Initial weather forecasts for this upcoming weekend show two perfect fall days, so why not spend a day (or tw0) at the Second Annual Life is Good Festival in Canton, MA. The festival, which includes fabulous national artists, as well as a kids’ stage, is a great place to take the kids.
This year, the festival will feature national headlining artists Ray LaMontagne, The Avett Brothers, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Levon Helm Band, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Brandi Carlile, Martin Sexton, Raphael Saadiq, Ingrid Michaelson and The Hold Steady as well as The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Maceo Parker, Tristan Prettyman, The Ryan Montbleau Band, Zee Avi, Dwight and Nicole, and Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents. Kindie rock superstars Imagination Movers and The Laurie Berkner Band will headline the Good Kids Stage alongside special kids performances from Keller Williams and local favorite Ben Rudnick and Friends.
Win it! The Life is Good Festival is offering a fabulous giveaway to one Family-Friendly Boston reader. The giveaway includes a family four pack of tickets (2 adults / 2 children) to the festival on Sunday, Sept. 25, a copy of the new Laurie Berkner DVD Party Day!, and a case of Chobani Champions, the first Greek yoghurt made for kids. To win, let me know which artist you really want to see on Sunday. Giveaway ends Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:59pm ET, and the winner’s tickets will be available at Will Call. For more things to do in Boston with kids, check out our Boston event calendar, which is always updated!