. The Truth is realized in an instant, the act is practiced step by step.
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After catching Panic 7 times last year, I'm pretty bummed to have missed out on them this year. I miss JB and Jimmy.. "I've stayed in every blue-light cheap hotel. Can't win for tryin. Dust off those rusty strings just one more time. Gonna make em shine."
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"The wheel is turning and you can't slow down, you can't let go and you can't hold on,you can't go back and you can't stand still, if the thunder don't get you then the lightning will". Are you ready to get your Hippie on!
TICKET PRICE: "BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW to get THE ADVANCE PRICE of $30". Admission consists of two parts: Our ticket cost, plus a small fee that the campground staff collects to offset the cost of his staff, camping, parking and trash/waste services.
Good for Thurs July 29th-Sunday Aug 1st.
NOTE: THIS PRICE IS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY.
FESTIVAL ATTENDANCE FEE:
Payable in cash at entrance gate. $16 per person. $11 per person for SATURDAY ONLY!
COVERS:
# Camping
# Parking
# Trash/Waste Management Services.
NOTE: 18 & OVER ONLY
Bands confirmed:
~MELVIN SEALS of the JERRY GARCIA BAND for TWO NIGHTS with TWO HOUR SETS EACH NIGHT~
Other Jambands Bands confirmed: ~FAMILY GROOVE COMPANY ~BONEY FINGERS ~PARADISE WAITS ~FUNGUS GARDEN REVERB ~THE GRASSHOPPERS ~ONE MAN GATHERS ~BAGHDAD SCUBA REVIEW ~IFDAKAR ~LUNAR FUNK THEORY ~BROKEN ARROW ~WOOK ~ABSOLUTE GRUV ~BAR TAB BAND ~GRATEFUL BETH ~LAVA JAMA ~JIMMY GOODTIMES DEAD GUISE ~GGGANG ~TOMMY GARCIA ~GRATEFUL GARY as Emcee, and you can bet theres more! Mystik Toyz will be returning to the Grateful Garcia Gathering, but with a whole lot more FUN this time... A prominent positive force at all the festivals, Mystik Toyz is always on a mission to teach toys, entertain, and inspire people to play! You can expect Fire Shows, Wandering Entertainment such as Mr Fun on stilts, maybe a parade and, of course, an ongoing "Spin Zone" where you can play any time of the day (or night). Jam to toys as you jam to the music and have some FUN!


This summer you'll be entertained by Beautiful Topless Firedancers swirling and hooping though the summer nights at the Grateful Garcia Gathering! Some with body paint, and some without! Its going to be an awesome time at the 3G's this summer, so don't miss the bus! http://www.GratefulGarciaGathering.com http://www.Myspace.com/GratefulGarciaGathering

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Is on hiatus and that may mean no more. 10,000 Lakes Festival. Had a great time with friends and family, met Oroboros and his family. Went in 2007 and 2008. Who did I see?Phil and Friends, Ratdog, Gov't Mule, Derek Trucks, Little Feat, Flaming Lips, New Riders, moe., String Cheese Incident, DSO, Kaki King, Zappa Plays Zappa, Umphrey's McGhee and many more. If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake
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Just got an e-mail stating that Furthur will be the headliner! We've been twice before and had a great time both times! Also Railroad Earth, Yonder Mountain String Band, Widespread Panic and Dark Star Orchestra this year. Gonna' get our tickets when they go on sale Friday!
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I've been to grateful fest for the last several years, (as well as a variety of other festivals- all good, rothbury, GOTV, 10,000 Lakes, etc.) and as much as I *love* NLQP, it seems as though events there have gone down the tube in the last few years. It's depressing. I'm currently looking for the new "hotspot" in the region, and have heard good things about Terrapin Hill. Any reviews on the scene there or suggestions as far as other venues in the midwest that are more chilled out than the ledges have been for the last few years? The paranoia at the Ledges has really got the best of me, and in the last few years I've had little desire to attend shows at the Ledges due to these concerns.suggestions appreciated!! ------------------------------------------- "A foolish heart will call on you To toss your dreams away Then turn around and blame you For the way you went astray A foolish heart will cost you sleep And often make you curse A selfish heart is troubl
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By far the most special summer festival I have ever been to is the Oregon Country Fair, near Eugene, second weekend in July. Currently we love the Mateel Community Center's Summer Arts Festival at Benbow Lake in Humboldt County,and the Kate Wolf Memorial Music Festival in Laytonville, both super mellow, laid back events. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is free and great every October in Golden Gate Park if you don't mind hanging out with about half a million people in a really stiff sea breeze. Any free concert in Golden Gate Park is great fun. An event that draws a slightly different crowd is the Redwood Run in Piercy. If you can stand the sound of bikes, the sight of bikers and the smell of exhaust, the Rewood Run is a great party though, sadly, their musical line-up has been somewhat lacking in the last couple of years.
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we've got an actual topic for the Oregon Country Fair. It seems to have made quite the impression. HSB features an incredible lineup every year. I don't go because my days of crowd scenes in Golden Gate Park are behind me, but for the younger and less stamina impaired I heartily recommend it.
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I like that! :-) "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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All I can say is that a bunch of us Dead.netters just went to see ABB and Scaring the Children at Wanee in Florida......WOW, what a nice place that was, I was very impressed with the whole staging and set up of this huge music park at the Spirit of the Sawanee River......HINT HINT HINT...All Deadhead Family....We could have a SERIOUSLY good time at that place if it was ALL Dead! What a blast. _____________________________________________ Will you come with me? Once in awhile you can get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right!
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Damn I'm jealous! How was WP? I am so excited they are coming back to red rocks this year - 3 nights. Also excited about 2 nights of David Grisman Bluegrass Experience in July. To top it off I am surprising my wife with tix to Rush at red rocks. Supposedly they are playing the entire Moving Pictures album. Let's just say I about maxed out the old credit card this weekend :-) Just really hoping I get a chance to see Furthur again this summer... come on guys there are plenty of slots available at RR! Hurry, they fill up fast... please!! I'll go ahead and book you for 3 nights - how about over a weekend in August ;-) (I wish I had that power!!) "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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I don't know yet whether this will be a good fest or not, but it takes place a 30 seconds walk from my front door, is free, and yeah well look at the one image they used on the page :-) http://www.euro-festival.info/node/14 ********************************** By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity -- another man's I mean. Mark Twain