There will be something for almost every music fan at the 26th-annual High Sierra Music Festival.
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals is the listed headliner at the June 30-July 3 festival in Quincy, California. Following its 2008 performance at Outside Lands, the band reunited last spring.
Blues fans will be ecstatic to learn the Tedeschi Trucks Band, the North Mississippi Allstars and Samantha Fish will be at High Sierra. Funk and jam fans get Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Leftover Salmon, Lettuce, the Motet, the New Mastersounds, ALO, the Main Squeeze and Turkuaz. Dr. Dog will be in the house, too, along with Thievery Corporation and the Floozies.
Afrobeat, soul and jazz lovers will see Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, JJ Grey & Mofro, Liz Vice, DRKWAV (John Medeski, Skerik and Adam Deitch), along with New Orleans second-line styled the California Honeydrops and the Soul Rebels.
Bluegrass grows with Greensky Bluegrass, Elephant Revival, Billy Strings and Session Americana. Troubadours Steve Poltz will return for a third-straight year, along with Xavier Rudd, timber rocker Scott Pemberton, Break Science, TAUK, Twiddle, The Record Company, Industrial Revelation, Kieve and Gene Evaro Jr.
Late-night bands will be Break Science, The California Honeydrops, The Floozies, Greensky Bluegrass, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Kung Fu, Lebo & Friends, Lettuce, The New Mastersounds, North Mississippi Allstars, Main Squeeze, Scott Pemberton, Sunsquabi, Tauk, Turkuaz and Twiddle.
For tickets and more details, visit the festival’s website: http://highsierramusic.com/
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