INAUGURAL MOTHER HIPS MINI-FEST IN BIG SUR
SETTLES IN FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND
The 1st Annual Mother Hips Family Hipnic takes place this Friday (July 3) and Saturday (July 4) at the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, CA. This intimate gathering amongst coastal redwoods will be headlined by Bay Area rock treasure The Mother Hips, and features likeminded musical minds Everest, These United States, Red Cortez and more.
Here is the event's final lineup with set times:
3 pm gate/ show 3:15-11 pm
3:15 Emily Jane White
5:35 Red Cortez
6:35 These United States
9:15 MOTHER HIPS
1 pm gate/ show 1:15 – 11 pm
1:15 The Dry Spells
2:15 Travel By Sea
3:15 Nicky Bluhm and the Gramblers
4:15 Sparrows gate
5:25 Parson's Red Heads
6:35 Little Wings
9:25 MOTHER HIPS
Plus DJ sets and an all acoustic stage (back porch) in-between main stage live acts.
BBQ / Bar/ All Ages/ Outdoors in Big Sur!
Tickets $25.00 per day or $45.00 for a two day pass plus venue fees. Kids under age 11 get in for free. Tickets are currently on sale at www.henrymiller.org. More Information can be found at www.folkyeah.com, and information on camping can be found at www.reserveamerica.com and www.bigsurcalifornia.org/camping.html.
First come first serve camping (no reservations needed) available at these spots :
Bottchers Gap Campground is located 8 miles inland at the end of Palo Colorado Road.
Palo Colorado Road winds its way up a narrow canyon through a Redwood grove, taking you to the campground at 2,100'. The campground is situated in a ridge saddle among Oak and Madrone trees. Bottchers Gap provides an excellent view of the Ventana Double Cones in the Santa Lucia Mountains within the Ventana Wilderness. The Skinner Ridge trailhead is located at the campground. The campground has 12 units, each with a picnic table, fire ring and pedestal grill. Several of the sites are walk-in sites.
Fee: $12.00 per night
6-8 persons per site
Bottled water is available from the campground manager
Parks Management Company
Camping also available at
Nacimiento Campground is a small campground along the side of a mountain trout stream approximately 11 miles east from Kirk Creek on the Nacimiento-Ferguson Road.
The Nacimiento-Ferguson Road runs from the coast at Kirk Creek on Rt. 1 to the Big Sur high country. 40 miles east of Nacimiento, the road provides access to King City and US 101 via Jolon Road (County Road G-14), passing through the Hunter-Liggett US Military Reservation.
The campground has 8 units, each with a picnic table, fire ring and pedestal grill.
No Drinking Water is available at this site.
Fee: $10.00 per night
6-8 persons per site