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Thursday, July 5
 

11:45am

Pixie and the Partygrass Boys
Pixie and the Partygrass Boys

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Pixie and the Partygrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramHailed as “the hottest band in the Wasatch” by the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association, Pixie and The Partygrass Boys is composed of lifelong professional musicians drawn together by a common love of bluegrass and skiing in the Wasatch. Featuring soulful, often harmonic... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 11:45am - 1:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

12:00pm

Diggin Dirt
Diggin Dirt

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Diggin Dirt

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramReminiscent of James Brown, and Sly and the Family Stone, Diggin Dirt is a band that is very well known around Humboldt County and the Pacific Northwest . They uniquely blend together their influences that range from funk to blues to reggae to psychedelic-rock, to make something t... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

1:15pm

Jon Stickley Trio
Jon Stickley Trio

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Jon Stickley Trio

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJon Stickley Trio is a genre-defying, explosive instrumental trio, whose deep grooves, innovative flatpicking, and sultry-spacy violin moves the listener’s head, heart, and feet. “Stickley's Martin churns out a mixture of bluegrass, Chuck Berry, metal, prog, grunge, and assorted other g... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

1:30pm

John Craigie
John Craigie

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John Craigie

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramRenowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while blazing a trail of his own. Recently, that trail twisted and turned into new territory for the Portland, OR perf... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Big Meadow Stage

1:30pm

Magic In The Other
Magic in The Other

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Magic In The Other

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"An intelligent music listener’s dream. The music is danceable but also worthy of focus to see their communication in real time. It is something special to bear witness to the birth of a band that could potentially take a scene by storm, you feel like you’re in on something, wit... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
'Grandstand Stage

3:15pm

The Family Crest
The Family Crest

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The Family Crest

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThe Family Crest have already earned widespread national applause for their extraordinary orchestral pop ambition but with THE WAR, the San Francisco-based collective makes their boldest, most fully articulated musical statement thus far. The second installment of what promises to... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

3:30pm

Y la Bamba
Y la Bamba

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Y la Bamba

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramLuz Elena Mendoza returns to themes of searching, metamorphosis, shared humanity, and a faith that is greater than just religion. Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan Mexico, she spent her childhood raised by the melodies and storie... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Big Meadow Stage

3:30pm

Rising Appalachia
Rising Appalachia

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Rising Appalachia

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramRising Appalachia brings to the stage a collection of sounds, stories, and songs steeped in tradition and devotion to world culture. Intertwining a deep reverence for folk music and a passion for justice, they have made it their life’s work to sing songs that speak to something an... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
'Grandstand Stage

5:15pm

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

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Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramAfter years of playing in bands that inevitably fell apart, as bands so often do, keyboard player Delvon Lamarr landed in a different kind of group: one founded by his wife and manager, Amy Novo. She created the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio so her husband could fully focus on the things he does best: writing and playing music.Wi... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

5:30pm

The Motet
The Motet

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The Motet

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMusic and escapism go hand-in-hand.A concert or an album can unlock another world, if you let it. The Motet respect and revere this time-honored phenomenon. Fusing fiery funk, simmering soul, and improvisational inventiveness, the Denver, CO seven-piece—Lyle Divinsky [vocals], Dave Watts [drums], Joey Porter [keyboards... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

5:45pm

The California Honeydrops
The California Honeydrops

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The California Honeydrops

Watch VideoFacebookTwitter InstagramThe California Honeydrops have a reputation as being among the most exciting and dynamic live bands on the planet. With unrelenting energy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, genres and idioms, the Honeydrops have spent a decade playing everywhere from subway stations in the... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 5:45pm - 7:15pm
'Grandstand Stage

7:15pm

Cris Jacobs
Cris Jacobs

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Cris Jacobs

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCris Jacobs enchants listeners with his poignant songwriting, virtuous guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice. After a decade as principal songwriter and frontman for beloved Baltimore-based band The Bridge, Jacobs released his debut solo album, the critically acclaimed Songs for... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 7:15pm - 8:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

7:45pm

Ernest Ranglin
Ernest Ranglin

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Ernest Ranglin

Watch VideoFacebookErnest Ranglin was born June 19, 1932, and grew up in the small town of Robin’s Hall in the Parish of Manchester, a rural community
in Jamaica. Ranglin’s destiny was set from an early age when two of hisuncles showed him the rudiments of playing the guitar. Ranglin learned... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 7:45pm - 9:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

8:00pm

Stretch Salon hosted by Ismay
Whether gearing up for a big night of dancing or winding down from a day in the sun, your body will thank you for giving it some attention. Bring a yoga mat or towel to the Mineral Building for some free-form stretching as you’re serenaded by High Sierra artists. Basic yoga props provided but no official instruction.

Thursday July 5, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
`Mineral Building

8:00pm

The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident

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The String Cheese Incident

FacebookTwitterInstagramOver the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23 yea... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 8:00pm - 9:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

9:30pm

SoDown
SoDown

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SoDown

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramEhren River Wright, aka SoDown, has quickly taken his music to a national stage, playing many festivals across the US. A SoDown set is not one to miss. Featuring live saxophone, Ehren takes the crowd on an intimate sensory adventure through space and time. His latest tracks include a... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

10:00pm

The Nth Power "Rebel Music" Marley Tribute
Nth Power "Rebel Music" Marley Tribute

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The Nth Power

FacebookTwitterInstagramProving that soul music can be exponentially greater than the sum of its parts, The Nth Power is on a mission to share the light. Formed during an impromptu late-night jam at Jazz Fest 2012 in New Orleans, the relentlessly funky and soulful band believes in music as a higher power... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow Stage

10:00pm

The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident

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The String Cheese Incident

FacebookTwitterInstagramOver the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23 yea... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

11:30pm

Turkuaz
Turkuaz

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Turkuaz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThey’ve become one of Brooklyn’s freshest exports - nine charismatic men and women brightly outfitted to have their colorful nature match their expressive voice. Turkuaz is a rock band at its core that blends soulful sounds with potent funk grooves. Since hitting the road in 2012, Turkuaz has released a handful of album... Read More →


Thursday July 5, 2018 11:30pm - Friday July 6, 2018 1:30am
Vaudeville Stage

12:00am

Scott Pemberton Band
Scott Pemberton Band

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Scott Pemberton Band

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMany master guitarists find their homes within a specific genre, perfecting the ins and outs of their chosen musical realm until their names become synonymous with the very art form.Portland’s Scott Pemberton is not your average guitarist. He’s a musical nomad. His home isn’t... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~

12:00am

Twiddle
Twiddle

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Twiddle

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramWith 12 years of relentless touring behind them, Vermont-based rock band Twiddle has built an impressive resume spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo, and multiple sellouts of historic rock venues including Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre, and Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club. Andwith... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Cris Jacobs, John Craigie, Lech Wierzynski, Katia Racine
Cris Jacobs
John Craigie
Lech Wierzynski (CA Honeydrops)
Katia Racine (Pixie & The Party Grass Boys)

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Pixie and the Partygrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramHailed as “the hottest band in the Wasatch” by the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association, Pixie and The Partygrass Boys is composed of lifelong professional musicians drawn together by a common love of bluegrass and skiing in the Wasatch. Featuring soulful, often harmonic... Read More →
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John Craigie

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramRenowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while blazing a trail of his own. Recently, that trail twisted and turned into new territory for the Portland, OR perf... Read More →
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The California Honeydrops

Watch VideoFacebookTwitter InstagramThe California Honeydrops have a reputation as being among the most exciting and dynamic live bands on the planet. With unrelenting energy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, genres and idioms, the Honeydrops have spent a decade playing everywhere from subway stations in the... Read More →
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Cris Jacobs

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCris Jacobs enchants listeners with his poignant songwriting, virtuous guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice. After a decade as principal songwriter and frontman for beloved Baltimore-based band The Bridge, Jacobs released his debut solo album, the critically acclaimed Songs for... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 12:00am - 2:00am
`Mineral Building

1:45am

Lebo & Friends: FIYO ON THE MOUNTAIN feat. George Porter Jr., Melvin Seals, Jay Lane, Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman
Lebo & Friends FIYO ON THE MOUNTAIN feat. George Porter Jr., Melvin Seals, Jay Lane, Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman 

