A new music and camping festival will debut in Rothbury, MI, July 3-6 featuring 70 bands on eight stages, including John Mayer, 311, Phil Lesh and Friends, Modest Mouse, Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, Primus, Snoop Dogg, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Thievery Corporation, STS9 and many others to be announced in the coming months.

Produced by Madison House and AEG Live, the 4-day environmentally sustainable Rothbury music and camping festival will be held at the one-of-a-kind Double JJ Ranch in Michigan, offering trails, forests, fields, lakes and beach fronts, and even on-site lodging, bars and eateries.

In addition to a diverse and stellar lineup, the festival will also feature the Rothbury Think Tank, offering various roundtables between leading scientists, scholars, writers, progressive political and corporate leaders, youth leaders, and entertainers, and will address the topic of Climate Change and Clean Energy Solutions. Think Tank events will share ideas about how to lessen our ecological and carbon footprint. Interactive participation, both face-to-face and through the use of multi-media technology, enable the Rothbury community to engage with the Think Tank at multiple levels.

The festival’s Energy Fair, where attendees engage hands-on with cutting edge, sustainable technology and products, offers a flurry of scheduled and surprise activities, plus food/drink, vending, performances/presentations on the Workshop Stage, contests and interactive opportunities.

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Rothbury’s confirmed artists:

Dave Matthews Band
Widespread Panic
John Mayer
Phil Lesh and Friends
Thievery Corporation
Snoop Dogg
Modest Mouse
Michael Franti and Spearhead
Gov’t Mule
Slightly Stoopid
Colbie Caillat
The Black Keys
Yonder Mountain String Band with Jon Fishman
Gogol Bordello
Citizen Cope
Keller Williams and The WMD’S
The Disco Biscuits
Medeski Martin & Wood
Ray LaMontagne
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Revival
Drive-By Truckers
Of Montreal
The Dresden Dolls
Brett Dennen
Taj Mahal
Mike Gordon
Zappa Plays Zappa
Crystal Method DJ Set
The Greyboy Allstars
The Secret Machines
Beth Orton
Jakob Dylan and the Green Mountain Rebels
A 3
Bettye Lavette
Yard Dogs Road Show
State Radio
The Beautiful Girls
Sage Francis
Tea Leaf Green
Emmitt Nershi Band
Panjea with Michael Kang
Railroad Earth
Pnuma Trio
The Juan MacLean
The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker
Dead Confederate
DJ Rekha
Motion Potion
DJ Rootz