Snoe.down '07, the all ages, weekend winter music festival hosted by moe., returns to Lake Placid, N.Y., March 23-25, 2007.
Snoe.down kicks off the week-long Adirondack Almost Springfest celebration, which will take place at all the 1980 Olympic venues in Lake Placid, N.Y., including the Olympic Center, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, and at nearby Whiteface.
Friday and Saturday nights will feature moe. at the Olympic Center's 1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena. Additional bands will perform with moe. as well as at other venues throughout the weekend, including afternoons in the base lodge at Whiteface.
Fans will be able to take advantage of a myriad of Lake Placid winter activities. During the concerts fans will even have the option of ice skating while listening to the show! Other area activities include: public bobsled and luge rocket rides (weather permitting), outdoor public speed skating (weather permitting), gondola rides to the top of Whiteface, toboggan rides and dog sled rides on Mirror Lake, ice climbing and winter mountaineering, tubing on Saranac Lake, visiting the Olympic ski jump towers and touring the 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympic Museum.
Snoe.down '06 was a huge success for the artists and fans alike. "We couldn't have asked for a better inaugural year," said moe. guitarist Al Schnier.
moe. performed for several thousand fans outdoors at Whiteface and was even joined by the US Olympic Luge team on stage, which was met with huge applause. The Everyone Orchestra conducted by founder Matt Butler featured Phish's Jon Fishman, Jazz Mandolin Project's Jamie Masefield, Steve Kimock, Peter Apfelbaum, and Samantha Stollenwerck. moe.'s Al Schnier, Rob Derhak, Vinnie Amico and Jim Loughlin also joined the Orchestra, as well as Gordon Stone and Assembly Of Dust's Reid Genauer. Soulive, Tea Leaf Green and James Hunter each had their own impressive performances.
Performers for Snoe.down '07 will be announced over the coming months.
Tickets will go on sale October 10 beginning at 8:30AM EST at the Olympic Center Box Office. Snoe.down tickets may also be purchased by phone at 518-523-3330 or via internet at www.orda.org & www.tickets.com. The Olympic Center box office hours are Mon.–Fri. 8:30 AM–5:00 PM; Sat. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. A limited number of specially priced "early bird" festival and VIP tickets will be available while supplies last. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Lodging information as well as more details on activities in and around Lake Placid may be found at http://www.lakeplacid.com or by calling the Lake Placid Essex County Visitor's Bureau at 800-447-5224.