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Natalie Cressman

Possessing a voice as cool and crystalline as an Alpine stream, Natalie Cressman is a rising singer/songwriter and trombonist who draws inspiration from a vast array of deep and powerful musical currents. Her new EP five-song EP Traces reveals her latest evolution, a sleek and sensuous... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Jennifer Hartswick

Trumpeter and vocalist, Jennifer Hartswick is one of the most exciting performers in music today. She exudes confidence and joy and brings her own refreshing spirit to the stage every time she performs. Jennifer’s music is honest, soulful and comes with a maturity far beyond her... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

1:45am

Spafford
Spafford

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Spafford

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramComposed of Brian Moss (guitar), Jordan Fairless (bass), Andrew “Red” Johnson (keys), and Cameron Laforest (drums), Spafford’s patented “electrofunk therapy” has a little bit of something for everyone, offering tastes of rock, funk, electronic, bluegrass, gospel, and more. The... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~
 
Friday, July 6
 

7:30am

Sing for your Breakfast Open Mic
Sing for your breakfast! Show off your radio-ready talent at Morning Sushi and get a free breakfast, 7:30am-10:30am in the Mineral Building. Not just for musicians - comics and other performers are all welcome to perform up to 15 minutes each. Sign up at the Grizzly Radio tent near the Grandstand stage Thursday through Saturday at 2pm to perform live, on-air the following morning!

Friday July 6, 2018 7:30am - 10:30am
`Mineral Building

10:15am

"Sing A Simple Song"
Presented by Blue Bear School of Music where we welcome players of any age and ability, so please come for the knowledge, and stay for the fun! This will focus on classic and contemporary simplistic songwriting from artists such as Wilco, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and Neil Young. Hosted by Mark Schuh (Blue Bear) with Eric DiBerardino (Tea Leaf Green).

Friday July 6, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

10:15am

Pixie and the Partygrass Boys
Pixie and the Partygrass Boys

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Pixie and the Partygrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramHailed as “the hottest band in the Wasatch” by the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association, Pixie and The Partygrass Boys is composed of lifelong professional musicians drawn together by a common love of bluegrass and skiing in the Wasatch. Featuring soulful, often harmonic... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 10:15am - 11:20am
Big Meadow Stage

10:30am

Puppet Apron Stories
Jennifer steps out of her acorn garden in the early mornings to tell us the secret stories hidden in her Storytelling Apron. When she asks ~ help by pointing to a pocket on her apron and discover the story with her as it comes to life with each little treasure she finds. These stories are loved by young and old in the Family Village.

Friday July 6, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
`Mineral Building

11:05am

CelloJoe and Tone Sweet Tones
Bay Area artists Cello Joe and Tone Sweet Tones bring beatbox cello funk with puppet mayhem, shell horn percussion, a singalong, and more surprises!

Friday July 6, 2018 11:05am - 11:25am
`Mineral Building

11:15am

John Craigie
John Craigie

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John Craigie

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramRenowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while blazing a trail of his own. Recently, that trail twisted and turned into new territory for the Portland, OR perf... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

11:30am

JenUwin - Unicorns Believe
JenUwin the Unicorn has created an amazing show about the history of unicorns woven with a tale of believing in yourself, chasing your Twinkle and overcoming the cloud of gloom!

Friday July 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
`Mineral Building

11:50am

Jon Stickley Trio
Jon Stickley Trio

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Jon Stickley Trio

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJon Stickley Trio is a genre-defying, explosive instrumental trio, whose deep grooves, innovative flatpicking, and sultry-spacy violin moves the listener’s head, heart, and feet. “Stickley's Martin churns out a mixture of bluegrass, Chuck Berry, metal, prog, grunge, and assorted other g... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 11:50am - 1:05pm
Big Meadow Stage

12:00pm

Magic In The Other & Friends Present Music For The Revolution: Songs That Move The People and Shape The World  
From Seeger to Dylan, Marley to Sly Stone, Nina Simone to Rage Against The Machine; many iconic artists have chosen to elevate their message and make powerful statements relating to politics and social movements. Join Magic In The Other as they dive through the decades and honor some of the most potent and dynamic message songs. Joining MITO will be an all-star lineup of special guests including Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band), Lebo (ALO), Lech Wierzynski (The California Honeydrops), Nathan Moore, Steve Poltz and more. Prepare to be energized, inspired and elated!

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Natalie Cressman

Possessing a voice as cool and crystalline as an Alpine stream, Natalie Cressman is a rising singer/songwriter and trombonist who draws inspiration from a vast array of deep and powerful musical currents. Her new EP five-song EP Traces reveals her latest evolution, a sleek and sensuous... Read More →
avatar for Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Jennifer Hartswick

Trumpeter and vocalist, Jennifer Hartswick is one of the most exciting performers in music today. She exudes confidence and joy and brings her own refreshing spirit to the stage every time she performs. Jennifer’s music is honest, soulful and comes with a maturity far beyond her... Read More →
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The California Honeydrops

Watch VideoFacebookTwitter InstagramThe California Honeydrops have a reputation as being among the most exciting and dynamic live bands on the planet. With unrelenting energy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, genres and idioms, the Honeydrops have spent a decade playing everywhere from subway stations in the... Read More →
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Nathan Moore

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramA bearer of the coveted Telluride Troubadour Award (2009), Nathan Moore is a pioneer of modern day troubadouring and a wellspring of songs like you wouldn’t believe. His love of poetry, songs and mischief has shaped his colorful, prolific career. He’s a founding member of both ThaMuseM... Read More →
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Magic In The Other

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"An intelligent music listener’s dream. The music is danceable but also worthy of focus to see their communication in real time. It is something special to bear witness to the birth of a band that could potentially take a scene by storm, you feel like you’re in on something, wit... Read More →
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Steve Poltz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramSteve Poltz has fun on stage. Steve Poltz has fun off stage. Every show has its own vibe;  raucous, joyous, improvisational and always strange. Expect stellar guitar work and songs that will have you smiling one minute and crying the next.  Born in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, raised in S... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:15pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:15pm

Pamela Parker's Little Bears
Come shake and groove with music that makes you move featuring singer/guitarist Pamela Parker, drummer Chris McGrew, bassist Spence Murray, guitarist Tom Finch and keyboard player Jordan Feinstein from the rock funk soul band, Pamela Parker's Fantastic Machine. They will lead the group in rhythm exercises, call and response, improvisation and some fun songs you can dance and sing along to with your kids. This workshop is fun for all and provides the Family Village a music party of their own. Bring yourself and your Little Bears out for some fun music and movement led by Pamela Parker from Blue Bear School of Music in San Francisco, CA.

Friday July 6, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
`Mineral Building

1:00pm

Little Lunch Break
Friday July 6, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
`Mineral Building

1:00pm

Steve Poltz
Steve Poltz

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Steve Poltz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramSteve Poltz has fun on stage. Steve Poltz has fun off stage. Every show has its own vibe;  raucous, joyous, improvisational and always strange. Expect stellar guitar work and songs that will have you smiling one minute and crying the next.  Born in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, raised in S... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

1:15pm

Scott Pemberton Band
Scott Pemberton Band

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Scott Pemberton Band

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMany master guitarists find their homes within a specific genre, perfecting the ins and outs of their chosen musical realm until their names become synonymous with the very art form.Portland’s Scott Pemberton is not your average guitarist. He’s a musical nomad. His home isn’t... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
'Grandstand Stage

1:45pm

GIVE THE DRUMMER SOME: A retrospective of '70's funk drummers
Join Dave Watts (Motet), Michelangelo Carubba (Turkuaz) and Jason Hann (SCI), along with members of The Motet, Turkuaz and special friends (Delvon Lamar Trio, Skerik and more) as they deep dive into the canon of American funk and put their influences on display in this special playshop session that's guaranteed to be in the pocket. 

