The third annual Festival at the Farm is going down September 15-16 at Prowse Farm in Canton, MA. The one-of-a-kind event will bring all ages together for live music, local food and drink, backyard games, and an on-site farmers market featuring local farmers, non-profits and inspired craft vendors. Produced by Six Chair Productions and in partnership with Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, the two-stage setup will feature both nationally touring bands as well as Boston’s best local acts. Headlining the event are Amos Lee and Dawes, alongside Mandolin Orange, Amy Helm, The Wild Reeds, The Suitcase Junket, Caitlyn Smith, Update Rubdown, Will Dailey, Jesse Dee, The Silks, and Ali McGuirk. Additional acts will be announced in May.Festival at the Farm has also teamed up with Kids Really Rock to present a very special kids concert each day. The Kids Really Rock All-Star Jam will feature Karen K. and the Jitterbugs alongside a who’s who of New England Kids musical artists.“Festival at the Farm just keeps getting better every year! We are incredibly excited about this year’s musical lineup and our partnership with Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs to bring fans of all ages together for a weekend of great live music and local food,” said James Macdonald, founder of Six Chair Productions. “We can’t wait for the weekend to begin!”Inspired by Pete and Gerry’s free-range hens, who have ample room to roam on the farm, the Free Range Kids Zone will feature a host of interactive games and activities including face-painting, storytelling, and magic shows, as well as hen petting with Pete and Gerry’s Organic hens and Meet-A-Farmer, providing families the opportunity to interact with a Pete and Gerry’s Organic farmer.Six Chair Productions also announced that they have set a goal to help provide 100,000 meals to those in need through support of the Greater Boston Food Bank. As a part of this effort, a portion of every ticket sold will be donated to the Greater Boston Food Bank and Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs will donate one dozen eggs for every ticket sold. Fans will be able to take part in the fundraising by making online donations at ticketing checkout as well as through select activities at the festival.Additionally, Commonwealth Cambridge owner and chef Nookie Postal will return to Festival at the Farm in 2018 to create a farm-to-table dining experience in the festival’s VIP area. VIP ticket holders will also enjoy preferred concert viewing and a private bar and lounge along with other amenities.Early Bird tickets for the festival will go on sale on April 12, 2018 on the event website. Early Bird general admission two-day passes are priced affordably at $75 and Early Bird VIP Passes are $175 for the weekend. During the Early Bird ticketing, tickets for kids aged 3-12 are free. Infants and toddlers aged 2 and under will not need a ticket for the event. Ticket prices will increase in May after the entire festival talent lineup is revealed.Check out the initial lineup below, and head to Festival at the Farm’s website for more information.
The Valencian derby, a match which pits local rivals Valencia CF and Levante UD up against each other, will play out in a passionate encounter Sunday at the home of Valencia CF, the infamous Mestalla stadium. Marcelino’s side are undoubtedly the favourites, however the Granoteswill behoping to snatch afirst ever competitive victory at the Mestalla.Leading up to the game, 27-year-old Levante forward, Roger Marti said â€œWe have to go there and play to our strengths. We know that they are going to control the pace of the game, but we have to be able to wait and make the most of our opportunities. We need to be strong at the back and convert our chancesâ€.When asked about what scoring a goal during the derby would feel like, he added â€œI hope I can. It would be very emotional for me, because of everything about the city. My family are from Valencia. I hope I can score a goal that gives the team points. Above all, I want us to get a positive result, and whether I score or not isnâ€™t the most important thingâ€. Statistically, the results of past derbies between these sides favour Valencia. Considering the head to head, both sides have playedeach other on 23 occasions in LaLiga Santander, with 10 victories for Los Ches, six draws, and seven wins for the Granotes. The Granoteswill however, be determined to eradicate the statistic of not a single win at the atmospheric Mestalla from the history books and celebrate their first three points there in this passionate derby.Levante UD were founded in 1909 and Valencia ten years later, in 1919. The clubs, therefore, have no shortage of history, although they have largely fought their battles on different fronts: Levante have played nine seasons in LaLiga Santander, whilst Valencia have gone neck and neck with the cream of the Spanish crop for a total of 79 seasons; confirmation that they truly are one of the country’s most prestigious teams.Despite the historic inequality between the two teams, derbies are always a completely different ball game. They offer 90 minutes of pure passion, emotion, tension and one sole objective; to beat the other team sharing the city. The challenges currently faced by the neighbouring teams are very different. Valencia are back in the upper echelons of the table, and on course for Champions League football; whilst Levante are in their first season back in the Spanishtop flight having earned promotion in 2017.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
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