Festivals

Big Blue Music & Brews Festival

Lake Tahoe’s South Shore

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

May 27 - 29, 2022

July 5 @ 11:36 am

Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27th, through Sunday, May 29th the Big Blue Music & Brews Festival on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe!

The Big Blue Music & Brews Festival will introduce you to all there is to love about South Lake Tahoe, California.

This FREE 3-day music festival features live music from over 40 artists across 17 venues from The Beacon to Heavenly Village. Events will highlight the classic beachside experience at The Beacon and TIKI Bar at Tahoe Beach Retreat, panoramic views of Lake Tahoe at Lakeview Commons, various local breweries and end each night underneath the Heavenly Gondola with mountainside views.

Featured artists include Pablo Cruise, BB King’s Entertainer of the year, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Tahoe’s favorite Timber-rocker Scott Pemberton O Theory, Blues powerhouse The Laurie Morvan Band, Slide Guitarist Dennis Johnson and The Revelators plus over a dozen local artists, all spread throughout 17 of the top venues in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Festivals are better with friends! Make sure your friends don’t miss a beat of the latest festival to rock South Lake Tahoe + you can win up to $250 cash. Other available prizes courtesy of our friends at MOPO, Bliss Experiences, Lake Tahoe Yoga, Flat Stick Pub, Poke Rok + Social House. 

Share & win, here’s how:

  1. Download and share MOPO, the official festival app here https://bigblue.mopo.life/
  2. Post a photo on Instagram from the festival and tag @bigbluemusicandbrews + #bigbluemusicandbrews
  3. Tag a friend in the comments below 

One entry for every app share, photo post + friend you tag

Winners will be announced on the @bigbluemusicandbrews instagram and the MOPO social feed from May 27-30th.

Live Music at Lakeview Commons
Music at the Heavenly Village

Parking is limited. Biking and alternative transportation is encouraged. Free Bike Valet Service offered at Lakeview Commons.

Additional Parking Locations for Lake View Commons:
South Lake Tahoe Rec Center
1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA

City of South Lake Tahoe Public Parking Lot
Harrison Ave & Modesto Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Detailed / Chronological Schedule:

Friday, May 27

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Ash Relics at Basecamp Pizza
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Sean Hodge at Azul
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Jacob Melvoin at Poke’ Rok
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Off Piste at South of North Brewing Co.
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Thomas Brandolino at Azul
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Roland Haas at Basecamp Pizza
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Vincenzo Thomas Amato at Cold Water Brewery
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Nicole Cooley at Ten Crows BBQ
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Josbeatz at The Hangar
5:45 pm – 9:15 pm | Ted Kennedy and the Residents at Heavenly Village
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Darren Senn at South Lake Brewing Company
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Desert Cats at Social House
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | PorterHaus at South of North Brewing Co.
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Bread and Butter at Aleworx at the “Y”
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Jeff Connor at Community Speakeasy
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm | TBD at MCP’S Taphouse

Saturday, May 28

11:00 am – 9:00 pm | 5th Anniversary Celebration with Bison Bluegrass Band at SLBC
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Kareeta at Lakeview Commons
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Ditchweed Harvest at Azul
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Luis Rubio at Poke’ Rok
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Thomas Brandolino at South of North Brewing Co.
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Dutch Carson at South Lake Brewing Company
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Bread and Butter at the Beacon
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Rock Monsterz at Heavenly Village

                  Brewfest begins

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Local Anthology at Tahoe Beach Retreat
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Scott Pemberton O Theory at Lakeview Commons
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm | The Gold Souls at The Hangar   
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Sierra Gypsies at Azul
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm | Bison Blue4grass Band at South Lake Brewing Company
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Luis Rubio at Basecamp Pizza
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Cash Only at Cold Water Brewery
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Off Piste at Ten Crows BBQ
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Sean Hodge at South of North Brewing Co.
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm | DJ Osirus at Heavenly Village 
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Aaron Gorton at Social House
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Audiobox at AleWorX at the “Y”
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Pablo Cruise at Heavenly Village
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Sam Robertson at Community Speakeasy
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm | In Kahootz at McP’s Taphouse
9:30 pm – 12:00 am | PorterHaus Late Night Show at California Burger

Sunday, May 29

12:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Dennis Johnson & The Revelators at Lakeview Commons
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Fred Archer Wilson at Azul
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Kris Munn at Basecamp Pizza
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Randall Ide at South of North Brewing Co.
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Pamela Parker Fantastic Machine at Heavenly Village

                  Brewfest begins

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | PorterHaus at AleWorX at the “Y”
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | In Kahootz at the Beacon
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Taking Root at Tahoe Beach Retreat
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm | The Laurie Morvan Band at Lakeview Commons
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Pat Hull at The Hangar
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm | CB Radio at South Lake Brewing Company
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Dan Zook & Jon Sils at Azul
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Sean Hodge at Basecamp Pizza
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Off Piste at Ten Crows BBQ
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Mark Sheets at South of North Brewing Co.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Raw Blues at Social House
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Arizona Jones at AleWorX at the “Y”
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm | DJ Osirus at Heavenly Village 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Rick Estrin + The Nightcats at Heavenly Village
9:00 pm – 11:30 pm | Rox Christensen Late Night Show at California Burger

*Times/artists are subject to change

Big Blue Music & Brews Festival Headliner Artists

FREE, 3 days music festival featuring live music from over 46 Bands and 17 Venues, spread across town from the Beacon at Camp Richardson to the Heavenly Village. Biking or alternate transportation encouraged.

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(46+ artists) *Bold indicates headliner artists

Osirus
Josbeats
Audiobox
Arizona Jones
Bread and Butter
In Kahootz
Big Red
Jeff Jones Band
Ash Relics
Roland Haas
Nicole Cooley
Off Piste
PorterHaus
Jacob Melvoin
Luis Rubio
Sierra Gypsies
Jeff Connor
Desert Cats

Thomas Brandolino
Sean Hodge
Jordan Michael Bagheri
Kristen Lynn Stephens
Kris Munn
Randall Ide
Mark Sheets
Ditchweed Harvest
Fred Archer Wilson
Dan Zook
Jon Sils
Darren Senn
Vincenzo Thomas Amato
Cash Only
Dutch Carson
Aaron Gorton
Raw Blues
CB Radio

17 Venues

Official Big Blue Music & Brews Festival Spotify Playlist

Press Release

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