Rothbury Music Festival Announces Lineup

Late? yes. Never? No.


For their second event, the folks at the Rothbury Festival have combined the past and future of music to create a lineup with something for every taste. The festival takes place in Rothbury, Michigan over July 4th weekend and it will truly be a celebration of musical diversity.

This year’s lineup includes:

The Dead
Bob Dylan and His Band
The String Cheese Incident
Willie Nelson & Family
The Black Crowes
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Nas
G. Love & Special Sauce
Gov’t Mule
Broken Social Scene
Yonder Mountain String Band
The Disco Biscuits
Les Claypool
Cold War Kids
John Butler
Ani DiFranco
Girl Talk
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
Man Man
Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band w/ Tony Rice
King Sunny Adé & His African Beats
STS9 Live PA
The Glitch Mob
Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam
Pretty Lights
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
2020 Soundsystem
Break Science ft. Adam Deitch
Underground Orchestra
Future Rock
The Macpodz
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
The Ragbirds
…and many more.

It appears that this festival will be an experience with multiple possible musical routes, as attendees will essentially be able to create their own unique schedule for the weekend. Seems to me that a prepared music fan could go all weekend without leaving their preferred realm, whether it be rock, electronic, funk, indie, hippie, or any other musical blanket you want to throw over these bands.

For all the info, see the Rothbury website.


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