2011 Bonnaroo Guidebook Tour Kicks Off in Asheville and Charlotte

Top Quote Tara Lynne Groth, author of How Do You Roo? A Survivor's Pocket Guide to Bonnaroo®, will visit western North Carolina to discuss her book, advice about attending the annual four-day music event, and trends in festival innovations. End Quote
  • Asheville, NC (1888PressRelease) February 17, 2011 - Asheville Music Performance

    The book tour kicks off at 6PM on Friday, March 11th at Firestorm Café in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, immediately followed by indie duo Lawrence & Leigh (The Life & Times of SXSW Tour). Firestorm Café is located at 48 Commerce Street. The Park Road Bookstore in Charlotte, located at 4139 Park Road, will host a book discussion on Saturday, March 12th at 11:30AM. Attendees are encouraged to come out and meet others going to The Roo, share their own festival experiences, and learn about other camping music festivals that take place throughout the south.

    More Dates and Concert Nights

    "The 2011 lineup was just released and I hear a lot of travel plans are being made," said Groth. "I'm looking forward to meeting other music lovers and sharing the advice I wish I had." Groth, a Raleigh-Durham area author, will be announcing more cities and dates soon, which will include stops in Charleston, Boston and New York. Select cities will feature a book talk-concert combination.

    How Do You Roo is the first-ever guidebook to the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, and is in the Top 20 Books in Travel on Lulu.com. The pocket-sized guidebook offers money-saving tips, camping recommendations and festival veteran advice for those attending the annual four-day camping and music festival in Tennessee. Between 80,000 and 120,000 music lovers attend Bonnaroo each year.

    How Do You Roo? A Survivor's Pocket Guide to Bonnaroo® (97 pp/paperback/ISBN- 978-0-557-90560-7) is the only unofficial guide to Bonnaroo. Details can be found at www howdoyouroo com. The material in How Do You Roo originated with the author and was not reviewed, edited or approved by the organizers and producers of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

    About the Author
    Tara Lynne Groth is a full-time freelance journalist and creative writer based in Cary, North Carolina with approximately 10 years of marketing experience. Her articles have appeared in places such as GO (AirTran Airways' in-flight magazine), The Providence Journal and Blue Ridge Outdoors. In addition to journalism, she virtually collaborates with businesses around the world in their PR and marketing efforts through the composition of press releases and marketing collateral. She holds a B.A. in cultural studies from SUNY Stony Brook.

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