The Peach Music Festival will return to Montage Mountain in Scranton this summer, with the Black Crowes, Trey Anastasio Band, and Billy Strings headlining.
It is the 10th anniversary for the jam-band fest, staged by Dwell Nation, which began in 2012 as an Allman Brothers-linked collecting. This year’s multistage fest will just take put from June 30 to July 3, and is the to start with of the region’s yearly summer season festivals to announce its lineup.
Top rated-line headlining position will be shared by the Crowes, the reunited brother band fronted by Chris and Loaded Robinson Anastasio, the Phish guitarist who is a Peach typical regarded for sitting in with other acts, and Billy Strings, the bluegrass phenom born William Apostol, who is nominated for two Grammys for his album Renewal.
Also on the bill are Grateful Lifeless-influenced band Joe Russo’s Nearly Dead, reggae from Steel Pulse and The Wailers, blues guitarist Samantha Fish, and funk jam band Pigeons Actively playing Ping Pong. There are also several Allman Brothers Band-relevant acts, together with Jaimoe & Mates, that includes first ABB drummer Jai Johanson, and an all-star tribute to the ABB’s Consume A Peach album, which was introduced in 1972.
The competition concludes with a July 3 fireworks display. Tickets are on sale at thepeachmusicfestival.com.
The Peach, which went on in 2021 just after lacking just one yr due to COVID-19, requires it location on the 2022 calendar of nationally distinguished festivals that introduced in the last thirty day period. Three are all organizing to return soon after skipping two calendar many years due to the pandemic.
Coachella returns to the California desert on two successive weekends beginning April 15, with Harry Kinds, Billie Eilish, and Kanye West as headliners and Philly acts Pink Sweat$, Japanese Breakfast, and Mannequin Pussy on the monthly bill.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival runs on two weekends setting up April 29 and closing May perhaps 8, with a lineup that incorporates the Crowes and Strings, plus Willie Nelson, Erykah Badu, the Foo Fighters, and Stevie Nicks. And Bonnaroo returns to Manchester, Tenn., from June 16 to 19, with lots of Philly functions making the excursion, such as Japanese Breakfast, The War On Medicines, Tierra Whack, and Mt. Pleasure.
Aspects have not nevertheless been introduced for other Philly location festivals these types of as The Roots Picnic and Firefly Festivals, which are traditionally held in June (nevertheless Firefly was moved to September last 12 months due to the pandemic) Produced in America, which comes about on Labor Day weekend and Xponential Music Festival, which built a long term change to September final calendar year.
In other Philly live performance news this week, The Who — who are also participating in JazzFest — announced that they are bringing their The Who Hits Back again! tour to the Wells Fargo Heart on May 20. Tickets for that clearly show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
And the Robin Pecknold-fronted indie band Fleet Foxes declared that their Shore Tour, named for a 2021 album, will enjoy the Mann Centre on Aug. 12. Tickets for that clearly show also go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.