Where the Night Tripper becomes the full-weekend tripper

Lake Eden Arts Festival announces a spooky, rootsy, psychedelic-laced lineup for Fall 2013 LEAF. There’s a major nod to New Orleans, with Dr. John & The Night Trippers headlining along with LEAF alums Zap Mama (Afrobeat by way of Belgium) and Vieux Farka Toure (Afrobeat royalty from Mali), along with local roots-rockers Acoustic Syndicate who multi-task with an album release party.

A press release describes the 37th LEAF as a “unique blend of voodoo mysticism, funk, rhythm & blues, psychedelic rock and Creole roots.” dates are Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 17-20.

The lineup also includes: Soul Rebels Brass Band • Grupo Fantasma • James Hunter Six • BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet • John Cowan Band • Rising Appalachia • King Britt • Lake Street Dive • 101 Runners • The BlueBrass Project.

And: Contra with Giant Robot Dance & Rodney Miller’s Rhythm Raptors, called by Sarah VanNorstrand & Maggie Jo Saylor • Late-Night Techno Contra with DJ Jor-D • LEAF International Bequia Youth with Steel Pans [not confirmed] • Dirty Bourbon River Show • Robin & Linda Williams • Underhill Rose • Orquesta GarDel • Samite of Uganda • Richard Wood & Gordon Belsher of Prince Edward Island • Metropolitan Klezmer • The Moon and You • Hobey Ford’s Goldenrod Puppets.

Tickets are sold in advance only and are already on sale. Current prices are $174 adult/$143 youth for weekend-plus; $143/$118 weekend; $92/$81 community pass (no overnight camping); $40/$35 Friday or Sunday only; $51/$47 Saturday only; $60-$106 for vehicle camping; $45 culinary passport good for five meals in Eden Hall. Purchase tickets here.



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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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