Country Summer Music Festival Returns to Sonoma County Next Month with a Star-Studded Lineup and New VIP Experiences
Country Summer presented by Bud Light, Northern California’s biggest country music festival, has announced all 23 nationally-recognized performers scheduled for the show, returning to the Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2023. The festival has also released all ticket options with VIP access and special add-ons available.
The lineup of superstar entertainers scheduled for the Chevrolet Silverado Main Stage include:
Lynyrd Skynyrd headlining on Friday, June 16. Matt Stell, Frankie Ballard, Tenille Townes and Josh Gracin will also perform.
Eric Church headlining on Saturday, June 17. The Cadillac Three, Caylee Hammack, Logan Mize and Kassi Ashton will also perform.
Brothers Osborne headlining on Sunday, June 18. Lee Brice, Tyler Farr and Ashland Craft will also perform.
“We can’t wait to kick off another great Country Summer Music Festival in just a few short weeks,” Drew Jacoby, a Producer with Impact Entertainment, said. “In addition to a fantastic line-up, we have extensive food and beverage options, VIP areas, and games and activities for all guests to enjoy. We look forward to seeing our loyal Country Summer fans as well as some new faces this year.”
Single-day passes to the festival start at $99 plus fees, 2-day passes start at $179 plus fees and 3-day passes start at $269 plus fees. While only general admission tickets remain for the Saturday show, purchasers are able to choose from a variety of ticket options for Friday and Sunday, including general admission, reserved seats and pit passes.
In addition to regular tickets, VIP upgrades and parking are also available for the Friday and Sunday shows, including access to The Country Club, an exclusive area in Saralee and Richard’s Barn with a private cash bar, indoor restrooms and a daily buffet dinner. Upgrades to The Country Club start at $149 per day (not inclusive of festival admission ticket) and also grant front row seats to the Froggy 92.9 Lounge where Country Summer artists will be interviewed throughout the day. To purchase passes, visit countrysummer.com or call 800-514-3849 to order by phone.
RV camping will also be available with a variety of site types and locations all within a short walk to the main festival grounds. RV Camping at Country Summer Music Festival is limited and is managed by the Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. For more information or to purchase camping passes, visit countrysummer.com.
Country Summer Music Festival presented by Bud Light is a destination music festival held annually at the Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA. Country Summer is proudly sponsored by Bud Light, The Bay Area Chevy Dealers, Redwood Credit Union, Friedman’s Home Improvement, Kendall-Jackson, Jack Daniel’s, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Bud Light Seltzer, 10 Barrel Brewing Co, Sonoma Clean Power, River Rock Casino, Ongaro & Sons, Western Farm Center, Kaiser Permanente, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Visit Santa Rosa, Pape Material Handling, Xfinity, Marines and KIN. For information on becoming a partner in 2023, please contact [email protected].
Country Summer is a collaboration between Impact Entertainment and Amaturo Sonoma Media Group – local owner of Froggy 92.9 and other leading radio stations serving Sonoma County.
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL ANNOUNCES 2023 MUSIC
LINEUP FOR 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL,
Life is Beautiful announced the highly anticipated lineup for the festival’s 10th
anniversary, taking over Downtown Las Vegas from Sept. 22 through Sept. 24. Highlighting the past, present, and future of the Vegas-born music and arts festival, the weekend celebration will welcome back several iconic performers including headliners The Killers, Kendrick Lamar, and Odesza. Fans can also catch sets from KHALID, The 1975, FLUME, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Omar Apollo, Kim Petras, and many more.
“We are thrilled that all three headliners will be returning to the festival. It’s pretty special to have this collection of artists who have all been so instrumental to music over the lifespan of Life is Beautiful,” said Craig Asher Nyman, Director of Music, Programming & Development for Life is Beautiful. “Pairing those artists with current and future superstars of music sets the stage for our biggest party yet.”
The jam-packed event will also feature performances and appearances from noteworthy Las Vegas headliners including Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group, Jabbawockeez, Magic Mike Live, Piff the Magic Dragon, and Tape Face, as well as the exciting return of art collective Meow Wolf and collaborative live music experiences brought to the festival by JammJam ft. Cory Wong & Friends.
