HUNTER MOUNTAIN, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The String Cheese Incident has been announced as the third headliner for the 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, completing the lineup with one of America's most significant independent bands. Indie-folk favorite, The Head and The Heart, has also joined the lineup. The infamous Mountain Jam late night shows will feature sets from Matisyahu, Moon Hooch and Sinkane. Additional artists announced include Amy Helm, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, The Band of Heathens, TAUK, Nicole Atkins, Muddy Magnolias, Dan Bern, Ari Hest, Holly Bowling, Andy Frasco and the U.N., Parsonsfield, The National Reserve, Ghost of Paul Revere, Hollis Brown, Ryan Culwell, Murali Coryell, Simi Stone, The Big Takeover, The Paul Green Rock Academy and Ratboy Jr.
These artists join a stellar packed lineup that includes previously announced headliners Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and Steve Miller Band. Also performing at the music and camping festival are Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Franti & Spearhead, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Strumbellas, Shovels & Rope, The Revivalists, The Infamous Stringdusters, White Denim, Elephant Revival, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real and River Whyless.
Tickets are available now for Mountain Jam 2017. General Admission and VIP tickets are available for the full weekend starting at $194 and $610 (plus taxes) respectively. Pre-party for campers and festival attendees begins Thursday night as well as music in Healey Hall, both free of charge. More information, including ticket pricing and packages, is available online at http://www.mountainjam.com.
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About The String Cheese Incident:
Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America's most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23-year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments. They have been recognized for their commitment to musical creativity and integrity, for their community spirit, philanthropic endeavors, and for their innovative approach to the business of music.
In 2014, The String Cheese Incident released "Song In My Head", their first studio album in nine years, which was produced by Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads. The album included 10 new songs written collaboratively by the group and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. SCI is currently in the process of recording a new studio album, working for a second time with Harrison. More information will be announced soon.
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About Mountain Jam
Mountain Jam, now in its 13th year, is a three-day, multi-stage music and arts festival featuring onsite camping and lodging in one of the Northeast's most pristine natural amphitheaters at the Hunter Mountain Ski Resort in the idyllic Catskill Mountains. Over the years, Mountain Jam has hosted some of the top names in live music, including Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, The Black Keys, Beck, The Allman Brothers Band, Wilco, Phil Lesh & Friends, Levon Helm & Friends, The Lumineers, Widespread Panic, My Morning Jacket, Bob Weir & Ratdog, Gov't Mule, Dispatch, Steve Winwood, The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Primus, Ray LaMontagne, Ben Folds Five, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Roots, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Grace Potter, Gary Clark, Jr., James Murphy (of LCD Soundsystem), Mavis Staples, Girl Talk, Coheed & Cambria, among many others.
Mountain Jam is produced by Mountain Jam, LLC, which is owned by Townsquare Media Group and by Gary Chetkof's Chet-5 Festivals, LLC.
About CHET-5 Festivals, LLC
CHET-5 Festivals, LLC is owned by Gary Chetkof, the principal owner of the nationally renowned, award winning, progressive radio station, Radio Woodstock/WDST in Woodstock, New York for the past 23 years. Gary is the Founder of the Mountain Jam Music Festival and the Co-Founder of the Taste of Country Music Festival, which comprise the largest outdoor camping music festivals in the Northeast. CHET-5 Festivals' affiliate companies are also the promoter and producer of The Speed of Sound Music Festival, the Craft Brew Boogaloo Festivals, and the Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival, as well as producing numerous concerts throughout the Hudson Valley and Albany, NY. For more information, please visit www.radiowoodstock.com.
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