St. Croix reggae band Akae Beka headlined the benefit for water conservation at the Mt. Shasta headwaters park upper lodge.   Promotion Angelina Cook / Christopher Brown / Shasta Base Camp Music Akae Beka DJ Tippy / Igrade Dub Gilead Balm Hi+Fi Sound Shasta Live Sound Lights Shasta Live Sound        

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  A great recording session in a private venue in Southern Oregon   Promotion Brian Lundeen Sound and Tracking Shasta Live Sound Lights Shasta Live Sound Videography / Mixing Studio at Pacifica / Dennis Dragon  

The big athletic field in Dunsmuir proved so successful last year it was the site again for 2015.  And the same rowdy crowd that was here last year seemed to show up again.  Good times were had by all with lots of great food and beer. The brewmeister  at Fall River Brewing gets my personal nod

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The Mount Shasta Summer Concert Series continues this year with a great lineup  of regional and national touring bands.  Six shows start in July and continue though the end of August. This is one of the few concert venues where you can bring your own picnic food and libations, yeah!  Patrons spread out in a

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  We teamed up with Grassroots Sound Co.  to provide audio and lighting for Akae Beka at the Sugarloaf Community land in Williams, OR.  Fans came out from all over the region for the hypnotic rhythms Vaughn Benjamin and the band.   Promotion Juliet Mountain / Roots Family Productions Music Akae Beka DJ Tippy / Igrade Dub

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Mt. Shasta’s annual Fourth of July celebration is always a big hit with residents and locals alike.  The fun run and parade attract over 4,000 participants and the downtown area is packed with celebrants.  This year’s event was a huge success, once again.   Production Mountain Runners,  Mount Shasta Chamber Music Lots of good bands! Sound

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  Scott & Stacia tied the knot  this summer and a whole bunch of their friends tied one on.  A classy affair on a perfect summer’s eve. Production Scott & Stacia Music Secret Society   Sound ShastaLiveSound Lights ShastaLiveSound   Bryce Craig.

  Weed Fest 2016 raised money again and this year helped actually buy a sweet portable stage for the City of Weed.  Thanks to all the bands that came out in support of the show. Production Michelle Goldsmith / Weed Palace Theater Music Strings Broken Band and more…   Sound ShastaLiveSound Lights Steve Goldsmith /

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  If you have not seen the JV elementary kids put on a performance at the Britt, do yourself a favor and check it out sometime.  The production quality is unbelievable! Production Jacksonville Elemetary / BrittFest.org Music Elton John Sound ShastaLiveSound / BrittFest.org Lights BrittFest.org     Photos  courtesy of KOBI-TV Medford.

Apple Jam Music Festival’s 8th year and better than ever.  More people, more bands, more fun!  Production AppleJamMusicFestival.com Music Shook Twins, Magic Beans, Scott Pemberton, many more… Sound Grassroots Sound / ShastaLiveSound Lights Captain Kirk  

Lighting is a great way to transform a venue from drab to warm and inviting, exciting, elegant, or anything in between!  Shasta Live Sound worked with Bay Area designer Bobbie Fakkema / Events, ETC. to create a beautiful and inspiring space. Below are some examples from a private event at the Mt. Shasta Parks Upper Lodge.

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  Where do all these people come from in such a small town?  I guess they just love the sounds of Secret Society Handshake. Production Secret Society Handshake Music Secret Society Handshake Sound ShastaLiveSound Lights ShastaLiveSound       Ling Ling singing courtesy of Bryce Craig.

Locals were overjoyed to hear the Weed Palace Theater was re-opening  as a live music and performance venue.  Michelle Goldsmith collaborated with The Mt. Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center to throw a  grand opening party as part of the weekend Earth Day celebration. Steve Goldsmith was on hand to support his daughter and produced a special Liquid

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The Friends of the Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center once again sponsored their annual Snowball  at the Mt. Shasta Upper Lodge.   Thanks Justi Hansen for promoting this event and bringing in Shasta Live Sound for the pro sound support.  Two live bands were featured this year.   Whiskey Gulch opened the show with their unique bluegrass

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The COS Orchestra and the COS Concert Band both gave a series of holiday performances this Winter.  Lloyd Elliot directs the orchestra and Brian McKee dircts the concert band.   Production COS Music Department Music COS music students Sound ShastaLiveSound  

The Winter Magic Tree Lighting ceremony returned to the city hall plaza  in downtown Mt. Shasta this year.  Main Street was blocked off and the downtown merchants stayed open late and offering goodies to eat and drink. Besides the tree lighting, the masses seemed to be mostly into people watching and just keeping the tradition for

