Loving High Sierra: Me Too — female artists added to lineup

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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds will soar into the High Sierra this summer.

High Sierra just became more majestic.

Numerous well-known bands were added to the July 5-8 High Sierra Music Festival lineup today, notably including some of the greatest female vocalists: Grace Potter, Ruthie Foster, Margo Price, Rising Appalachia and Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds.

The 28th annual High Sierra Music Festival complete list of the additions to the artist lineup are Grace Potter, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Foundation of Funk, The Floozies, Margo Price, The Motet, Ernest Ranglin, Billy Strings, Rising Appalachia, The Nth Power Presents “Rebel Music” Bob Marley Tribute, Ruthie Foster, Scott Pemberton, Ghost Light, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Russ Liquid Test, The Family Crest, New Orleans Suspects, Y La Bamba, Nathan Moore, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Grateful Bluegrass Boys, The Quick & Easy Boys, and Pixie & The Partygrass Boys. Additionally, George Porter Jr, Melvin Seals and Jay Lane will be joining the already announced Lebo & Friends; and Andy Coe, Tarki Abouzied and Reed Mathis will be featured with Skerik Band.

The artist additions join a stellar lineup of The String Cheese Incident for two nights, Sturgill Simpson, Lettuce, The Wood Brothers, The California Honeydrops, Turkuaz, Lotus, Antibalas, Hippo Campus, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Twiddle, Spafford, Lebo & Friends, The Barr Brothers, Fruition, Skerik Band, Steve Poltz, Jupiter & Okwess, SoDown, Birds of Chicago, Jazz is PHSH, Cris Jacobs, Mt. Joy, Jon Stickley Trio, John Craigie, and City of Trees Brass Band.

Advance four-Day Passes are on sale now through March 26 for $275.75. Price to increase $15 to $290.75.  All Tickets and information at highsierramusic.com.

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Graceful Grace Potter puts her toe in the crowd in Crystal Bay in 2016.

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Rising Appalachia will perform at the 28th High Sierra Music Festival.

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Chris Robinson plays a sold-out show at the Crystal Bay Casino Jan. 26.
Tahoe Onstage photo by Clare Foster

George Porter Jr. is the legendary bass player with the Meters.
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About Tim Parsons

Tim Parsons is the editor of Tahoe Onstage who first moved to Lake Tahoe in 1992. Before starting Tahoe Onstage in 2013, he worked for 29 years at newspapers, including the Tahoe Daily Tribune, Eureka Times-Standard and Contra Costa Times. He was the recipient of the 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive award for Journalism.

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