Expected to go quickly, 3-day tickets will be available to purchase HERE on Thursday, March 30 at 10 a.m. PST, with General Admission passes starting at $380 or just $75 down to start a layaway plan. Life is Beautiful has also added an all-new GA+ ticket type, which allows fans to elevate their experience with express festival entry, a private GA+ lounge with special food and beverage offerings, and air conditioned restrooms. Last week, Early Bird tickets for this year’s festival sold out in less than 45 minutes.
Life is Beautiful will return to the bustling Downtown Las Vegas neighborhood for its 10th year, once again offering a one-of-a-kind backdrop for an unforgettable weekend. In addition to a multi-genre selection of live music experiences, the festival’s milestone celebration will feature an eclectic range of creators, illusionists, entertainers, and performers synonymous with Las Vegas, while also giving fans a chance to taste world class food offerings, check out eye-catching art pieces, catch hilarious standup sets, and so much more.
“This year’s lineup is a reflection of the ten years we’ve spent striving to give fans incredible experiences, centered around a weekend of revelry in Las Vegas,” Nyman continued. “They asked, and we listened!
Our fans are the heartbeat of this festival, and it’s our intention to deliver a festival that is a true representation of their interests.”
Check out the full lineup of musicians, artists, and entertainers at Life is Beautiful 2023 below, and stay tuned for more festival details in the coming weeks.
● The Killers
● Kendrick Lamar
● The 1975
● FLUME● Yeah Yeah Yeahs
● Omar Apollo
● Kim Petras
● John Summit
● Cigarettes After Sex
● Bebe Rexha
● Purple Disco Machine
● Rina Sawayama
● Ben Böhmer
● Yung Gravy
● The Wombats
● The Rose
● Goth Babe
● Amber Mark
● Renée Rapp
● Cory Wong
● Baby Tate
● Jessie Murph
● Franc Moody
● J. Worra
● Anna Lunoe
● Beach Weather
● William Black
● Biig Piig
● Barry Can’t Swim
● Miya Folick
● Coco & Breezy
● Ewan McVicar
● almost monday
● Charlotte Sands
● Two Another
● Joy Anonymous
● Winston Surfshirt
● Lewis Thompson
● Night Tales
● DANCE SYSTEM
● Rockie Brown
● The Emo Night Tour
Featured Experiences & Entertainers
● Meow Wolf
● Cirque du Soleil
● Blue Man Group
● Jabbawockeez● Magic Mike Live
● Piff the Magic Dragon
● Tape Face
● JammJam ft. Cory Wong & Friends
3-Day Ticket & Pricing Details
● GENERAL ADMISSION – $380 + taxes and fees
● GA+ – $580 + taxes and fees
● VIP – $795 + taxes and fees
● VIP+ – $1,575 + taxes and fees
● ALL-IN – $3,150 + taxes and fees
● LAYAWAY PLANS: Making it easier than ever to pay for a ticket to the festival’s big birthday
bash, layaway ticket options will be available starting at $75 for GA, $99 for GA+, $129 for VIP, and $223 for VIP+. These plans conveniently split the ticket cost into monthly installments, with each subsequent payment being charged automatically to the card used for the original purchase.
All-In tickets are not available under layaway plans.
To learn about what’s included with each ticket type, visit the Life is Beautiful ticketing page.
Some of the world’s greatest musicians have appeared at the festival over the last decade including Billie Eilish, Arctic Monkeys, Green Day, Tame Impala, The Weeknd, Gorillaz, Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, and hundreds more. Life is Beautiful has also featured original works from renowned street artists Banksy and Shepard Fairey, and has hosted renowned comedians and speakers including Depak Chopra, Bill Nye, Jonathan Van Ness, Latrice Royale, and more. Explore some of the festival’s past lineups here.
