by nina
Categories: Music, People.

Saturday was a gloriously sunny day in Boston and a perfect one for celebrating our planet. KT Tunstall, among many other talented artists such as Vega4, Grace Potter, John Butler Trio, Mat Kearney, Tim Finn and Guster, rocked out by the esplanade in Boston’s Hatch Shell for WBOS 14th Annual Earthfest.

With over 100,000 attendees, the artists showed their various commitments to environmental issues by sharing their thoughts and eco-tips in-between playing their hit songs. KT Tunstall remarked: “We just need to use less stuff. Only buy what you need.” She also dedicated her song Under the Weather to the earth and shouted out into the crowd: “Show it some respect!”

In a backstage interview, Tunstall also expressed appreciation for Earthfest’s deliberate efforts to be an environmentally friendly event, which included a recycling squad, biodegradable plates, and utensils in the VIP tent, and eco-tips posted all over the esplanade, which were sponsored by Whole Foods. She said: This festival really sets a precedent. It’s fantastic. This is the way all festivals should be.”

Tunstall’s new album will be coming out in September and it’s one I am dying to hear. I’ll buy it for the sole purpose that KT’s tour bus runs on bio-diesel. Plus rumor has it, it’s a fabulous album. You gotta love green rocker chicks!

Photo Credit: Frank Siteman