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Boston Pops to Play W.Levon, Brandi Carlile at Life is Good Fest

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BAREFOOT TRUTH SELECTED TO OPEN THE FESTIVAL; LIFE IS GOOD SET FOR SEPT 24-25 AT PROWSE FARM IN CANTON, MA

Life is good is excited to announce that musicians from the Boston Pops have signed on to play at the 2011 Life is good Festival. World-class musicians from the Pops' string and brass sections led by guest conductor Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) will join Brandi Carlile and The Levon Helm Band for portions of their individual sets on Sunday, September 25, 2011.

Also added to the line-up is Mystic, Conn-based independent band Barefoot Truth. The band was selected from hundreds of submissions received through Sonicbids to open the festival.

Set to take place September 24-25 at Prowse Farm in Canton, MA, a suburb of Boston, the two-day music and fundraising festival is hosted by Life is good, a Boston-based company that spreads the power of optimism through its colorful collection of apparel and accessories and through its social mission to help kids overcome life-threatening challenges.

Tickets for the 2011 Life is good Festival are on sale at www.lifeisgood.com. Adult single-day tickets are $65, and $120 two-day tickets are also available. Tickets for children ages 2-12 are available for $20 for a single day ticket and $35 for a two-day ticket. Children under 2 are admitted free of charge.

Lineup

Ray LaMontagne
The Avett Brothers
Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Levon Helm Band
Brandi Carlile
Robert Randolph and The Family Band
Martin Sexton
Ingrid Michaelson
Raphael Saadiq
The Hold Steady
Maceo Parker
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Tristan Prettyman
The Ryan Montbleau Band
Zee Avi
Dwight and Nicole
Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents
Imagination Movers
The Laurie Berkner Band
Keller Williams
Ben Rudnick and Friends
Barefoot Truth

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