This looks like a really fun way to spent the day. Check out this press release from the Ski River Rock Festival:
Celebrate with us! It's the 50th Anniversary of the Sky River Rock Festival August 25th. The Woodstock one year before Woodstock!
The Spirit of 1968 in a Modern Setting - We are excited to be hosting this festival in Snohomish, WA.
Bands - There will be amazing local talent from Washington State to entertain throughout the day on two stages. The local and internationally vetted lineup featuring the Climax Blues Band (with special guests), Randy Hansen (the premier Jimi Hendrix Tribute artist), RAIL, PALOOKA, Green River Revivalists (CCR Tribute band), The School of Rock Seattle House Band w/special guests Ricky B. Roger & Richard Sabol, The Staxx Brothers, Swamp Doctor, The Folsom's (Johnny Cash tribute), Strum (founder of the 1968 festival's son Steve Noe is in this band), Cowboy Conditions, and Old Evil. More to be announced… Feel free to bring your acoustic instruments to jam with others while you picnic on the grass.
Reunion Pavilion - A featured 1968 Reunion Pavilion will be hosted by one of the original attendees of SRRF 68 Greg Garton. He is sharing
his interviewing skills as our Historian/Archivist cataloguing images, stories, and memories from other attendees and musicians/bands who were there
in the beginning! He is going to be featuring images never seen before from our local photographer Tore Ofteness (who was at the original SRRF in 68)
and so much more. Do check out his Facebook page full of ’68 music and festival history:https://www.facebook.com/SkyRiverDude
Chainsaw Artists - We will also host our local and international Chainsaw Artists Nick Bero and Debbie Tremko. They will be demonstrating their skills with a music themed exhibition and have their amazing art to sell!
Beer Garden & Food Vendors - There will be a Beer/Wine garden hosted by the non-profit group Grow Washington. A local Vendors Market put with Food, Artists, Crafters...shopping, dining, and fun things to do for young and old...henna tattooing and ceramic painting to name a few!
Willis Tucker Community Park in Snohomish is the Location – 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish 98296. This festival is being held at this location in Snohomish for convenience of travel, and lodging. A modern setting with a covered Amphitheatre, covered beer/wine garden with seating, 80 beautiful acres, 10 acre off leash Dog Park, great parking, ADA parking/sidewalks, walking paths, and a very cool water park with covered shade seating. All of this, and still close to amenities.Low shade tents are allowed. Bring sunscreen/blankets/chairs etc.A very family friendly event, spend the day!
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