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Skerik Band

FacebookTwitterSkerik is an American saxophonist from Seattle, Washington. Performing on the tenor and baritone saxophone, often with electronics and loops, Skerik is a pioneer in a playing style that has been dubbed saxophonics. He is a founding member of Critters Buggin, Gara... Read More →
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The Motet

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMusic and escapism go hand-in-hand.A concert or an album can unlock another world, if you let it. The Motet respect and revere this time-honored phenomenon. Fusing fiery funk, simmering soul, and improvisational inventiveness, the Denver, CO seven-piece—Lyle Divinsky [vocals], Dave Watts [drums], Joey Porter [keyboards... Read More →
avatar for Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramAfter years of playing in bands that inevitably fell apart, as bands so often do, keyboard player Delvon Lamarr landed in a different kind of group: one founded by his wife and manager, Amy Novo. She created the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio so her husband could fully focus on the things he does best: writing and playing music.Wi... Read More →
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Turkuaz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThey’ve become one of Brooklyn’s freshest exports - nine charismatic men and women brightly outfitted to have their colorful nature match their expressive voice. Turkuaz is a rock band at its core that blends soulful sounds with potent funk grooves. Since hitting the road in 2012, Turkuaz has released a handful of album... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 1:45pm - 3:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

1:45pm

Cris Jacobs
Cris Jacobs

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Cris Jacobs

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCris Jacobs enchants listeners with his poignant songwriting, virtuous guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice. After a decade as principal songwriter and frontman for beloved Baltimore-based band The Bridge, Jacobs released his debut solo album, the critically acclaimed Songs for... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

2:00pm

Circus Luminescence - The Vaudeville Vision Quest
Anything is possible in this wild mini circus world of infinite imagination. Get ready for a show packed journey of juggling, magic, hooping, audience participation and mystery --sure to entertain Family VIllage out the door of the Family Stage!

Friday July 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm
`Mineral Building

3:00pm

JenUwin and the Rainbow World
JenUwin shares folk songs and funny songs from all around the world--- what a smart Unicorn! Audience participation encouraged!

Friday July 6, 2018 3:00pm - 3:30pm
`Mineral Building

3:15pm

Y la Bamba
Y la Bamba

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Y la Bamba

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramLuz Elena Mendoza returns to themes of searching, metamorphosis, shared humanity, and a faith that is greater than just religion. Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan Mexico, she spent her childhood raised by the melodies and storie... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

3:30pm

Lebo & Friends feat. George Porter Jr., Melvin Seals, Jay Lane, Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman
Lebo & Friends feat. George Porter Jr., Melvin Seals, Jay Lane, Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman 

Artists
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Natalie Cressman

Possessing a voice as cool and crystalline as an Alpine stream, Natalie Cressman is a rising singer/songwriter and trombonist who draws inspiration from a vast array of deep and powerful musical currents. Her new EP five-song EP Traces reveals her latest evolution, a sleek and sensuous... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Jennifer Hartswick

Trumpeter and vocalist, Jennifer Hartswick is one of the most exciting performers in music today. She exudes confidence and joy and brings her own refreshing spirit to the stage every time she performs. Jennifer’s music is honest, soulful and comes with a maturity far beyond her... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
'Grandstand Stage

3:45pm

Professor Merlock Silvermaine
Do you believe in magic? Once you see Professor Merloch Silvermaine work his wizardly spells, we're betting you will. In a review of Professor Merloch Silvermaine's performance, The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "With Silvermaine in control, the mood shifts from amusing to amazing”

Friday July 6, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm
`Mineral Building

3:45pm

SURPRISE ME MR. DAVIS!
Surprise Me Mr. Davis is the on again off again rock'n roll band comprised of troubadour extraordinaire Nathan Moore and The Slip, the innovative trio comprised of Brad Barr on guitar, Andrew Barr on drums and Marc Friedman on bass. It was here at High Sierra where Surprise Me Mr. Davis was formed during a late night show featuring Nathan Moore and The Slip -- with longtime friend Marco Benevento joining in on keyboards. SMMD have appeared many times on the stages of High Sierra and while the Brothers Barr have moved north to Montreal and established themselves as the Barr Brothers, the guys relish the opportunity of making music together whenever possible.  We're delighted the stars have aligned again to be able to present yet another High Sierra appearance of SURPRISE ME MR. DAVIS...

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The Barr Brothers

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramOver the last several years, The Barr Brothers have increasingly become one of the western world’s most distinguished purveyors of eclectic modern-­Americana. Fronted by thepoly-­rhythmic, jocular drumming of Andrew Barr, the songs and guitar playing of brother BradBarr, and the... Read More →
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Nathan Moore

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramA bearer of the coveted Telluride Troubadour Award (2009), Nathan Moore is a pioneer of modern day troubadouring and a wellspring of songs like you wouldn’t believe. His love of poetry, songs and mischief has shaped his colorful, prolific career. He’s a founding member of both ThaMuseM... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

3:45pm

Twiddle
Twiddle

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Twiddle

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramWith 12 years of relentless touring behind them, Vermont-based rock band Twiddle has built an impressive resume spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo, and multiple sellouts of historic rock venues including Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre, and Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club. Andwith... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

4:30pm

Steve Poltz
Family Village is excited and honored to Steve Poltz come to warm our hearts with his one of kind smile and song writing that brings joys to the human experience. Please come early and squeeze into our air conditioned Family Stage for a once in a lifetime intimite show.

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Steve Poltz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramSteve Poltz has fun on stage. Steve Poltz has fun off stage. Every show has its own vibe;  raucous, joyous, improvisational and always strange. Expect stellar guitar work and songs that will have you smiling one minute and crying the next.  Born in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, raised in S... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 4:30pm - 5:15pm
`Mineral Building

5:15pm

Ghost Light
Ghost Light

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Ghost Light

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramGhost Light is a true musical collaboration; five personalities, five perspectives, and five unique approaches towards one common sound.Bucking current traditions, rather than initially focusing on live shows, Ghost Light played together for the first time in a recording studio in Philadel... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

5:30pm

Mystery Guest
Surprises never stop in the Family Village-- Stay tuned to find out who our Guest is on Friday!

Friday July 6, 2018 5:30pm - 6:00pm
`Mineral Building

5:45pm

DRINKING FROM THE WELL WITH THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS:
Honeydrops musical goulash brings influences from many generations of American roots music into a sound that's both deeply familiar yet remarkably fresh. Come join the guys as they each take turns sharing some of their individual influences that helped shape that collective sweet soul Honeydrops sound.

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The California Honeydrops

Watch VideoFacebookTwitter InstagramThe California Honeydrops have a reputation as being among the most exciting and dynamic live bands on the planet. With unrelenting energy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, genres and idioms, the Honeydrops have spent a decade playing everywhere from subway stations in the... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 5:45pm - 7:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

5:45pm

Spafford
Spafford

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Spafford

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramComposed of Brian Moss (guitar), Jordan Fairless (bass), Andrew “Red” Johnson (keys), and Cameron Laforest (drums), Spafford’s patented “electrofunk therapy” has a little bit of something for everyone, offering tastes of rock, funk, electronic, bluegrass, gospel, and more. The... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

5:45pm

Turkuaz
Turkuaz

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Turkuaz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThey’ve become one of Brooklyn’s freshest exports - nine charismatic men and women brightly outfitted to have their colorful nature match their expressive voice. Turkuaz is a rock band at its core that blends soulful sounds with potent funk grooves. Since hitting the road in 2012, Turkuaz has released a handful of album... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 5:45pm - 7:15pm
'Grandstand Stage

7:30pm

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

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Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramAfter years of playing in bands that inevitably fell apart, as bands so often do, keyboard player Delvon Lamarr landed in a different kind of group: one founded by his wife and manager, Amy Novo. She created the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio so her husband could fully focus on the things he does best: writing and playing music.Wi... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

7:45pm

The Floozies
The Floozies

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The Floozies

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJust outside the jazz mecca of Kansas City springs liberal oasis, Lawrence, Kansas—separated only by the waves of wheat from the epicenter of the electronic music revolution in Colorado. From Lawrence, it would logically follow that an act could rise to prominence fueled by the swing of Basie, the birth of Charlie Parker’s b... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 7:45pm - 9:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

8:00pm

Stretch Salon hosted by Ben & Alex Morrison (The Brothers Comatose)
Whether gearing up for a big night of dancing or winding down from a day in the sun, your body will thank you for giving it some attention. Bring a yoga mat or towel to the Mineral Building for some free-form stretching as you’re serenaded by High Sierra artists. Basic yoga props provided but no official instruction.

