June 2nd & 3rd: Summer Arts and Music Festival

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Mateel Community Center presents: 

42nd Summer Arts & Music Festival

June 2-3 2018

Benbow State Recreation Area 445 Lake Benbow Drive Garberville, CA 95542

Hours: 10am-10pm

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Tickets: 2 day advance tickets $35 ($40 at the gate) $30 in advance for members at the Mateel office only from 11-4pm Tuesday-Friday

Single day: $25 sold at the gate only

Kids 12 and under are offered free admission

Tickets on sale now at the Mateel office, 59 Rusk Lane in Redway in the building located behind the main hall 11-4pm Tuesday-Friday

Artist lineup:

Orgone, Nkulee Dube, Rose’s Pawn Shop, Soul Majestic, Dgiin, QVLN, Object Heavy, Suyog Brass Band, Cold Blue Water, Special Guest Family, Way Out West, Altar Tones, Latin Peppers, That Captain, DJ Dragonfly, Funnicators, Jammies by 9, Garberville Town Band, Arkaingelle, Lost Coast Marimbas, Zech Gravander, Paul Turner, Ari & Ruby Guillette, Mihael Kavanaugh, Mark Goo, plus DJ’s, dance troupes & children’s entertainers on 4 stages

View the Summer Arts & Music Festival program on line

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Summer Arts and Music festival features more than 150 handmade craft, food, and non-profit vendor booths, a Kid Zone with arts & crafts,dance and interactive light and sound experiences in the Generation Green Dome & Belly Dance Temple areas. All of these festival offerings are set against the backdrop of the ancient redwoods at Benbow State Recreation Area along the majestic Eel River.

The event features over 70 performances including headliners 8-piece Funk/Soul group ORGŌNE, daughter of the late South African reggae superstar Lucky Dube – Nkulee Dube who appeared at Reggae on the River 2017, Americana/new Folk/ bluegrass Grammy nominated string band Rose’s Pawn Shop, Santa Cruz-based modern roots reggae band Soul Majestic, Latin Brazilian multi- instrumentalist QVLN. Traveling the furthest for Summer Arts, from India come the Suyog Brass Band performing originals drawn from traditional melodies on horns and percussion. Sought after festival electronic dance selector Dragonfly will mix transglobal tempos. Also slated to appear are Humboldt’s Cold Blue Water a Blues, Rock, Jazz, and Jam Band as well as Latin Dance Band – Latin Peppers along with many more from our regional talent scene including the Garberville Town Band. 

Summer Arts 2018 – Trees, Lawn, Solar & Youth Stage Schedules by day


Summer Arts and Music Festival