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June 5, 2008 - ARTIST CANCELLATION

From the Greyboy Allstars: "We regret to inform you that due to a scheduling conflict, The Greyboy Allstars will not be able to perform at ROTHBURY this year. The band is very upset to miss the debut of the summer's most exciting and eclectic festival and hope to make up the appearance and the experience next year."

May 29, 2008 - TREY ANASTASIO & OTHER ADDITIONS

ROTHBURY is honored to welcome Trey Anastasio to the already stellar artist lineup. ROTHBURY marks Trey's first official performance since December 2006.

Also new to the ROTHBURY lineup: Holland's Kraak & Smaak, progressive fusion band Underground Orchestra, the enticing sounds of DJ Harry and Pnuma Live PA, and England's Fiction Plane.

Click here for a current list of artists performing at ROTHBURY.

May 29, 2008 - THINK TANK UNVEILED

Today ROTHBURY unveils Think Tank programming and schedule, including special etown at ROTHBURY events involving Nobel Peace Prize winning climate scientist Dr. Stephen Schneider, Native American author and activist Winona LaDuke, and organizer of Focus the Nation Dr. Eban Goodstein, plus ROTHBURY artists Michael Franti and Spearhead, Citizen Cope, Sam Beam (of Iron and Wine) and others. Click here for complete Think Tank details.

May 23, 2008 - GREEN TRAVEL PACKAGES

Consider ROTHBURY?s Green Travel Packages if you are traveling from Chicago or Detroit. MR. BUSDRIVER and AMTRAK have joined forces to offer a cheaper, greener option to get to ROTHBURY: get your ROTHBURY Weekend Ticket and roundtrip ground transportation, plus access to an exclusive camping area, all for a discounted package price! The packages are just $300 (plus shipping and ticket fees). As a bonus, the packages include a year subscription to PASTE Magazine. Click here for details.

May 21, 2008 - 2 VIP TICKETS - CHARITY AUCTION

ROTHBURY's VIP Weekend Tickets are sold out - true. But you can still be the proud holders... the Mimi Fishman Foundation has a pair available as part of a charity auction to support Conscious Alliance. The auction is happening now! Click here for auction details and to place a bid.

May 15, 2008 - VENUE MAP NOW AVAILABLE

Check out ROTHBURY's Venue Map, available now. Stay tuned for ROTHBURY's Full Schedule and ROTHBURY's Campground Map coming soon.

May 13, 2008 - WORK EXCHANGE PROGRAM

ROTHBURY's W.E.P. Operations is now accepting applications. Click here to apply!

May 12, 2008 - VIP WEEKEND TICKETS SOLD OUT

In order to guarantee a top quality VIP experience, sales for ROTHBURY VIP Weekend Tickets have now closed.

As we get closer to the show, we may be able to add a few additional individuals in the VIP section. Click here for details on how to be get waitlisted should additional VIP Weekend Tickets become available.

May 12, 2008 - OURSTAGE.COM ONLINE CONTEST

ROTHBURY, in association with OurStage.com - the only 100% democratic music discovery destination - is offering bands the chance to perform at ROTHBURY. Not only can bands enter for a chance to perform on stage at ROTHBURY, but fans can help decide which bands should win!

The OurStage.com contest closes on Saturday, May 31st, 2008 at 11:59 p.m(EST). Hurry up and submit your band and vote for your favorite band before it is too late. Log onto www.ourstage.com/go/rothbury to both submit your band and to vote for deserving artists. This is your chance to actively participate in music democracy!

May 12, 2008 - TAP-IN CONTESTS CLOSING

Don't miss these opportunities to make your mark on ROTHBURY! The festival's Big Gig Open Mic contest, Time Capsule Project, and Essay Contests have been collecting submissions for the past couple of months, but the deadline for entry is Thursday, May 15 - that's this week!

Visit the website for more information on how to participate.

May 9, 2008 - VIP TICKETS ALMOST GONE

VIP WEEKEND TICKETS - Sales End Monday, May 12th, 10 pm EST

ROTHBURY has seen an incredible response to our VIP Weekend Ticket option. In order to guarantee a top quality VIP experience, ROTHBURY VIP Weekend Tickets will no longer be available after Monday - May 12th at 10 pm EST. Buy your VIP Weekend Ticket now.

We want to accommodate as many VIP guests as possible, while keeping the experience very high quality. As we get closer to the show, we may be able to add a few additional individuals in the VIP section. After May 12th there will be a wait list for those who are interested in potential upgrades to a VIP ticket from a General Weekend Ticket. Click here for details.

May 1, 2008 - ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

This just in - Widespread Panic confirms two full sets at ROTHBURY. ROTHBURY's complete 2008 schedule coming soon!

