The Best Fest, proudly sponsored by its favorite spirit Jameson® Irish Whiskey, is thrilled to announce the addition of Aimee Mann, Catherine Pierce of The Pierces, Danny Masterson & Adam Busch, Parker Gispert of The Whigs, Two Gallants and Paul Sprangers of Free Energy to the Petty Fest San Francisco lineup for 2013.
Artists already confirmed to take the stage include Nick Valensi of The Strokes, Boz Scaggs, Chuck Prophet, Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers, Tim Bluhm of The Mother Hips, Nicki Bluhm, Matt Sorum & Ace Harper, Butch Walker, Ryan Miller of Guster, Jesse Malin, Har Mar Superstar, Jenny O., Jody Porter of Fountains of Wayne, Ewan Currie of The Sheepdogs and Howlin Rain, with more surprise guests to be revealed.
On February 27, The Petty Fest concert series will expand to The Fillmore in San Francisco for the very first time thanks to Jameson® Irish Whiskey's involvement. Jameson has also made it possible for The Best Fest to donate all of the ticket proceeds to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, a charity that provides financial assistance to musicians facing illness or disability.
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