Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival to Defeat MS

6th Annual Newberry Event Music Festival Headlines Lettuce!

July 27-29, in the shady pines, aspens and open meadows of Southern Deschutes County, the Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival to Defeat MS brings jaw dropping live music from National touring bands, with socially conscious, positive messages, to an intimate setting. Three days of festival fun. Twenty bands on two stages with music 10am to 10pm, then acoustic jams into the full moonlit night. Most attendees tent camp on site to not miss a thing. DiamondStone Guest Lodge hosts the event on rural acreage adjacent to Quail Run Golf Course.

The legendary East Coast Indie funk jam band, Lettuce will highlight Saturday night. For more than two decades, Lettuce has brought a new vitality to classic funk. This is their exclusive Oregon performance on this west coast tour. L.A.-based duo HONEYHONEY could be called alternative bluegrass folk. Other artists featured will be the Shook Twins – critically acclaimed Idaho-born and Portland-based identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook, with dreamy harmonies. From San Francisco, Con Brio is seven musicians with a shared love for the vibrant funk and psychedelic-soul sound pioneered by groups like Sly & the Family Stone. They’ve become a West Coast institution with magnetic live shows, swiveling hips, splits and backflips. Also from the Bay area, The Stone Foxes whose rock is raw with blues as a filter. Just some of the other bands this year are Pimps of Joytime, Five Alarm Funk, John Craigie, Talbott Brothers and Pat Simmons Jr. (son of Doobie Brothers Pat Sr.)

Reviews: “We come from Boise each year. Front row center to some of the best musicians I’ve ever seen and heard. You don’t want to miss this one. Great people and vendors all around. Came as s stranger, left as a friend.”
“One of the best family gatherings on the west coast! G great music, great fun, and great people. The Newberry Event set a new standard with high fidelity sound by Sonic Solutions.”

Between Sunriver and La Pine, this limited ticketed event feels like a private party. Come with a heart to raise non-profit funds to benefit the Oregon Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Tickets on sale now at,, and some local businesses. Multiple sclerosis is a disease that can keep people from moving. Rock out and dance for those who can’t, raising awareness and research funds to find the cause and develop a cure.

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