Born as part of the major revitalization of Downtown Las Vegas in 2013, the annual festival has continued to establish itself as an integral part of the city’s culture and community. This includes contributing over $400M of economic impact and cultural capital to the area, helping transform a previously underserved neighborhood into a lively community of creators and visionaries attracting locals and visitors alike. Additional programming and event details, including information about Single Day tickets, will be announced soon.
For more information on Life is Beautiful, visit www.lifeisbeautiful.com or follow along on
social media on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
SIERRA NEVADA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DAILY LINEUP, SINGLE DAY AND 3-DAY TICKETS
Single-day tickets and daily lineup have just been released for the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (SNWMF), June 16-18 at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds, in Boonville, California. The festival features a star-studded music lineup in a family-friendly setting, and takes place on the long Juneteenth weekend, with Monday, June 19 being a federal holiday. Three-day tickets and onsite camping are also available. Buy Tickets
Friday, June 16
- “Jah Messenjah” Luciano – conscious dancehall star in his first California performance in seven years.
- Kabaka Pyramid – highly anticipated show from the 2023 Grammy winner for Best Reggae Album
- Kumar & The Original Fyah – uniting four members of the Grammy-nominated Raging Fyah band
- Warrior Sound International – German Soundclash Champion
- Jah Warrior Shelter Hi-Fi – San Francisco Bay Area’s award-winning top sound system
- More acts to be announced.
- Gates open at 5pm.
Saturday, June 17
- Beres Hammond – The “King of Lovers Rock”
- Tarrus Riley – second generation reggae star with chart topping songs
- Derrick Morgan – the original “King of Ska” who helped birth the genre
- Johnny Clarke – pioneer of reggae with his essential album “Rockers Time Now” and dozens of hit songs
- Soul Syndicate – top session band in Jamaica and creator of the Taxi riddim, a foundation of reggae music
- Rory Stone Love – original selector of the mighty Stone Love Soundsystem
- Blvk H3ro – exciting young Jamaican artist with a fervent following
- Brazilbeat Sound System – direct from New Zealand, bringing a mashup of roots & electronic with live percussion
- Soul Ska – The Bay Area’s top ska/rocksteady outfit
- Afrobeats Oakland featuring Juan G – the premiere Afropop collective in Northern California
- Boonfire – Boonville’s local reggae band
- More acts to be announced.
- Gates open at 10am.
Sunday, June 18
- Burning Spear – reggae roots legend in his only California show this summer
- Protoje – the musical prodigy, blending hip hop, soul and jazz
- Lila Iké – stunning young breakout reggae artist on the pathway to greatness
- Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba – Malian griot considered the master of the ngoni
- Norma Fraser – Jamaican singer with numerous classic hits including “The First Cut Is the Deepest”
- The Clarendonians – rare vintage Jamaican act popular in the 1960s
- Wesli – thrilling rhythms and melodies from Haiti
- The Steady 45s – ska and rocksteady revival band from Los Angeles, backing The Clarendonians and playing their own set
- More acts to be announced.
- Gates open at 10am.
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival features live music on two stages until 12 midnight, with the late-night DJ dance hall going until 2am, followed by a silent dance.
The vendor village marketplace includes over 75 stalls with a wide range of international cuisine and carefully selected vendors of handmade arts, decor, apparel and accessories for your shopping and tasting pleasure… an “irie” ambiance of colors and tantalizing aromas.
Camping onsite is a great way to enjoy the full festival experience. The pastoral beauty of the venue makes for a wonderful camping experience, and campers may camp next to their vehicles. Limited family camp and ADA-accessible camping are available.
The Kids Zone offers dedicated children’s activities throughout the weekend, including face-painting, art projects, games, bubbles, and bouncy castles.
Percussion workshops, dance workshops, yoga classes, and a carnival-style parade with samba groups are among the many activities on offer for all ages.
For the night owls, the silent dance goes until 4am and offers two live DJ channels in dancers’ headphones, with a choice of reggae or world music.
The Mendocino County Fairgrounds is located on Highway 128 in Boonville, CA in the picturesque Anderson Valley, less than three hours north of San Francisco.
Three-day tickets, single-day tickets and camping passes are available via www.snwmf.com. Children 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by a ticketed adult.