Beaverstock music festival sees record attendance

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Beaverstock entrance

Photography by Skye Ravy.

– Beaverstock saw record attendance at it’s annual two day musical celebration held this weekend at Castoro Cellars. “We had record attendance this year, with over 2,000 attendees on Saturday alone,” said Castoro Cellars Director of Sales and Marketing and festival co-founder Luke Udsen. “It was a fantastic year, we are overwhelmed by all of the support from the community and how much fun everyone was having. It was truly a special weekend for us all!”

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The Bills, a Canadian folk band, performed at Beaverstock on Saturday.

“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 Udsen. “In essence, Beaverstock is your favorite hometown concert in the park that lasts for two days.”

New this year was the the “Artist Grove,”  an expanded collection of local artists including workshops, an art inspired lounge, as well as yoga sessions.

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Artwork from Forever Stoked was on display in the new, “Artist’s Grove.”

Saturday’s headliner was American roots rock band Dawes, known for their vintage 70s rock-and-roll sound. On Sunday, jazz/rock band War closed the festival.

Other performers included: the California Honeydrops, Street Corner Soul from Oakland; SambaDa, Brazilian samba from Santa Cruz; The Bills, folk bluegrass from Canada, The Tipsy Gypsies, gypsy jazz from SLO County, 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.

Proceeds from the festival benefit the Templeton Education Foundation.beaverstock yoga

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