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Thursday, June 29
 

12:00pm

Tank & The Bangas
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Tank & The Bangas

Watch Video Facebook Twitter We're particularly thrilled to announce the addition of recent 2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert winners, Tank & The Bangas, to the 2017 High Sierra Lineup.  In a full-circle moment, this year's High Sierra headliner, Trey Anastasio, was one the judges who unanimously picked the band... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Vaudeville Tent

12:10pm

Sweet Crude
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Sweet Crude

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Louisiana bilingual pop project Sweet Crude is a young 6-piece composed of New Orleans musicians creating a sound that sets English and Louisiana's native French dialect to decidedly non-Cajun music. The band seeks to reconnect with their lineage in the context of 5-part harmonies, tr... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 12:10pm - 1:25pm
Big Meadow

1:45pm

I Draw Slow
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I Draw Slow

Watch Video Facebook Twitter I Draw Slow will be releasing the highly anticipated Turn Your Face to the Sun, on a major US record label April 21st. They have personally exclaimed that it will be their best recording yet. Recent releases White Wave Chapel (2014) and Red Hills (2011) were all the buzz at home and o... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Vaudeville Tent

2:05pm

Hamish Anderson
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Hamish Anderson

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Hamish Anderson: A student of the three Kings (Albert, BB and Freddie), Peter Green and Keith Richards with influences of Jeff Buckley and Tom Petty. “I started playing guitar when I was 12,” notes Melbourne-raised, LA-based Hamish Anderson. With “Trouble,” the raw, chunky... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Big Meadow

2:45pm

Jeff Austin Band
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Jeff Austin Band

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Mandolinist Jeff Austin is unstoppable. He is celebrated for his fleet fingers and penchant for improvisation on stage, but those qualities also speak volumes about how he chooses to live. Austin has cultivated his natural musical abilities and allowed himself to be driven by his boldes... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 2:45pm - 4:00pm
'Grandstand

3:45pm

Afrolicious
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Afrolicious

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Afrolicious's sound combines soulful lyrics, funky bass lines, a blast of punchy horns, while retaining the soul and feel of classic funk, disco, Latin, and Afrobeat melodies. These are the type of songs you can blast in your car for some feel-good crusin' or dance to at the club. Th... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Vaudeville Tent

4:00pm

River Whyless
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River Whyless

Watch Video Facebook Twitter River Whyless, the Asheville, NC quartet, is named in spirit of the band’s ongoing love affair with the natural world. Since forming the band in 2009, musicians Ryan O'Keefe, Halli Anderson, Alex McWalters and Daniel Shearin have toured extensively, playing hundreds of shows fr... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Big Meadow

4:45pm

White Denim
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White Denim

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Austin's White Denim have confirmed their new album 'Stiff,' out March 25th, 2016 via Downtown Records. 'Stiff' comes three years after their critical and commercial breakout 'Corsicana Lemonade' which landed the band bookings with Kimmel (from SXSW), Austin City Limits, Letter... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 4:45pm - 6:15pm
'Grandstand

5:45pm

The Nth Power
Thursday June 29, 2017 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Vaudeville Tent

6:00pm

BIG Something
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BIG Something

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A 6 piece powerhouse with a sound that is both unique and timeless, BIG Something fuses elements of rock, pop, funk, and improvisation to take listeners on a journey through a myriad of musical styles. It's no secret why this group has quickly become one of the most exciting new bands to... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Big Meadow

7:00pm

Galactic
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Galactic

Watch Video Facebook Twitter It’s been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical possibilities born out of their work together as Galactic. Since then, the seminal New Orleans band has consistently pushed... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 7:00pm - 8:45pm
'Grandstand

7:45pm

Phutureprimitive
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Phutureprimitive

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Phutureprimitive is the moniker of Bay Area producer and songwriter Rain. Early childhood photos reveal Rain sitting at the piano plinking keys, grinning from ear to ear… a true sign of things to come. Continuing his early fascination with music, Rain was later drawn to electronic... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Vaudeville Tent

8:00pm

Billy Strings
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Billy Strings

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Billy Strings is a 24 yr old, tattoo covered guitar picker/singer that you surely will be hearing about for years to come. “Blessed with the voice of an old soul from the mountains, a gentlemanly air, and the ability to sling hundreds of notes with razor-crisp precision at the spee... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 8:00pm - 9:15pm
Big Meadow

9:30pm

STS9
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STS9

Watch Video Facebook Twitter 20 years before the emergence of STS9, NASA sent Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 on a mission to the farthest reaches of the solar system and beyond. Each of these probes was equipped with identical Golden Records, special messages attached to what Carl Sagan called “a bottle launched into the cosmic ocean.” They containe... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 9:30pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand

9:45pm

Fruition
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Fruition

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Jay 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) The first time they ever made music together, Fruition’s three lea... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 9:45pm - 11:15pm
Vaudeville Tent

10:00pm

Con Brio
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Con Brio

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The night before Con Brio headed into the studio to record their first full-length album, 23-year-old Ziek McCarter had a dream. In it, the singer received a visit from his father, an Army veteran who died at the hands of East Texas police in 2011. His father delivered an invitation: C... Read More →


Thursday June 29, 2017 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow

12:00am

The Werks
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The Werks

Watch Video FacebookTwitterBeloved Ohio jam rockers The Werks have responded to tragedy and transition by solidifying the strongest lineup in their decade of existence. They’re ready to launch 2017 with an 8-week coast-to-coast run in support of this effort, their fifth full studio release entitled DzMagic... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00am - 1:15am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse

12:00am

The Record Company
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The Record Company

