Life is good Festival 2010
September 11 – 12, 2010
Prowse Farm – Canton MA
Photos by: Dave Barnum
Featuring: Jason Mraz, Ben Harper, Guster, OK Go, Brett Dennen, Mavis Staples, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Ziggy Marley, Corinne Bailey-Rae, Galactic, Ozomatli, Dr. Dog, Donavon Frankenreiter, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, Toubab Krewe, Eli Paperboy Reed, Will Dailey & The Rivals, The Laurie Berkner Band, The Sippy Cups, & They Might Be Giants
Do it for the kids! The music world has festivals for every walk of life from hipsters to metalheads so…why not the kids? The fine folks at Life is good decided to give it a try and gave Boston a brand new festival to hopefully look forward to for years to come. The two day event kicked off on September 11-12 and raised over $600,00 for the Life is good Kids Foundation while offering up the most eclectic two day gathering of bands, performers and artists alike to deliver positive vibes all around. The good karma runneth over!
Proving that mixing family and fun doesn’t have to be a recipe for bland the festival brought out some of the best from the music world while keeping the kids fully involved with their own tent and kid oriented entertainment. From a musical perspective, the festival brought out the best of the best from all genres – from the headliners – Jason Mraz and Ben Harper, to the local favorite Will Dailey & The Rivals and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals to one of our personal favorites here at TWRY –OK Go, as cliché as it sounds, there really was a little something for everyone.
Taking place on the grounds of Prowse Farm in Canton, MA, it seemed to be a perfect and picturesque locale for the event giving the 30,00 people who attended a chance to check out everything Life is good had to offer. Proving that truly Life is good we’re already looking forward to next year!
TWRY photographer Dave Barnum was onsite to catch the sights and sounds of the festival. Check out his galleries to get your own dose of the warm fuzzy feeling that Life is good induces!
The lineup for the 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills has been announced. The festival is set to take place September 11 – 12 at Prowse Farm in Canton, MA. The multi-faceted event combines world-class headliners, popular developing bands and the top children’s artists working today. With a wide range of entertainment options including games, interactive art activities and a nationally-known circus company, this one-of-a-kind festival aims to raise $1 million for kids facing life-threatening challenges through the Life is good Kids Foundation.
The 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills will feature national headlining artists Jason Mraz, Ben Harper & Relentless 7, Guster, Corinne Bailey Rae, Ziggy Marley, Galactic, Ozomatli, and Mavis Staples as well as rising stars Brett Dennen, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Donavon Frankenreiter, OK Go, Dr. Dog, Trombone Shorty and more. Top children’s artists The Laurie Berkner Band, Dan Zanes and Friends and They Might Be Giants will join in the fun on the “Good Kids” Stage and will be joined by San Francisco’s kids-rock performers The Sippy Cups and a unique “Circus To Go!” performance by Big Apple Circus.
Complete festival information can be found at www.lifeisgood.com.
Tickets for the 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills will go on-sale on June 17, 2010 at 10:00 am at www.lifeisgood.com. Adult single-day tickets are $50, and $90 two-day tickets are also available. Tickets for children ages 6-12 are available for $10 in a limited supply, and children 5 and under are free.
“The 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills is a one-of-a kind event. No other festival in the country can offer the talent and entertainment experience that families and music fans alike will find at the 2010 Life is good Festival – all while helping to raise funds for kids facing life-threatening challenges,” said Bert Jacobs, Chief Executive Optimist for Life is good. “We have some of the very best performers coming together and we are going to have a great time while we raise more than $1 million dollars for the Life is good Kids Foundation.”