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The Friends of the Mt. Shasta Ice Rink threw a great Halloween party this year with Blue Relish at the Mt. Shasta Upper Lodge. I wish I would have taken more pictures because many of the costumes were really original and some of them were downright disturbing.  The Ice Rink folks raised some much needed funding for

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Fresh from the Mt. Shasta String Summit, national recording and touring artists The Bee Eaters graced the stage for the 4th Music on the Mountain concert series in Stastice Park.  Many fans came for some good old fashioned picking and loved their traditional bluegrass sound.  What was really exciting though was their high octane brand

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Back for its 23rd year, the State of Jefferson BrewFest comes down the hill to Dunsmuir.  A thirsty crowd showed up to quaff micro-brews from around the Northwest.  The brewers were eager to have everyone sample their wares and the patrons were willing participants.  I think Ninkasi was my favorite with Lagunitas a close second.

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Somewhat of an unknown for the local Shasta Crowd, Zach Heckendorf blew everyone away with his high energy music.  By the end of the show it was hard to keep people off the stage!. This concert  series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration and to bring awareness to

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Local favorite Tony Furtado was the headliner for  the Music on the Mountain music series in beautiful Shastice Park in Mt. Shasta.   With his banjo, guitar, and unique style he wowed the crowd as usual. This concert  series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration and to bring awareness

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Taarka was the headliner for  the Music on the Mountain music series in beautiful Shastice Park in Mt. Shasta.   They put on a great  show with their high energy style of bluegrass. This concert  series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration and to bring awareness to the many

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This is the second annual concert  series sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration and to bring awareness to the many new mountain bike trails that have been constructed. The free Sunday evening concert brought out about 3-400 people spread out over a huge grassy field.  This is one of

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Worlds Finest was the headliner for  the Music on the Mountain music series in beautiful Shastice Park in Mt. Shasta.  Members from the Shasta String Summit put on an impromptu second show with their high energy style of bluegrass. This concert  series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration

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Mt. Shasta’s annual Fourth of July celebration is always a big hit with residents and locals alike.  The fun run and parade attract over 4,000 participants and the downtown area is packed with celebrants.  This year’s event was a huge success, once again.   Production Mountain Runners,  Mount Shasta Chamber Music   Tuba Luba, High Life

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  Shasta Yoga Institute put on the first annual Shasta Yoga Fest to a dedicated group of participants.  Mt. Shasta attracts a lot of spiritually minded individuals so its a natural location for a festival like this. Nationally known kirtan performers graced the stage for this multi-day event.  Shasta Live Sound teamed up with Blue Skies

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Apple Jam Music Festival’s 7th annual blowout was better than ever this year.  The barn property by the Provolt Store was the venue again only with a new layout.  The main stage was is front of the barn with a bar area and more defined “green room” area.  It worked really well and the barn

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Middle Rogue Organic Farm hosted the second annual Spring Awakening Celebration with workshops and live music.  As always, one recurrent theme is  just say no to GMO.  Shasta live Sound collaborates with Grassroots Sound to bring  the action to the people. Indubious toped the bill with 5 other bands .  We had great weather and a good turn

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Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center is hosted a two day Earth Day celebration climaxing with the Maria Muldaur concert.  It was at the Mt. Shasta Resort this year which offered their classy facilities so support the MSBEC. Attendees were  treated to appetizers and VIP ticket holders got to come early for a meet and greet with the

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The Friends of the Avalanche Center’s 2015 annual winter benefit party featured live music, a raffle, and door prizes for the backcountry enthusiast. Polecat, a high energy band  from Bellingham, WA, rocked the packed house right out of the gate.  We put on a cool light show this year complete with mirror ball.  The bar has been

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The Winter Magic Tree Lighting ceremony returned to the city hall plaza  in downtown Mt. Shasta this year.  Main Street was blocked off and the downtown merchants stayed open late and offering goodies to eat and drink. Besides the tree lighting, Carol Taforo and the Children’s Choir was  the highlight of the evening.  These kids never

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Alcyon put on his trademark high energy show at the Provolt in the Applegate Valley once again.  Marv Ellis got the crowd warmed up with soulful originals.  The house was packed and whole building was shaking from the mass of dancers. Shasta Live Sound teamed up with Grassroots sound from Ashland to bring the mighty

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Middle Rogue Organic Farm hosted their Autumn Abundance celebration of the fall harvest on September 20.  The farm continues its message to just say no to GMO.  Shasta live Sound collaborated with Grassroots Sound to bring the bring the action to the people.   Temperatures in high 90’s made it a hot tamale until the sun set. Local

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Fresh from the Mt. Shasta String Summit, national recording and touring artists The Bee Eaters graced the stage for the 4th Music on the Mountain concert series in Stastice Park.  Many fans came for some good old fashioned picking and loved their traditional bluegrass sound.  What was really exciting though was their high octane brand

