Rothbury Festival sets 2008 lineup

Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Modest Mouse are among the acts scheduled to perform at The Rothbury Festival July 3-6, 2008, in Rothbury, Mich.

Hosted at the one-of-a-kind Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Mich., the four-day, environmentally sustainable music and camping festival offers on-site trails, forests, fields, lakes and beach fronts and even on-site lodging, bars and eateries. 

Confirmed musical acts include: Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer, 311, Phil Lesh and Friends, Modest Mouse, Primus, Snoop Dogg, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Thievery Corporation, Gov’t Mule, Slightly Stoopid, STS9, Colbie Caillat, The Black Keys, Yonder Mountain String Band with Jon Fishman, Gogol Bordello, Citizen Cope, Keller Williams and The WMDs, The Disco Biscuits, Medeski Martin & Wood, Ray LaMontagne, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Revival, Drive-By Truckers Of Montreal, The Dresden Dolls, Gomez, Brett Dennen, Taj Mahal, Mike Gordon, Zappa Plays Zappa, Crystal Method DJ Set, JJ Grey & MOFRO, The Greyboy Allstars, The Secret Machines, Beth Orton, Jakob Dylan and the Green Mountain Rebels, A 3, Bettye Lavette, Lotus, Yard Dogs Road Show, State Radio, The Beautiful Girls, Sage Francis, Tea Leaf Green, Emmitt Nershi Band, EOTO, Panjea with Michael Kang, Railroad Earth, Bassnectar, Pnuma Trio, Diplo, Flosstradamus, The Juan MacLean, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, Dead Confederate, DJ Rekha, Motion Potion, DJ Rootz, SOJOURN and Busdriver.

The Rothbury Think Tank is an event within the event, offering various buzz sessions and roundtables among leading scientists, scholars, writers, progressive political and corporate leaders, youth leaders and entertainers. The Think Tank will address the topic of climate change and clean energy solutions, geared toward conversations related to corporations, government/policy makers, and the individual.

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

Rothbury has implemented multiple initiatives, including replacing disposables with 100 percent compostables, recycling and composting, choosing clean energy, carbon-offsetting and Green Ticket options.

For more information, visit www.rothburyfestival.com

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