Atascadero’s 5th Annual 4th of July Music Festival Returns • Atascadero News

The Music Festival is a one-day event on July 4 at Lake Atascadero Park

Atascadero — The annual Atascadero 4th of July Music Festival will be held Monday, July 4 from 4-8 p.m. at Lake Atascadero Park. Celebrate Independence Day by the lake under shady giant oak trees with three great musical acts in an evening of music, food, drink, vendors, family entertainment, fun and a playground.

The music festival will feature many varieties of Americana music, which shares the diverse and varied musical traditions that make up the musical fabric of the United States, including folk, gospel, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other music. influences. New this year will be a collaborative set featuring all the bands playing classic songs celebrating the 4th of July.

Music begins at 4 p.m. with the Chris Keith Band, featuring Brad Elijah, followed by Brittain and Silva, and ending with Bremen Town.

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The legendary Chris Keith Band will perform this year, featuring songs with Brad Elijah, returning for a second consecutive year. The Chris Keith Band will bring a mix of Nashville rock-style originals from Nashville recording artist Chris Keith, singer-songwriter Jesse Keith, bassist Frank Paredes and Steve Hilstein on drums. Brad Elijah will then bring a soft pop/rock style, with influences from Neil Diamond, Bill Withers, Barry Manilow and Lionel Ritchie.

Brittain and Silva, a duo of world-renowned instrumentalist Eric Brittain and acoustic master Paul Silva, Jr., are thrilled to be part of the Atascadero 4th of July Music Festival, where their its roots acoustic will delight more than one. Their music oscillates between early 70s folk-rock and traditional blues, country and bluegrass, with some original jams for fun.

The music festival culminates with Bremen Town, an American folk band from the Central Coast and an audience favourite. For over a decade, the city of Bremen has been spotted playing its signature Americana/Folk sound on California’s beautiful Central Coast. With Thomas Zaldivar on guitar, Kaytee Greenaway on banjo, Sarah Blick on fiddle and Jim Highland on ukulele bass. You can hear notable influences from Alison Krauss & Union Station, Avett Brothers, Dawes and Turnpike Troubadours in their unique instrumentation, dynamic harmonies and energetic performances.

General admission is free. However, if you want to be closer to the music, there is a reserved VIP area for $10 per person. To secure coveted front-row seats, it’s $20 for VIP Plus. Tickets are available online at Atascadero4thofJuly.org.

This is an annual fundraiser for Atascadero Colony Days, and the committee is grateful to the following sponsors and their support: Avila Traffic, City of Atascadero, Visit Atascadero, the Atascadero Printery, Hopper Media, Greenaway Appraisals and The Hope Chest Emporium.

For more information, visit Atascadero4thofJuly.org.

For sponsorship or volunteering, please email [email protected].

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