ButtholevilleThe first sign of spring rolled in last week, as Mountain Jam (May 30 – June 1) announced their initial lineup. Each year, programs a great slate of bands, and this year he hit a number of my .

I’ll start with Drive-by Truckers. I cannot wait to see the big rock show roar into Hunter.

Band is going to be rambling over from . ! That will surely be one of the highlights of the festival.

I’m looking very forward to seeing & the Dap Kings. I saw them last at last year and was very impressed with their classic, yet modern soulful music. Since then, their “100 Days” album has been in constant rotation.

As is tradition, Gov’t Mule will play two nights, two-sets each. Other highlights include , & Spearhead, , ’s , & Mofro and , , & Wood.

Mule in the Rain, Saturday Night

Mule in the Rain, Saturday Night; 2007

is always a highlight of the summer. WDST puts on a great event. I can only hope that the weather cooperates this year. They deserve much better than they’ve gotten over the past few years.

Mountain Jam 2008

& Spearhead
, , & Wood

Drive By Truckers

& The Nocturnals
& Mofro


JIM WEIDER’S PRoJECT PERCoLAToR w/ special guest Lucy Bo


See you on the Mountain in May. Early bird go on sale Friday at 10am.

Mountain Jam 2007
Mountain Jam 2006
Mountain Jam 2005