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Rainy Night band from Redding was on the bill for the 3rd Music on the Mountain music series in Shastice Park. This new series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration and to bring awareness to the many new mountain bike trails that have been constructed. The free Sunday

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DoubleChief rocked a large Shastice Park crowd for the second show in the Music on the Mountain music series.  As usual, they put on a great show and brought out all the hard rockers to this event. This new series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community celebration and to

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Worlds Finest headed up the first of the Music on the Mountain music series in beautiful Shastice Park in Mt. Shasta.  Members from the Shasta String Summit put on an impromptu second show with their high energy style of bluegrass. This new series is sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Mtn. Bike Association as a community

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Mt. Shasta’s annual Fourth of July celebration is always a big hit with residents and locals alike.  The fun run and parade attract over 4,000 participants and the downtown area is packed with celebrants.  This year’s event was a huge success, once again. Production Mountain Runners, Siskiyou Events, Mount Shasta Chamber Music   Sound ShastaLiveSound

Reggae in the Trees 2014 was a huge success with non-stop music on two stages.  Jah Sun was the top billed act and he had the whole crowd dancing to his fast reggae/rap grooves.  Besides the music there were lots of vendors and activities at the Provolt venue. Shasta Live Sound teamed up with Grassroots

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The Avery Theatre presented a benefit concert with Springhouse Band, Monica Pasqual from Blame Sally, and Larry Bayard.  A full house was treated to an evening of amazing music with the highlight being the amazing vocal harmonies of Jane Selke and Monica Pasqual. Springhouse has roots from the Bay area and recently moved up to

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Dunsmuir’s  5th annual Dogwood Days celebration of spring featured Blue Relish outdoors on the patio at Pop’s performance center.    Warm weather and the sound of the music carrying through the downtown drew in appreciative spectators.  Production Blue Relish Band Sound ShastaLiveSound Lights  

Apple Jam music festival had a new venue for 2014.  Last minute relocation of the whole event did not keep the faithful from finding it and showing up to do their part.   It is always a crazy party and this one featured  some really great bands and a lot of colorful people.  Shasta Live Sound teamed

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Middle Rogue Organic Farm hosted the first of four equinox and solstice related music events March 29.  Spring Awakening was the theme but just say no to GMO seemed to be the chant from the crowd.  Shasta live Sound collaborated with Grassroots Sound to bring the bring the action to the people.    It rained

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The Friends of the Avalanche Center’s 2014 annual winter benefit party featured two bands, a raffle, and door prizes for the backcountry enthusiast. The hot local band DoubleChief  kicked things off at 6:30 with  their tight experimental and dub grooves.  Ya mon!       The World’s Finest Band from Portland headlined  the evening.  As

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The Winter Magic Tree Lighting ceremony was held this year for the first time in the new Parker Plaza in downtown Mt. Shasta.  Main Street was blocked off and the downtown merchants stayed open late and offering goodies to eat and drink. Besides the tree lighting, Carol Taforo and the Children’s Choir was  the highlight

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The Bioregional Ecology Center hosted Swami Beyondananda  for the 9th annual Harvest Dinner at the Mt. Shasta Golf Resort.  Ticket holders were treated to a sumptuous organic feast accompanied by piano dinner music by Dave Reynolds. After everyone emptied their pockets for the desert auction, Swami helped them forget the pain with his outrageous spiritual

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Open Floor World Dance Night in partnershipwith the Mountain Runners and the Siskiyou Arts Council to presented World Dance Night at the October 25th Mt Shasta Art walk event.  Dancers performed  in the newly developed Parker Plaza in Mt Shasta  to a constantly changing crowd as folks casually strolled by and watched. Local dance acts as well

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Friends of the Ice Rink will brought German food, frosty beer, and dancing to the Upper Lodge at Mt. Shasta City Park.  Instead of oom-pah polkas the Yogoman Burning Band brought their booty shakin’ Jamaica-New Orleans-Dance-Rhythms to the stage. Drummer and band leader Jordan Rain was up front center with lead vocals.  He is backed

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Pranafest is an open-heart gathering of prayer and celebration, offering kirtan, yoga, workshops, sacred ceremonies, healing, and deep communal connection. An international field of presenters and performers came together this year for four days of devotional music, ecstatic dance, Kirtronica, and yoga instruction. ShastaLiveSound ran the Yoga Dome venue this year and we stayed mostly

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Johnny Callahan and his band mates from SlapShoeFly teamed up with Shasta Base Camp to bring us a great evening of live music on the Shasta Base Camp stage.  The local Etna band brought out their considerable fan base for a warm evening of song and spirits. A pleasant surprise was the inclusion of two acts

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