Fan-Favorite Grungegrass Trio Returns to the Three Rivers Arts Festival

by Lauren

Three Rivers Arts Festival favorites The Avett Brothers return to deliver
another uplifting, down-home good time performance at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June
21, 2008, on the Three Rivers Arts Festival Main Stage. All Festival Main Stage
performances are free and open to the public.

North
Carolina
natives Seth and Scott Avett enlisted the
help of Bob Crawford to form the group in 2000. The Avett Brothers cite ten
album releases to date, plus years of vigorous touring. The group eschews
traditional genre labels, but some attempts include folk-punk or roots-pop.
It’s bluegrass with a touch of something evasive and decidedly modern.

“The Avett Brothers are all about celebration, and so is the
Festival,” says Elizabeth Reiss, TRAF Executive Director. “They are insightful
without being heavy and fun without being shallow. The Avett Brothers were such
a popular act at the 2007 Three Rivers Arts Festival that we had to bring them
again in 2008.”

Calendar Listing
The Three Rivers Arts Festival presents The Avett Brothers at
7:30 pm, Saturday, June 21, 2008. Three Rivers Arts Festival Main Stage. Free.

About the Three Rivers
Arts Festival

The mission of the Three Rivers Arts Festival is to connect
the community to the arts. The 49th annual Three Rivers Arts
Festival runs from June 6-22, 2008. For more information, call the Festival at
412.281.8723 or visit our website www.artsfestival.net.

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