Northlands is ramping up and promises to be the biggest event in the region, with 15 bands over multiple stages.
“We super excited about this year,” says Northlands Director Seth McNally. “We’ve curated a fantastic diversity of genres, basically an entire season worth of dynamic bands and lined them all up for one fantastic weekend of music.”
JGB has played this event many times over our 20 year history, and we're happy to announce they'll be back for their 15 year anniversary of playing Jerry Day!
Stu Allen has played this event every year since 2006 and we're ecstatic to bring him and Mars Hotel back to Jerry Garcia Amphitheater.
Look out for special updates on his Mars Hotel lineup soon!
More Artist, Special Guests, and August event info coming soon!
The third day of the fourth Skull and Roses Festival saw the biggest crowds ever and record warm temperatures. A strong onshore wind helped mediate temperatures. When the Alligators rotated onstage just after 4 pm, the fairgrounds were packed with music fans. The band was actually created initially as a one-off to perform at the festival. According to promoter Dennis McNally, “The Gators came into being because Chris, the promoter of Skull and Roses, had a problem—and a vision.
Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 organ, and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band.Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become "Jam Band Music". From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin Seals serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up.
Mr. Hat Presents Melvin Seals & JGB (2 sets) with opening set by Stu Allen at the Mare Island Coal Sheds Waterfront Arts Park in Vallejo. All ages welcome. Breathtaking views, spacious outdoor promenade with interactive Burning Man art exhibit, food trucks, beer/wine/soft drinks, Shakedown Artisan Vendors, chalk art station, light show by Lya's Liquid Lights. Advance tix $45, kids 13 and under half price. Very limited Gold Circle.
If you’ve been on the fence about attending this year's SKULL & ROSES April 7-10th in Ventura, CA, here are just a few reasons why this is a NOT to be missed festival!
PHIL & FRIENDS
This year, and for the first time, an original member of the Grateful Dead, bass player Phil Lesh, joins SKULL & ROSES. The line up will feature: Phil Lesh, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Jason Crosby & John Molo.
OTEIL & FRIENDS
Gem & Jam 2022: A Deep Dive into the Full-Spectrum Sensory Experience [BONUS INTERVIEWS]: Maddy O’Neal, ATYYA, Sunsquabi & Hot Buttered Rum Reflect on Festival Experience
Animated attendees gathered for The 14th Annual Gem & Jam Festival (February 4-6, 2022) in the scenic desert landscape of Tucson, Arizona, to be taken away by the audio, escape in the visual, and indulge in a full-spectrum sensory experience—an experience encapsulating even the non-physical depths of community. This art and music festival— with over 250 programmed acts—once again, delivered unforgettable entertainment, education, and natural beauty.
Today, the torch-bearing Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra announces the lineup for their ninth annual Dark Star Jubilee music festival. Produced by All Good Presents, the event was created as a band-curated continuation of the ongoing celebration of the music of the Grateful Dead, the Dark Star Jubilee has become a Midwest tradition for kicking off the summer season with three-nights of music, camping and community.