GNARLS BARKLEY TO HEADLINE SLOW FOOD ROCKS, TWO-DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL
PERFORMANCES BY: OZOMATLI, NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE
MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD, JOHN BUTLER TRIO
Festival Network, LLC, announces the initial lineup for Slow Food Rocks music festival to be held during Slow Food Nation, the largest celebration of American food in history. Slow Food Rocks will be at The Great Meadow at Fort Mason in San Francisco on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31, 2008. Grammy-winning Gnarls Barkley will headline the event on Saturday, August 30 with Ozomatli, New Pornographers, and Medeski Martin & Wood. On Sunday, August 31, G. Love & Special Sauce and the John Butler Trio will perform. Additional marquee artists and Sunday's headliner will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets to Slow Food Rocks go on sale today, Tuesday, June 10 at 9 a.m. EDT at www.slowfoodrocks.com or via phone at (877) 655-4TIX. Single-day and two-day passes will be available at the reserved and general admission levels, with a special "early bird" price effective until July 10. For a complete breakdown of ticket prices, please see below.
Slow Food Nation will bring together tens of thousands to experience an extraordinary range of activities highlighting the connection between plate and planet. All food and beverage vendors for the music festival will be sourced through Slow Food Nation, representing the best in good, clean and fair prepared foods, meats, produce, micro-brews and wine. To highlight issues concerning urban and global water use, Slow Food Nation is partnering with Food & Water Watch and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to develop accessible and visible water stations. All water will be free of charge. As Slow Food Nation strives to be a plastic-free event, we encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle. For more information about Slow Food Nation, please visit www.slowfoodnation.org.
The Great Meadow at Fort Mason, part of Golden Gate National Park, provides a beautiful, intimate setting highlighted by the Golden Gate Bridge. An atmosphere fitting with Festival Network's commitment to holding premiere music festivals in the most spectacular settings the world has to offer.
The initial lineup is listed below. More to come:
The New Pornographers
G. Love & Special Sauce
Medeski Martin & Wood
John Butler Trio
TICKET PRICE BREAKDOWN:
Early Bird until July 10th: $59
Advance after July 10th: $69
At Door: $79
Children (5 to 12 yrs): $10
Early Bird until July 10th: $79
Advance after July 10th: $89
At Door: $99
Children (5 to 12 yrs): $20
Early Bird until July 10th: $100
Advance after July 10th: $120
Children (5 to 12 yrs): $20
Early Bird until July 10th: $140
Advance after July 10th: $160
Children (5 to 12 yrs): $40
About Slow Food Nation
Slow Food Nation is a subsidiary non-profit of Slow Food USA and part of the international Slow Food movement. It is dedicated to creating a framework for deeper environmental connection to our food and aims to inspire and empower Americans to build a food system that is sustainable, healthy and delicious.