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The Record Company arrived right when they were needed most, their raw and righteous rock ‘n’ roll ideal for a world that desperately needs to scream and shout. The Los Angeles-based trio – Chris Vos (guitar, lead vocals, harmonica), Alex Stiff (bass, guitar, vocals) and Marc Ca... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00am - 1:30am
Vaudeville Tent

12:00am

The Grateful Ball: The Travelin' McCourys w/ Jeff Austin
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Jeff Austin Band

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Mandolinist Jeff Austin is unstoppable. He is celebrated for his fleet fingers and penchant for improvisation on stage, but those qualities also speak volumes about how he chooses to live. Austin has cultivated his natural musical abilities and allowed himself to be driven by his boldes... Read More →
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The Travelin’ McCourys

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The Travelin’ McCourys do not stand still. They are on the road—and online—entertaining audiences with live shows that include some of the best musicians and singers from all genres. It’s always different, always exciting, and always great music. No other band today has... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00am - 1:45am
`High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Hamish Anderson, Sam Craft (Sweet Crude), Alexis Marceaux (Sweet Crude), Billy Strings
Artists
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Billy Strings

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Billy Strings is a 24 yr old, tattoo covered guitar picker/singer that you surely will be hearing about for years to come. “Blessed with the voice of an old soul from the mountains, a gentlemanly air, and the ability to sling hundreds of notes with razor-crisp precision at the spee... Read More →
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Hamish Anderson

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Hamish Anderson: A student of the three Kings (Albert, BB and Freddie), Peter Green and Keith Richards with influences of Jeff Buckley and Tom Petty. “I started playing guitar when I was 12,” notes Melbourne-raised, LA-based Hamish Anderson. With “Trouble,” the raw, chunky... Read More →
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Sweet Crude

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Louisiana bilingual pop project Sweet Crude is a young 6-piece composed of New Orleans musicians creating a sound that sets English and Louisiana's native French dialect to decidedly non-Cajun music. The band seeks to reconnect with their lineage in the context of 5-part harmonies, tr... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00am - 2:00am
`The Mineral Building

1:45am

Dopapod
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Dopapod

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The Boston born, now generally Northeast based, but ever on-the-go Dopapod has come a long way from their college basement, DIY party roots. While maintaining to be as grassroots as their humble beginnings, the group has earned praise from taste making critics like Huffington Post, Jambase... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 1:45am - 3:45am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse

2:00am

The Brothers Comatose
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The Brothers Comatose

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year – at least amongst the loyal fans The Brothers Comatose had won while touring across the country in support of their past two releases. Infused with a... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 2:00am - 3:45am
`High Sierra Music Hall
 
Friday, June 30
 

10:15am

Blues Jam
High Sierra & Blue Bear School of Music present. All players,all ages and all levels are encouraged to show up with your instrument (electric or acoustic) and jam along to some traditional blues classics! Sean Leahy will lead you through a set of Blues classics from Robert Johnson to BB King and beyond. Come learn about the inner workings of one of the most timeless American genres while having a blast playing along as well!

Friday June 30, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am
`High Sierra Music Hall

10:15am

Butcher Brown
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Butcher Brown

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Butcher Brown is an up-to-the minute throwback to the great progressive jazz bands of the 60s and 70s. They are a hard-working band in an era where most groups are fleeting assemblages, together only long enough to record. Their organic coherence emerges from long collaboration as... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 10:15am - 11:30am
Big Meadow

11:15am

Sweet Crude
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Sweet Crude

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Louisiana bilingual pop project Sweet Crude is a young 6-piece composed of New Orleans musicians creating a sound that sets English and Louisiana's native French dialect to decidedly non-Cajun music. The band seeks to reconnect with their lineage in the context of 5-part harmonies, tr... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 11:15am - 12:30pm
Vaudeville Tent

11:45am

A Stanton Moore Drum Academy Master Class
Featuring Stanton Moore of Galactic, presented by stantonmooredrumacademy.com. Drummer Stanton Moore may best be known for the funky drums he plays with Galactic but he has always pursued his insatiable thirst for music by participating in additional musical endeavors such his own jazz trio or other projects like Dragon Smoke, the New Orleans brass band Midnite Disturbers or Garage A Trois to name a few. Stanton is also an educator as well and recently started the Stanton Moore Drum Academy which is designed to provide educational content for players of all skill levels as well as other instructors. He's been doing solo drum "playshops" for years and they're always engaging, informative and entertaining, so come on by and keep a little time with one of our favorite drummers!

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Galactic

Watch Video Facebook Twitter It’s been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical possibilities born out of their work together as Galactic. Since then, the seminal New Orleans band has consistently pushed... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 11:45am - 12:45pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

12:00pm

I Draw Slow
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I Draw Slow

Watch Video Facebook Twitter I Draw Slow will be releasing the highly anticipated Turn Your Face to the Sun, on a major US record label April 21st. They have personally exclaimed that it will be their best recording yet. Recent releases White Wave Chapel (2014) and Red Hills (2011) were all the buzz at home and o... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Big Meadow

12:30pm

Fruition
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Fruition

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Jay 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) The first time they ever made music together, Fruition’s three lea... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm
'Grandstand

1:15pm

Shady Grove: The Music Of Doc Watson
Featuring Billy Strings and his band

When was the last time you heard someone referred to as a "Whiz Kid"? Well, if you've ever seen Billy Strings play guitar you know the term fits him perfectly. Billy, raised in Michigan and now residing in Nashville, is a twenty four year-old phenom who is one of the most blistering flatpickers in all the land. Join Billy and his crackerjack band as they celebrate the legend of Arthel "Doc" Watson, the man who arguably has had the most profound influence on the way the acoustic guitar is played as a lead instrument in folk, old-time, and bluegrass music today!

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Billy Strings

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Billy Strings is a 24 yr old, tattoo covered guitar picker/singer that you surely will be hearing about for years to come. “Blessed with the voice of an old soul from the mountains, a gentlemanly air, and the ability to sling hundreds of notes with razor-crisp precision at the spee... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

1:15pm

Con Brio
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Con Brio

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The night before Con Brio headed into the studio to record their first full-length album, 23-year-old Ziek McCarter had a dream. In it, the singer received a visit from his father, an Army veteran who died at the hands of East Texas police in 2011. His father delivered an invitation: C... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Vaudeville Tent

1:50pm

Tank & The Bangas
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Tank & The Bangas

Watch Video Facebook Twitter We're particularly thrilled to announce the addition of recent 2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert winners, Tank & The Bangas, to the 2017 High Sierra Lineup.  In a full-circle moment, this year's High Sierra headliner, Trey Anastasio, was one the judges who unanimously picked the band... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 1:50pm - 3:05pm
Big Meadow

2:45pm

Soul Time! A Celebration of The Music Of Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
Featuring Con Brio with special guest Erica Falls (vocalist for Galactic)

Sharon Jones was a powerhouse of a soul singer with a captivating presence who could sing funk, blues and soul with the best in her field. She passed away last November at the age of 60. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings rose to fame out of the "revivalist" movement that started about years ago recreating the funky soul stylings of the mid-sixties to mid-seventies. Who better to pay tribute to Sharon Jones than SF's own Con Brio, a seven man outfit with diverse backgrounds but who share a love of the early the pioneering soul sound. Add Singer Erica Falls from Galactic into the mix and the roof just may come off the Music Hall during this session!

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Con Brio

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The night before Con Brio headed into the studio to record their first full-length album, 23-year-old Ziek McCarter had a dream. In it, the singer received a visit from his father, an Army veteran who died at the hands of East Texas police in 2011. His father delivered an invitation: C... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

2:45pm

The Travelin’ McCourys
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The Travelin’ McCourys

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The Travelin’ McCourys do not stand still. They are on the road—and online—entertaining audiences with live shows that include some of the best musicians and singers from all genres. It’s always different, always exciting, and always great music. No other band today has... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
'Grandstand

3:15pm

The Werks
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The Werks

Watch Video FacebookTwitterBeloved Ohio jam rockers The Werks have responded to tragedy and transition by solidifying the strongest lineup in their decade of existence. They’re ready to launch 2017 with an 8-week coast-to-coast run in support of this effort, their fifth full studio release entitled DzMagic... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Vaudeville Tent

3:45pm

White Denim
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White Denim

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Austin's White Denim have confirmed their new album 'Stiff,' out March 25th, 2016 via Downtown Records. 'Stiff' comes three years after their critical and commercial breakout 'Corsicana Lemonade' which landed the band bookings with Kimmel (from SXSW), Austin City Limits, Letter... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Big Meadow

4:15pm

Heavy Metal Hoedown
Featuring Bo Carper (New Monsoon) & Lebo (ALO)
w/ special guests Eric McFadden (Artist-at-Large) & Mimi Naja (Fruition)

No need to like Metal (or Hoedowns) to love this Playshop! Join Lebo and Bo Carper as they peel back the outer layers of "Metal" and focus on the "Heavy"; the deep musical character of this profoundly influential genre. Acoustic (not necessarily bluegrass or folk) interpretations of the earliest and heaviest cuts of all time from legends like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Soundgarden and many more, will make skeptics & headbangers alike feel that they're hearing this music for the first time. The approach will be lighthearted at times, but by no means a parody. And will take the opportunity to pay respect to the late Chris Cornell, whose soaring voice took the heaviest songs to the highest of emotional heights.

Artists
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Eric McFadden

Eric McFadden is a guitar-playing virtuoso. He has toured the world both as a solo artist, as well as traveling with funk legend George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic), and rock legend Eric Burdon (The Animals). McFadden is a member of the new supergroup, TEN (www.TEN-mus... Read More →
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Lebo

Known for his musicality, versatility, and heartfelt delivery, Lebo is inherently committed to an improvisational approach. The vehicle for his fluid, buttery sound is a flat top acoustic guitar that he has personally customized and converted to electric with a vintage style humbucker... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

5:00pm

Hard Working Americans
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Hard Working Americans

Watch Video Facebook Twitter What are Hard Working Americans? We’re a band of friends from all across America. I formed the band because I wanted to be in a band that wanted to be great, whatever that meant. I find our songs and singing. I love songs and singing. For the past 20 years, I’ve been compiling a bag... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
'Grandstand

5:15pm

BIG Something
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BIG Something

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A 6 piece powerhouse with a sound that is both unique and timeless, BIG Something fuses elements of rock, pop, funk, and improvisation to take listeners on a journey through a myriad of musical styles. It's no secret why this group has quickly become one of the most exciting new bands to... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

5:40pm

Billy Strings
Artists
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Billy Strings

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Billy Strings is a 24 yr old, tattoo covered guitar picker/singer that you surely will be hearing about for years to come. “Blessed with the voice of an old soul from the mountains, a gentlemanly air, and the ability to sling hundreds of notes with razor-crisp precision at the spee... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 5:40pm - 6:55pm
Big Meadow

5:45pm

The Anatomy Of A Band
Featuring Tank & The Bangas

Tank & The Bangas have experienced a quick rise to notoriety after winning NPR's Tiny Desk concert earlier this year. After meeting six years ago at an open mic night in their native New Orleans, they have organically built a distinct and eclectic sound that combines elements of jazz- poetry, soul, hip-hop, funk and folk musics, combined with a visually quirky and commanding stage show. Join Tank & The Bangas for a special playshop as they delve into their artistic process and share how these seemingly disparate artists found fertile common ground by coming together as a band.

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Tank & The Bangas

Watch Video Facebook Twitter We're particularly thrilled to announce the addition of recent 2017 NPR Tiny Desk Concert winners, Tank & The Bangas, to the 2017 High Sierra Lineup.  In a full-circle moment, this year's High Sierra headliner, Trey Anastasio, was one the judges who unanimously picked the band... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 5:45pm - 6:45pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

7:15pm

Mike Gordon
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Mike Gordon

Watch Video Facebook Page Twitter Phish bassist Mike Gordon returns to the road with his band this fall. Unlike previous projects, the goal was to put together a band that would be in it for the long haul. Guitarist and longtime collaborator Scott Murawski and Mike searched the nooks and crannies of this land for p... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 7:15pm - 8:45pm
'Grandstand

7:30pm

River Whyless
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River Whyless

Watch Video Facebook Twitter River Whyless, the Asheville, NC quartet, is named in spirit of the band’s ongoing love affair with the natural world. Since forming the band in 2009, musicians Ryan O'Keefe, Halli Anderson, Alex McWalters and Daniel Shearin have toured extensively, playing hundreds of shows fr... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

7:35pm

The Record Company
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The Record Company

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The Record Company arrived right when they were needed most, their raw and righteous rock ‘n’ roll ideal for a world that desperately needs to scream and shout. The Los Angeles-based trio – Chris Vos (guitar, lead vocals, harmonica), Alex Stiff (bass, guitar, vocals) and Marc Ca... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 7:35pm - 8:50pm
Big Meadow

9:30pm

Dopapod
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Dopapod

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The Boston born, now generally Northeast based, but ever on-the-go Dopapod has come a long way from their college basement, DIY party roots. While maintaining to be as grassroots as their humble beginnings, the group has earned praise from taste making critics like Huffington Post, Jambase... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

9:30pm

9:30pm

Ween
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Ween

Watch Video Facebook Twitter More than four years after their last performance on New Year’s Day in Denver, CO, Ween reunited for three shows each in Broomfield, CO and New York, NY that sold out instantly and were “fucking mind-blowing.” Formed by Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo, Jr. in New Hope... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 9:30pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand

11:30pm

Deer Tick
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Deer Tick

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Country soul and Delta blues, old-time gospel and hardcore punk, it's all in there. Each successive Deer Tick record reveals more colors and increased perspective, the rave-ups get wilder, the ballads more knowing and hurt... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 11:30pm - Saturday July 1, 2017 1:30am
Vaudeville Tent

12:00am

Afrolicious
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Afrolicious

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Afrolicious's sound combines soulful lyrics, funky bass lines, a blast of punchy horns, while retaining the soul and feel of classic funk, disco, Latin, and Afrobeat melodies. These are the type of songs you can blast in your car for some feel-good crusin' or dance to at the club. Th... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00am - 1:15am
`High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

Phutureprimitive
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Phutureprimitive

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Phutureprimitive is the moniker of Bay Area producer and songwriter Rain. Early childhood photos reveal Rain sitting at the piano plinking keys, grinning from ear to ear… a true sign of things to come. Continuing his early fascination with music, Rain was later drawn to electronic... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00am - 1:15am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Gio Benedetti (The Brothers Comatose), Bo Carper, Ben Morrison (The Brothers Comatose), Pamela Parker
Artists
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The Brothers Comatose

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year – at least amongst the loyal fans The Brothers Comatose had won while touring across the country in support of their past two releases. Infused with a... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00am - 2:00am
`The Mineral Building

1:45am

Galactic
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Galactic

Watch Video Facebook Twitter It’s been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical possibilities born out of their work together as Galactic. Since then, the seminal New Orleans band has consistently pushed... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 1:45am - 3:45am
`High Sierra Music Hall

1:45am

Manic Focus
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Manic Focus

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Manic Focus is the electronic music project of John “JmaC” McCarten, a Chicago-based producer originally hailing from the Twin Cities. McCarten’s music is known for its multi-dimensional sound, incorporating elements of soul, dubstep, hip-hop, blues and funk, as well as smooth vocal samples, heavy-hitting bass lines, and t... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 1:45am - 3:45am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse
 
Saturday, July 1
 

10:30am

Grateful Dead Jam
High Sierra and Blue Bear School of Music present.

All players, all ages and all levels are encouraged to show up with your instrument (electric or acoustic) and jam along to the Grateful Dead! Sean Leahy, Eric DiBerardino & friends will lead you through a set of Dead classics spanning the length of their entire career. Come sing,dance and play along to some of your favorite Dead songs on one of the most fun stages at High Sierra!

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
`High Sierra Music Hall

10:30am

Butcher Brown
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Butcher Brown

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Butcher Brown is an up-to-the minute throwback to the great progressive jazz bands of the 60s and 70s. They are a hard-working band in an era where most groups are fleeting assemblages, together only long enough to record. Their organic coherence emerges from long collaboration as... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am
Vaudeville Tent

10:40am

Kat Myers & The Buzzards
Saturday July 1, 2017 10:40am - 11:50am
Big Meadow

12:00pm

Punk Vs. Funk (Of The Seventies Kind)
Featuring Eric McFadden with special guest Jerry Joseph, Claude Coleman Jr (drums, Ween), Bobby Perkins (bass, Carolyn Wonderland), Skerik, and Queen Delphine

Punk rock and Funk music both were revolutionary forms when they came to be. Both were reactions to societal conditions though the expressions were quite different. Both were music of the people and took a stance against status quo and stood for civil justice, equality and freedom of expression. Such artists as The Clash, the Sex Pistols, Sly Stone, George Clinton and Funkadelic changed the musical landscape, popular culture and the world forever. Join Eric McFadden and friends as they straddle the two genres and bring them together in what promises to be a raucous (and funky) good time!

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Eric McFadden

Eric McFadden is a guitar-playing virtuoso. He has toured the world both as a solo artist, as well as traveling with funk legend George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic), and rock legend Eric Burdon (The Animals). McFadden is a member of the new supergroup, TEN (www.TEN-mus... Read More →
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Skerik

Watch Video Facebook Twitter SKERIK HAS TOURED WITH: Roger Waters, Fred Wesley, Les Claypool, Critters Buggin, Sadhappy, Beta Popes, Syncopated Taint Septet, Garage a Trois, Stanton Moore, Mike Clark, Headhunters, Robert Walter, Ponga, Wayne Horvitz 4+1 ensemble, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Bobby Previte's Coalition of the Willing, New York Composer... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

12:15pm

Achilles Wheel
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Achilles Wheel

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Achilles Wheel is a California-based rock and roll band that blurs the lines between genres and fuses an infectious blend of roots and world music rockadelia. Their sound comes across as both old school and new school and is riddled with great songwriting. The one thing that ris... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Vaudeville Tent

12:20pm

The Lil Smokies
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The Lil Smokies

Watch Video Facebook Twitter With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, ha... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:20pm - 1:35pm
Big Meadow

12:45pm

The Brothers Comatose
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The Brothers Comatose

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year – at least amongst the loyal fans The Brothers Comatose had won while touring across the country in support of their past two releases. Infused with a... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:45pm - 2:15pm
'Grandstand

1:30pm

The 40Th Anniversary Of Terrapin Station – Presented By Jambase
Music Hall Featuring Lebo and special guests; emcee, Jay Blakesberg

Terrapin Station was the Grateful Dead's 1977 studio album, their ninth since the bands self titled debut in 1967. The album was their first for Arista Records and was produced by Keith Olsen (who produced Fleetwood Mac's iconic album of the same name that featured hits ("Over My Head", "Rhiannon" and "Landslide"). Terrapin Station included three songs that would become staples in the Dead's repertoire, "Estimated Prophet", Samson and Delilah" and the three sections of the Terrapin Pt 1 suite collectively known live as "Terrapin Station". Join Lebo, (ALO) who has spent many a night playing at the famed Terrapin Crossroads and a cast of players as they recreate the entire Terrapin Station album in its entirety.

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Lebo

Known for his musicality, versatility, and heartfelt delivery, Lebo is inherently committed to an improvisational approach. The vehicle for his fluid, buttery sound is a flat top acoustic guitar that he has personally customized and converted to electric with a vintage style humbucker... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

2:00pm

Gene Evaro Jr
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Gene Evaro Jr

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Kicking Off Summer with a West Coast Tour in support of his latest album “Too Good To Believe” Gene Evaro Jr’s formidable and dedicated following is rapidly expanding beyond So-Cal, fueled by recent touring and appearances at High Sierra Music Festival, Lightning In A Bott... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Vaudeville Tent

2:15pm

The Suffers
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The Suffers

Watch Video Facebook Twitter THE SUFFERS The Suffers are Houston's award-winning 10-piece ensemble that have redefined the sound of Gulf Coast Soul. Established in 2011, The Suffers’ lineup was curated by bassist Adam Castaneda and vocalist/keyboardist Pat Kelly, who brought on trumpet player Jon Durbin, tr... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Big Meadow

3:00pm

The Greyboy Allstars
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The Greyboy Allstars

Watch Video Facebook Twitter When The Greyboy Allstars first formed two decades ago they were nothing short of groundbreaking. They have influenced an entire generation of bands playing improvisational music in a funk format. Meanwhile, they have outlasted most of their contemporaries, because they have con... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
'Grandstand

3:30pm

Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More: A Gregg Allman Retrospective
Featuring The Guitarmageddon Band with special guests Carolyn Wonderland

Words can't describe or measure the impact and importance Gregg Allman has had on Southern rock music and the jam scene that grew from the roots he and his bandmates planted over forty years ago. He was one of the great blues-rock singers of all-time and his B-3 playing cut deep into the soul. Join The Guitaramgeddon band and special guests celebrate the music of Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers as they revisit some of their finest timeless classics.


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Carolyn Wonderland

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis and the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray, Carolyn Wonderland reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition with the wit of a poet. She hits the stage with unmatched presence, a true legend in her time. Carolyn... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 3:30pm - 4:45pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

3:45pm

Aoife O'Donovan (Solo)
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Aoife O'Donovan

Watch Video Facebook TwitterAoife O’Donovan is touring in support of her recently released live album, Man in a Neon Coat, recorded earlier this year with songs off the critically acclaimed album In the Magic Hour and her solo album debut Fossils, both of which garnered praise from the New York Times, Rolling S... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

4:10pm

Keller Williams
Saturday July 1, 2017 4:10pm - 5:25pm
Big Meadow

5:15pm

High Sierra Bluegrass Pick Hosted By The Lil Smokies
Featuring The Lil Smokies with special guests The Brothers Comatose

The High Sierra 'Pick' continues to be one of most highly anticipated jams of the festival each year. It's that time when the finest acoustic pickers on site get together and let it rip. This year's pick will be hosted by The Lil Smokies, a five man band from Missoula, Montana and the International Bluegrass Music Association's Momentum band Of The Year in 2016. This versatile quintet are strongly rooted in bluegrass but bring a wide range of music influences and inspirations to the stage which should make for a rousing PICK session. They'll be joined by their friends, The Brothers Comatose and others.

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The Brothers Comatose

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year – at least amongst the loyal fans The Brothers Comatose had won while touring across the country in support of their past two releases. Infused with a... Read More →
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The Lil Smokies

Watch Video Facebook Twitter With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, ha... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

5:30pm

Polyrhythmics
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Polyrhythmics

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Creating vivid instrumental imagery using complex rhythms and a unique precision that redefines the term “funk” for 21st Century audiences the 8 piece Polyrhythmics are proving to be one of Seattle’s finest exports. With a hard-driving modern afro-psycho-beat sound composed of... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

5:45pm

Andrew Bird
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Andrew Bird

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Chicago-born, LA-based film score composer, multi-instrumentalist and lyricist, Andrew Bird picked up his first violin at the age of four and spent his formative years soaking up classical repertoire completely by ear. As a teen Bird became interested in a variety of styles including... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 5:45pm - 7:15pm
'Grandstand

6:05pm

El Ten Eleven
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El Ten Eleven

Watch Video Facebook Twitter “It’s surprising this record even got made,” bass player and songwriter Kristian Dunn reflects. “[Drummer] Tim’s dad died just before the recording was to begin. Obviously he needed to go back to Pittsburgh to be with his family. He returned to California relatively quick... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 6:05pm - 7:25pm
Big Meadow

7:30pm

Manic Focus
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Manic Focus

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Manic Focus is the electronic music project of John “JmaC” McCarten, a Chicago-based producer originally hailing from the Twin Cities. McCarten’s music is known for its multi-dimensional sound, incorporating elements of soul, dubstep, hip-hop, blues and funk, as well as smooth vocal samples, heavy-hitting bass lines, and t... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

8:00pm

Trey Anastasio Band
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Trey Anastasio Band

Watch Video  Facebook Twitter   Trey Anastasio began his career as the guitarist and vocalist for the band Phish. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, among others. In 2013, he was nominated for a Tony Award and two Drama Desk Awa... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 8:00pm - 9:30pm
'Grandstand

8:05pm

Carolyn Wonderland
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Carolyn Wonderland

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis and the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray, Carolyn Wonderland reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition with the wit of a poet. She hits the stage with unmatched presence, a true legend in her time. Carolyn... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 8:05pm - 9:20pm
Big Meadow

9:30pm

Ott & The All-Seeing I
Saturday July 1, 2017 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

10:00pm

Deer Tick (Acoustic)
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Deer Tick

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Country soul and Delta blues, old-time gospel and hardcore punk, it's all in there. Each successive Deer Tick record reveals more colors and increased perspective, the rave-ups get wilder, the ballads more knowing and hurt... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow

10:00pm

Trey Anastasio Band
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Trey Anastasio Band

Watch Video  Facebook Twitter   Trey Anastasio began his career as the guitarist and vocalist for the band Phish. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, among others. In 2013, he was nominated for a Tony Award and two Drama Desk Awa... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand

11:30pm

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
Saturday July 1, 2017 11:30pm - Sunday July 2, 2017 1:30am
Vaudeville Tent

12:00am

El Ten Eleven
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El Ten Eleven

Watch Video Facebook Twitter “It’s surprising this record even got made,” bass player and songwriter Kristian Dunn reflects. “[Drummer] Tim’s dad died just before the recording was to begin. Obviously he needed to go back to Pittsburgh to be with his family. He returned to California relatively quick... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00am - 1:15am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse

12:00am

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Andy Dunnigan (The Lil Smokies) , “Jonny Mojo” Flores (Achilles Wheel), Paul Kamm (Achilles Wheel) , Kat Myers
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Achilles Wheel

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Achilles Wheel is a California-based rock and roll band that blurs the lines between genres and fuses an infectious blend of roots and world music rockadelia. Their sound comes across as both old school and new school and is riddled with great songwriting. The one thing that ris... Read More →
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The Lil Smokies

Watch Video Facebook Twitter With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, ha... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00am - 2:00am
`The Mineral Building

1:45am

BoomBox
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BoomBox

Watch Video Facebook Twitter BoomBox, the electronic work of songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Zion Rock Godchaux, released their latest EP Bits & Pieces in 2016. The new record is a further exploration of the band’s signature sound; an electronic blend of soulful Rock and Blues based dance music i... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 1:45am - 3:45am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse

1:45am

Hard Working Americans
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Hard Working Americans

Watch Video Facebook Twitter What are Hard Working Americans? We’re a band of friends from all across America. I formed the band because I wanted to be in a band that wanted to be great, whatever that meant. I find our songs and singing. I love songs and singing. For the past 20 years, I’ve been compiling a bag... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 1:45am - 3:45am
`High Sierra Music Hall
 
Sunday, July 2
 

10:15am

Midtown Social: Band Contest Winner
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Midtown Social

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Midtown Social is a band raised and braised in the San Francisco Bay Area. We live in Oakland, Concord, Berkeley, and San Francisco. These last five years of making music and performing together has prepared us for our next step. We know that we’re life long musicians. We believ... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 10:15am - 11:00am
Vaudeville Tent

10:30am

Funk Jam
High Sierra and Blue Bear School of Music present (Blue Bear logo here)

All players, all ages and all levels are encouraged to show up with your instrument (electric or acoustic) and jam along to some funk classics! Sean Leahy, Eric Diberardino & friends once again lead you through a set spanning the history of funk/r&b/soul and dance music. Come wrap up the 2017 HSMF jam classes in a funky fashion.

