Everyone Orchestra, Paul Hoffman & More Aboard For Virtual Inclusion Festival

By Nate Todd Aug 12, 2020 3:11 pm PDT

Everyone Orchestra, Greensky BluegrassPaul Hoffman and more are on the bill for Inclusion Festival 2020. This year’s event will take place entirely online August 21 – 23 due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic .

The country’s first and only sensory-friendly music and wellness festival is designed to accommodate and include people of all abilities. The lineup for Matt Butler’s Everyone Orchestra will feature Al Schnier (moe.), Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), James Casey, Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band), Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Bridget Law, Kai Eckhardt (Garaj Mahal) and Weedie Braimah. The festival will also see a very special performance led by Paul Hoffman along with Holly Bowling, Lindsay Lou and Jay Cobb Anderson of Fruition. Inclusion Fest 2020 will also include performances by Hayley Jane, Zach Gill (ALO) TIKYRA (Southern Avenue), Peck and Penn (Midnight North), Karina Rykman, Tash Neal (London Souls), and more.

The virtual edition of Inclusion Fest will feature American Sign Language Interpretation, continuous closed captioning and accessibility tools embedded on the streaming site as well as workshops, diverse conversations featuring an interview with award-winning author and autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin and live nightly dance parties. Zoom rooms will also be available for virtual festival participants to connect, with donations from the event benefitting non-profit organization Accessible Festivals.

Check out Inclusion Festival’s announcement video below and head here for more info on the event:

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