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Tal Wilkenfeld headlines the 7th Annual Newberry Event Charity Music Festival!
Central Oregon’s 7th Annual Newberry Event Music and Arts Festival to Defeat MS is a three-day outdoor summer multi-genre music festival well-known as a good time for a good cause. July 26, 27, 28, 2019. Main acts Friday are Portland’s Indubious reggae, opening for Pigs on the Wing Pink Floyd tribute band in the beautiful outdoor intimate venue. For over a decade, Indubious brothers Evton and Skip Burton, have shared their instrumental skills, powerful harmonies, and electrifying performances, “raising the positive vibrations of our planet, to help others express the true loving nature within us all.” Pigs on the Wing’s intense live performances are an expansive audio-visual experience.
Saturday night headlines Tal Wilkenfeld, a 32 year old Australian born bass and guitar phenom who has performed alongside artists including Jeff Beck, Prince, Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock and Mick Jagger. Hosted on rural residential acreage, DiamondStone Guest Lodge is 25 miles south of Bend, between Sunriver and La Pine. With over 20 bands on 2 rotating stages, the lawns, shady aspens & pines of So. Deschutes County create a beautiful outdoor concert setting.
Enjoy awesome music and dancing in the grass 10am-10pm. Tent camping is free and RV sites available. Kids under age 13 are free. With many vendors – great food (breakfast too), Sunriver Brewing Co. beers, Kombucha, ciders and distillery vendors, you’ll find everything you need for the day or weekend. You’ll also enjoy dancers, homemade arts & crafts, and a silent auction plus raffles of incredible fine art and merchandise. See good reviews on Facebook and Google. Don’t miss it!
The festival just received the state’s “Hidden Gem Festival Award” at the annual meeting of the Oregon Festivals and Events Association.The 501c3 charity benefits the Oregon National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Other performers: Dead Horses – Milwaukee, WI, Dodgy Mountain Men – Missoula, MT, Pat Simmons Jr.- Maui, HI , Indubious – Portland, Lounge on Fire – Boise, ID, Petty Thievery, a Tom Petty & Heartbreakers Tribute Band, Pigs On The Wing tribute to Pink Floyd – Portland, OR, The Rad Trads – Brooklyn, N.Y., Pete Kartsounes – La Pine! Eric Leadbetter – Bend, Idle Poets – Scappoose, Sol Seed – Eugene, J Brothers – Jacksonville, Mission Blues – Bend, Natty Red – Bend, Newberry Family Band, Broken Down Guitars – La Pine, The Tortilla Chips – Bend, Vokab Kompany – San Diego, and local belly dancers, the South County Hipsters.