New York (Top40 Charts/ Fat Boy Records) - MOE. HOSTS THE TENTH ANNUAL MOE.DOWN SEPTEMBER 4-6
MOE. FINALIZES LINE-UP INCLUDING CAKE, UMPHREY'S MCGEE, METHOD MAN AND REDMAN, ANI DIFRANCO, MATTHEW SWEET, AND MORE
The Tenth Annual moe.down 2009 will be held September 4, 5 and 6 at the Snow Ridge Ski area in Turin, NY. moe.down has become known as Upstate NY's most musically diverse festival.
moe. will perform a total of six sets throughout the weekend.
A limited number of tickets are available at $105 until they are sold out or until July 17, 2009.
Please visit www.moedown.com for up-to-the-minute information and to purchase tickets.
moe. has finalized this year's line-up: moe., CAKE, Umphrey's McGee, Method Man and Redman, Ani DiFranco, Matthew Sweet, Sam Bush, The New Mastersounds, Ominous Seapods, The Heavy Pets, Okemah, Nate Wilson Group, Family Groove Company, Lynch, My Dear Disco and The London Souls.
Over the past nine years, more than one hundred bands have performed at moe.down, including The Flaming Lips, Perry Farrell's Satellite Party, The Roots, The Levon Helm Band, They Might Be Giants, Meat Puppets, Medeski Martin & Wood, Matisyahu, Blues Traveler, The Presidents of the United States of America, Fishbone, Leo Kottke, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Nellie McKay, Cracker Van Beethoven, David Grisman, and Les Claypool.
The moe.down festival promises three days of music, camping and fun at the Snow Ridge Ski Area in Turin, NY.
The site is about an hour northeast of Syracuse, at the edge of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Ski lifts will be open, so bring your mountain bikes!
For the last eight years, members of the band have hit the greens with friends and fans for the annual moe.down Charity Golf Outing. The event takes place at the Turin Highlands golf course and has raised almost $25,000 for various charities.
moe.down will also feature a Kids' Tent on Saturday and Sunday from 12 - 4 that promises to entertain even the toughest critics! This year's Kids' tent theme is 'Mexico' in honor of the moe. song. There will be parades, crafts and activities for the youngest moe.rons and their caregivers.
Formed in Buffalo, New York in 1991, moe. is one of the finest groups in the jamband movement today. Their tours have taken them from Woodstock '99 to New York's Central Park, as well as to Japan and Europe. moe. has toured with legendary acts such as The Dead, The Allman Brothers Band, Robert Plant, and most recently, The Who.
The band is also critically acclaimed for its songwriting and studio work; the group's 2001 studio album, DITHER, was awarded four stars by Rolling Stone. 2003's WORMWOOD received four stars by Blender Magazine. THE CONCH received rave reviews including Rolling Stone, Paste, Blender and many more. moe. is currently on tour supporting its latest studio effort, STICKS & STONES, again a highly admired album. In addition to moe.down, moe. also hosts Summer Camp each Memorial Day Weekend in Chillicothe, IL.
moe. is also becoming recognized for its charitable work: the band hosted a Tsunami Benefit concert at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on February 10, 2005 and raised $150,000 for Tsunami survivors. The concert earned moe. its second Live Performance of the Year Jammy Award. moe. also raised over $100,000 for various charities, including the Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina survivors and for the music department at Bradley Elementary in Utica, NY, to help keep music in children's lives.
For the latest information, music and more, go to:
moe. Official Website