rothbury forest

The second incarnation of Rothbury Festival is back on the weekend with a lineup that will satisfy any jamband fan living in these great independent states, and I’m just now getting around to posting the lineup for everyone to see (not that you haven’t already seen this elsewhere). I’m already booked for High Sierra or I would be hitting this festival myself, but lucky for us the fine folks behind are sponsoring the site for the month leading up to the festival. And we get to celebrate that by giving away a pair of for all 4-days of the festival.

Just in case you’d need any convincing to go, here’s the list of artists d to perform:

2009

THE DEAD (ONLY SUMMER PERFORMANCE)
BOB DYLAN AND HIS BAND
THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT (ONLY 2009 PERFORMANCE)

THE BLACK CROWES



GOV’T MULE
BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND
THE DISCO BISCUITS
LES CLAYPOOL
COLD WAR KIDS
JOHN BUTLER
CHROMEO
ANI DIFRANCO

MATISYAHU
GIRL TALK
GUSTER

MARTIN SETON
FLOGGING MOLLY
RAILROAD EARTH
THE HOLD STEADY


BRETT DENNEN
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA
GE POTTER AND THE NOCTURNALS
SHPONGLE DJ SET
SON VOLT
JACKIE GREENE
LOTUS
SOULIVE
MAN MAN
PETER ROWAN BLUEGRASS BAND W/ TONY RICE

KID CUDI
(LIVE PA SET)
THE GLIH MOB
DAVY KNOWLES AND BACK DOOR SL

PRETTY LIGHTS

REBELUTION

TOUBAB KREWE
S ROBERTS BAND
HILL COUNTRY REVUE
KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND
LIPP SERVICE (ELIOT LIPP + MEMBERS OF PNUMA)
2020 SOUNDSYSTEM
BREAK ENCE FT. AD DEIH
THE HARD LESSONS
UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA
FUTURE ROCK
THE MACPODZ
STEPPIN’ IN IT
GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD
CHRIS PIERCE
HEL GOODRICH
THE RAGBIRDS
FOUR FINGER FIVE

If you want a chance at getting a free pair of for the festival, drop a comment on this post or send us a Twitter message saying “rothbury giveaway” so that we know who to add to our pool. A winner be chosen at random on Wednesday at Noon PST, so email your friends and get them to put their name in the hat for the . We’re grateful to the festival organizers for giving us a pair to giveaway, as well as getting us some great media access to the festival to allow us to it more in-depth this year. We got some great photos from last year’s fest, so I can’t wait to see how the weekend shapes up.