311, James Taylor, G. Love & Special Sauce Among Artists Announced for SunFest 2009
SunFest, in West Palm Beach, has always impressed me, 1) for the expensive, marquee names it has attracted, but also 2) for the really strange ways it has often combined them. The festival, in its latter-day incarnation, now spans several days, with packed bills each night, including one "new music night" that features a host of up-and-coming local and national touring acts.
This year's lineup, similarly, features names that will appeal to a very broad spectrum of concertgoers, and again, often on the same day. Arguably, it's a strength of the thing -- exposing attendees to unlikely new favorites, etc. etc. Still, it leads to some funny combos. Here's the lineup so far after the jump. The festival takes place this year from April 29 through May 3.
Wednesday, April 29
311, and New Music Night
TicketsFri., Jan. 20, 7:00pm
Side by Side: A Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme Tribute
TicketsFri., Jan. 20, 8:00pm
TicketsSat., Jan. 21, 7:00pm
The Last Waltz 40 Tour: The 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz
TicketsSat., Jan. 21, 7:30pm
TicketsSat., Jan. 21, 8:00pm
G. Love & Special Sauce
Classic Albums Live:
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced
The Who - Who's Next
The Beatles - Abbey Road
Friday is still missing, as are a number of the supporting acts. Stay
tuned to Crossfade, and we'll post more updates on the lineup as we get
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