By Anders J. Nielsen
Tricky Britches at Arootsakoostic – photo by No Idea Productions
Arootsakoostik, the ninth annual outdoor music festival in New Sweden, ME, is growing in the natural way (see our coverage of previous years here). What began as a project of passion for Aroostook County native Travis Cyr, has blossomed . . . → Read More: Arootsakoostik/Eurekakoostik/A-Roots Ramble Preview
Our friends in the band When Particles Collide (they played a recent HillyTown Presents show in Biddeford) checked out the Arootsakoostic Music Festival this weekend and were kind enough to share their thoughts and images from the experience with us on the site. Check it out below: words by Sasha Alcott and photos by Chris . . . → Read More: Arootsakoostic Field Report
Take a ride up, way up. For those unfamiliar with the annual ArootsAkoostic festival in New Sweden, Maine, just take a look at this map.
The extensive lineup includes some of the state of Maine’s best music, all in a setting far from the clubs and bars where you might usually see them. . . . → Read More: ArootsAkoostic This Saturday
Who Arootsakoostic Music Festival When Saturday, August 7, 2010 11:00am – All Ages Where Thomas Park (map) Station Rd. New Sweden, ME Other Infothe Toughcats, Brown Bird, Tree By Leaf, The Lucid, Bearkat, Bass Box, Line of Force, Putnam Smith, The Class Machine, Planets Around The Sun, Wesley Hartley, Good Kids Sprouting Horns, Jesse Pilgrim & the Bonfire, Meghan Yates, Travis Cyr & the Strings Of Calamity, The Nadeau Family Band, Dark Hollow Bottling Co., Johnny Fountain, Travis Lloyd, Mark Shaw, the Paul Houston Project, Ryan Ashby
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Who Arootsakoostic When Saturday, August 7, 2010 10:00am – $10 – All Ages Where Thomas Park (map) Station Rd. New Sweden, ME Other InfoThe ArootsAkoostik Festival is a celebration of Maine Made Music. gates open at 10:00am and music runs all day from 11:00am – til 8:00pm on two stages. There is also on site food/arts/crafts vending a kids area and something for everyone. All proceeds of this event are donated to the restoration of Thomas Park and other local charities in need. Tickets are $10.00 at the gate the day of the show. Stay tuned for advance ticketing info. please visit www.myspace.com/amusicfest for much more info. or find us on FaceBook. make plans to join us in the beautiful great North Maine woods!
Scheduled to appear (on 2 seperate stages)
TREE BY LEAF
LINE OF FORCE
THE CLASS MACHINE
GOOD KIDS SPROUTING HORNS
TRAVIS CYR & the STRINGS OF CALAMITY
PLANETS AROUND the SUN
JESSE PILGRIM & THE BONFIRE
DARK HOLLOW BOTTLING COMPANY
THE NADEAU FAMILY BAND
and more to come.
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