Asheville Earth Day NMS, Sal Santana, Afromotive

THE 3RD ANNUAL ASHEVILLE EARTH DAY CELEBRATES THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EARTH DAY IN A BIG WAY

The New Mastersounds
Greenlife Grocery and AMJam Productions have teamed up again, and the 3rd Annual Asheville Earth Day is set to take play on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The free event for the city of Asheville will once again be held at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Downtown Asheville, NC. This year's event will bring back all of the industry and activism leaders in our community in environmentally conscious practices, and will also feature an amazing international music lineup that will include The New Mastersounds, Acoustic Syndicate, The Afromotive, Salvador Santana, Shane Pruitt Band and many more.

Asheville Earth Day is a day-long, family oriented event featuring a Kid's Village where children can interact and take part in a "recycled" art project, putting our general waste to better use. The Opening Ceremony will feature a kid's march led by our Earth Day emcee, and games and activities are welcome in the event field all day. Asheville Earth Day will also feature environmentally conscious businesses and organizations from around our region represented in our Eco-Village to educate the public on how they too can be active in protecting our earth.

The Asheville Earth Day again will include local food from participating vendors, and local beer for sale from some of our very own Asheville breweries, Asheville Brewing Company and Pisgah Brewing. The event is free to the public, and will run from 11a.m.-10p.m. The Official Earth Day After-Parties are set to take place, members of Acoustic Syndicate and Pond Farm Pickers will lead an All-Star jam at Stella Blue, and The New Mastersounds will lead a funk extravaganza at Club 828. More event information and details about the VIP ticket experience can be found at avlearthday.org.

WHAT: 3rd Annual Asheville Earth Day

WHEN: Saturday, April 17th, 2010; 11a.m.-10p.m.

WHERE: Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, Downtown Asheville, NC

ADMISSION: FREE! – VIP Experience also available online

[Published on: 3/11/10]

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