10KLF confirms initial lineup


10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF), held July 23-26 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN has confirmed an additional round of artists:

Leftover Salmon
The Bad Plus
Tim Reynolds and T3
The Waybacks
Secret Chiefs 3
Dub Trio
Family Groove Company
One Under
The Rhinestone Diplomats
Pert Near Sandstone
With over a dozen acts still to be announced


The sixth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) is proud to announce the initial lineup for this year’s celebration of music, nature and community.  Held July 23–26 at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, 10KLF continues to grow as Al Schnier guitarist from moe. calls the 10,000 Lakes Festival “one of those great spots you tell all your friends about.”

With over 60 bands on the final lineup, the 10,000 Lakes Festival announces initial artists for the 2008 event with performances from:

Phil Lesh & Friends
The Flaming Lips
Michael Franti & Spearhead
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Mickey Hart Band (featuring Steve Kimock & George Porter Jr.)
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood
Slightly Stoopid
Dark Star Orchestra
Panjea with Michael Kang
The New Mastersounds
Everyone Orchestra
The Wood Brothers
The Hue
With over forty additional acts still to be announced

Along with these artists, the OurStage 10KLF Cosmic Break Tour presents emerging musicians nationwide with the chance to perform at this year’s festival. Artists may simply submit their music on the OurStage 10KLF channel without charge and then it’s up to the fans to decide. Based on OurStage’s fan-rankings, 50 bands will be selected to perform at 10 regional tour stops throughout the Midwest this April. At each stop, five bands will take the stage to perform live where the band with the most audience votes at each show receives a paid performance at 10KLF in July. http://www.ourstage.com/go/10KLF

Event tickets, campground reservations and festival details are now available online at www.10KLF.com.