A Reunited String Cheese to Co-Headline Rothbury with The Dead and Bob Dylan
String Cheese Incident will reunite to perform at the second annual Rothbury festival this summer. The jam-titanswho last performed in 2007will share headlining duties with The Dead and Bob Dylan. The festival is being billed as The Deads only summer appearance and String Cheese Incident’s only ‘incident’ in 2009. Other marquee acts scheduled to appear include: Willie Nelson & Family, The Black Crowes, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley & Nas, STS9, G. Love & Special Sauce, Gov’t Mule, Broken Social Scene, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Disco Biscuits, Les Claypool and Cold War Kids.
In addition, the festival will feature performances by John Butler, Chromeo, Ani DiFranco, Matisyahu, Guster, Girl Talk, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, MSTRKRFT, Martin Sexton, Flogging Molly, Railroad Earth, The Hold Steady, Toots & The Maytals, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Brett Dennen, Zappa Plays Zappa, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Shpongle (DJ Set), Son Volt, Jackie Greene, Soulive, Man Man, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band with Tony Rice, King Sunny Ad His African Beats, Lotus, Kid Cudi, The Glitch Mob, Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam, Pretty Lights, Rebelution, Quannum All Stars ft. Lyrics Born, The Mighty Underdogs, Gift of Gab & Lifesavas, Toubab Krewe, Sam Roberts Band, Hill Country Revue, Lipp Service, 2020 Soundsystem and Break Science ft. Adam Deitch. The festival will also include several emerging acts like The Hard Lessons, The Low Anthem, Underground Orchestra, Future Rock, The Macpodz, Steppin’ In It, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Chris Pierce, Rachel Goodrich, The Ragbirds and Four Finger Five. STS9 will also offer a bonus live PA set, while the members of String Cheese Incident will perform with the offshoot projects Moseley, Law, Sipe & Droll, Kyle Hollingsworth Band and EOTO.
As previously reported, Rothbury will return to Michigans Double JJ Ranch from July 2-5. Several additional acts will be added to the festivals lineup in the coming months.