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What: The Most Comprehensive Celebration of Art & Music on the North Coast
When: Saturday & Sunday, May 31st & June 1st, 2014
Where: Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Southern Humboldt County, CA
Tickets: $15 per day / $25 for weekend pass / Kids 12 & under are free

~ Want to become a Sponsor for this event?
     >>> Check out our Summer Arts & Music Sponsors Page.

First Wave Of Talent Announced For Summer Arts & Music Festival!

Coming up on the weekend of May 31 & June 1, the Mateel Community Center will kick off the summer festival season with the 38th annual Summer Arts and Music Festival at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area. A beloved Southern Humboldt tradition to celebrate the arrival of summer, this favorite family event will offer the most comprehensive and affordable celebration of arts and culture on the North Coast, with more than 100 diverse performances on 4+ stages, over 150 handmade craft and food booths, an all-media fine arts showcase, outrageous kid zone, the Generation Green tent, and so much more.

Stay tuned for more performer updates and other festival info. Tickets cost only $15 per day or $25 for the weekend pass and are available at the gates only. Tent camping is offered at various local campgrounds and a free festival shuttle offers service to select campgrounds and the towns of Redway and Garberville. So make your plans today and be part of the magic of the 38th annual Summer Arts & Music Festival at Benbow Lake on May 31st & June 1st.

The 2014 talent line-up (thus far!) includes:

<> Pimps Of Joytime
<> Nahko and Medicine For The People
<> Motherlode featuring DJ Logic & Bill Summers
<> Ganga Giri
<> Afrolicious
<> The Brothers Comatose
<> Saritah
<> Feufollet
<> Glen David Andrews
<> Candelaria
<> Quetzal Guerrero
<> DJ Logic
<> Aloha Radio
<> David Luning
<> To Life!
<> Dirt Floor Band
<> Bill Summers Percussion Workshop
<> Dysphunctional Species
<> Sour Mash Hug Band
<> Fiddle and Pine
<> & many, many more TBA soon!

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Including over 60 of the best local bands,
musicians, dance troupes, and children’s entertainers.

For a photo gallery of the many types of performers and artists currently confirmed for this year's festival scroll down the page....

Two Days of Music & Entertainment on FOUR Stages!

As the festival nears make sure and look for our full color SAMF Program Guide that contains stage schedules, band and vendor profiles and much more. Over 25,000 copies will be distributed at outlets, and newstands throughout northern California!

  SAMF Midway

Camping Information: The Benbow Lake State Park Campground will not be open for camping this year, but the following nearby campgrounds will:

~ Benbow Valley RV Park and Campground (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: The Richard Grove reservations page at ReserveAmerica.com.

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


The 2014 38th 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

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wildberries Market Place

Garberville -Redway Chamber of Commerce

Dazey's Supply

The 2014 38th 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

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wildberries Market Place

Garberville -Redway Chamber of Commerce

Dazey's Supply

The 2014 38th 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

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wildberries Market Place

Garberville -Redway Chamber of Commerce

Dazey's Supply

The 2014 38th 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

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wildberries Market Place

Garberville -Redway Chamber of Commerce

Dazey's Supply

The 2014 38th 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

Humboldt County Smoking Caterpillar

North Coast Mercantile

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wildberries Market Place

Garberville -Redway Chamber of Commerce

Dazey's Supply

 

     
     Summer Arts & Music Festival - 2014 Confirmed Talent:


 

    Pimps Of Joytime

   
 

   Nahko
    and Medicine For The People
   
 

   Motherlode
     featuring DJ Logic
        & Bill Summers
   
 

   Ganga Giri
   
 

   Afrolicious
   
 


   The Brothers Comatose

   
 

   Saritah
   

   Feufollet
   

   Glen David Andrews
   

   Candelaria
   
 

   Quetzal Guerrero
   
 

   DJ Logic
   
 

   Aloha Radio
   

   David Luning
   
 

   To Life!
   

   Dirt Floor Band
   
 

   Bill Summers
        Percussion Workshop
 

   Dysphunctional Species
   

   Sour Mash Hug Band
   

   Fiddle and Pine
 

...and many, many more TO BE ANNOUNCED soon!

         INCLUDING over 60 of the best local bands, musicians, dance troupes, and children’s entertainers!

 

The 2014 Summer Arts and Music Poster:

Summer Arts ansd Music poster 2014 Final

 

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