First Annual GroundUp Music Festival

/ Feb

First Annual GroundUp Music Festival

Miami Beach, Florida

On Feb. 10-12, the first annual GroundUp Music Festival will take place in Miami Beach, Florida, hosted by and featuring Snarky Puppy performing all three days, in addition to performances by David Crosby, Laura Mvula, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, Charlie Hunter, Shelly Berg and Terence Blanchard, among others.
Hosting the festival during the day will be the North Beach Bandshell’s Amphitheater and adjacent Palm Grove Park and beachfront complex; late night performances will take place on two stages at the Deauville Beach Resort.

The festival, which was funded independently by Snarky Puppy and GroundUP Music, will feature David Crosby celebrating the release of his GroundUp debut album, Lighthouse, the world-premiere performance of League’s new project, Bokanté, and a performance by Shelly Berg, the dean of the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, and his band.

Confirmed performers at the GroundUp Music Festival are as follows:

Snarky Puppy, David Crosby, Terence Blanchard, Laura Mvula, Chris Thiele & Michael Daves, Jacob Collier, Charlie Hunter feat. Jeff Coffin, John Medeski’s Mad Skillet, Carlos Malta & Pife Muderno, Bill Laurance, Maz, Shelly Berg, Lee Boys feat. Roosevelt Collier, Pedrito Martinez Group, Banda Magda, Lucy Woodward, House of Waters, Michelle Willis, FORQ, Funky Knuckles, Bokanté.