Remember when Common Ground Music Festival seemed like a distant, distant thought? Well, the festival kicks off less than a month from now, so it's time to glance through the lineup and get a plan going.
The festival, which is entering its 15th year, will take place July 8 – 13 festival at Lansing’s Adado Riverfront Park.
Here’s the lineup:
July 8: Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything, The Front Bottoms, Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band, Braid, So So Glos, You Blew It, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Seahaven.
July 9: 311, Violent Femmes, the Wailers, Flobots, OPM, The4ontheFloor, Radical Something, The Weeks, Squirrel Shaped Fish, Ben Kenney.
July 10: Justin Moore, David Nail, Gord Bamford, Jacob Powell, Julia Sheer, Hugh Bob & the Hustle, Chelsey Danfield.
July 11: Big Sean, Juicy J, Ace Hood, Machine Gun Kelly, Chevy Woods, Berner, Tay Rhodes, cyRus, L Soul, Ill Natured, Hitman with DJ Klaverflav, James Gardin.
July 12: Fitz and the Tantrums, Dr. Dog, Jukebox The Ghost, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr, The Orwells, X Ambassadors, Royal Teeth, Chappo, The People’s Temple.
July 13: Earth Wind & Fire, Robert Glasper Experiment, Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers, AHSAN, Dee Hibbert & Company.
Tickets for all shows are currently available and may be purchased online at www.commongroundfest.com, by phone at 1-877-569-7767 or in person at 901 North Washington Ave, Lansing.
Free show: Did you know Common Ground offers a free show? Returning for the second year is a free matinee concert presented by Sparrow on July 12, following the Color Run. This year’s family-friendly concert will feature performances by YouTube sensation Ryan Beatty and New Jersey-based pop band Action Item. The free show will be open to the general public, with an optional VIP upgrade ($25) available for those that want to participate in a meet and greet with both bands.
For more on Common Ground Music Festival, including specific ticket and pass information, visit www.commongroundfest.com.
Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers is one of the popular Michigan acts on this year's Common Ground lineup, playing July 13th along with Earth, Wind & Fire and Robert Glasper Experiment. Watch the band's video for "Your Story" here:
Pictured: Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers