Beaverstock music fest returns
– Beaverstock, the annual fall music festival hosted by Castoro Cellars returns again this year Sept. 19-20. The weekend festival, now in its third year, will be headlined by popular acts Dawes and War and features over 15 bands on two stages. The hours for both days of the festival are noon to 10 p.m. Tickets are $70 per person for the two day pass, or $50 for a one day pass. Children under 10 are free with adult admission.
Beaverstock also serves up local art, yoga and kids crafts. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Templeton Education Foundation. Beaverstock is held in the meadow of Whale Rock Vineyard at Castoro Cellars. Tickets are now on sale at www.castorocellars.com.
Guests this year will enjoy the “Artist Grove,” an expanded collection of local artists including workshops, an art inspired lounge and yoga sessions.
“Our vision is to bring together amazing soulful musicians, interesting local artists, yoga activities wine tasting, local foods and craft breweries all in a laid-back environment,” said Luke Udsen, California sales & marketing director and co-founder of the festival. “In essence, Beaverstock is your favorite hometown concert in the park that lasts for two days.”
Saturday’s headliner is American roots rock band Dawes, known for their vintage 70s rock-and-roll sound. They have toured with Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne and John Fogerty, had multiple appearances on Late Show with David Letterman and appeared at nationally recognized festivals Bonaroo, Coachella, Outside Lands and Lollapalooza. In the midst of releasing their new album June 2, Dawes is touring with Mumford and Sons and Hozier.
On Sunday, jazz/rock band War will closeout the festival. War has been performing since 1969, with huge hits like “Low Rider, “Why Can’t We Be Friends” and “Cisco Kid.”
Saturday’s schedule also features the California Honeydrops, Street Corner Soul from Oakland; SambaDa, Brazilian samba from Santa Cruz; The Bills, folk bluegrass from Canada and The Tipsy Gypsies, gypsy jazz from SLO County. Sunday’s lineup features La Santa Cecilia, latino rock from Los Angeles, Birds of Chicago, rock ‘n’ roll poetry from Chicago; The Brothers Comatose, bluegrass folk from San Francisco and The Mother Corn Shuckers, SLO County bluegrass folk locals.
The “Stompin Grounds” stage will feature local favorite bands: The Turkey Buzzards, One Time Spaceman, Bear Market Riot, Chris Beland and Guy Budd with Inga Swearingen.
Castoro Cellars wines will be available in signature take-home Beaverstock canteens or GoVino glasses as well as some local craft beverage such as – Firestone Walker, Toro Creek, Tent City, Barrelhouse and Bristols Cider. Several gourmet food trucks and food vendors will be on site for guests to purchase food.
For more information, visit www.castorocellars.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805) 238-0725.