Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, Black Keys for Rothbury Festival

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Modest Mouse / Photo by Wendy Lynch
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William Goodman

Meet the latest addition to the U.S. summer music circuit: Rothbury Festival, an environmentally conscious event striving to draw attention to clean energy alternatives, slated to hit the Double JJ Ranch outside Rothbury, Michigan, from July 3-6, featuring sets from Modest Mouse, the Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Of Montreal, Dresden Dolls, and Gomez, among others.

Who are these "others" you ask? Well, there's quite a few: Secret Machines, Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, 311, Thievery Corporation, Crystal Method (DJ set), Drive-By Truckers, Beth Orton, Citizen Cope, Primus, Ray LaMontagne?, Sage Francis?, Diplo, and Flosstradamus.

Jam bands aren't excluded, either: The bill boasts the likes of Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews Band, Michael Franti and Spearhead?, Gov't Mule?, Phil Lesh and Friends, the Disco Biscuits?, Medeski Martin & Wood?, and Taj Mahal?.

John Mayer, Jakob Dylan and the Green Mountain Rebels?, Slightly Stoopid, Yonder Mountain String Band with Jon Fishman, and Zappa Plays Zappa will also appear.

Tickets for the event, presented by AEG Live, are on sale now, but check back to SPIN.com beginning Monday, May 5 for ticket giveaways.?

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