Life is good Festival schedule released

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Organizers for next week’s Life is Good festival have revealed the full schedule of set times for the two-day festival, which will be held at on the grounds of Prowse Farm at the foot of Blue Hills in Canton.

Ben Harper & Relentless7 will headline Life is Good on Saturday, while Jason Mraz will headline on Sunday. The festival will utilize three stage, two main stages and a children’s stage. The two main stages – dubbed the “Life is Good” and “Good Vibes” stages – will alternate back and forth, allowing festival-goes to catch all of the main acts uninterrupted. Two local bands, to be announced later via a Sonicbids contest, will start the festival at 11:45 a.m. each day on the Good Vibes Stage. The music will run until 9:15 each night. On Saturday, Ziggy Marley, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Dr. Dog, Ozomatli, Donavon Frankenreiter, Mavis Staples, Will Dailey & The Rivals and Eli “Paperboy” Reed & The True Loves will perform. Sunday will feature sets from Guster, Corinne Bailey Rae, Galactic, Brett Dennen, OK Go, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, Toubab Krewe and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.

Families will certainly want to head over to the “Good Kids” stage, which will open on both days at 11:30 a.m. with The Sippy Cups. They Might Be Giants will perform on both days, as will Dan Zanes and Friends. The Laurie Berkner Band will perform on Sunday, while the Big Apple Circus will deliver a special performance on Saturday.

The complete schedule with set times for all three stages is available below.

Tickets for the Life is good Festival are now on sale through the festival’s website. Single-day tickets are $50 while 2-day passes are available for $90. A limited number of kids’ single-day tickets are available for $10 and children under the age of 5 will be admitted for free. Life is good will donate 100% of all the festival’s profits (including ticket sales, merchandise, sponsorships and more) to the Life Is Good Kids Foundation, which helps kids who are facing life-threatening conditions. The company hopes to raise one million dollars through the festival.

Life is good will offer a free shuttle service between the festival grounds and the Rt. 128/University Ave Station train station.

Stay tuned to Boston Music Spotlight next week for full coverage of the Life is good festival.

2010 Life is good Festival Schedule

Saturday, September 11


7:45pm – 9:15pm: Ben Harper & Relentless7
5:45pm – 6:45pm: Ziggy Marley
3:45pm – 4:45pm: Ozomatli
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Mavis Staples
12:30pm – 1:15pm: Eli “Paperboy” Reed & The True Loves


6:45pm – 7:45pm: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
4:45pm – 5:45pm: Dr. Dog
3:00pm – 3:45pm: Donavon Frankenreiter
1:15pm – 2:00pm: Will Dailey & The Rivals
11:45am – 12:30pm: Sonicbids Artist: Chris Phillips


4:00pm – 5:15pm: Dan Zanes and Friends
2:30pm – 3:30pm: They Might Be Giants
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Big Apple Circus — Circus To Go!
11:30am – 12:30pm: The Sippy Cups

Sunday, September 12


7:45pm – 9:15pm: Jason Mraz
5:45pm – 6:45pm: Guster
3:45pm – 4:45pm: Galactic
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
12:30pm – 1:15pm: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue


6:45pm – 7:45pm: Corinne Bailey Rae
4:45pm – 5:45pm: Brett Dennen
3:00pm – 3:45pm: OK Go
1:15pm – 2:00pm: Toubab Krewe
11:45am – 12:30pm: Sonicbids Artist: Emily Elbert


4:00pm – 5:15pm: Laurie Berkner Band
2:30pm – 3:30pm: Dan Zanes and Friends
1:00pm – 2:00pm: They Might Be Giants
11:30am – 12:30pm: The Sippy Cups

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