Hopefully you joined us this year, because if you didn't, you really missed out! We're looking forward to 2024! So stay tuned for more info. For we hope you enjoy these wonderful photos from Agnus Patak, who is part of our Mateel family. And check out the Mateel's website for all of our other upcoming events! Including Reggae Legacy on August 5th, 2023!
June 24th and 25th, 2023
The 46th Annual Summer Arts and Music Festival presented by the Mateel Community Center is coming up in just under two weeks! Saturday and Sunday, June 24th and 25th at its new home, County Line Ranch, located 9 miles south of Garberville on Highway 101, the Southern Humboldt community invites you to join us for a celebration of Humboldt culture at its finest!
For the very first time we’re pleased to announce PUBLIC CAMPING options! We can’t wait to share the whole weekend with everyone! We also now have VIP festival passes and limited VIP camping sold separately. There will be very limited dry RV camping available, and we are also reintroducing the shuttle program to encourage more carpooling!
Artists performing include Ozomatli, Mike Love & The Full Circle, Trulio Disgracias, Dirty Cello, Object Heavy, California Poppies, Makenu, Checkered Past, Buddy Reed & The Rip It Ups, Blu Axis, Chris Mccurdy & Peter Childs, Alex Kent, Hijinx, While We're Young, Corduroy Gangsters, Latin Peppers, Fat Boy Wilson & The Eel River Rats, Special Guest Family, Garbervillains, Funnicators, So Hum Girls, Intergalactic Trash, Seed 707, Cosmic Family Band and more on three stages.
The festival will also feature around 100 local and regional hand made craft vendors, local cannabis offerings, local beer and wine, international food vendors, and an interactive kids zone. Kids 12 & under are always FREE with a paying adult. All of this and more at a shaded tree lined venue along the beautiful Eel River, with ample parking and camping available. So come join us at the 46th Annual Summer Arts and Music Festival, June 24th and 25th at County Line Ranch.
Come spend the whole weekend with us!
We have GA Camping that is good for up to 2 people arriving together, and is located on the rocks on the riverbed.
There is also very limited VIP Camping that will be located on the grass, in the festival, with either shade, or in a prime location. There is also very limited dry RV camping available!
Please note that all Camping Passes will still require the purchase of a separate Admission Ticket.
Since its inception in 1995, innovation and creativity have defined Ozomatli. Hailing from Los Angeles, the group found a way to represent the city’s eclectic culture through music that appeals to the local community and the world beyond. Ozomatli’s success is exemplified in an impressive variety of genres from classic to modern Latino, urban, hip-hop and other world styles.WEBSITE
The funk super group comprising members of just about every funky band on the West Coast, but revolving around lynch-pin Norwood from Fishbone.WEBSITE
Mike Love and the Full Circle
Love developed a unique style and sound rooted in the spirituality and message-based music of reggae and Rastafari, while also fusing progressive and classic rock, soul, blues, flamenco, jazz, classical, and more. At the core of Mike’s music, is healing – he is an active social, animal and environmental rights advocate, using his music as a tool to educate and unite.WEBSITE
Object Heavy is Northern California’s hardest hitting Soul sensation. While based in Arcata, this cast of musical characters has made waves up and down the North Coast of California, the Pacific Northwest, and various parts of the United States. Object Heavy has also been voted best band in Humboldt, three out of the last 5 years, including 2022.WEBSITE
Dirty Cello...cello like you’ve never heard before. From Iceland to Italy, and all over the U.S., San Francisco based band Dirty Cello brings the world a high energy and unique spin on blues, rock, and Americana. Led by vivacious cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello is cello like you’ve never heard before. From down home blues and rock with a wailing cello to virtuosic stompin’ Americana, Dirty Cello is a band that gets your heart thumping and your toes tapping!
The California Poppies are a band native to Humboldt County, California. They combine an all original blend of 1960's nostalgia and modern psychedelia to create a sound that is completely their own. The mission of the band is to spread positivity and love to people all over the world and create the highest quality of Rock and Roll possible.WEBSITE
Humboldt's premiere Cumbia band! After workshopping their sound in the fertile hills of Humboldt County, mixing classic cumbia with ska, hip-hop, psychedelia, and Latin American music, with players drawn from the far corners of the globe, MAKENU has found their sound and hit the ground running to rave reviews and leaving crowds wanting more.WEBSITE
Humboldt's Premier Dub/Ska Band. They have been rocking many stages since 2021.WEBSITE
Blue Lake CasinoWEBSITE
Eel River BreweryWEBSITE
Coast Central Credit UnionWEBSITE