Electronic Hippies to Descend on Dandridge in June for Cosmic Convergence

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Dandridge may seem like an unlikely spot for a big music festival, but some Nashville-based promoters are dropping in there in June--the weekend right after Bonnaroo, in fact--for Cosmic Convergence, a four-day fest featuring some pretty big electronic/trance/jam-band acts, including Conspirator, with members of the Disco Biscuits, and Colorado's EOTO, who are playing at the Valarium on March 24.

From the press release:

Nashville based company, Thick as Thieves Production is proud to announce the second annual Dexfest known as Cosmic Convergence. The Festival will be taking place June 17th through the 20th at Sherman Oaks Campground in Dandridge, TN. The event promises to be one of the premier music festivals in the southeast United States this summer occuring the weekend of the summer solstice. Dexfest is a four-day multiple stage music extravaganza and features some of the hottest electronic acts in the country, as well as a strong line up of talented regional musicians. The main stage headliners include Conspirator,  featuring members of the renowned jam/electronica act, the Disco Biscuits as well as one of Colorado's most popular touring act's, EOTO, brainchild of String Cheese Incident members Jason Hann and Michael Travis. Other national talent includes Big Gigantic & Starkey along with regional sensations Mindelixer, Dj Bowie, The Midnight Ace, Dex, This is ART, Corleone, DJ Kidsmeal,
  Truly Grimy, EP3, Jamwerks, Zoogma, Arpetrio, Freepeoples Frequency, Agobi Project, Ga-Na-Sita, and Noise Org. A second round of major artist additions will be announced on April 1st.

Dexfest is located in historic Dandrige Tennessee and nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains on beautiful Lake Douglas. Within reach of eight border states and with easy access to interstate I-40, the festival grounds are only 30 minutes east of Knoxville, 90 mintues from Asheville, NC, and few hours drive from Nashville, Chattanooga, Athens, Atlanta, Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston, SC.  Aside from a fantastic musical line up and a pristine outdoor location, Cosmic Convergence will also offer its guests a wide variety of activities ranging from, hiking, swimming, arts & crafts, yoga, costume contests, and Brainquility, a new and unique digital meditation experience. The event boasts state of art sound & lighting along with live art installations and performances. There will also be a multitude of merchant and food vendors on site for festival attendees.  Don't miss what promises to be one of the most memorable music events of the summer and purchase advance tic
 kets to Dexfest 2010/Cosmic Convergence. Early Bird tickets will go on sale Friday March 13th at Noon EST. For up to date information, artist info, line up, schedule, or to purchase advance tickets please visit the offical Dexfest 2010/Cosmic Convergence event website at www.dexfest.com.

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