May 1, 2008 - ON-SITE WATER PARK

Nothing says summer like a trip to the water park! Pack your swimsuit when you head to ROTHBURY; we're excited to announce that the Gold Rush Water Park will be open during the festival. The Gold Rush, a permanent fixture of the Double JJ, will be open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily on Thursday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 6th. Tickets to the Water Park are $20 per visit, and includes a shuttle to and from the Water Park, a towel and a shower. Tickets can only be purchased on-site at ROTHBURY. Stay tuned for details. Take a peek at the Gold Rush.

May 1, 2008 - ARTIST UPDATE

We regretfully announce that Gogol Bordello will be missing ROTHBURY this summer. The band asked we share the following letter with you all:

Dear Friends,
It is with deep regret that Gogol Bordello has to cancel our planned appearance at this years' ROTHBURY. Due to a personal family matter and unforeseen circumstances, we will not be able to perform during late June and early July.

Gogol Bordello can count on one hand the amount of times we have cancelled shows in the past and it is not something that we like to do. Our supporters are the best in the world and we do not want to disappoint anyone, be it a comrade in music, a promoter or a fan. This has been a long arduous decision and not one that we have taken lightly. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to reschedule all affected shows in the near future as well as appear at ROTHBURY in 2009.

Love,
Gogol Bordello

April 15, 2008 - ARTIST ADDITIONS

Rothbury is excited to add the following artists to our line-up:

Sam Beam of Iron and Wine
ATMOSPHERE
Kyle Hollingsworth Band
Perpetual Groove
Ingrid Michaelson
Brother Ali
Boombox

March 26, 2008 - TAP IN - CONTEST & PROJECT FORMS NOW AVAILABLE

ROTHBURY?s BIG Gig Open Mic Contest, Time Capsule Project, and Essay Contests are now up and running. Visit the website for details and submission forms. Deadline for all submissions is May 15, 2008. Don?t miss your chance to make your mark on ROTHBURY. Check it out.

March 21, 2008 - ROTHBURY'S OFFICIAL ON-LINE COMMUNITY

ROTHBURY is excited to unveil our Official On-line Community. The site features an online forum where members can upload videos and photos, discuss topics ranging from ROTHBURY rumors to carpool options, and stay up to date on official ROTHBURY news. Members will be able to participate in our On-line Think Tank and share practical information about reducing their environmental impact. The On-line Community features exclusive videos and photos from ROTHBURY Artists. Members can enter to win a ROTHBURY Prize Package which includes two festival tickets.To tap-in to the ROTHBURY Online Community, click here.

March 13, 2008 - Artist Addition and Mr. BUS DRIVER Packages

ROTHBURY is proud to add the following artist to our 2008 Line-up:

Steel Pulse

ROTHBURY is also committed to making your travel to the festival as easy as possible. We have partnered with Mr. BUS DRIVER to offer bus travel packages from various airports and locations to ROTHBURY this summer. Please check here for more information.

March 3, 2008 - THE GOOD LIFE Going Fast

The GOOD LIFE Packages are going fast!

The BACK FORTY Log Homes and The BACK FORTY Log Cabins are SOLD OUT.

The GOOD LIFE RV Park and The GOOD LIFE Bunkhouse Packages are still available!

If you are still thinking about going BIG this summer at ROTHBURY, the GOOD LIFE options will not be around much longer.

Please visit here for information on getting The GOOD LIFE at ROTHBURY 2008.

February 27, 2008 - ROTHBURY TICKETS NOW ON-SALE

The journey to ROTHBURY 2008 begins today ...

The ROTHBURY Weekend Pass is on-sale for $244.75.

Planning to go BIG this year at ROTHBURY?
Click here for VIP information.

Want to go BIGGER?
Click here for ROTHBURY's The Good Life Packages.

Keep checking back to www.ROTHBURYfestival.com for the freshest news concerning ROTHBURY 2008.

February 26, 2008 - ROTHBURY Street Team Sign-Up Form Available Now

The ROTHBURY Street Team is a great way you can get involved and grow the ROTHBURY community in your area. For more information on the ROTHBURY Street Team please check out our Street Team Info Section.



February 25, 2008 - ROTHBURY Artist Additions and On-Sale Reminder

ROTHBURY is pleased to announce the following Artist additions:

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Mickey Hart Band Featuring Steve Kimock and George Porter Jr.
The Wailers
Trampled By Turtles

ROTHBURY 2008 tickets go on-sale, Wednesday, February 27th at 12 pm EST. The $199 Early Bird Tickets will go fast. Once the Early Bird allotment is gone, ROTHBURY Weekend Passes will be available immediately for $244.75.

So set your alarm clocks and get your Internet browsers ready folks!

February 13, 2008 - Just Announced - ROTHBURY: a sustainable music festival celebrating music, art, and action.

On July 4th weekend 2008, ROTHBURY emerges as a new American celebration. The four day camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan will feature performances by Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Phil Lesh and Friends, Primus, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Thievery Corporation, STS9 and many others.