Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, The Allman Brothers Band, The Dead) has announced that the Mountain Jam Music Festival, will return to Hunter, NY for a sixth year, from Friday, June 4 - Sunday, June 6, 2010. Mountain Jam was recently named by Rolling Stone as one of the Top 8 Music Festivals in the country, on a list that includes Coachella and Bonnaroo.
Gov't Mule will once again headline the festival on Friday and Saturday night. On Sunday, Warren will be a part of the Levon Helm & Friends' 70th Birthday Celebration, which will also include performers Ray Lamontagne, Steve Earle, Patterson & David Hood, Jackie Greene and Allison Moorer, with more top names expected to added.
50 acts will perform on four stages throughout the weekend, including Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band, The Avett Brothers, Les Claypool, Yonder Mountain String Band, Drive-By Truckers, Matisyahu, Toots and the Maytals, as well as Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Dr. Dog, One eskimO, Jay Farrar (of Son Volt), The Duke & The King, and many others.