Beck, Wilco, Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Gary Clark Jr. + More to Rock 2016 Mountain Jam
The lineup for the 2016 Mountain Jam festival has been revealed, with a wealth of acts carving out time in their touring schedule to travel to Hunter Mountain, N.Y. in June.
The 12th Annual Mountain Jam festival will take place June 2-5 and will feature such top line acts as Beck, Wilco, the Avett Brothers and Gov't Mule. You'll also find guitar great Gary Clark, Jr., Grammy nominated rocker Courtney Barnett, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Umphrey's McGee and Thievery Corporation among the name performers.
Other acts who've signed on for this year's Mountain Jam include Lettuce, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, the New Mastersounds, Third World, Turkuaz, Donna the Buffalo, Son Little, the London Souls, Cabinet, the Ballroom Thieves with the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra, And the Kids, Love Canon, Marcus King Band, Con Brio, Jane Lee Hooker, Copious Jones, Madaila, the Suitcase Junket and Paul Green Rock Academy. See the full lineup in the poster below.
"Our 2016 artists literally have been burning up the airwaves, concert halls and music critics' Top 10 lists" says Festival founder Gary Chetkof. "These artists are in essence the Bob Dylan's of their generation, emitting powerfully crafted songs that have been resonating with audiences all over the world. Beck is a musical genius who's had an amazing twenty-plus year career and who's had a creative resurgence with both his last album, Morning Phase (the 2015 Grammy Award's Album Of The Year) and his highly anticipated thirteenth studio album which features the catchy, upbeat hit Dreams. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats exploded onto the music scene last year with the uniquely catchy hit, 'S.O.B.' that was on everyone's playlist last year. The Avett Brothers - part of the Mountain Jam family and returning to the Festival for their fourth year - are releasing their ninth studio album this year and Umphrey's McGee are at the peak of their career. This is truly one of the most musically diverse and creative Mountain Jam Festivals to date and we couldn't be more excited."
Tickets for the 2016 Mountain Jam go on sale today at 10AM ET at this location, with early bird discount pricing available for only a limited time.
Mountain Jam 2016 Lineup Poster: