- Oct. 9 at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST — Grace Potter will perform live from famed music venue Joe’s Pub in New York City. Potter’s set will feature unique acoustic versions of songs from her new album, The Lion The Beast The Beat.
- Oct. 24 at 11 p.m. EST/8 p.m. PST — Michael Franti will rev up Los Angeles from the first-ever Great Coffee, Good Vibes Lounge, brought to you by Green Mountain Coffee. Fans will be able to visit 7111 Melrose Avenue on October 24 and enjoy a free cup of Green Mountain Coffee Fair Trade Certified™ coffee.
Straight To The SourcePeople can view photos and videos from Potter and Franti’s trips to Colombia and Sumatra, including exclusive music performances, by logging on to Facebook. After watching these videos, people will have the chance to receive samples or coupons and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to Costa Rica. The six-night trip will include round trip airfare, a whitewater rafting tour, a canopy tour, a Mangrove boat tour, and additional opportunities to experience one of the countries where Green Mountain Coffee® Fair Trade Certified™ coffee is sourced. “‘Great Coffee, Good Vibes, Pass It On’ is about using the power of music to share the message of fair trade,” said T.J. Whalen, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Specialty Coffee business unit of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR). “It’s a simple choice that makes a big difference in coffee communities around the world, and we want to inspire people to experience the quality of fair trade coffee, feel good about helping others and pass it on.” The Green Mountain Coffee ® Fair Trade Heritage GMCR, parent company of the Green Mountain Coffee ® brand, became one of the first roasters in the United States to offer Fair Trade Certified™ coffees, in 2000. Recently, the company was confirmed for the second year in a row as the world’s largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee, among all coffee roasters, by Fair Trade USA for 2011. Green Mountain Coffee Fair Trade Certified™ coffee is available through specialty and mass retailers, grocery, club and convenience stores, offices, quick-serve restaurants and online. The Green Mountain Coffee brand offers one of the largest selections of Fair Trade Certified™ coffees in the United States. Learn more about the benefits of fair trade, RSVP for the live streaming concerts and enter the Great Coffee, Good Vibes sweepstakes on the Green Mountain Coffee brand’s Facebook page . For more information about Fair Trade Certified™ Green Mountain Coffee varieties, visit www.GreenMountainCoffee.com. About Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. As a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR) is recognized for its award-winning coffees, innovative brewing technology, and socially responsible business practices. GMCR supports local and global communities by offsetting 100 percent of its direct greenhouse gas emissions, investing in sustainably-grown coffee, and allocating a portion of its profits to socially and environmentally responsible initiatives.
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