Thanks to the Green Apple Music and Arts Festival, thousands of Americans in New York, San Francisco and Chicago will celebrate Earth Day weekend with music! Join artists such as Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, The Decemberists, The English Beat and the Kaiser Chiefs in what promises to be the biggest Earth Day party in the nation for the second year running. Treehugger will be in all three cities and we'd love to meet you so come check us out! With hundreds of live acts to choose from you'll be sure to find something to get into the Earth Day spirit!
Among the free events on Earth Day, April 22, are performances in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park by legendary Grateful Dead vocalist Bob Weir and his band Ratdog, and Stephen Marley featuring Junior Gong and The Greyboy AllStars. At Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo performances by kids are planned including one by The Blisters, featuring Sam and Spencer, the children of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. In New York's Central Park, children's act The Laurie Berkner Band with Susie Lampert and Adam Bernstein are slated to perform. If you are in New York, be sure to swing by Grand Central Terminal (on Vanderbilt Ave.) on April 20 and 21 at 11AM for gratis performances by Paul Green's School of Rock feat. Jon Anderson performing the music of Yes, Assembly of Dust, State Radio, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams plus very special surprise guests! presented by Earth Day New York.