Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza

Date / Time
Aug 02 / 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Summer Festivals, Summer Events

A 4-day event among the pines showcasing the best craft breweries in the country and top blues performers. The musical lineup includes legends and up-and-coming blues greats.

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Save on tickets and lodging with the Blues & Brews lodging package



Beyond Blues Thursday Night  |  August 2

 3PM Box Office Opens
Gates Open (4:15PM VIPs)
5:30PM Food Vendors & Cash Bars Open
Bluesapalooza Main Stage
Lazer Lloyd
Harper & Midwest Kind
Minaret Stage
7:30–8:15PM Michael Aguirre's Harmonica Stew
9:30–11:30PM Lazer Lloyd & Mammoth's Best Local Bands

Friday Night Rock ’n’ Blues  |  August 3

Box Office Opens
Gates Open (4PM for early entry)
4PM Food Vendors & Cash Bars Open
Bluesapalooza Main Stage
5:30–6:15PM Alicia Michilli
6:40–8PM The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
8:30–10PM TAJMO
Minaret Stage  
6:30–8:30PM The Bald Eagles
10–11:30PM Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers

Saturday Grand Tasting & Bluesapalooza |  August 4

Saturday, August 4  
10AM Box Office Opens
Gates Open (11AM for early entry)
12PM Grand Tasting
Food Vendors & Cash Bars Open
Bluesapalooza Main Stage  
Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
2:15–3:45PM Danielle Nicole
4:15–5:45PM Eric Gales
6:15–7:30PM Big Sam's Funky Nation
8–9:30PM Ozomatli
Minaret Stage
1:30–2:15PM The Bald Eagles
5:30–6:15PM; 7:15–8PM Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Rivers
5:30–6:15PM; 9:30–11:30PM Dirty Cello

Soulful Sunday  |  August 5

Sunday, August 5
Box Office Opens
Gates Open (11AM for early entry)
12PM Sunday Tasting
11AM Food Vendors & Cash Bars Open
Bluesapalooza Main Stage
Vanessa Collier
2–3:15PM The Reverend Shawn Amos
ZZ Ward
Minaret Stage
1:15–2PM Dirty Cello
3–3:45PM Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Rivers


Single-day and multi-day tickets available

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Blues & Brews Lodging Package

The best way to experience all the fun at the 23nd Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza. Be close to the action and save big by staying at a Mammoth Lodging Collection property starting at $131 per person, per night, which includes 3–day Party Passes Aug 3–5 for every adult on the reservation. Must book by July 24

Party Pass includes:

  • Friday Night Rock ’n’ Blues concerts
  • Saturday Bluesapalooza concerts and unlimited Grand Tasting access
  • Soulful Sunday concerts and unlimited beer tasting
  • Commemorative tasting glass
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Fly to Mammoth for Bluesapalooza with savings for up to 6 people.
Save 15% on flights to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) from Los Angeles and 10% on flights from dozens of other cities, including Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and New York. Travel between July 30, 2018 and August 7, 2018 with flights to Mammoth Lakes Saturday through Wednesday and from Mammoth Lakes Tuesday through Friday.

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