Friday July 6, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
`Mineral Building

8:00pm

The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident

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The String Cheese Incident

FacebookTwitterInstagramOver the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23 yea... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 8:00pm - 9:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

9:30pm

The Russ Liquid Test
The Russ Liquid Test

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The Russ Liquid Test

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramRedefining the possibilities of modern music, The Russ Liquid Test fuses the raw vitality of classic funk and the inventive sound design of electronic production. Songwriter/producer and renowned brass specialist Russell Scott heads up the New Orleans-based band. Guitarist Andrew Block and... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

10:00pm

The Barr Brothers
The Barr Brothers

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The Barr Brothers

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramOver the last several years, The Barr Brothers have increasingly become one of the western world’s most distinguished purveyors of eclectic modern-­Americana. Fronted by thepoly-­rhythmic, jocular drumming of Andrew Barr, the songs and guitar playing of brother BradBarr, and the... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow Stage

10:00pm

The String Cheese Incident
The String Cheese Incident

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The String Cheese Incident

FacebookTwitterInstagramOver the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 11 albums, 7 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 23 yea... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

11:30pm

The California Honeydrops
The California Honeydrops

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The California Honeydrops

Watch VideoFacebookTwitter InstagramThe California Honeydrops have a reputation as being among the most exciting and dynamic live bands on the planet. With unrelenting energy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, genres and idioms, the Honeydrops have spent a decade playing everywhere from subway stations in the... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 11:30pm - Saturday July 7, 2018 1:30am
Vaudeville Stage

12:00am

SoDown
SoDown

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SoDown

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramEhren River Wright, aka SoDown, has quickly taken his music to a national stage, playing many festivals across the US. A SoDown set is not one to miss. Featuring live saxophone, Ehren takes the crowd on an intimate sensory adventure through space and time. His latest tracks include a... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~

12:00am

The Nth Power
The Nth Power

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The Nth Power

FacebookTwitterInstagramProving that soul music can be exponentially greater than the sum of its parts, The Nth Power is on a mission to share the light. Formed during an impromptu late-night jam at Jazz Fest 2012 in New Orleans, the relentlessly funky and soulful band believes in music as a higher power... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Lebo, Steve Poltz, Aaron Redner, Liam McCormick
Lebo
Steve Poltz
Aaron Redner (The Grateful Bluegrass Boys)
Liam McCormick (The Family Crest)

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Grateful Bluegrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterGrateful Bluegrass Boys are a string band that plays traditional Bluegrass versions of Classic Rock favorites from bands such as the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Paul Simon and much more.These songs, combined with classic Bluegrass and Country tunes, consiste... Read More →
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The Family Crest

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThe Family Crest have already earned widespread national applause for their extraordinary orchestral pop ambition but with THE WAR, the San Francisco-based collective makes their boldest, most fully articulated musical statement thus far. The second installment of what promises to... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Steve Poltz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramSteve Poltz has fun on stage. Steve Poltz has fun off stage. Every show has its own vibe;  raucous, joyous, improvisational and always strange. Expect stellar guitar work and songs that will have you smiling one minute and crying the next.  Born in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, raised in S... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00am - 2:00am
`Mineral Building

1:45am

Lotus
Lotus

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Lotus

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramHaving built a massive fanbase over the years, Lotus tours heavily selling out headline shows across the county and playing festivals such as Electric Forest, Imagine Music Fest, Camp Bisco, and more. Whether you catch Lotus in outdoor amphitheaters, the country’s best theaters, inti... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~

1:45am

The Motet
The Motet

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The Motet

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMusic and escapism go hand-in-hand.A concert or an album can unlock another world, if you let it. The Motet respect and revere this time-honored phenomenon. Fusing fiery funk, simmering soul, and improvisational inventiveness, the Denver, CO seven-piece—Lyle Divinsky [vocals], Dave Watts [drums], Joey Porter [keyboards... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
`The High Sierra Music Hall
 
Saturday, July 7
 

7:30am

Sing for your Breakfast Open Mic
Sing for your breakfast! Show off your radio-ready talent at Morning Sushi and get a free breakfast, 7:30am-10:30am in the Mineral Building. Not just for musicians - comics and other performers are all welcome to perform up to 15 minutes each. Sign up at the Grizzly Radio tent near the Grandstand stage Thursday through Saturday at 2pm to perform live, on-air the following morning!

Saturday July 7, 2018 7:30am - 10:30am
`Mineral Building

10:15am

"Celebrating The Songs Of Bob Dylan"
Presented by Blue Bear School of Music where we welcome players of any age and ability, so please come for the knowledge, and stay for the fun! This playshop session will take an in depth look at the catalog of one of the most celebrated songwriters in American history. Hosted by Mark Schuh (Blue Bear) with Eric DiBerardino (Tea Leaf Green).

Saturday July 7, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

10:15am

Grateful Bluegrass Boys
Grateful Bluegrass Boys

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Grateful Bluegrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterGrateful Bluegrass Boys are a string band that plays traditional Bluegrass versions of Classic Rock favorites from bands such as the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Paul Simon and much more.These songs, combined with classic Bluegrass and Country tunes, consiste... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Vaudeville Stage

10:30am

Puppet Apron Stories
Jennifer steps out of her acorn garden in the early mornings to tell us the secret stories hidden in her Storytelling Apron. When she asks ~ help by pointing to a pocket on her apron and discover the story with her as it comes to life with each little treasure she finds. These stories are loved by young and old in the Family Village.

Saturday July 7, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
`Mineral Building

10:30am

City of Trees Brass Band
City of Trees Brass Band

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City of Trees Brass Band

Watch VideoFacebookBudding iterations of City of Trees Brass Band have been hitting the streets of Sacramento, California since 2012. By 2014 they had started repeatedly making their way to San Francisco (a two hour commute each direction) in search of larger audiences. Having logged over 1200 grueling hours of street performance in California and beyond, The Brass Band makes an impact on every community it touches. Coming from humble street beginnings, to working class club shows, to high profile private events, the Trees have found balance in the chaos that is the life of young, working musicians. During the school year, they perform inspiratio... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Big Meadow Stage

11:15am

Circus Luminescence - The Vaudeville Vision Quest
Anything is possible in this wild mini circus world of infinite imagination. Get ready for a show packed journey of juggling, magic, hooping, audience participation and mystery --sure to entertain Family Village out the door of the Family Stage!

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
`Mineral Building

11:45am

JAZZ is PHSH
JAZZ is PHSH

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JAZZ is PHSH

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCelebrating The music of Phish through the lens of jazz, JAZZ IS PHSH is an instrumental tribute to the Vermont quartet inspired by the popular tribute to The Grateful Dead, “Jazz is Dead”. JAZZ IS PHSH is a collective of prominent musicians from the Jazz and Jam scenes that ha... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 11:45am - 1:15pm
Vaudeville Stage

12:00pm

GUILTY PLEASURES: Songs You Hate To Love (featuring Mimi Naja of Fruition and the Cris Jacobs Band)
We all have "Guilty Pleasure songs we hate to love, songs that we can't help but sing along to at the top of our lungs when they come on the radio.... In the time it took to read that sentence you've probably had at least three come to mind! Join Mimi Naja and the Cris Jacobs Band as they play the most earnest version of live cheeseball karaoke you may ever hear. How can something seemingly so bad be soooooo good! Come join in the outlandish fun of this playshop which promises to have you singing along and leave you with at least one memorable song stuck in your craw for the rest of the day.

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Fruition

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJay Cobb Anderson (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) / Kellen Asebroek (vocals, rhythm guitar, piano) / Mimi Naja (vocals, mandolin, electric & acoustic guitar) / Jeff Leonard (bass) / Tyler Thompson (drums, banjo)On their fifth full-length release, Watching It All Fall Apart, Fruitio... Read More →
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Cris Jacobs

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCris Jacobs enchants listeners with his poignant songwriting, virtuous guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice. After a decade as principal songwriter and frontman for beloved Baltimore-based band The Bridge, Jacobs released his debut solo album, the critically acclaimed Songs for... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:00pm

The Family Crest
The Family Crest

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The Family Crest

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThe Family Crest have already earned widespread national applause for their extraordinary orchestral pop ambition but with THE WAR, the San Francisco-based collective makes their boldest, most fully articulated musical statement thus far. The second installment of what promises to... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

12:15pm

Professor Merlock Silvermaine
Do you believe in magic? Once you see Professor Merloch Silvermaine work his wizardly spells, we're betting you will. In a review of Professor Merloch Silvermaine's performance, The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "With Silvermaine in control, the mood shifts from amusing to amazing”

Saturday July 7, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
`Mineral Building

1:00pm

Little Lunch Break
Saturday July 7, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
`Mineral Building

1:00pm

Steve Poltz
Steve Poltz

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Steve Poltz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramSteve Poltz has fun on stage. Steve Poltz has fun off stage. Every show has its own vibe;  raucous, joyous, improvisational and always strange. Expect stellar guitar work and songs that will have you smiling one minute and crying the next.  Born in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, raised in S... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

1:45pm

Birds of Chicago
Birds of Chicago

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Birds of Chicago

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramBirds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world.Recorded in Chicag... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

1:45pm

LEBO'S HIGH SIERRA RAMBLE: 50 in the Rearview ~ Songs from 1968
In 1968 no one musical style dominated the music scene but there was a slew of soul, English blues-rock and American rock'n'roll. Join Lebo and special guests (members of Fruition, Scott Pemberton, Cris Jacobs, Steve Adams, Ezra Lipp and more) as they take us on a musical trip back to '68 via the High Sierra musical time machine.

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Scott Pemberton Band

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMany master guitarists find their homes within a specific genre, perfecting the ins and outs of their chosen musical realm until their names become synonymous with the very art form.Portland’s Scott Pemberton is not your average guitarist. He’s a musical nomad. His home isn’t... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Fruition

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJay Cobb Anderson (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) / Kellen Asebroek (vocals, rhythm guitar, piano) / Mimi Naja (vocals, mandolin, electric & acoustic guitar) / Jeff Leonard (bass) / Tyler Thompson (drums, banjo)On their fifth full-length release, Watching It All Fall Apart, Fruitio... Read More →
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Cris Jacobs

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCris Jacobs enchants listeners with his poignant songwriting, virtuous guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice. After a decade as principal songwriter and frontman for beloved Baltimore-based band The Bridge, Jacobs released his debut solo album, the critically acclaimed Songs for... Read More →
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Magic In The Other

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"An intelligent music listener’s dream. The music is danceable but also worthy of focus to see their communication in real time. It is something special to bear witness to the birth of a band that could potentially take a scene by storm, you feel like you’re in on something, wit... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 1:45pm - 3:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

2:00pm

JenUwin and the Rainbow World
JenUwin shares folk songs and funny songs from all around the world--- what a smart Unicorn! Audience participation encouraged!

Saturday July 7, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm
`Mineral Building

2:00pm

New Orleans Suspects
New Orleans Suspects

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New Orleans Suspects

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThe New Orleans Suspects have been tearing up the festival and club circuits for the past 8 years. This New Orleans Supergroup has been laying down its Swampified Rock and Roll throughout North America at a feverish pace. Their music combines irresistibly tight funk, soulful horns, Ame... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

2:45pm

Circus Luminescence - Daisy Cray-ja-vu
With Circus Luminescence anything is possible! This laugh packed journey of juggling, magic, hooping, audience participation and huge combo tricks is sure to entertain festivarians of all ages!

Saturday July 7, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm
`Mineral Building

3:15pm

The Barr Brothers
The Barr Brothers

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The Barr Brothers

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramOver the last several years, The Barr Brothers have increasingly become one of the western world’s most distinguished purveyors of eclectic modern-­Americana. Fronted by thepoly-­rhythmic, jocular drumming of Andrew Barr, the songs and guitar playing of brother BradBarr, and the... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 3:15pm - 4:45pm
'Grandstand Stage

3:30pm

Mt. Joy
Mt. Joy

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Mt. Joy

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMt. Joy started off as a rekindling of shared musical ambitions between Philadelphia high school friends Matt Quinn (vocals, guitar) and Sam Cooper (guitar). Reunited in Los Angeles thanks to the ebbs and flows of adult life, the pair met multi-instrumentalist Michael Byrnes throu... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

3:45pm

Professor Merlock Silvermaine
Do you believe in magic? Once you see Professor Merloch Silvermaine work his wizardly spells, we're betting you will. In a review of Professor Merloch Silvermaine's performance, The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "With Silvermaine in control, the mood shifts from amusing to amazing”

Saturday July 7, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm
`Mineral Building

3:45pm

Skerik's Improv Session - Featuring Skerik with special guests
Skerik can step into any musical setting and he'll find a way to contribute and make the proceedings that much more enjoyable. That's a testament to his versatility and command of his instrument, the saxophone. Skerik's ability to lead and orchestrate a group of players who don't have much history (if any) of playing together is always lots of fun to experience. Step into the Improv lab and join Skerik and a slew of great players in an improv jam that's bound to surprise and entertain.  

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Skerik Band

FacebookTwitterSkerik is an American saxophonist from Seattle, Washington. Performing on the tenor and baritone saxophone, often with electronics and loops, Skerik is a pioneer in a playing style that has been dubbed saxophonics. He is a founding member of Critters Buggin, Gara... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 3:45pm - 4:45pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

4:00pm

Fruition
Fruition

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Fruition

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJay Cobb Anderson (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) / Kellen Asebroek (vocals, rhythm guitar, piano) / Mimi Naja (vocals, mandolin, electric & acoustic guitar) / Jeff Leonard (bass) / Tyler Thompson (drums, banjo)On their fifth full-length release, Watching It All Fall Apart, Fruitio... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

4:30pm

Nathan Moore
Nathan Moore is a BIG Treat for our Little Stage! Magic and Song and heart warming tunes are just a little bit of what is to be expected. Come and pack the house with us!

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Nathan Moore

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramA bearer of the coveted Telluride Troubadour Award (2009), Nathan Moore is a pioneer of modern day troubadouring and a wellspring of songs like you wouldn’t believe. His love of poetry, songs and mischief has shaped his colorful, prolific career. He’s a founding member of both ThaMuseM... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm
`Mineral Building

5:20pm

Smokey and the Groove
Smokey The Groove is a dancing journey that has been showing up all over the Pacific North West, but never a destination. This six piece group of friends from Chico CA has an infectious light hearted sound with a full horn section, jazzy guitar, heavy bass, and emotionally powerful drumming and looks forward to an intimate and fun experience with the Family Village!

Saturday July 7, 2018 5:20pm - 6:00pm
`Mineral Building

5:30pm

CLASSIC ALBUM HOUR: LITTLE FEAT'S WAITING FOR COLUMBUS
Come celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the release of this seminal live album! Recorded during seven performances in August of 1977, this influential double album has inspired generations of fans and musicians alike. Step back in time and relive the moment of being at one of those shows this legendary album was recorded at. Led by Simon Kurth and his band Mescalito and joined by a talented cast of special guests (Holly Bowling - Ghost Light, Dan 'Lebo' Lebowitz - ALO, Ezra Lipp - Magic in the Other, Cris Jacobs and more), this ensemble will faithfully recreate all your favorite songs from this amazing live record. Oh High Sierra, come join the band if you’re willin', and don't let your feats fail you as you get down with your inner Dixie chicken under that Spanish moon.

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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Cris Jacobs

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCris Jacobs enchants listeners with his poignant songwriting, virtuous guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice. After a decade as principal songwriter and frontman for beloved Baltimore-based band The Bridge, Jacobs released his debut solo album, the critically acclaimed Songs for... Read More →
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Ghost Light

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramGhost Light is a true musical collaboration; five personalities, five perspectives, and five unique approaches towards one common sound.Bucking current traditions, rather than initially focusing on live shows, Ghost Light played together for the first time in a recording studio in Philadel... Read More →
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Magic In The Other

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"An intelligent music listener’s dream. The music is danceable but also worthy of focus to see their communication in real time. It is something special to bear witness to the birth of a band that could potentially take a scene by storm, you feel like you’re in on something, wit... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 5:30pm - 6:45pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

5:30pm

The Quick & Easy Boys
The Quick & Easy Boys

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The Quick & Easy Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterThe Quick & Easy Boys are a power-trio out of Portland, Oregon who creates their own blend of rock and roll. Imagine the Minutemen, the Police, and Band of Gypsies rolled into one.Formed in 2005, The Quick & Easy Boys quickly made a name for themselves in Eugene, Oregon before relocati... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

5:30pm

Lettuce
Lettuce

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Lettuce

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramKnown for their incendiary live shows, extensive touring, die-hard fans, and massive two-decade career, Lettuce have brought a new vitality to classic funk, matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency. Their latest offering, Witches Stew [Lettuce Records... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm
'Grandstand Stage

6:00pm

Margo Price
Margo Price

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Margo Price

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramA lot can change in a year: markets boom and bust, trends come and go, presidents get elected. In 2015, Margo Price was a country underdog just trying to keep enough gas in the tank to get to the next gig, but by the end of 2016, she was one of the genre’s most celebrated new artist... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Big Meadow Stage

7:30pm

Skerik Band
Skerik Band

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Skerik Band

FacebookTwitterSkerik is an American saxophonist from Seattle, Washington. Performing on the tenor and baritone saxophone, often with electronics and loops, Skerik is a pioneer in a playing style that has been dubbed saxophonics. He is a founding member of Critters Buggin, Gara... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

7:45pm

Grace Potter
Grace Potter

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Grace Potter

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramDescribed by Spin as “one of the greatest living voices in rock today,” and by SF Weekly as “the whole package”, Grace Potter continues to impress both critics and audiences with her musical achievements and captivating live shows. Heralded as one of today’s best live perfor... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 7:45pm - 9:15pm
'Grandstand Stage

8:00pm

Stretch Salon hosted by Birds of Chicago
Whether gearing up for a big night of dancing or winding down from a day in the sun, your body will thank you for giving it some attention. Bring a yoga mat or towel to the Mineral Building for some free-form stretching as you’re serenaded by High Sierra artists. Basic yoga props provided but no official instruction.

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Birds of Chicago

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramBirds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world.Recorded in Chicag... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
`Mineral Building

8:15pm

Hippo Campus
Hippo Campus

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Hippo Campus

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThere's something strange that happens when you're in the back of a van going 70 mph down an interstate highway at least ten hours from home. The back of that van becomes a home. The rest of the world turns dim and hazy. The only concrete thing you have is a trunk converted into a... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 8:15pm - 9:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

9:30pm

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramFor nearly two decades, the Catskill Mountains hid rock ‘n’ roll’s best kept secret. Then one day, singer and songwriter Arleigh Kincheloe said goodbye to her hometown hideaway and moved to New York City to start the hard soul collective, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds.“Our... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Vaudeville Stage

10:00pm

Lotus
Lotus

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Lotus

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramHaving built a massive fanbase over the years, Lotus tours heavily selling out headline shows across the county and playing festivals such as Electric Forest, Imagine Music Fest, Camp Bisco, and more. Whether you catch Lotus in outdoor amphitheaters, the country’s best theaters, inti... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow Stage

10:00pm

Sturgill Simpson
Sturgill Simpson

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Sturgill Simpson

Watch VideoSturgill Simpson’s A Sailor’s Guide to Earth is the rare album that traverses the entire world, both musically and lyrically. It’s dizzyingly diverse, jumping from one style to the next, with ports of call in Motor City and Music Row, Harlem and Stax, Berlin and London, yet it n... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

11:30pm

Antibalas
Antibalas

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Antibalas

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterFormed in Brooklyn, the musical collective known as Antibalas has a new studio album: Where The Gods Are In Peace, is an epic Afro-Western Trilogy searching for solace from American political opportunism, greed and vengeance. Through its battle cry of resistance against exploitation and d... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 11:30pm - Sunday July 8, 2018 1:30am
Vaudeville Stage

12:00am

Ghost Light
Ghost Light

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Ghost Light

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramGhost Light is a true musical collaboration; five personalities, five perspectives, and five unique approaches towards one common sound.Bucking current traditions, rather than initially focusing on live shows, Ghost Light played together for the first time in a recording studio in Philadel... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

The Russ Liquid Test
The Russ Liquid Test

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The Russ Liquid Test

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramRedefining the possibilities of modern music, The Russ Liquid Test fuses the raw vitality of classic funk and the inventive sound design of electronic production. Songwriter/producer and renowned brass specialist Russell Scott heads up the New Orleans-based band. Guitarist Andrew Block and... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Nathan Moore, Steve Adams, JT Nero, Allison Russell
Nathan Moore
Steve Adams
JT. Nero (Birds of Chicago)
Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago)

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Birds of Chicago

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramBirds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world.Recorded in Chicag... Read More →
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Nathan Moore

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramA bearer of the coveted Telluride Troubadour Award (2009), Nathan Moore is a pioneer of modern day troubadouring and a wellspring of songs like you wouldn’t believe. His love of poetry, songs and mischief has shaped his colorful, prolific career. He’s a founding member of both ThaMuseM... Read More →
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Magic In The Other

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"An intelligent music listener’s dream. The music is danceable but also worthy of focus to see their communication in real time. It is something special to bear witness to the birth of a band that could potentially take a scene by storm, you feel like you’re in on something, wit... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00am - 2:00am
`Mineral Building

1:45am

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

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Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"We pour every ounce of ourselves into every note when we perform live,” says Pigeons Playing Ping Pong singer/guitarist Greg Ormont. “When we’re recording in the studio, we try to maintain that euphoria while finding a way to pack it into a tight, focused vessel. Each song... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

1:45am

The Floozies
The Floozies

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The Floozies

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJust outside the jazz mecca of Kansas City springs liberal oasis, Lawrence, Kansas—separated only by the waves of wheat from the epicenter of the electronic music revolution in Colorado. From Lawrence, it would logically follow that an act could rise to prominence fueled by the swing of Basie, the birth of Charlie Parker’s b... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~
 
Sunday, July 8
 

7:30am

Sing for your Breakfast Open Mic
Sing for your breakfast! Show off your radio-ready talent at Morning Sushi and get a free breakfast, 7:30am-10:30am in the Mineral Building. Not just for musicians - comics and other performers are all welcome to perform up to 15 minutes each. Sign up at the Grizzly Radio tent near the Grandstand stage Thursday through Saturday at 2pm to perform live, on-air the following morning!

Sunday July 8, 2018 7:30am - 10:30am
`Mineral Building

10:00am

"Sunday Blues"
Presented by Blue Bear School of Music where we welcome players of any age and ability, so please come for the knowledge, and stay for the fun! Here's a chance to learn about and jam on various eras and styles of the blues, covering songs from Robert Johnson through John Lee Hooker, as well as classic blues artists such as Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. Hosted by Mark Schuh (Blue Bear)

Sunday July 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

10:30am

JenUwin-Unicorns Believe
JenUWin's unique show on the history of unicorns woven with a tale of believing in yourself, chasing your Twinkle and overcoming the cloud of gloom!

Sunday July 8, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
`Mineral Building

10:30am

Wordsauce
Wordsauce

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Wordsauce

Watch VideoFacebookInstagramTwitterWordsauce is a 7 piece Live Hip Hop/Funk band, based in San Luis Obispo, California, formed by Drummer Bill Gerhardt and Bassist Wesley Price in 2009. With Guitarists Kevin Strong and Shawn Warnke, Saxophonist Samuel Franklin, Turntablist/Producer Eric Mattson, and Emcee/Vocalist/Producer... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
Vaudeville Stage

11:15am

Mystery Guest
Sunday July 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
`Mineral Building

11:15am

GOSPEL IN THE HALL
A new twist on a High Sierra tradition.  Take a break from the Sierra sun and rejoice in the cool comfort of the High Sierra Music Hall.  Bo Carper (New Monsoon) & Lebo (ALO) host an all-star lineup that will inspire, entertain and uplift you with songs that draw from the deepest well of American music and dip into Blues, R&B, Bluegrass and more.  You don't have to be righteous to love this set, but if you're not careful you might leave feeling joyful!

