2012 Life is Good Festival Lineup Announced

Life is Good Festival
The Life is good Festival, Sept. 22-23, Prowse Farm, Canton, Mass., gathers all-star musical lineup to raise funds for kids in need through its nonprofit, The Life is good Playmakers. (Photo: Business Wire)

Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Sara Bareilles, Michael Franti, and The Fresh Beat Band have committed to performing at the Life is good Festival in Canton, Massachusetts in September. The festival is an annual event which raises funds for the nonprofit The Life is good Playmakers. The one-of-a-kind fundraising music festival helps “kids overcome poverty, violence and illness by harnessing the healing power of play.”

100% of the money raised is donated to the organization.

The 2012 Life is good Festival lineup includes the following artists:

* Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds
* Sara Bareilles
* Michael Franti & Spearhead
* Soulive
* Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
* Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
* Eric Hutchinson
* The Infamous Stringdusters
* Ryan Montbleau Band
* Sarah Jarosz
* Allen Stone
* Katie Herzig
* Muck And The Mires
* Orange Television

“We play, we dance, we make great music,” said Michael Franti. “Everyone who attends The Life is good Festival is all about spreading optimism and helping kids in need. I can’t think of anything more worthwhile than supporting Life is good’s annual fundraiser.”

Life is good has raised more than $8 million for kids in need, according to the organization.

Source: Life is good