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Grand Junction’s Off-Road and Art + Music Festival announces line up

James McMurtry will perform on Thursday, May 28, at Edgewater Brewery.
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WHAT: Grand Junction Off-Road and Art + Music Festival

WHEN: May 28-31

WHERE: Downtown Grand Junction

COST: Free

INFO: www.downtowngj.org

Epic Rides and Downtown Grand Junction Business Improvement District recently announced its lineup of performers for the Grand Junction Off-Road and Downtown Grand Junction Art + Music Festival, set for May 28-31. All performances are free and open to the public. The event will line Main Street in downtown Grand Junction.

Headliners for the festival include James McMurtry, Big Sam’s Funky Nation and Shakey Graves.

To kick off a weekend of fun, McMurtry will perform on Thursday, May 28, at Edgewater Brewery (905 Struthers Ave., Grand Junction). Big Sam’s Funky Nation will perform on Friday, May 29, at Fourth and Main streets in downtown Grand Junction. Graves will perform on Saturday, May 30, at Fourth and Main streets in downtown Grand Junction.

The four-day, four-stage festival will also include bands like Changing Lanes Experience, Ethyl & the Regulars, Straygrass, Williams Brothers Band, Destinee Reed, We Speak Imaginese, Tight Thump, Zolopht and Tony Rosario.

According to a news release, the Downtown Grand Junction Art + Music Festival is in its 27th year. It draws thousands of local and regional residents to the area to enjoy four days of free music. Juried art and craft vendors will also be selling their work along Main Street. A beer and wine garden will be available as well along four blocks of Main Street for those ages 21 and older.

The Grand Junction Off-Road is in its third year. It will attract both professional and amateur riders (and their families) from all over the country to race mountain bikes on Grand Junction’s local trail system.

A detailed schedule is to follow in the coming weeks.

For more information, visit http://www.downtowngj.org.


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