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Bo Carper

Founding member of New Monsoon, Bo Carper’s rootsy  and reflective acoustic guitar style is contrasted by a fiery repertoire of right hand tapping and percussive techniques. His unconventional banjo playing in New Monsoon blends a love of classical Indian music with his deep West... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Nat Keefe

Nat’s panoramic songwriting and baritone vocals play a defining role in Hot Buttered Rum’s sound. In the course of a decade of playing professionally, Nat has written hundreds of songs, including collaborations with Zach Gill & Dave Brogan (ALO), Brett Dennen, Tim Bluhm (Mother... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

11:45am

JAZZ is PHSH
JAZZ is PHSH

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JAZZ is PHSH

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramCelebrating The music of Phish through the lens of jazz, JAZZ IS PHSH is an instrumental tribute to the Vermont quartet inspired by the popular tribute to The Grateful Dead, “Jazz is Dead”. JAZZ IS PHSH is a collective of prominent musicians from the Jazz and Jam scenes that ha... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 11:45am - 1:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

12:00pm

High Sierra's KIDS PARADE
A High Sierra tradition thru the Ages! No matter your age-- come and join the KIDS PARADE! This is the Parade where we celebrate the Future with every step-- bring a parasol, a flag, a cape, a funny outfit, a tamborine-- ANYTHING!

Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
`Mineral Building

12:00pm

City of Trees Brass Band
City of Trees Brass Band

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City of Trees Brass Band

Watch VideoFacebookBudding iterations of City of Trees Brass Band have been hitting the streets of Sacramento, California since 2012. By 2014 they had started repeatedly making their way to San Francisco (a two hour commute each direction) in search of larger audiences. Having logged over 1200 grueling hours of street performance in California and beyond, The Brass Band makes an impact on every community it touches. Coming from humble street beginnings, to working class club shows, to high profile private events, the Trees have found balance in the chaos that is the life of young, working musicians. During the school year, they perform inspiratio... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Vaudeville Stage

12:45pm

IN THE MOMENT WITH STEVE POLTZ
If Zen is simply to be completely alive, then Steve Poltz is a Zen Master. Be it through study and discipline or by random tomfoolery, we really have no idea how he developed his uncanny ability to be in the moment like he has, we're just grateful to be able to be in it with him. Join the inimitable Steve Poltz for an hour of storytelling and song, a joyride you won't soon forget.

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Steve Poltz

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramSteve Poltz has fun on stage. Steve Poltz has fun off stage. Every show has its own vibe;  raucous, joyous, improvisational and always strange. Expect stellar guitar work and songs that will have you smiling one minute and crying the next.  Born in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, raised in S... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:45pm

Birds of Chicago
Birds of Chicago

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Birds of Chicago

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramBirds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world.Recorded in Chicag... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 12:45pm - 2:00pm
'Grandstand Stage

1:00pm

Little Lunch Break
Sunday July 8, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
`Mineral Building

1:45pm

The Quick & Easy Boys
The Quick & Easy Boys

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The Quick & Easy Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterThe Quick & Easy Boys are a power-trio out of Portland, Oregon who creates their own blend of rock and roll. Imagine the Minutemen, the Police, and Band of Gypsies rolled into one.Formed in 2005, The Quick & Easy Boys quickly made a name for themselves in Eugene, Oregon before relocati... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

2:00pm

Bumpity Bumps
A famous collaborative family band formed at Sunset Co-Op Nursery School in San Francisco, and quickly topping the charts in the Family Village, the Bumpity Bumps always draw a crowd. Come grab your seat early! Rockin' guitar daddies Lebo (ALO) and Bo Carper (New Monsoon) are joined by the incredible mother/son team of Laura and Shane Ossa. One of Family Village's most treasured traditions is the Bumpity Bumps show!


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Bo Carper

Founding member of New Monsoon, Bo Carper’s rootsy  and reflective acoustic guitar style is contrasted by a fiery repertoire of right hand tapping and percussive techniques. His unconventional banjo playing in New Monsoon blends a love of classical Indian music with his deep West... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm
`Mineral Building

2:00pm

NEW ORLEANS PIANO SESSION  (Ivan Neville, C.R. Gruver, New Orleans Suspects)  
2018 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Henry Roeland Byrd, A.K.A. Professor Longhair, one of the all-time greats from a long lineage of incredible New Orleans piano players. We'll celebrate Fess and others who brought the distinctive New Orleans piano sound to the world with Ivan Neville and C.R. Gruver two New Orleans keyboard players who'll pay homage to those that influenced them.

Sunday July 8, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

2:00pm

Nathan Moore
Nathan Moore

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Nathan Moore

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramA bearer of the coveted Telluride Troubadour Award (2009), Nathan Moore is a pioneer of modern day troubadouring and a wellspring of songs like you wouldn’t believe. His love of poetry, songs and mischief has shaped his colorful, prolific career. He’s a founding member of both ThaMuseM... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

2:45pm

Antibalas
Antibalas

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Antibalas

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterFormed in Brooklyn, the musical collective known as Antibalas has a new studio album: Where The Gods Are In Peace, is an epic Afro-Western Trilogy searching for solace from American political opportunism, greed and vengeance. Through its battle cry of resistance against exploitation and d... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm
'Grandstand Stage

3:00pm

Family Village Talent Show
The Talent Show in the Family Village is for one and all and we do hope you will jump in and Sign up! Special Guest appearances, unexpected Genius, and lots of laughter make the talent show something to remember for everyone.

Sunday July 8, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
`Mineral Building

3:00pm

Family Village Talent Show
The Talent Show in the Family Village is for one and all and we do hope you will jump in and Sign up! Special Guest appearances, unexpected Genius, and lots of laughter make the talent show something to remember for everyone.

Sunday July 8, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
`Mineral Building

3:30pm

HIGH SIERRA BLUEGRASS PICK Hosted by GRATEFUL BLUEGRASS BOYS
The High Sierra bluegrass jam always features some of the finest pickers the festival has to offer. This year's pick is no exception and will be hosted by the Grateful Bluegrass Boys whose members include Aaron Redner (Hot Buttered Rum) along with James Nash (Waybacks) and others. The open jam session will happen after a special presentation of the Grateful Dead's album Workingman's Dead, which will be performed in its entirety.

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Grateful Bluegrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterGrateful Bluegrass Boys are a string band that plays traditional Bluegrass versions of Classic Rock favorites from bands such as the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Paul Simon and much more.These songs, combined with classic Bluegrass and Country tunes, consiste... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

3:30pm

Mt. Joy
Mt. Joy

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Mt. Joy

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMt. Joy started off as a rekindling of shared musical ambitions between Philadelphia high school friends Matt Quinn (vocals, guitar) and Sam Cooper (guitar). Reunited in Los Angeles thanks to the ebbs and flows of adult life, the pair met multi-instrumentalist Michael Byrnes throu... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Big Meadow Stage

4:15pm

Circus Luminescence - Daisy Cray-ja-vu
With Circus Luminescence anything is possible! This laugh packed journey of juggling, magic, hooping, audience participation and huge combo tricks is sure to entertain festivarians of all ages!

Sunday July 8, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm
`Mineral Building

4:15pm

Hippo Campus
Hippo Campus

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Hippo Campus

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThere's something strange that happens when you're in the back of a van going 70 mph down an interstate highway at least ten hours from home. The back of that van becomes a home. The rest of the world turns dim and hazy. The only concrete thing you have is a trunk converted into a... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Vaudeville Stage

5:00pm

Billy Strings
Billy Strings

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Billy Strings

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram Billy Strings plays hard and he lives hard, picking so fast and intensely that he’s known to break multiple strings per song, basing the songs he writes on the hard lives he grew up around in the abandoned rural communities of America. His new album, Turmoil & Tinfoil, taps into... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

5:30pm

GUITARMAGEDDON - Guitarmageddon honors Tom Petty
Guitarmageddon closes out the High Sierra Playshops on Sunday afternoon once again featuring a plethora of incredible guitarists and supporting players. This year the obvious choice was to honor the late Tom Petty, whose rocking spirit and unparalleled songwriting make for a perfectly fitting vehicle for one of the festivals most fun--playshops. Led by Eric DiBarardino (Tea Leaf Green) Guitarmageddon is a virtual who's who of great players (Lebo, Scott Pemberton and more) and is one playshop not to be missed.

