Rothbury Festival 2009 Think Tank.

Greener Milwaukee was selected as a participant in the Great Lakes region’s largest music festival that promotes sustainability & new economic solutions. July 2nd – July 5th We’ll be updating Milwaukee on life across the lake in Rothbury Michigan. We will partake in a three day long think tank discussing the new American economy, sustainability, and restoring vibrancy back into our region.

We also are looking forward to the music line-up which is as follows according to Absolute Michigan, a collaborater of this event.

The Dead, Bob Dylan, The String Cheese Incident, Willie Nelson & Family, and The Black Crowes are among the top acts set for the second annual Rothbury, a weekend-long festival produced by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be held July 2-5 at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan, about three hours northwest of Detroit.

…Other artists confirmed to appear include Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Nas, STS9 (2 shows: full band/Live PA Set), G. Love & Special Sauce, Gov’t Mule, Broken Social Scene, Cold War Kids, Matisyahu, Guster, Les Claypool, Chromeo, Girl Talk, The Hold Steady. Ani DiFranco, MSTRKRFT, Femi Kuti and King Sunny Ade.

In addition to the music, Rothbury organizers are emphasizing the sustainability initiatives that aim to produce a near zero-waste event. They are also once again organizing the Rothbury Think Tank, with educational sessions and community discussion groups focused on the topic of the “New Green Economy.”

Stay tuned…

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