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North Coast Music Festival kicks off tonight!

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Just when you thought it was safe to put your summer fest duds into mothballs, the North Coast Music Festival is hitting the city. There are lots of local acts on tap at the fest. High profile names on the three-day bill that are generating buzz - acts like De La Soul, Nas, The Chemical Brothers, Lupe Fiasco and Flying Lotus. So how did independent area promoters land such big fish for their first festival outing? Mike Raspatello is one of the founders and producers of North Coast Music Festival, and also a partner in Kingtello. He dropped by to tell us more. [audio:/sites/default/files/archives/music/2010/09/848_20100901g.mp3|titles=North Coast Music Festival] Full disclosure: WBEZ is a media sponsor of the North Coast Festival. Alison Cuddy, Tony Sarabia and Brian Babyon will be introducing some of the acts.

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