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  The Midway at Summer Arts...

What: The Most Comprehensive Celebration of Art & Music on the N. Coast
When: Saturday & Sunday, May 30th & 31st, 2015
Times: Satuday, 10am to 10pm / Sunday, 10am to 9:30pm
Where: Benbow Lake State Rec. Area (2 miles South of Garberville, CA)
Tickets: $30 Advanced Weekend Passes / Gate & Single Day Tickets TBA

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VENDORS ~ SPONSORS ~ ADVERTISING ~ VOLUNTEERS
~ Talent Applications are now closed (Deadline was Feb. 20th, 2015) ~

~ Vendor Applications are now closed (Deadline was March 20th, 2015). ~

Two Days of Music & Entertainment on FOUR Stages!

Returning to the banks of the Eel River at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area in southern Humboldt, the Summer Arts & Music Festival will once again live up its reputation as the most comprehensive and affordable celebration of arts and entertainment on the North Coast. 

Recently making Fest 300's list of "15 Transformational Festivals to Attend in 2015", the Summer Arts and Music Festival offers a host of delights for the ears, eyes, body, mind and soul.

Taking place at the height of summer on the banks of the beautiful South Eel River, and surounded by the stunning greenery of Humboldt County's majestic redwoods, this beloved annual event features:

~ More than 100 diverse performances on 4+ stages
~ Over 150 Handmade Craft and Food Booths
~ An Outrageous Kid Zone
~ Belly Dance Temple
~ Fine Art Exhibition
~ Summertronica E-Music Tent
~ The alternative energy showcase of Generation Green.

Drawing performers, vendors, and attendees from across the country (and beyond), it is also one of the great showcases of local creative arts talent.

The confirmed 2015 featured headliners thus far include:

~ JJ Grey & Mofro ~ Blackalicious ~ Motherlode featuring Fred Wesley
~ Angelo Moore & Brand New Step ~ Brothers Comatose
~ Joe Driscoll & Seykou Kouyate ~ Todo Mundo ~ Mojo Green
~ Raashan Ahmad & Object Heavy (formerly the Getdown Crew)
~ Brother ~ Candelaria
~ Jah Sun with i-Kronik ~ Midnight North
~ Scott Huckabay ~ Joanne Rand ~ Salt Petal ~ Scary Little Friends
~ Ju Drum & Dynasty One ~ and many more still to be announced!

See the photo array farther down this page for more details...

 

Quadcopter Views of the 2014 Festival...
 
 
SUMMERTRONICA e-Music Tent!
 
Summertronica e-Music Tent Banner
 

SUMMERTRONICA is back to Summer Arts 2015!

A space dedicated exclusively to Electronic Music from our community! Featuring some of the top DJs of Northern California, SUMMERTRONICA brings the very best in house and electronic music to the festival!!

~ SATURDAY MAY 30TH:

7:30 pm - DJ JSUN (DEEP GROOVE SOCIETY)
8:45 pmDJ MARJO LAK (BUTTER MUSIC BRAZIL)

~ SUNDAY MAY 31ST

7:30 pmDJ BAGGA DONUTS (DEEP GROOVE SOCIETY)
8:45 pmDJ NOEL SCREECH OWL

~ DANCE PERFORMANCE BY SUSIE KIDD
~ LIVE PAINTING BY ROMAN

Summertronica DJ's and Dancers

 
Nahko and Medicine For The People
perform a full set at the 2014 Festival...
 
 
Camping Information:
 

Tent camping is offered at various local campgrounds. The following nearby campgrounds will be open this year:

~ Benbow Valley RV Park and Campground
   (a short walk to the festival!)
   For more information and reservations visit: www.benbowrv.com
   Local: 707-923-2777 ~ Toll Free: 866-236-2697
   Fax: 707-923-2821 ~ E-mail:
info@benbowrv.com

~ Richardson Grove State Park: (on the shuttle bus route)
   For information and reservations visit:
   www.ReserveAmerica.com.

