The Spirit of Sun Ra Lives on with Golden Dawn Arkestra

Led by Topaz McGarrigle, not many bands are as visually appealing and open in their spirituality as the traveling gypsy caravan known as Golden Dawn Arkestra. The group, which is constantly changing its lineup with each tour, all don elaborate African-inspired outfits and partake in ritualistic dances as part of their performances that are equally driven by their theatrics as they are the music.

Ben Sollee, Justin Wells and more added to Moonshiner’s Ball

Hosted by the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, the 2017 Moonshiner’s Ball has rounded out its lineup for its fourth iteration with Ben Sollee, Justin Wells, Quiet Hollers, May Erlewine, Driftwood Gypsy, HuDost, Matt Fassas Trip, Solid Rock’It Boosters, The Baja Yetis, Restless Leg String Band, DeBraun Thomas Trio, Trucker Hat Coalition, Darby & The Peep Show and Kevin Dalton & the Tuesday Blooms.