The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

30th Annual Green River Festival this Weekend

The Green River Festival
July 8, 9 & 10th on the grounds of Greenfield Community College

The Green River Festival celebrates thirty years with a spectacular lineup of over 40 acts on three stages, the best in local food, beer and wine, handmade crafts, a dance tent, a wide array of kid's activities, and hot air balloon rides and a balloon glow, for Western Massachusetts' largest outdoor event of the summer. This is the only music festival in the country that features hot air balloons.

Featuring: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Dawes, Shakey Graves, Shovels & Rope, The Felice Brothers, NRBQ, Los Lobos, North Mississippi Allstars, Peter Wolf, Margo Price, and local heroes And The Kids, Winterpills, Mal Devisa, Mikey Sweet and more.

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