Highlighted by spirited headlining performances by The Devil Makes Three (Saturday), The Infamous Stringdusters (Friday), and Railroad Earth (Sunday), there was a profound additional component to this year’s WinterWonderGrass Tahoe. The weather. Before turning all sunny on Sunday, Friday and Saturday’s proceedings included periodic showers of snow, graupel (look it up), and a little rain.
After a 3-year hiatus, the OC Music Festival (OCMF), announces the schedule for the popular weekend music and camping festival held at Irvine Lake in Orange, CA May 4-6th. Expanding from a two (2) day (Friday & Saturday) event to a three (3) event (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) for 2018, the OC Music Festival will feature the best jam and improvisational bands from Southern California on two stages.
2018 OC Music Festival Line-Up
CUBENSIS (Grateful Dead Experience)
June Lake, California
June Lake Jam Fest is an annual event held the weekend after Labor Day each year. Besides providing a quality music event for community members and visitors to Mono County, it is also a fundraiser to support music programs for Mono County school students.
As one of the most vibrant cities in the cannabis industry, Denver’s most anticipated three-day block party and music festival returns for its second year. 420 On The Block comes to Downtown Denver’s Fox Street Compound, a nonprofit resource and arts center, from Friday, April 20th to Sunday, April 22nd, bringing Action Bronson, Matisyahu, Break Science, and more together for a celebration of Colorado’s cannabis culture on the biggest holiday for cannabis enthusiasts.
For over 40 years, the annual three-day music festival in Southern California, Huck Finn Jubilee, delivered acts from a long list of luminaries such as Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Punch Brothers, Rhonda Vincent, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, Emmylou Harris, Peter Rowan, and more. After a one-year hiatus, the festival will return to Ontario, CA on October 5, 6, and 7 in 2018 under new owners Nikki and Roger.
The second annual Skull and Roses Festival brought Deadheads from all over California, to the Ventura Fairgrounds, for three days of music inspired by The Grateful Dead. The campground area was nearly full by the time the music started early on Friday afternoon, April 6th. Festival publicist Dennis McNally, who was the publicist for the Grateful Dead from 1984-95 choose the spot because of its significance in the history of the Dead.
The Euphoria Team released the lineup for Finding Euphoria, an electronic music festival on May 12 at Carson Creek Ranch, featuring Gramatik, Hippie Sabotage, G Jones, and k?d, plus Medasin, ATLiens, Asadi, and many Euphoria alumni artists, as well as special guests Boogie T and SQUNTO at the Friday Camping Pre-Party.
It’s that time again, folks. The one and only California Roots is coming around again, and this year’s festival promises to be the best one yet. Over just less than a decade, Cali Roots has evolved from a small get together into a family reunion of sorts for Reggae fans from near and far. For so many, Cali Roots is more than three days of Reggae music, it is a small peek into what life can be in a world with a little less animosity, and a little more love.
Spring has arrived in Southern California and with the new season comes the beginning of music festival season. The West coasts most prestigious musical gathering, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival is set to take place over the weekends of April 13-15 and 20-22. The festival is celebrating its 19th year, with a claim of being bigger and better than ever. Last year ticket sales were increased to 125,00 per year versus 90,000 the year before. The festival also added an eighth stage as well, the Sonora stage.