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John Medeski & Snarky Puppy members set to play 'Brooklyn Comes Alive'

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The second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive will return to the heart of Williamsburg for one day of unique supergroups, jam sessions, and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations featuring members of Dead & Company, The String Cheese Incident, The Disco Biscuits, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Lettuce, Soulive, Medeski Martin & Wood, Snarky Puppy, Primus, RatDog, Dopapod, and so many more. Taking place on October 22, 2016, the event will span three of Brooklyn's most popular venues -- Brooklyn Bowl, The Hall at MP, and Music Hall of Williamsburg -- all within a 10 minute walking radius.

Inspired by the vibrant musical communities of Brooklyn and New Orleans, this unique event puts the focus on the artists, bringing over 50 musicians together and allowing them to create their own groups and concepts. Supergroup formations and special sets will be announced in the coming weeks.

This year's artist lineup includes Joe Russo (Joe Russo's Almost Dead), Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers/Dead & Company), Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits), Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits), John Medeski (Medeski Martin & Wood), Jason Hann (The String Cheese Incident), Adam Deitch (Lettuce/Break Science), Robert Walter (Greyboy Allstars/Mike Gordon), Scott Metzger (Joe Russo's Almost Dead), Kofi Burbridge (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Alan Evans (Soulive), Neal Evans (Soulive/Lettuce), Adam Smirnoff (Lettuce), Roosevelt Collier, Michael League (Snarky Puppy), Skerik, Reed Mathis (Tea Leaf Green), Holly Bowling, and many more, as well as special showcase sets from Brasstracks, RIPE, and Organ Freeman. (See Full Lineup Below) 

Snarky Puppy's Michael League, Chris Bullock & Nate Werth will mix within the supergroup formations. Full Artist Lineup includes

Joe Russo (Joe Russo's Almost Dead)

Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers/Dead & Company)

Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits)

Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits)

John Medeski (Medeski Martin & Wood)

Jason Hann (The String Cheese Incident)

Adam Deitch (Lettuce/Break Science)

Robert Walter (Greyboy Allstars/Mike Gordon)

Scott Metzger (Joe Russo's Almost Dead)

Kofi Burbridge (Tedeschi Trucks Band)

Alan Evans (Soulive)

Neal Evans (Soulive)

Eric "Benny" Bloom (Lettuce)

Jesus Coomes (Lettuce)

Adam Smirnoff (Lettuce)

Ryan Zoidis (Lettuce)

Roosevelt Collier

Michael League (Snarky Puppy)

Skerik

Todd Stoops (RAQ)

Reed Mathis (Tea Leaf Green)

Borahm Lee (Break Science)

Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band)

James Casey (Trey Anastasio Band)

Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy)

Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy)

Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power)

Nick Cassarino (The Nth Power)

Nate Edgar (The Nth Power)

Courtney J'Mell Smith (The Nth Power)

Manic FocusWill Bernard (Stanton Moore Trio)

Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu)Jay Lane (Primus/RatDog)

Rob Compa (Dopapod)

Eli Winderman (Dopapod)

Adrian Tramontano (Kung Fu)

Holly Bowling

Fareed Haque (Garaj Mahal)

Cochrane McMillan (Tea Leaf Green)

Andy Hess (Gov't Mule/The Black Crowes)

Eric Slick (Dr. Dog)

Dan Edinburgh (The Stepkids)

Jen Durkin (Deep Banana Blackout)

Johnny Durkin (Deep Banana Blackout)

Rob Marscher (Matisyahu)

Rob Somerville (Kung Fu)

Benny Rietveld (Santana)

Jake Sherman

Raul Pineda

Farnell Newton

Danny Sadownick

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