Eleventh Annual Gratefulfest

Featuring Four Nights With Dark Star Orchestra July 1-5, 2010 At Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.

The scenic Nelson Ledges Quarry Park presents the Eleventh Annual Gratefulfest, a family celebration giving thanks for the great memories and music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead, featuring four nights with the world's premier interpreters of Grateful Dead music, Dark Star Orchestra.

Nelson Ledges Quarry Park is a privately-owned, 250-acre campground and concert facility located about 45 minutes east of Cleveland, Ohio.  Between April and October, the Park hosts very reasonably-priced weekend concert festivals.  Camping, swimming, hiking, basketball, and kids' playgrounds are only some of the enjoyable options available at the family-owned and -operated Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.

Proprietor Evan Kelley is proud to present another crucial lineup of Grateful Dead family and friends, as well as numerous exceptional national and regional acts and a world-class fireworks display, to celebrate Gratefulfest #11 and the Fourth of July holiday weekend.  Dark Star Orchestra will perform two full sets of music on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, as well as a sound check party set Thursday night.

Top Grateful Dead family acts Steve Kimock & Crazy Engine, Melvin Seals & JGB, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Peter Rowan's Bluegrass Band, Donna Jean Godcheaux Band, Keller Williams, Keller and the Keels, the Emmitt Nershi BandDavid Gans, Jemimah Puddleduck, Klyph Black & Rumor Has It, and Boombox will appear throughout the weekend.  Ekoostik Hookah side projects the Spikedrivers featuring Steve Sweney, and Katz'n'Jammers, will also be featured.

A top-notch list of national talent rounds out the billing, including The Recipe, Raque and the Cavemen, Greyspoke, Erthan, Cabinet, Grown Folks, Marnee, the Ragbirds, the Henhouse Prowlers, DJ Harry, YouTube sensation Isto, Willy Mac Music, and more.

Admission is $95 for Friday through Monday, $75 for Saturday through Monday, and $50 for Sunday through Monday.  Earlybird admission Thursday, July 1 is an extra $10.  There is no extra charge for camping.  No dogs or glass bottles.

For more information, contact Evan Kelley at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.


12001 Nelson Ledge Road

Nelson, OH  44231

Phone: (440) 548-2716 * Email: nlqp@modex.com

Website: http://www.nlqp.com