The Edmond Sun

February 8, 2013

Mumford & Sons to play in Guthrie

James Coburn
The Edmond Sun

GUTHRIE — Guthrie is one of three cities in the U.S. to host Mumford & Sons this year in an event called The 2013 Gentlemen of the Road Festival.

The British folk group event will take place Sept. 6-7 at a folk festival at Cottonwood Flats in Guthrie.

Mumford & Sons have won three Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Award for Favorite Alternative Rock Artist, and were nominated for six Grammy awards.

Tickets are $109 and can be purchased at beginning at 11 a.m. Friday. Camping passes are available for $40.

City Manager Sereniah Breland said news of the concert is bound to enhance Guthrie’s reputation as a destination point.

Other groups to perform at the festival will be Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Willy Mason, Alabama Shakes, The Vaccines, Bear’s Den, Half Moon Run and Those Darlins. | 341-2121