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Sonic Youth Get Bamboozled

Moe, My Morning Jacket play arts and culture fest

April 1, 2004 12:00 AM ET
Sonic Youth, Moe and Chris Robinson are among the acts set to play the second annual Great Bamboozle Arts and Culture Festival. The jam band-centric event is set for June 4-6 in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

My Morning Jacket, Galactic, Jesse Malin, M. Ward and Friends, Railroad Earth, Antigone Rising and deSol are also on the schedule for the weekend that will usher in the summer season for the Jersey Shore. The Great Bamboozle will also help ring in the thirtieth anniversary of Asbury Park's legendary club, the Stone Pony.

Three-day-passes are being sold for $80, with single-day tickets costing $30; tickets are available at the Stone Pony box office and through Ticketmaster.

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