greenapplemusicfest.jpeg(3.6.07 update: Full line-up available here)

The 2007 Green Apple Music Festival has expanded to two more cities, and , on top of their inaugural year in City. The is geared towards raising awareness for Day and kicks off on April 20th.

After digging through some recent tour , we’ve got early confirmations of at least three five bands slated to play the portion of the :

Umphrey’s McGee: 4/21 in Chicago (venue TBA) – “performing a very special Green Festival show in Chicago; details to come soon”

Brothers Past 4/20 and 4/21 @ the Beat Kitchen in Chicago: “returning for a two-night stand at the Beat Kitchen in Chicago, as part of the Festival”

Assembly of Dust4/20 in Chicago (venue TBA) for the “green festival”)

Mofro and New Monsoon4/20 @ the House of Blues in Chicago

the expansion to a total of three cities, this “festival” seems to be picking up a decent amount of steam. Anybody hearing about shows in SF or ?

(Thanks to Ace and JC for the update tips!)

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