EARTH DAY JAM 2018 Set for April 28 in Salisbury
Salisbury, NC (March 1st, 2018) – Earth Day Jam is a music and environmental awareness festival that benefits local non-profit organization, Happy Roots. Earth Day Jam was founded in 2012 by Ashley Honbarrier and Stacey Carter as an event to promote and celebrate Earth Day with local food, music, and environmental education. This year’s primary sponsor for Earth Day Jam is Power Home Solar, an American manufacturing solar panel company in Mooresville, North Carolina.
A music and environmental awareness festival
Ten bands on two stages will perform Saturday, April 28th at Dark Before Dawn Farm, 2100 7th Street, Salisbury. Earth Day Jam features national and regional touring acts, as well as some of Salisbury’s finest local talent. This family friendly event will bring musical diversity, artists, vendors, environmental educators, and children’s activities to Salisbury continuing an Earth Day tradition that benefits the community and the environment.
YARN will be featured as one of Earth Day Jam’s headlining acts. An Americana/Roots band from Brooklyn, NY, Yarn has shared the stage with superstars such as Dwight Yoakam, Charlie Daniels, Allison Krauss, Leon Russell, Jim Lauderdale, and The Lumineers. Their second album, Empty Pockets, which peaked at No. 5 on the Americana Music Association charts, was honored with eight Grammy nominations. More headliners and the complete musical lineup to be announced soon. Find updates, festival and ticket information on www.facebook.com/EarthDayJam and www.earthdayjamnc.com.
Happy Roots is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Salisbury whose mission is to provide nature based therapeutic and educational opportunities to enhance the wellness of the community and the environment. Some of Happy Roots projects are creating community gardens, working with Henderson Independent Middle/High School to utilize their greenhouse, offering community classes on gardening, natural health and wellness, and self-care, and youth programs including yoga, mindfulness, music, environmental stewardship, and horsemanship.