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Scott Pemberton Band

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramMany master guitarists find their homes within a specific genre, perfecting the ins and outs of their chosen musical realm until their names become synonymous with the very art form.Portland’s Scott Pemberton is not your average guitarist. He’s a musical nomad. His home isn’t... Read More →
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Grateful Bluegrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterGrateful Bluegrass Boys are a string band that plays traditional Bluegrass versions of Classic Rock favorites from bands such as the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Paul Simon and much more.These songs, combined with classic Bluegrass and Country tunes, consiste... Read More →
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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →
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Fruition

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJay Cobb Anderson (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) / Kellen Asebroek (vocals, rhythm guitar, piano) / Mimi Naja (vocals, mandolin, electric & acoustic guitar) / Jeff Leonard (bass) / Tyler Thompson (drums, banjo)On their fifth full-length release, Watching It All Fall Apart, Fruitio... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm
`The High Sierra Music Hall

5:45pm

Jupiter & Okwess
Jupiter & Okwess

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Jupiter & Okwess

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJupiter Bokondji was born in Kinshasa 48 years ago, into a family of  griots from the Mongo region. His grandmother, a renowned healer,  introduced him to traditional rhythm and music including the famous Zebola from Ekonda (Mongo région of the equator), rhythms that are said to cur... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

6:00pm

Ruthie Foster
Ruthie Foster

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Ruthie Foster

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramIn the tightknit musical community of Austin, Texas, it’s tough to get away with posturing. You either bring it, or you don’t.If you do, word gets around. And one day, you find yourself duetting with Bonnie Raitt, or standing onstage with the Allman Brothers at New York’s Beacon T... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Vaudeville Stage

7:15pm

The Wood Brothers
The Wood Brothers

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The Wood Brothers

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram“It’s the freest album we’ve done, the most independent album we’ve done, and was the most fun we’ve ever had making a record,” says Oliver Wood. “And most importantly, this is the most purely Wood Brothers’ album we’ve ever made.”Indeed, The Wood Brothers’ s... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 7:15pm - 8:45pm
'Grandstand Stage

7:45pm

New Orleans Suspects
New Orleans Suspects

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New Orleans Suspects

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramThe New Orleans Suspects have been tearing up the festival and club circuits for the past 8 years. This New Orleans Supergroup has been laying down its Swampified Rock and Roll throughout North America at a feverish pace. Their music combines irresistibly tight funk, soulful horns, Ame... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Vaudeville Stage

8:00pm

Stretch Salon hosted by Lebo with guests
Whether gearing up for a big night of dancing or winding down from a day in the sun, your body will thank you for giving it some attention. Bring a yoga mat or towel to the Mineral Building for some free-form stretching as you’re serenaded by High Sierra artists. Basic yoga props provided but no official instruction.

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Lebo (at Large) / Lebo & Friends

Full Band: THURS 1:45 AM Music Hall / FRI 3:30 PM GrandstandLebo Artist-at-Large/Sit-Ins: FRI 12 PM Music Hall, Midnight Mineral Building / SAT 1:45 PM & 5:30 PM Music Hall / SUN 11:15 AM Music Hall, 2 PM Family Stage, 5:30 PM Music Hall, 8 PM Mineral BuildingFor High Sierra 2018... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
`Mineral Building

8:00pm

Skerik Band
Skerik Band

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Skerik Band

FacebookTwitterSkerik is an American saxophonist from Seattle, Washington. Performing on the tenor and baritone saxophone, often with electronics and loops, Skerik is a pioneer in a playing style that has been dubbed saxophonics. He is a founding member of Critters Buggin, Gara... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 8:00pm - 9:15pm
Big Meadow Stage

9:30pm

Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Chris Robinson Brotherhood

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramWhen the Chris Robinson Brotherhood headed into the studio to begin recording their new album, Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel, no one knew just what to expect. These would be the band’s first recordings with new drummer Tony Leone (Ollabelle, Levon Helm), their first since... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 9:30pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand Stage

9:45pm

Foundation Of Funk feat. Zigaboo, George Porter Jr, Cyril and Ivan Neville and Tony Hall
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Foundation Of Funk feat. Zigaboo Modeliste, George Porter Jr., Cyril Neville, Ivan Neville, Tony Hall

Foundation Of Funk is Zigaboo Modeliste (drums) and George Porter Jr. (Bass), the original rhythm section of New Orleans Funk pioneers The Meters.For High Sierra, this particular line-up celebrates 5 decades of The Meters within The 300 year Tricentennial of The Crescent City.  New... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 9:45pm - 11:30pm
Vaudeville Stage

10:00pm

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

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Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"We pour every ounce of ourselves into every note when we perform live,” says Pigeons Playing Ping Pong singer/guitarist Greg Ormont. “When we’re recording in the studio, we try to maintain that euphoria while finding a way to pack it into a tight, focused vessel. Each song... Read More →


Sunday July 8, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow Stage

12:00am

Grateful Bluegrass Boys
Grateful Bluegrass Boys

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Grateful Bluegrass Boys

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterGrateful Bluegrass Boys are a string band that plays traditional Bluegrass versions of Classic Rock favorites from bands such as the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, The Eagles, Paul Simon and much more.These songs, combined with classic Bluegrass and Country tunes, consiste... Read More →


Monday July 9, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~

12:00am

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramFor nearly two decades, the Catskill Mountains hid rock ‘n’ roll’s best kept secret. Then one day, singer and songwriter Arleigh Kincheloe said goodbye to her hometown hideaway and moved to New York City to start the hard soul collective, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds.“Our... Read More →


Monday July 9, 2018 12:00am - 1:15am
`The High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Nat Keefe, Bo Carper, Ezra Lipp + Friends
Nat Keefe (Nat Keefe)
Bo Carper (New Monsoon)
Ezra Lipp (Magic in the Other)
+ More!

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Bo Carper

Founding member of New Monsoon, Bo Carper’s rootsy  and reflective acoustic guitar style is contrasted by a fiery repertoire of right hand tapping and percussive techniques. His unconventional banjo playing in New Monsoon blends a love of classical Indian music with his deep West... Read More →
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Nat Keefe

Nat’s panoramic songwriting and baritone vocals play a defining role in Hot Buttered Rum’s sound. In the course of a decade of playing professionally, Nat has written hundreds of songs, including collaborations with Zach Gill & Dave Brogan (ALO), Brett Dennen, Tim Bluhm (Mother... Read More →
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Magic In The Other

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagram"An intelligent music listener’s dream. The music is danceable but also worthy of focus to see their communication in real time. It is something special to bear witness to the birth of a band that could potentially take a scene by storm, you feel like you’re in on something, wit... Read More →


Monday July 9, 2018 12:00am - 2:00am
`Mineral Building

1:45am

Fruition
Fruition

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Fruition

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramJay Cobb Anderson (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) / Kellen Asebroek (vocals, rhythm guitar, piano) / Mimi Naja (vocals, mandolin, electric & acoustic guitar) / Jeff Leonard (bass) / Tyler Thompson (drums, banjo)On their fifth full-length release, Watching It All Fall Apart, Fruitio... Read More →


Monday July 9, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
~ The Funk'n Jamhouse ~

1:45am

Lettuce
Lettuce

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Lettuce

Watch VideoFacebookTwitterInstagramKnown for their incendiary live shows, extensive touring, die-hard fans, and massive two-decade career, Lettuce have brought a new vitality to classic funk, matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency. Their latest offering, Witches Stew [Lettuce Records... Read More →


Monday July 9, 2018 1:45am - 3:45am
`The High Sierra Music Hall