Sunday July 2, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
`High Sierra Music Hall

11:30am

Kat Myers & The Buzzards
Sunday July 2, 2017 11:30am - 12:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

11:45am

Carolyn Wonderland
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Carolyn Wonderland

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis and the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray, Carolyn Wonderland reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition with the wit of a poet. She hits the stage with unmatched presence, a true legend in her time. Carolyn... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 11:45am - 1:15pm
Big Meadow

12:00pm

Bloody Mary Ball: Hosted By Gene Evaro, Jr.
By Sunday morning we all need a little jump start to kickoff the last day of the fest and what could hit the spot more than combing the highly energized, funky soulful stylings of the Gene Evaro Jr Band with a Bloody Mary party. Come down to catch this eye-opening band from Joshua Tree, CA where they know a thing or two about combining the natural forces or art and soul. We have a feeling you'll come out feeling rejuvenated and inspired!

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Gene Evaro Jr

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Kicking Off Summer with a West Coast Tour in support of his latest album “Too Good To Believe” Gene Evaro Jr’s formidable and dedicated following is rapidly expanding beyond So-Cal, fueled by recent touring and appearances at High Sierra Music Festival, Lightning In A Bott... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

12:30pm

The Lil Smokies
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The Lil Smokies

Watch Video Facebook Twitter With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, ha... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
'Grandstand

1:30pm

Skerik’s Improv Lab
Featuring Skerik, with guests Karl Denson, members of Snarky Puppy, Bokante, Grupo Fantasma Polyrhythmics and more

Thankfully saxophonist Skerik has become a fixture at High Sierra every year. He has been involved in some of the festival's most epic musical moments and is always ready to jump into just about any musical situation. His ability to play in any setting is a testament to his deep talent, his grasp and passion for various musical forms, seemingly endless. His ability to orchestrate and add some semblance of structure to what starts and builds through improvisational jamming is always a joy to experience. Join our fearless band leader Skerik along with a host of other players on this year's adventure inside the soft, gooey middle of the jam.

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Skerik

Watch Video Facebook Twitter SKERIK HAS TOURED WITH: Roger Waters, Fred Wesley, Les Claypool, Critters Buggin, Sadhappy, Beta Popes, Syncopated Taint Septet, Garage a Trois, Stanton Moore, Mike Clark, Headhunters, Robert Walter, Ponga, Wayne Horvitz 4+1 ensemble, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Bobby Previte's Coalition of the Willing, New York Composer... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

1:30pm

David Lindley
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David Lindley

Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music that redefines the word “eclectic.” Well known for his many years as the featured accompanist of the singer-songwriter Jackson Browne and leader of his own band El Rayo-X, Lindley has long championed the concept of world music... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

2:00pm

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
Sunday July 2, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Big Meadow

2:15pm

Grupo Fantasma
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Grupo Fantasma

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Grupo Fantasma has been praised as one of the most important independent acts in the Latin genre and has continually defied expectations to create one of the most unique musical voices to come out of the United States in the last 15 years. In 2011, they garnered further acclaim by winni... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm
'Grandstand

3:15pm

Survival Of The Freshest: A History And Evolution Of The Deep Funk Revival
Join Polyrhythmics as they trace the history and evolution of the Deep Funk Revival from its early 90s hard driving and organic gritty grooves that came from both sides of the Atlantic through the stylistic offshoots of jazz-funk and Afro-beat in the latter part of the decade that spawned a new generation of contemporary artists in the 21st century. Come throw down some fresh, Polyrhythmic funk!

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Polyrhythmics

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Creating vivid instrumental imagery using complex rhythms and a unique precision that redefines the term “funk” for 21st Century audiences the 8 piece Polyrhythmics are proving to be one of Seattle’s finest exports. With a hard-driving modern afro-psycho-beat sound composed of... Read More →
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Skerik

Watch Video Facebook Twitter SKERIK HAS TOURED WITH: Roger Waters, Fred Wesley, Les Claypool, Critters Buggin, Sadhappy, Beta Popes, Syncopated Taint Septet, Garage a Trois, Stanton Moore, Mike Clark, Headhunters, Robert Walter, Ponga, Wayne Horvitz 4+1 ensemble, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Bobby Previte's Coalition of the Willing, New York Composer... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

3:30pm

The Suffers
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The Suffers

Watch Video Facebook Twitter THE SUFFERS The Suffers are Houston's award-winning 10-piece ensemble that have redefined the sound of Gulf Coast Soul. Established in 2011, The Suffers’ lineup was curated by bassist Adam Castaneda and vocalist/keyboardist Pat Kelly, who brought on trumpet player Jon Durbin, tr... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

4:00pm

Bokanté
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Bokanté

Watch Video Facebook For the newly-formed international music ensemble Bokanté, connection is the foundation upon which all things are built. Among the members themselves, the connections span almost two decades. But outwardly, the band’s formation was born in the desire to connect with society and th... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Big Meadow

4:30pm

Keller Williams' Grateful Gospel feat. Stu Allen
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Keller Williams (Solo and w/Grateful Gospel)

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Keller Williams released his first album in 1994, FREEK, and has since given each of his albums a single syllable title: BUZZ, SPUN, BREATHE, LOOP, LAUGH, HOME, DANCE, STAGE, GRASS, DREAM, TWELVE, LIVE, ODD, THIEF, KIDS, BASS, PICK, FUNK, VAPE, SYNC and RAW, , those who have followed his care... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm
'Grandstand

5:15pm

Guitarmageddon: Summer Of Love
Once again Guitarmageddon closes out the HSMF playshops! This year the theme is the Summer of Love. Featuring a wide range of songs released in 1967 that spoke to a generation in turmoil and somehow remain fresh and relevant 50 years later. Sean Leahy & Eric DiBerardino host a veritable who's who of some of your favorite HSMF performers through a set that will bring you back to 1967. Geddon has been a HSMF crowd favorite for more than a decade and this year will not disappoint! And you never know who you will see onstage!

