Green River Festival

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Country and Region United StatesMassachusetts
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Greenfield, Massachusetts USA
Festival Contact Information

Green River Festival
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
P. O. Box 898
Greenfield, MA 01302 USA
Phone: (01) 413-773-5463
Fax: (01) 413-773-7008
Email:, or

Festival Description

Western New England’s favorite summer festival will be held annually during the third weekend in July on the grounds of Greenfield Community College. Presented by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, this celebration combines music on three stages, food, crafts, a dance tent, a wide array of kid’s activities and entertainment, and hot air balloons for the Pioneer Valley’s biggest outdoor event of the summer. This is the only music festival in Massachusetts that features hot air balloons and rides.

Festival Dates July 20 - 21, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup Saturday, July 20, 2013:
  • Main Stage
    • Gogol Bordello
    • The Devil Makes Three
    • The Skatalites
    • JD MCPherson
    • Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
    • Jeffrey Foucault & Cold Satellite
    • Slaid Cleaves
  • Yonder Stage (Dance Tent)
    • The Bernie Worrell Orchestra
    • Ryan Montbleau Band
    • The Duhks
    • Miss Tess & The Talkbacks
    • Poor Old Shine
    • Caravan Of Thieves
  • The River Local Heroes Stage
    • Who’da Funk It
    • And The Kids
    • Spanish for Hitchhiking
    • Jeffrey Foucault
    • Slaid Cleaves
    • Rusty Belle
    • The Dire Honeys
    • Bright Side
    • Bunk
Lineup Sunday, July 21, 2013:
  • Main Stage
    • Brandi Carlile
    • Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
    • Lake Street Dive
    • Todd Snider
    • Heather Maloney
    • Milton
  • Yonder Stage (Dance Tent)
    • Bombino
    • Spirit Family Reunion
    • Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
  • The River Local Heroes Stage
    • Lux Deluxe
    • The Sun Parade
    • Salvation Alley String Band
    • Gaslight Tinkers
    • The Boxcar Lilies


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Practical Info:

Tickets 2013:
  • Tickets are available on-line at and starting April 15th at the following outlets: World Eye Books in Greenfield and Florence, all Turn it Up! locations, The Parlor Room at Signature Sounds in Northampton, Elmer’s in Ashfield and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce office at 395 Main Street in Greenfield.
    • Children 12 and under always free!
    • ADVANCE PRICES: April 17 -July 19- $90 for the weekend, $65 per day
    • DAY OF PRICES: $75 per day at the gate.
    • PARKING: $10 a day, or take the FREE SHUTTLE!
  • Greenfield Community College
    1 College Drive
    Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Located 1 mile from the Route 2/Interstate 91 rotary at I-91 exit 26.
  • Rain or shine
  • Balloon rides are weather permitting
  • Sorry, no dogs or alcohol are permitted at the festival.
  • Take the Shuttle, or for parking at the festival site (Greenfield Community College), buy a Premium Parking Pass. It’s available for $10, which is good for the entire festival. A parking pass may be purchased on-line at:


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