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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...

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...

Awe-inspiring Jon Batiste brings his boundary-pushing talent to Mammoth

March 17th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Jon Batiste & Stay Human

Maybe you’ve seen him on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. His energy is infectious, his smile lights up the stage, and we could watch him play the “harmonaboard” all night! (Yes, that’s what that cool kind of harmonica and keyboard is called.) He’s the official band leader and music director for Colbert’ more...

Art and culture move the authentic Allen Stone

March 14th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Allan Stone will perform at the Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza in the High Sierra this Summer

For Allen Stone, the natural progression for his music is getting to the root, more of the feeling than the sound. It’s where blues, soul and the R&B of the ’60s and ’70s have influenced his tone and authenticity. Stone lives an authentic musical life. He doesn’t use pre-recorded tracks on stage, and sa more...

Sizzle comes to Mammoth in passionate Beth Hart

March 3rd, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

If you’ve never heard of Beth Hart, be prepared to have your heart ripped open once you’ve heard her passionate pipes. She has a voice that inspires and transforms you, and takes you down to the root of your soul. Her artistry has not happened without agony, though, and her real life-changing challenges of drugs, b more...

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are giving us what we want!

February 29th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

We are honored to have one of the most remarkable soul bands performing as this year’s Sunday headliner. Sharon Jones and her Dap-Kings have been at it for 20 years, but their sound captures the essence of funk/soul at its height in the 60s and 70s. You’ve heard their music in many advertisements and soundtracks ( more...

We’re 21 years and ready to party in the pines!

February 25th, 2016 | , HarvestMoon

Guitars on the Bluesapalooza stage

This year celebrates a milestone for Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza! In our 21st year, we’ve pulled out all the stops. What are we so excited about? Our slick, new responsive website so you can see all the festival happenings and updates on your mobile devices TWO days of Beer Tasting (yep, it’ more...