Sunday July 2, 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm
`High Sierra Music Hall

5:30pm

SunSquabi
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SunSquabi

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A three-piece suit, live electronic experience. Hailing from Colorado, SunSquabi has been picking up steam after a breakout year in 2016, marked by their debut release on GRiZ’s All Good Records. The bands 7-track EP “Odyssey” takes listeners through a laidback electronic, funk fuele... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Vaudeville Tent

5:50pm

Achilles Wheel
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Achilles Wheel

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Achilles Wheel is a California-based rock and roll band that blurs the lines between genres and fuses an infectious blend of roots and world music rockadelia. Their sound comes across as both old school and new school and is riddled with great songwriting. The one thing that ris... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 5:50pm - 7:05pm
Big Meadow

7:15pm

Snarky Puppy
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Snarky Puppy

Watch Video Facebook Twitter The last two years have brought dramatic changes for Snarky Puppy. After a decade plus of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for b... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 7:15pm - 8:45pm
'Grandstand

7:30pm

7:50pm

Lebo & Friends feat. Melvin Seals, Bobby Vega, Jay Lane, and Lesley Grant
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Lebo

Known for his musicality, versatility, and heartfelt delivery, Lebo is inherently committed to an improvisational approach. The vehicle for his fluid, buttery sound is a flat top acoustic guitar that he has personally customized and converted to electric with a vintage style humbucker... Read More →
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Lebo & Friends feat. Melvin Seals, Bobby Vega, Jay Lane and Lesley Grant

Facebook Twitter Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz is a six-string gunslinger and singer known for his musical innovation, unprecedented versatility, deft of songcraft and irresistible charm.  Inherently committed to an improvisational approach, he embodies the realm of melodic, soulful, rock. Possessing... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 7:50pm - 9:20pm
Big Meadow

9:30pm

Gene Evaro Jr
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Gene Evaro Jr

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Kicking Off Summer with a West Coast Tour in support of his latest album “Too Good To Believe” Gene Evaro Jr’s formidable and dedicated following is rapidly expanding beyond So-Cal, fueled by recent touring and appearances at High Sierra Music Festival, Lightning In A Bott... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Vaudeville Tent

9:30pm

Gov't Mule
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Gov't Mule

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Legendary rock torchbearers, Gov’t Mule, are ramping up their schedule with an extensive tour and the release of a new archival album entitled The Tel-Star Sessions, the band’s very first, and never-before-released, demos made in June 1994 at Tel-Star Studios in Bradenton, Flor... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 9:30pm - 11:30pm
'Grandstand

10:00pm

BoomBox
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BoomBox

Watch Video Facebook Twitter BoomBox, the electronic work of songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Zion Rock Godchaux, released their latest EP Bits & Pieces in 2016. The new record is a further exploration of the band’s signature sound; an electronic blend of soulful Rock and Blues based dance music i... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Big Meadow

12:00am

Polyrhythmics
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Polyrhythmics

Watch Video Facebook Twitter Creating vivid instrumental imagery using complex rhythms and a unique precision that redefines the term “funk” for 21st Century audiences the 8 piece Polyrhythmics are proving to be one of Seattle’s finest exports. With a hard-driving modern afro-psycho-beat sound composed of... Read More →


Monday July 3, 2017 12:00am - 1:15am
`High Sierra Music Hall

12:00am

SunSquabi
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SunSquabi

Watch Video Facebook Twitter A three-piece suit, live electronic experience. Hailing from Colorado, SunSquabi has been picking up steam after a breakout year in 2016, marked by their debut release on GRiZ’s All Good Records. The bands 7-track EP “Odyssey” takes listeners through a laidback electronic, funk fuele... Read More →


Monday July 3, 2017 12:00am - 1:15am
`The Funk'n Jamhouse

12:00am

Troubadour Session: Jerry Joseph , Lebo, Eric McFadden, Lesley Grant
Artists
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Eric McFadden

Eric McFadden is a guitar-playing virtuoso. He has toured the world both as a solo artist, as well as traveling with funk legend George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic), and rock legend Eric Burdon (The Animals). McFadden is a member of the new supergroup, TEN (www.TEN-mus... Read More →
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Lebo

Known for his musicality, versatility, and heartfelt delivery, Lebo is inherently committed to an improvisational approach. The vehicle for his fluid, buttery sound is a flat top acoustic guitar that he has personally customized and converted to electric with a vintage style humbucker... Read More →


Monday July 3, 2017 12:00am - 2:00am
`The Mineral Building

1:45am

1:45am

The Greyboy Allstars
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The Greyboy Allstars

Watch Video Facebook Twitter When The Greyboy Allstars first formed two decades ago they were nothing short of groundbreaking. They have influenced an entire generation of bands playing improvisational music in a funk format. Meanwhile, they have outlasted most of their contemporaries, because they have con... Read More →


Monday July 3, 2017 1:45am - 3:45am
`High Sierra Music Hall