Earthbounds Earthfest 2010

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“Earthbound’s Earthfest” Returns to Bessie Estelle Park on Sunday, April 18

Free Outdoor Concert & Annual Family Picnic Raises Funds for Black Warrior Riverkeeper

On Sunday, April 18, 2010, Birmingham rock musicians Earthbound will play their highly-anticipated annual outdoor concert called Earthbound’s Earthfest to increase awareness for Earth Day and raise funds for Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization based in Birmingham.

Just like in April 2009, Earthbound’s Earthfest will be free to all ages and take place from 2pm to sundown in Bessie Estelle Park, a wonderful picnic and recreation destination within walking distance of UAB and adjacent to event co-sponsor Gable Square Saloon (803 9th Ct S). For a map of the area, click here:

Throughout the event, Earthbound and special guests The Scott Ward Band and One Eyed Mary will play several sets, complemented by environmental information. Optional donations will support Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s efforts to protect local waterways, wildlife and drinking water.

Sponsors currently include AEC Green Tie Affair 4/22, Archetype, Aztec Events & Tents, BaseCamp, The Bestwicks, Birmingham Vending, Bottletree, Capture Music, City Supermarket, EBSCO Media, Gable Square Saloon, Giuseppe’s, John P. Graves, Green Central Station, Grow Alabama, Hatfield Auto, Hungry Howie’s, Hunter’s Cleaners, Johnny Brusco’s Pizza, Marty’s, New Merkel Consulting Group, Nana Funks, Nviroplast, Fred Purchis (Attorney: Birmingham & Los Angeles), Richter Landscape Co., Rojo, Sipsey Tavern, Skates 280, Stillwater Pub, Stir Crazy, SweetWater Brewing Company, UAB Green Initiative, UAB Recycling, Upside Down Plaza, and Wolf Creek Creations. Sponsorships are still graciously accepted and will be added to future announcements and the Earthbound’s Earthfest page on Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s website:

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Black Warrior Riverkeeper is a citizen-based nonprofit environmental advocacy organization whose mission is to protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries. A proud member of Waterkeeper Alliance, Black Warrior Riverkeeper was the Alabama Environmental Council’s 2007 Conservation Organization of the Year and the American Canoe Association’s 2008 Green Paddle Award winner. Learn more at

For more information about Earthbound’s Earthfest, including sponsorships and event details, contact Charles Scribner of Black Warrior Riverkeeper at 205-458-0095, [email protected] or Sam Ray of Earthbound at 205-586-1804.


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