Rock The Resort Festival Adds KRS-One To Late Night Slot

Rock The Resort announced the addition of hip hop’s “Teacha,” KRS-One, to the inaugural festival’s line up. KRS-One will kick off the late night music on Saturday, December 5 at midnight on the Main Stage with a 90-minute set. He will also present a lecture and sign copies of his new, highly anticipated book, The Gospel of Hip Hop: First Instrument (PowerHouse Books, 2009). Keeping the hip hop spirit alive throughout the festival, on Sunday afternoon former Spearhead rapper and human beatbox, The Original RADIOACTIVE, will host KidHop, hip hop for children that is not only fun, but educational. He will also perform a Grateful Dead BeatBox Hour on Saturday evening.

The Main Stage schedule for Rock The Resort is as follows:

Friday, December 4, 2009
5:30-7pm – Humble Boy Club
9-10:30pm – Trevor Hall
11pm-12:30am – Keaton Simons

Saturday, December 5, 2009
12-2pm – The Trapps
3:30-6pm – Melvin Seals & JGB
6:05-7pm – RADIOACTIVE: Grateful Dead Beatbox Hour
9-11pm – Lettuce ft special guests
11:30pm-12am – The Original RADIOACTIVE
12-1:30am – KRS-One

Sunday, December 6, 2009
12-1:15pm – Hot Day at the Zoo
1:30-2pm – RADIOACTIVE: KidHop
2-3pm – Jaden
3:30-5pm – Zach Deputy
7-7:30pm – Keaton Simons/RADIOACTIVE Duo
7:30-9pm – Tyrone Wells
9-10:30pm – Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
12:45-2am – The Glitch Mob

Additional artists performing at Rock The Resort include: Eric Krasno & Chapter 2, DJ Logic, Roots of Creation, Rustic Overtones, Rubblebucket, Break Science, Jatoba, The Big Takeover, Humble Boy Club, The Moon, Madam Bills, and Sophistafunk. The “All Spa Jam” will perform during Saturday’s late night set from 3:30am – 6:00am. This jam will feature Eric Krasno, Adam Deitch, The Original RADIOACTIVE, Skerik, Sam Kininger, Ryan Zoidis, Nigel Hall, Keaton Simons and many special guests.

Rock The Resort will take place on December 4-6, 2009 at the Hudson Valley Resort and Spa in Kerkonkson, New York, just 20 minutes from New Paltz and 90 minutes from New York City. This 3-day indoor festival boasts 3 stages of music which will run until 6:00am every day. Tickets for the festival are now on sale at Tickets can also be purchased in the Hudson Valley at: Fuzion, 18 East Main St, Middletown; Sierra Moon, 56 Main Street, New Paltz; and Postal Plus, 314 Route 94 South, Warwick.

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