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Life Is Good Festival 2010

Saturday, Sep 11, 2010 11:00a to 9:30p
Prowse Farm Canton, MA

The folks at Life is good do their best to spread cheerfulness and optimism. Even if their ubiquitous shirts, hats, and tote bags don't make you crack a smile, we're guessing the music lineup for the 2010 Life is good Festival will. The two-day party features performances by Jason Mraz, Guster, Ben Harper & Relentless 7, Ziggy Marley, Corinne Bailey Rae, Dr. Dog, Mavis Staples, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Trombone Shorty, and more. The kids stage is rocking, too, with Dan Zanes and Friends, They… Show more

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They Might Be Giants
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Combining a knack for infectious melodies with a quirky, bizarre sense of humor and a vaguely avant-garde aesthetic borrowed from the New York post-punk underground, They Might Be Giants became one of the most unlikely alternative success stories of the late '80s and early '90s....
Ziggy Marley
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A six-time Grammy winner, Emmy Winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter and producer, Ziggy Marley has released twelve albums to much critical acclaim. His early immersion in music came at age ten when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley....
Mavis Staples
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Lead singer for the gospel-turned-soul Staples Family, later an acclaimed solo vocalist for her unique, husky pipes. ~ Rovi
Dan Zanes
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After years of rocking in the 1980s with the Del Fuegos, singer/songwriter Dan Zanes created his own band, the Dan Zanes Trio, in 1994. The group got started when Zanes was hanging out with producer Mitchell Froom in Lower Manhattan; after adding drummer Jerry Marotta, they began playing their sparse blues and folk-rock to small crowds in clubs like the CBGB Gallery....
Guster
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Although they evolved into a full-fledged pop band, Guster began their career as a quirky acoustic trio. The band, whose three co-founders met during freshmen year at Tufts University, spent most of the 1990s touring the college circuit and releasing independent albums, all of which featured hand percussion in lieu of a traditional drum set....
Ozomatli
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Brewing a vital concoction of Latin salsa, urban hip-hop, and jazz-funk, Ozomatli formed in Los Angeles in the mid-'90s, eventually settling on a lineup that included Raúl "El Bully" Pacheco, Ulises Bella, Jiro Yamaguchi, Cut Chemist, Chali 2na, Wil-Dog Abers, Mairo Calire, Rene "Spinobi" Dominguez, Justin "Niño" Porée, Asdrubal Sierra, and Jabu....
Donavon Frankenreiter
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Before launching a solo career as the protégé of Jack Johnson, Donavon Frankenreiter began his professional life as a surfer. Born in Southern California on December 10, 1972, he landed a sponsorship with Billabong as a young teenager and moved to Hawaii when he was 14....
OK Go
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Los Angeles quartet OK Go have been called "the first post-internet band" and are at the forefront of an emerging class of independent creative entrepreneurs making art in both digital and physical spaces....
Jason Mraz
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A few years ago, Grammy winning singer and songwriter, Jason Mraz released an album that would change his life - the multi-platinum best-selling, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. The album featured the record breaking I'm Yours - a buoyant, reggae-flavored love song which captured the hearts of people across the globe, surpassing 21 million sales worldwide and setting a record for the longest-running song in the 51-year history of Billboard 's Hot 100 chart with 76 weeks on the chart....
Brett Dennen
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Youthful West Coast singer/songwriter Brett Dennen first drew attention in 2004 with the single "Desert Sunrise." The tune, with its easy groove and soulful phrasing, garnered enough spins on KCRW to warrant the release of his self-titled debut the following year....
Corinne Bailey Rae
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Internationally successful English blues/soul singer with pitch-perfect singing voice, '00s Grammy fave. ~ Rovi
The Sippy Cups
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Establishing a connection between different generations via an imaginative, interactive show not unlike that of the Flaming Lips, the Sippy Cups play rock music for youngsters and their parents....
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
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After completing work on their T Bone Burnett-produced third album for Ragged Company / Hollywood Records, which is now in its final stages, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will hit the road this summer in a new configuration....
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
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Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews has God-given talent, natural charisma and a relentless drive to bridge music's past and future. His third outing for Verve Records, Say That To Say This (Sept....
Dr. Dog
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"There was this feeling inside me going into making this record that we'd never made an album before," says guitarist/vocalist Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog's Shame, Shame, their Anti- debut and the first album made outside the safe confines of their home studio....
Ben Harper and Relentless 7
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In a hostile sea of disposable, throwaway singles, BEN HARPER AND RELENTLESS7 have made a true album. White Lies For Dark Times is a timeless rock record, with a cohesive collection of music that is as raw, unrelenting and thunderous, as it is arrestingly haunting and emotional....
Galactic
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It's incredible that GALACTIC has never made a carnival album yet, but now it's here. To make CARNIVALE ELECTRICOS, the members of GALACTIC (Ben Ellman, harps and horns; Robert Mercurio, bass; Stanton Moore, drums and percussion; Jeff Raines, guitar; Rich Vogel, keyboards) draw on the skills, stamina, and funk they deploy in the all-night party of their annual Lundi Gras show that goes till sunrise and leads sleeplessly into Mardi Gras day....
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Prowse Farm
5 Blue Hill River Rd.
Canton, MA 02186
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