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August 22, 2013

Deep Roots music lineup is announced

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MILLEDGEVILLE —

“They are touring with Jack White in September and have been nominated for more Americana Awards than Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller, Dwight Yoakam and The Lumineers,” Holder said. “This group is on their way up. At any other Deep Roots, they would’ve been the headliner.”

Headlining act Allen Stone has been described as a “pitch-perfect powerhouse” by USA Today. With his influence by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Meters, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Jamie Lidell and James Morrison, Stone has peaked at the No. 2 spot on the R&B/Soul charts on iTunes. He is backed by Raphael Saadiq’s rhythm section and Miles Davis’ former keyboardist Deron Johnson. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daily and the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Esquire, CNN and Billboard have all named him as an “artist to watch.”

“Allen Stone is incredibly talented. He is the perfect example of someone who is about to take the country by storm,” Holder said. “He’s played at Bonnaroo, Coachella, Telluride, Austin City Limits, Bumbershoot and many more festivals throughout the U.S. His shows are selling out from New York to California.”

“This guy is impressing every single person he comes across,” Joiner added. “The live show is fan-flippin’ fantastic. New York Times said no one has come around since Bill Withers and Donny Hathaway.”

Deep Roots is one of the biggest festivals in the southeast, distinguished with 28 Kaleidoscope Awards from the Southeast Festivals & Events Association. Last year, more than 15,000 residents and visitors flooded the streets of downtown Milledgeville. Admission to the festival is $5.

“The Union-Recorder community stage will also feature Mark the Magic Man, local talent and entertainment all day,” Holder said. “It is our 10-year anniversary, so we’ll have over $11,000 in prize money awarded this year.”

For more information about the event, visit www.deeprootsfestival.com.

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