Al Schnier, snoe.down 2006 – photo by Dave Bayne

moe. will kick off its 20th anniversary year with two shows at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom on January 22 and 23. The first of these gigs will be a benefit for World Hunger Year (WHY) and special guest players will take the stage with the group. Confirmed thus far are Butch Trucks, Jeff Austin and Marco Benevento with other musicians yet to be announced.

Two months later the band will host its third snoe.down which will move from Lake Placid, New York to Vermont. The event will take place on March 26-28 in Killington and Rutland. There the quintet will be joined by multiple performers, including: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Railroad Earth, Hot Day at the Zoo and the McLovins, with more artists to be added over the coming weeks.