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Lilac Festival

Organizers of the Rochester Lilac Festival have announced a dozen headliners and special guests who will be performing free shows at that festival in May.

Festival Producer Jeff Springut  says they include Roomful of Blues, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Third World, and several others. 

“We’ve got some blues, we’ve got a little bit of country, we’ve got some reggae, we’ve got some Dave Matthews, we’ve got a nice variety.”

Classical 91.5 morning host Brenda Tremblay conducts an interview with the Cary Ratcliff, the new artistic Director of Madrigalia. We then preview the Lilac Festival and the artist that will be part of the festivities.