Arlo heads Green River Festival, honors Woody's 100th birthday
Monday, April 2, 2012
– In honor of the centennial of Woody Guthrie's birth, the 26th annual Green River Festival in western Massachusetts this summer will be headlined by Arlo Guthrie & The Guthrie Family Reunion.
"We are thrilled," said festival organizer Jim Olsen, who also runs Signature Sounds Records. Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday is July 14, the first day of 2-day festival held at Greenfield Community College.
Others slated to play are Los Lobos,
Rebirth Brass Band,
Charles Bradley & The Extraordinaires,
Lost Bayou Ramblers with Gordon Gano,
Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express,
Chris Smither & The Motivators,
Lee Fields & The Expressions,
Pimps Of Joytime,
David Wax Museum,
Pokey Lafarge & South City Three,
Brown Bird, CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band,
Lake Street Dive,
Session Americana & friends,
Sweetback Sisters, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion,
Peter Mulvey & The Crumbling Beauties, Casey Driessen,
Martin Simpson, Sun Parade and Alchemystics.