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The Strokes to Headline Sweetlife Festival

March 16, 2011  |  5:42pm
The Strokes to Headline Sweetlife Festival

The Sweetlife Festival announced their 2011 lineup. The Strokes are set to headline.

Lupe Fiasco, Crystals Castles, Cold War Kids, Girl Talk, Walk the Moon, Ra Ra Riot and Theophilus London are alson on the bill for the eco-conscious festival. Local bands Modern Man and US Royalty are also scheduled to perform.

The festival is sponsored by sweetgreen, a restaurant that focuses on sustainable practices. Sweetlife will feature organic and local concessions, will feature an on-site farmers market and the festival plans to calculate its carbon footprint and offset it to create a carbon neutral event.

Sweetgreen will partner with the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation for the festival, with a portion of the event’s proceeds being donated to the chef’s foundation to help in it’s fight again obesity and promotion of better dietary health through food education.

Sweetlife Festival is scheduled for Sunday, May 1 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. General tickets go on sale Friday, March 18th. For more information, visit the event’s website.

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