Hosted by DiamondStone Guest Lodges, the Newberry Music & Art Festival is a three-day country fair, with a wide variety of music, artists and craft vendors. There will be 20-30 musicians performing folk, bluegrass, rock, reggae and jazz July 25-27.
The goals of the event are to raise research funds for the Oregon Chapter Multiple Sclerosis Society to promote Southern Deschutes County highlighting art and music.
Genres include Louis Landon Pianist for Peace. Headliner surprises are Craig Chaquico, Jefferson Starship’s lead guitarist, now solo, and Rose’s Pawn Shop, an L.A. Americana band. Creative performances from Vagabond Opera and ‘UHane Hawaii Hula Dancers break up the music. American folk icons Brewer & Shipley (the One Toke Over the Line Boys) and Portland’s Terry Robb blues master return. Pigs on the Wing Pink Floyd tribute band will be great, accompanied by La Pine’s Laser Zone light show.
Food vendors and food trucks will be serving gourmet tacos, brick oven pizza, kettlecorn and more. The Lions club offers pancake breakfasts each morning.