It hit me quickly after I had arrived at Jerry Jam 2017. It was the kind of revelation that, once discovered, seems obvious. But when it hit me, it felt earth shattering. Not to mention fear inducing. I looked down at the note I had just written. “I’m not going to have a lot to write about.” This came to me when I was watching The John K. band Friday afternoon.
In its 10th incarnation the Petaluma Music Festival once again brought together a fine synthesis of bohemian bands including the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Poor Man’s Whiskey, the T Sisters, and Midnight North and their collective aficionados to the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California, all to benefit the Keeping Music in the Schools effort, specifically for music programs in Petaluma schools.
The little festival that could, Rhythms on the Rio 2017, did it once again, bringing a stellar lineup and unmatched Colorado hospitality to a welcoming festival audience. This year’s fest started out overcast and chilly (we are in monsoon season, after all), with the promise of rain. But none of that dampened anyone’s spirits.
The Brothers Comatose and (((folkYEAH!))) are thrilled to announce the special addition of the T Sisters to the Comatopia 2017 artist lineup. Following the release of their much-anticipated self-titled sophomore album in 2016, the T Sisters are making a name for themselves as one of the West Coast's foremost indie-Americana acts poised to break out in 2017. T Sisters perform at Comatopia following tours with Amos Lee and The Wood Brothers. Hillstomp will no longer perform at Comatopia.
The 2nd Annual Bonanza Campout in Heber, Utah returned to Utah’s scenic River’s Edge Resort in Heber City on June 23-25, 2017. The boutique music and camping festival featured a dynamic and diverse lineup of over 30 live acts, locally curated food and drinks, art installations, plentiful onsite activities including yoga and hiking, and more. Performances from festival favorites and headliners ODESZA, Ms.
Organic Fest returns to the Blue Mountain Event Center this August 11, 12 and 13, rage with us in the space between treble and bass! Set in the verdant mountains of Calaveras County just three hours out from San Francisco, Organic Fest is an intimate experience unlike any other camping music festival.
The organizers—Organic Events, Flatline Events, Euphoric Styles, Modern Illusion and Antidote Events—have collaborated with the grassroots leaders of the Cali festy scene to handcraft you an thumping bass experience.
Emerging from a successful year which saw Gem & Jam embrace the full festival experience with a move from Downtown Tucson to a venue that offered a desert setting with expanded amenities including camping, the twelfth annual event released the first phase of its lineup.