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- Posted on Aug 13th 2007 12:00PM by Jessica Robertson
"We are hoping to set a new standard for eco-responsible event production with the Echo Project, while creating an opportunity for music enthusiasts from around the globe to see a diverse range of talent," Nicolas Bouckaert, festival promoter and owner of Rivertown Entertainment, LLC, tells Spinner. "We are grateful for the support we have received so far and are looking forward to producing a safe and successful festival."
The event, which aims initiate eco-friendly social consciousness by way of music and art, will be held on a privately owned 1250-acre farm along the Chattahoochee river, and will launch a substantial river clean up prior to the event in conjunction with Sustainable Waves and Rivers Alive. In addition, the Echo Project will donate 15 cents of every ticket sold to Trees for the Future, an organization that combats illegal logging by planting trees throughout the world.
For a full list of performers and to purchase tickets, visit www.the-echoproject.com.