What: The Most Comprehensive Celebration of Art & Music on the North Coast
When: Saturday & Sunday, June 4th & 5th, 2011 / Open 9:30am – 10pm
Where: Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Southern Humboldt County, CA
Tickets: $15 per day / $25 for the weekend
Mateel Announces Summer Arts & Music Festival Headlining Talent!
Coming up on the weekend of June 4th and 5th, the Mateel Community Center will kick off the summer festival season with the 35th annual Summer Arts and Music Festival at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area.
A beloved local tradition to celebrate the arrival of summer, this favorite family event will again offer the most comprehensive and affordable celebration of arts and culture in Humboldt County, with more than 100 diverse performances on 4+ stages, over 150 handmade craft and food booths, an all-media fine arts showcase, outrageous kid zone, the Generation Green Tent, and so much more.
Featured headlining talent will include Lyrics Born, ReBirth Brass Band, Skampida, MC Yogi, Bachaco, Yogoman Burning Band, Jenny Kerr Band feat. Eric McFadden, LoCura, The Brothers Comatose, Shana Morrison & Caledonia, Afromassive, Handful of Luvin, Alice DiMicele Band, The Real Nasty, Scott Huckabay, To Life!, Caroline Aiken and more, plus over 60 of the best local bands, musicians, dance troupes, and children’s entertainers.
Admission for the festival will be at the gate only for price of $15 per day or $25 for the weekend pass. Kids 12 & under are free. Gates open at 9:30am both days and the fun wraps up at 10pm. Free shuttle service is offered continuously from Redway, Garberville and both Benbow Lake and Richardson Grove campgrounds. A limited amount of paid parking is also available in Benbow.