All that alliteration
aside, moe.down should be a major throw-down.
By Blurt Staff
Tenth Annual moe.down 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 17th. Go to http://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
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
in honor of the moe. song. There will be parades, crafts and activities for the
youngest moe.rons and their caregivers.