Chaka Khan, Del McCoury, Arrested Development to Play Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival

The four day inaugural GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance has announced a lineup that includes Chaka Khan, The Del McCoury Band, Arrested Development, and Fishbone among the 50 plus artists. The Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in Miami will serve as the backdrop to the show scheduled from February 9-12, 2012. Check out the other names below.

The new Virginia Key festival is the third addition to the GrassRoots Festival Organization which also features New York’s Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival and North Carolina’s Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival.

The four days of music taking place on four stages will run $100 for tickets. Individual day tickets can be purchased from between $30-35. To see more information about the festival, check out the official site right here.

2012 Virginia Key GrassRoots Music Festival

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT
ARTOFFICIAL
BEAUSOLEIL AVEC MICHAEL DOUCET
BIG BRASS JUKE
BIG COSMO
CHAKA KHAN
COPE
CRAZY FINGERS
THE DEL MCCOURY BAND
DONNA THE BUFFALO
DRIFTWOOD
ELASTIC BOND
FISHBONE
GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD
GREG HUMPHREYS
THE HABANERO HONEYS
HOBEX
IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE
THE JACOB JEFFRIES BAND
JAHFE
JIM LAUDERDALE
KEITH FRANK & THE SOILEAU ZYDECO BAND
KEITH SECOLA & WILD BAND OF INDIANS
THE LEE BOYS
LOCOS POR JUANA
MISHKA
MIXED CULTURE
OMNISCIENT
PRESTON FRANK
RAFFA & RAINER
REVELATION MIZIK
THE ROWAN CUNNINGHAM BAND
RUBBLEBUCKET
SIM REDMOND BAND
SON SALVAJE
SUENALO
THE SUNSETTERS
THOUSANDS OF ONE
TOUBAB KREWE
WILLIE WATSON & THE EVIL CITY STRING BAND

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