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This Labor Day weekend, the Muddy Roots Music Festival was held at the June Bug Boogie Ranch, north of Cookeville, Tennessee. It became immediately clear that Muddy Roots caters to a certain subculture, giving a newcomer the initially-disorienting, ultimately-thrilling festival experience of wandering from show to show of bands they’ve never heard of. Meanwhile, die-hard fans were …

By John Connor Coulston and Natalie Shipley The 2014 Live on the Green Concert Series will conclude this weekend with a three-day festival of free performances by Cage the Elephant, Jake Bugg, The Wild Feathers and more. Cage the Elephant, known for their energetic live shows and singles such as “Ain’t No Rest for the …

Despite their early set times, groups such as Tilford Sellers and the Wagon Burners, Dead Soldiers and Deadly Lo-Fi drew crowds on Saturday. Though many of the better known headliners were not scheduled to perform until later in the evening, these bands proved they were worth getting up and seeing. Chicago natives Tilford Sellers and …