Make plans to enjoy the American River Music Festival

By From page B2 | August 05, 2013

The seventh annual American River Music Festival, Sept. 13, 14 and 15, will present more than 30 live music performances by nationally renowned musicians in 10 locations throughout the friendly river community of Coloma.

Join festival organizers for the finest in roots music in Northern California. Listen to vintage rock, blues, new and old grass, sweet jam and the finest of folk at the casual river venues.

This year’s performers include the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Paul Thorn, Sean Hayes, Hot Buttered Rum, Ray Wylie Hubbard, New Monsoon, Poor Man’s Poison, Trevor Green, Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally, Dead Winter Carpenters, Evie Ladin Band, Melody Walker, Andra Suchy, Poor Old Shine, Achilles Wheel Duo, Willie Ames and many more.

The festival offers something for all ages with riverfront camping, a whitewater river trip, a guided riverfront hike, great kid’s activities, “live” art, a fun market, jams, dance, join-in-shops, excellent food and beverages and our famous showcase night.

For tickets, camping information, performer’s biographies and the complete schedule and information about this “celebration of music and moving water” go to or call 530-622-6044.

The festival is the project of American River Music Inc., a charitable organization, based in Lotus, with a mission, “to teach, inspire and enjoy music.”

Matt Semonsen

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