Mateel Announces Summer Arts & Music Festival Talent


Coming up on the weekend of June 6th and 7th, the Mateel Community Center will present the 33rd annual Summer Arts and Music Festival at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area.

A beloved local tradition to celebrate the arrival of summer, this favorite family event will again offer the most comprehensive celebration of arts and culture in Humboldt County, with more than 100 diverse performances on 4+ stages, over 150 handmade craft and food booths, an all-media fine arts showcase, outrageous kid zone, and so much more.

Featured talent will include Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, Rx of the P-Funk, Freekbass, Seneca with P-Nut Daniels, Yogoman Burning Band, Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real, Peppino D’Agostino, Rice Rokit, Native Elements, Fuga, Funkanauts, Malina Moye, LoCura, Stymie & The Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra, La Colectiva, Alice DiMicele Band, Scott Huckabay, Salsa Dura, Insects vs. Robots, Dread Daze and just about every local band, performer, and dance troupe out there.  The complete line-up and stage schedules will be posted soon at , so check here for performance days/ times and other festival updates.

Admission for the festival will be at the gate only and your donation helps support the work of the Mateel Community Center. The minimum donation is $12 per day or $20 for the weekend pass, with kids 12 & under free. Gates open at 9:30am both days and the fun wraps up at 10pm.  Free shuttle service is offered continuously from Redway and Garberville and a limited amount of paid parking is also available in Benbow.

For more information on the 33rd annual Summer Arts & Music Festival at Benbow Lake, call (707) 923-3368 or visit and be sure to come join the fun on the weekend of June 6th and 7th.

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