After a disturbingly cold and rainy spring, sunny days are finally here. But there’s another reason to celebrate — Sol Slam Music Fest is coming back to the Windjammer. The Sol Driven Train gang recently released the deets on their annual fest, and this year’s lineup is slammed packed with local favorites, like Dangermuffin, Yarn, Dead 27’s, Fowler’s Mustache, the Royal Tinfoil, Reckoning, Graham Whorley, the Shack Band, and, of course, Sol Driven Train, who will perform two sets, plus a special kids show.

“I am really excited about this year’s musical lineup, as well as to compete in the watermelon-eating contest, build a sand castle, and do some paddleboarding in the surf,” says Sol Driven Train frontman Joel Timmons.

The festival starts Fri. July 19 and runs through Sat. Full weekend passes are $35, but you can still get tickets for individual shows. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to the Rainforest Action Network in memory of Rebecca Tarbotton, the organization’s former executive director and a close friend of Sol Driven Train.

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