greenapplemusicfest.jpegThe Green Apple Music & Arts Festival continues to grow.

As we previously reported, the Green & Arts Festival has expanded to three cities for 2007, and will take place April 20-22 in Chicago, New York , and San Francisco. Some additional shows have been announced, including several add-ons to the free shows being played in each city.

In Chicago, the free Day event at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo, has expanded to include Big Head Todd (Todd’s solo project), Mad Professor, , Etta Jenkins, and the Blisters (a pre-teen band featuring ’s two sons). The event — which already included Umphrey’s McGee, the , and the Paul Green — runs from 10AM – 5:30PM on Sunday, April 22nd ( available at the Lincoln Park Zoo website).

The festivities in New York have also expanded to include several free shows outside Grand Central Station (on Vanderbilt Ave), including performances by (w/ guitarist Chad Urmston), Assembly of Dustas well as Paul Green’s Allstars with ’s (w/ Gandalf Murphy and Slambovian Circus of Dreams).

For the full listing of bands, I’ve included an updated version after the jump…

Green Apple Chicago
Thurs 4/19
@ the Riviera
Mad Professor @ The Double Door

Fri 4/20
& Mofro @ HOB
@ the Old Town School of Folk Music
Kaiser Chiefs @ The Vic
w/ the and the Little Ones
Hoyle Brothers @ the
and the Machine @ the Double Door
The Lost Trailers @ Joe’s Sportsbar
@ Smart Bar/
The Smithereens @
Mono @

Fri/Sat 4/20-4/21
@ the beat Kitchen
@ the Riviera
(w/ )

Sat 4/21
Umphrey’s McGee @ the Vic
Mad Professor @ Martyr’s
Flickerstick @ Double Door
@ the
2manydjs @ Metro (Smartbar?)
Anthallo @ Schuba’s
Los Folkloristas @ the Old Town School of Folk Music

Sun 4/22
Evening Show:
The @ the Vic

Free Earth Day Show @ Lincoln Park Zoo:
Umphrey’s McGee – 4:30 p.m.
The Disco Biscuits – 3:15 p.m.
Todd Park Mohr (of Big Head Todd) – 2 p.m.
Mad professor – 1 p.m.
Paul Green’s School of Rock – 12 p.m.
The Blisters – 11 a.m.
Etta Jenkins – 10:30 a.m.
– 10 a.m.

Green Apple New York City
Thur 4/19
Benevento-Russo Duo (acoustic) @ the Tonic
New Riders of Purple Sage @ the Canal Room
Chicago Afrobeat Allstars @ SOBs
w/ DJ Rich Medina
Elemental Harmonics, MJ Project, and Push @ the Tap Bar

Fri. 4/20
Zero @ the Gramercy Theatre
and The Bluesbreakers @ BB Kings Blues Club
@ the
(w/ Jerry Joseph)
Taylor Hicks @ the Beacon Theater
Junior Brown @ Joe’s Pub
@ Joe’s Pub
’s Go-Go @ the Tap Bar
w/ and The Bomb Squad
Tom Paxton and Richard Shindell @ The Society for Ethical Culture
Folklore Urbano and Kreyol LA @ SOBs
, the Casual Fiasco, and the Hatch @ the Knitting Factory
From Autumn to Ashes @ Irving Plaza
Digital Frontier @ the Knitting Factory Old Office
@ Rebel
Scarecrow Collection @ Mexicali Blues (Teaneck, NJ)

Free outdoor show @ New York’s Grand Central Terminal
(of ) w/ Paul Green’s School of Rock Allstars (according .com)
w/ Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Fri/Sat 4/20-4/21
@ the Lion’s Den
Avishai Cohen @ the

Sat. 4/21
@ the Lion’s Den
and Touchpants will support @ the
@ BB Kings
Phix @ BB Kings (farewell tour; according to )
Edwin McCain @ BB King’s
@ the Bowery Ballroom
Over the Rhine @ Joe’s Pub
w/ Cate Curtis
Mahavishnu Project @ Makor
“Vibes on the Water” @ the Canal Room
(feat. and Slick Rick w/ Project)
Jon Anderson (of Yes) w/ Paul Green’s School of Rock Allstars @ Symphony Space

Free outdoor show @ New York’s Grand Central Terminal

w/ w/ special guest TBA

Sun 4/22
Laurie Berkner @ the Great Hill in – free Day show
Fat Mama @ at the Knitting Factory
@ Irving Plaza
(w/ )

4/20 – 4/22
Hiromi @

Other New York shows still TBA:

Jonny Lives
Brady Rymer

Green Apple San Francisco
Fri 4/20
@ the
@ the
w/ the Duhks
Girlyman @ the Swedish American Hall.
Gravy Train @ de Young
w/ Pureka
May Lake @ the Makeout Room
w/ the Porch Flies
and Garters Theatre Company’s Variety Show @ 12 Galaxies
Cold Hot Crush and the Plus Ones @ Cafe du Nord
From Monument to Masses @ Bottom of the Hill
w/ And a Few and Break
The Dilletantes @ the Knockout
w/ Dreamboat Where ar You? Samya
English Beat @
w/ Plimsouls
Apache, Ghenghis Khan, Shotwell, and DJ Primo @
San Franciso’s All Star Show led by of @ 12 Galaxies

Sat 4/21
@ the
Estradasphere @
@ 12 Galaxies
Hanna Banana @ 12 Galaxies (early show at 2pm)
@ the
Trans Am @ Bottom of The Hill
Breakfast with Enzo @ Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center

Sun 4/22
and Junior Gong @
The Cups @ Bimbo’s 365
Smoosh @ Cafe du Nord

free performance on Earth Day
Bob and @ ’s Speedway Meadow
w/ and

Other bands still TBA:

The Drastics
and Plan B


May Lake
Kit Flying Society

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