Lilac Festival Announces No Music, Officials Send Wellness Check to Rusted Root

Rochester, NY – Festival organizers announced on Wednesday that the Lilac Festival would be occurring this year however, without live performances. The band, Rusted Root a perennial favorite at the event were shocked by the news.

The Inner Loop Blog caught up with band frontman, Michael Glabicki about the band’s absence from the fest.

‘Yeah man, it really sucks. We’ve been mostly playing bar mitzvahs and children’s birthday parties. The other day we were double-booked with a magician! All we want to do is play a bunch of songs that absolutely no one knows and then close on ‘Send Me On My Way.’ Is that so much to ask?

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