This article originally appears on Boston Band Crush ). I had talked a bit about Earthfest before (particularly what The Lemonheads are up to). We’ve now gotten final word on the lineup including the winner of the local opener contest.
Radio 92.9 EarthFest at The Hatch Shell 5/30/09
12:00 noon Local Opener Contest Winner – Red Summer Sun (pictured on the left)
12:40 p.m. Shawn Mullins
1:45 p.m. Seven Mary Three
2:45 p.m. Lemonheads
4:00 p.m. Soul Asylum
11:00 a.m. Zumix Guitar Ensemble
12:00 p.m. Sara Wheeler and Little Groove
1:30 p.m. Michael and Marissa
2:30 p.m. Bravo Brothers
3:30 p.m. Zumix Divercity Band
Red Summer Sun are a slick powerpop group (formerly quarterlifeCRISiS). The best info I can find on them is this article in the Amherst Wire. It’s clear that they are a good fit for this bill as their moniker is drawn from a Third Eye Blind song title.