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Life is good... again!

Posted by Sarah Rodman  June 8, 2011 08:00 AM

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The Life is good Festival returns to Canton this September 24 and 25 and the roster of acts performing at the two day shindig is long and appealing. With folks like the Avett Brothers, Raphael Saadiq, the Hold Steady, Ray LaMontagne, Ingrid Michaelson, and Dwight and Nicole on tap, it's a good mix of local, national, and international acts playing pop, rock, soul, Americana, and roots music to benefit the Life is good Kids Foundation. The fest will again host a kids' music stage as well.

Here's the line-up:

Saturday 9/24

The Avett Brothers

Michael Franti And Spearhead

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Martin Sexton

Ingrid Michaelson

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Tristan Prettyman

Dwight and Nicole

 

On The "Good Kids" Stage:

Imagination Movers

Laurie Berkner Band

Keller Williams (kids set)

Ben Rudnick and Friends

 

Sunday 9/25

Ray LaMontagne

The Levon Helm Band

Brandi Carlile

Raphael Saadiq

The Hold Steady

Maceo Parker

The Ryan Montbleau Band

Zee Avi

Jenny Dee and The Deelinquents

 

On the "Good Kids" Stage:

Imagination Movers

Laurie Berkner Band

Keller Williams

Ben Rudnick and Friends

Set times will be forthcoming.

In the meantime, check out the festival website to purchase tickets and register to fundraise for the event. Tickets go on sale June 16 at 10 a.m.  Adult single-day tickets are $65, and $120 two-day tickets are also available. Tickets for children ages 2-12 are available for $20 for a single day tickets and $35 for a two-day ticket. Children under 2 are admitted free of charge. 

 

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