Rothbury festival unveils headliner schedule

The Dead, String Cheese Incident, Bob Dylan will perform

The headliners have been unveiled for the upcoming Rothbury festival, set to take place in Michigan in July.

The String Cheese Incident will headline July 3, in their only performance this year, The Dead will play on July 4, while Bob Dylan and His Band and Willie Nelson and Family will cap off the weekend on July 5.

A reduced rate two-day ticket for July 4 and 5 has been made available at, costing $149.50 which also includes camping and on-site parking from 8am on July 4. The festival takes place at the Double JJ Ranch.

The Hold Steady, Damian Marley & Nas, STS9, G. Love & Special Sauce, Gov’t Mule, Broken Social Scene, Cold War Kids, Matisyahu, Guster, MSTRKRFT, Chromeo, Girl Talk and Ani DiFranco are also set to play the four-day event, which runs from July 2-5.

The list of confirmed artists so far is as follows:

The Dead
Bob Dylan and His Band
The String Cheese Incident
Willie Nelson & Family
The Black Crowes
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Nas
G. Love & Special Sauce
Gov’t Mule
Broken Social Scene
Yonder Mountain String Band
The Disco Biscuits
Les Claypool
Cold War Kids
John Butler
Ani DiFranco
Girl Talk
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
Martin Sexton
Flogging Molly
Railroad Earth
The Hold Steady
Toots & The Maytals
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
Brett Dennen
Zappa Plays Zappa
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Shpongle DJ Set
Son Volt
Jackie Greene
Man Man
Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band w/ Tony Rice
King Sunny Adé & His African Beats
Kid Cudi
STS9 Live PA
The Glitch Mob
Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam
Pretty Lights
Moseley, Law, Sipe & Droll
Quannum All Stars ft. Lyrics Born, The Mighty Underdogs, Gift of Gab & Lifesavas
Toubab Krewe
Sam Roberts Band
Hill Country Revue
Kyle Hollingsworth Band
Lipp Service
2020 Soundsystem
Break Science ft. Adam Deitch
The Hard Lessons
The Low Anthem
Underground Orchestra
Future Rock
The Macpodz
Steppin’ In It
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
Chris Pierce
Rachel Goodrich
The Ragbirds
Four Finger Five

–By our New York staff.
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