Passion Pit is among the latest additions to Nateva

The first Nateva Music & Camping Festival had added a number of indie/alternative rock, bluegrass, blectronica, and local New England musicians to its already jam-centric lineup. The festival’s latest round off additions includes: She & Him, Passion Pit, Grizzly Bear, Drive-By Truckers, Ghostland Observatory, Jackie Greene, Jakob Dylan & Three Legs and Crash Kings. In addition, the festival has confirmed festival circuit regulars
Mark Karan’s Jemimah Puddleduck, Rustic Overtones, Lettuce, Gypsy Tailwind, EOTO, Big Gigantic, The Brew, The Constellations, Toubab Krewe, The Indobox, Roots of Creation, Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck, Nate Wilson Group, The Alchemystics, The Kind Buds, Adam Ezra Group, The McLovins, The Heavy Pets, Nephrok! Allstars, You Can Be a Wesley, Billy Keane and the Misdemeanor Outlaws, Brenda, The Mallet Brothers, Grand Hotel and Magic Magic.

“When we conceived Nateva, we had the Northeast music fan in mind and set out to create a festival that appeals to that market,” Frank Chandler, the promoter of the Nateva Music & Camping Festival, said in a statement. “With the addition of She & Him, Passion Pit, Crash Kings, Drive-By Truckers and the other indie and alternative acts announced today, we have continued the mission of the festival, to bring awesome world-class bands to Northern New England. One of the things I’m most proud of is that nine of our latest band additions come from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, including the Portland, Maine-based band, Gypsy Tailwind, who will kick off our early-bird festivities on Thursday night July 1, as the first band ever to play at Nateva.”

Confirmed headliners include Furthur, The Flaming Lips and moe.. As previously reported, the inaugural festival is set to take place at the Oxford Fairgrounds in Oxford, Maine from July 2-4.