The Most Comprehensive Celebration of Art & Music on the N. Coast
Saturday & Sunday, May 30th & 31st, 2015
9:30am to 10pm / Both Days
Benbow Lake State Rec. Area (2 miles South of Garberville, CA)
$30 Advanced Weekend Passes / Gate & Single Day Tickets $20
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Two Days of Music & Entertainment on 4 Stages!
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This weekend, May 30th & 31st, the quiet green of Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, will transform into the lively and colorful site of the 39th annual Summer Arts & Music Festival! This year the Festival, known for it’s diversity and family feel, has also been honored as one the top “” by Fest 300 Magazine, that reviews festivals worldwide.
First of all the Trees Stage, as always, will feature an awesome line-up of music from JJ Grey & MoFro headlining Saturday night, to Sunday night’s headliner, Blackalicious and exciting performances like Motherlode featuring Fred Wesley, Angelo Moore & Brand New Step; Candelaria; The Brothers Comatose; Todo Mundo and many more.
In between major acts Trees will feature such beloved locals as Feet First Dancers, (at noon both days), Lost Coast Marimbas and many others. See the full stage schedule for more details and check out the Main Talent Photo Array farther down this page for more details.
Throughout both days of the festival you’ll also enjoy more than 60 of the best local musical acts, dance troupes, and children’s entertainers.
Starting at the far south end of the fairway, and working our way back to the Trees stage, new this year, is “The Sacred Round”. Located in the turnaround loop, adjacent to the Solar Stage, The Sacred Round is a giant calendar of painted river rocks created to honor Earth and celebrate her seasons. The Solstices; North and South & Equinoxes; East and West will be highlighted, giving the viewers a visual representation of the four seasons. Everyone is invited to walk The Round and give thanks.
There will be a table at the Devine Round Calendar Booth for people to paint a rock and place it in the Sacred Round on a day that is special to them. Special guest- local teacher and author, Gillian Brown, will conduct a ceremony at noon and also read a story for children at 1pm both days.
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