The 10,000 Lakes
Festival is proud to announce additional artists to the lineup for the third
annual event, scheduled for July 21-24 at the scenic Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit
Lakes, Minnesota. In addition to two nights of festival headliners Widespread
Panic and former Phish guitarist/front man Trey
Anastasio, the 10,000 Lakes Festival recently added:
The Black Crowes
guest artist Brain
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Grace Potter &
Over the past month, hundreds of independent bands sent in music submissions
for the 2005 10KLF Cosmic Break Competition to be one of three
lucky bands to land a festival performance slot. Thirty bands have been selected
out of the qualified entries and these finalists are now able to receive online
votes from music fans at the 10KLF Cosmic Break Voting Booth at the festival
website. The winners will be chosen based on the number of votes received in
the online Voting Booth and the opinions of our industry professionals.
JamBase.com readers are encouraged to help determine which three bands from
the list below gets that "Cosmic Break" - vote
The finalists for the 2005 10KLF Cosmic Break Competition include
(in no particular order):
Holy Moses and the High
Mike Perkins (formerly
of The Shantee)
56 Hope Road
NBFB (No Bud For Bisson)
Public Display of Funk
Ernie Hendrickson & The Make Believe
The Hyentyte Family
The Cosmic Break Voting Booth is now open
for voting until June 10 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Visitors to the 10KLF.com
website are encouraged to vote for the artist they most wish to see at the 10,000
Lakes Festival, noting that each email address may only vote once.
Within the Voting
Booth, there is information on each band in the Cosmic Break with a short
bio, link to the artist website, and one MP3 track for voters to listen to.
The three Cosmic Break winners will be announced on June 15. The Cosmic Break
Competition is brought to you by JamBase.com
Cosmic Break winners and all other bands at 10KLF will perform on four stages,
including the Barn Stage on a shady hill overlooking the concert bowl, the Field
Stage where the audience can spread out and soak up some sun, the Saloon Stage
for intimate concerts and late night jams, and the Main Stage where everyone
gathers in the evening for the major concerts featuring Widespread Panic and
Multi-Day Tickets starting at $75 and VIP Packages are available
now through the festival website.
The event ticket price includes all band performances and camping under the
stars adjacent to the most beautiful outdoor concert venue in the nation. The
10,000 Lakes Festival held at the 600-acre Soo Pass Ranch in beautiful Northern
Minnesota contains numerous campgrounds, built specifically for people to enjoy
their camping experience in a spacious, friendly and comfortable setting.
Festival-goers can relax in beautiful Lake Sallie Campground with over 3,000
feet of shoreline or settle into the magnificent forest of the Northwoods campground.
VIP Camping is located directly behind the Main Stage. The campgrounds are well
groomed with permanent roads and real showers and are suitable for virtually
any kind of camping vehicle. Every campground is within easy walking distance
of the concert site.
Modern amenities on site include clean, permanent restrooms facilities with
running water; additionally, internet access and a wide variety of high quality
food and beverages will be available.
Continuing the festival’s commitment to community, the 10,000 Lakes Festival
is partnering with Conscious
Alliance, a non-profit group which organizes food drives nationally at concerts
and music festivals to benefit impoverished Indian Reservations across the greater
western United States. Festival patrons are encouraged to contribute non-perishable
food items at the event. Those who donate 10 or more canned goods will receive
a free, limited-edition 10,000 Lakes Festival poster. Collection bins will be
located just outside the festival field entrance.
In addition to the canned food drive, the 10,000 Lakes Festival will contribute
a portion of each ticket sold to benefit the Rex
Foundation, a non-profit, charitable organization established in 1983 by
friends and members of the Grateful Dead. The Rex Foundation proactively provides
extensive community support to creative endeavors in the arts, sciences, and
education and has furnished over $7 million in grants to hundreds of organizations
For further artist information, to purchase tickets, and to vote
in the Cosmic Break Competition visit: www.10klf.com.
JamBase | Minnesota
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