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First Salmonstock Headliners Announced

The crowd at Salmonstock 2012

The crowd at Salmonstock 2012

PHOTO: Tim Steinberg

Dates, headlining bands, ticket information and more
Tickets are on sale now for Salmonstock 2013, a three-day, four-stage music festival featuring
30-plus outside and Alaska bands. Salmonstock, a fundraiser to protect wild Alaskan salmon, runs August 2-4 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. 
More than 5,000 people attended Salmonstock in 2012 and this year’s lineup is even fatter and juicier. Top national acts include supercharged bluegrass masters Trampled by Turtles, Minnesota rock & roll, jam band The Big Wu and up-and-coming Colorado bluegrass band, Head for the Hills. Also joining the lineup is  Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Moonalice and Si Kahn. More bands, including additional headliners and Alaska acts, will be announced in the coming weeks.
This dynamic festival features crafts and performance art, info booths and seminars, children’s activities and Alaska brew and food — including, of course, salmon. Camping is available near the festival grounds, with free shuttle service to the festival. 
Salmonstock celebrates wild Alaskan salmon and the people who depend on them. The festival is organized by the Renewable Resources Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting wild Alaskan salmon habitat from the proposed Pebble Mine and other potential threats. Learn more at www.salmonstock.org.
TICKETS
Earlybird tickets are $99 (3-days) or $85 (2-days) and are available now through May 31st. Advance tickets are $115 (3-days), $95 (2-days), $50 (Friday or Sunday), $60 (Saturday), available June 1st through August 1st. Tickets at the gate will be $135 (3-days), $50 (Friday or Sunday), $60 (Saturday). Ages 12 and younger are admitted free (must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult). Buy tickets and learn more at www.salmonstock.org.

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