Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Your part of the Life is Good Fest??!

Do you want to perform on the same stage as Jason Mraz, Ben Harper and Ziggy Marley in front of a crowd of more than 15,000 people? Life is good has teamed up with Sonicbids to select two local bands to perform at the 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills.

On September 11 and 12 at Prowse Farm in Canton, MA, Life is good and Superfly Presents will bring together more than 20 world-class performers for a one-of-a-kind festival designed to spread good vibes through music while raising more than $1 million for kids who are facing life-threatening challenges. Confirmed performers include Ben Harper and Relentless7, Jason Mraz, Ziggy Marley, Guster, Ozomatli, Corrine Bailey Rae, Dr Dog, OK Go, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and many more.

Sonicbids is a web-based company that helps bands from around the world discover and book gigs. Life is good is working with Sonicbids to round out the line-up for the festival by selecting two local bands who look to spread optimism through their music. To submit a band for consideration, go here. The $10.00 submission fee will be completely donated to The Life is good Kids Foundation. Applications will be accepted through August 5, 2010.

The 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills is a multi-faceted event that combines world-class headliners, popular developing bands and the top children’s artists working today. In addition to the artists highlighted, the festival will feature a wide range of entertainment options including games, interactive art activities and a nationally-known circus company.

Top children’s artists The Laurie Berkner Band, Dan Zanes and Friends and They Might Be Giants will join in the fun on the “Good Kids” Stage and will be joined by San Francisco’s kids-rock performers The Sippy Cups and a unique “Circus To Go!” performance by Big Apple Circus. The complete line-up and additional festival information can be found here.

Tickets for the 2010 Life is good Festival at Blue Hills are available at Adult single-day tickets are $50, and $90 two-day tickets are also available. Tickets for children ages 6-12 are available for $10 in a limited supply and children 5 and under are free.

Through its nationally-known festivals, Life is good has raised over $3 million for children in need since 2003. All public donations, including individual fundraising prior to the event, will be directed to the foundation. The Life is good Kids Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to helping children overcome life-threatening challenges such as violence, poverty and serious illness. Its Playmakers initiative provides training, resources and support to the adults dedicated to caring for these children so that all involved lead healthier, more joyful lives.

For more information on The Life is good Company, the Life is good Kids Foundation, and the Life is good Festival, please visit

Good luck to your band and if you get picked let us know!


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