~ Richardson Grove Campground & RV Park
   750 US HWY 101, Garberville, CA 95542
    Phone: (707) 247-3380
    For more information and reservations visit:
    www.redwoodfamilycamp.org

~ See Other Campgrounds and Lodging
   (may not be on the shuttle route!).

 
Shuttle Information:
 

A free festival shuttle offers service to select campgrounds and the towns of Redway and Garberville.

Shuttles will run from 9am to 11pm both days. Pick-up's happen every half hour or less.

Stops include:

Northern Loop:
Redway - Majestic Center
Garberville - Chevron

Southern Loop:
Richardson Grove State Park
Richardson Grove RV Park & Family Camp

Both loops stop at Benbow Festival Site, Benbow Dr.

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Summer Arts & Music Festival has been chosen as one of the
"15 Transformational Festivals to Attend in 2015"...

Fest 300, an online magazine featuring reviews, links, and insight into the world's greatest festivals, has chosen
The Summer Arts and Music Festival as one of the "15 Transformational Festivals to Attend in 2015"!

Well... shucks... we couldn't be more proud!

More info at their web site here:
www.fest300.com/magazine/15-transformational-festivals-to-attend-in-2015

 

Confirmed Talent for the 2015 Summer Arts and Music Festival Include the Following:

The 2015 39th Annual
Summer Arts and Music Festival
is generously sponsored by many local businesses and organizations.

Click on any logo to visit their web sites!

Want to Become a Sponsor?

CLICK HERE FOR INFO!

Cutting Edge Solutions

Wonderland Nursury

Tahoe Wellness Cooperative

Dazey's Supply

Royal Gold Fertilizers

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Wildberries Marketplace

KMUD

KHUM

The 2015 39th Annual
Summer Arts and Music Festival
is generously sponsored by many local businesses and organizations.

Click on any logo to visit their web sites!

Want to Become a Sponsor?

CLICK HERE FOR INFO!

Cutting Edge Solutions

Wonderland Nursury

Tahoe Wellness Cooperative

Dazey's Supply

Royal Gold Fertilizers

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Wildberries Marketplace

KMUD

KHUM

The 2015 39th Annual
Summer Arts and Music Festival
is generously sponsored by many local businesses and organizations.

Click on any logo to visit their web sites!

Want to Become a Sponsor?

CLICK HERE FOR INFO!

Cutting Edge Solutions

Wonderland Nursury

Tahoe Wellness Cooperative

Dazey's Supply

Royal Gold Fertilizers

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Wildberries Marketplace

KMUD

KHUM

 

 
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JJ Grey and Mofro
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www.jjgrey.com

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Blackalicious
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www.blackalicious.com
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   Motherlode
featuring
The Legendary

Fred Wesley

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www.motherlodehumboldt.com
www.funkyfredwesley.com

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Angelo Moore
and the
Brand New Step

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www.brandnewstep.com
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    Brothers Comatose
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www.thebrotherscomatose.com
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Joe Driscoll
& Sekou Kouyate

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www.joeandsekou.com
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Todo Mundo
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www.todomundomusic.com
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Mojo Green
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www.mojogreenmusic.com
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Raashan Ahmad
and
Object Heavy

(formerly The Getdown Crew) ================

www.raashan.net

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Brother
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www.brothermusic.com
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Candelaria
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www.candelariamusica.com
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Jah Sun
with
i-Kronik
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www.jahsunmusic.com
www.facebook.com/IKRONIKBAND

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Midnight North
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www.midnightnorth.com
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Scott Huckabay
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www.scotthuckabay.com
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Joanne Rand
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www.joannerandmusic.com
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Salt Petal
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www.saltpetal.com
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Scary Little Friends
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www.scarylittlefriends.com
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Ju Drum
& Dynasty One

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www.judrum.com
www.facebook.com/DynastyOne1


Plus - over 60 of the best local bands, dance troupes,
and children's entertainers on 4+ stages!




 

 

 
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