The interior of Shanty Shack Brewing, with green walls and many customers.

Featured Brewery of the Week—Shanty Shack Brewing

June 26th, 2019

Co-Owners Brandon Padilla & Nathan Van Zandt first met while Brandon was working at 7 Bridges, the home br more...

This Year’s Craft Beer Festival Forecast: Flavorful, with Bourbon and Sour Added to the Mix!

April 18th, 2017 | , HarvestMoon

Now in its 22nd year, it’s no secret that the Mammoth Festival of Beers is one of the best craft beer festivals in the West. When you have the opportunity to taste from an amazing array of 200+ craft beers over not one, but two days, while kickin’ your way through wood chips, and smelling that wonderful pine scent, more...

One thing you can depend on: Everybody’s Playin’ the Blues at this Year’s Bluesapalooza!

March 14th, 2017 | , HarvestMoon

It’s the blues in Bluesapalooza that’s kept our mountain resort festival so fun for 22 years and counting. And one thing you can depend on at our four-day festival in the pines is that we’ve never strayed from our blues roots. We’re committed to presenting an amazing variety of artists from around the world—a more...

Shoppin’ at altitude will do you just fine at this year’s Bluesapalooza!

June 28th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

They don’t call it retail therapy for nothing. Psychologists say shopping really does make you happier, and that there’s plenty of positive consequence to buying oneself a small (or large) treat. I get it! That’s why I’m always intrigued by what kind of retail adventure awaits me at Bluesapalooza. Where else ca more...

It’s Summertime Taste Bud Fun at Bluesapalooza!

June 22nd, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

There’s no question that craft beer is the mainstay at Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza, but good food is an integral part of the 4-day party as well, and this year’s event will have your taste buds in happy mode. You’ll find a gallery of favorite eats (and desserts, too) from many of Mammoth’s finest more...

Raising a glass to this year’s lineup!

April 19th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

21st Annual Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza Lineup Video

Check it all out in this year’s lineup video. For more musical insight, read what we have to say about it here: If you’ve never been to the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza, or even if you have, just know this is the year to attend because it’s one of the more exciting musical lineups we’ve p more...

Festival Fashion

April 12th, 2016 | ,

Mammoth Bluesapalooza festival fashion

Feel free to bring your Festival Fashion A-game to Bluesapalooza, but don’t forget that Mammoth Lakes (and Sam’s Woodsite, especially) are a little more intense than your average fest venue. With that in mind, here are our survival tips: Wear closed-toed shoes! Sam’s Woodsite is a wooded lot among more...

Toronzo Cannon: the next generation of Chicago Blues

April 5th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Toronzo Cannon will electrify the stage at Bluesapalooza 2016! Get your tickets now.

Toronzo Cannon was born not all that long ago (1968), but he’s already earned his place in the Chicago Blues scene. He has battled his way to the top of the ultra-competitive Windy City blues scene, played multiple tours of Europe, and delivered roof-raising performances around the country. He received his unofficial more...

Woo Hoo! We’re ramping up the party now that we’re 21!

April 4th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Did you know the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza turns 21 this year? You know what that means—the party is just getting started! This year, we’re not kiddin’ around. We’re big time now, and can’t wait to celebrate with you: When there’re so many amazing breweries to taste from, why not add a more...

Curtis Salgado brings his Beautiful Lowdown blues to Mammoth

March 29th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Curtis Salgado will perform in Mammoth Lakes, California at Bluesapalooza 2016 #blzteamblues

We are so excited that award-winning bluesman Curtis Salgado will be returning to the Mammoth stage. The industrious R&B vocalist/harmonicist/songwriter is known for his high-intensity performances and his repertoire, based on his extensive knowledge of soul, blues and R&B music. He has recorded nine solo albums, won n more...

Shemekia Copeland’s volcanic delivery returns to Mammoth!

March 21st, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Shemekiah Copeland will perform at the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza 2016, in Mammoth Lakes, California

GRAMMY® nominee Shemekia Copeland and her “blast-furnace voice” are already a force to be reckoned within the blues world. She has headlined the Chicago Blues Festival, shared the stage with blues giants Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Mick Jagger, and Eric Clapton, performed at the White House, and was declared the new “ more...