Las Tortugas IV: Full Schedule, Daily Themes and Single Day Tix


Umph :: 10.31.08 :: by Dave Vann
With Halloween fast approaching, it's time to start sewing costumes, carving jack-o'-lanterns and begin thinking about the lovely mischief we'll get into on All Hallow's Eve. How about a diverse, cozy music festival with Umphrey's McGee, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, the Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann and the cream of Northern California's rock scene, all set amongst Yosemite's redwoods at a well appointed lodge? Las Tortugas IV – Dance of the Dead takes place Thursday, October 29 – Sunday, November 1 at Evergreen Lodge.

The festival has just announced their full schedule to help with your holiday weekend planning. Single day tickets are also now on sale. A customizable day-by-day grid can be found here. Even if you can't make all four days, there's exciting, diverse options available each day like Umphrey's on Friday & Saturday, Papa Mali with Kreutzmann on Saturday & Sunday, Tea Leaf Green on Sunday and Dumpstaphunk on Thursday & Friday, along with a packed lineup of top flight musicians including BAG of Trix (Gill, Adams & Brogan of ALO), The Mother Hips, Hot Buttered Rum, New Monsoon, Nathan Moore, Front Street featuring Stu Allen (JGB) and much more. Single day tickets can be purchased here.

Las Tortugas has also revealed this year's daily themes, which always bring out a peacock array of fantastic sights at this strongly communal affair, where folks decorate their cabins and share a fantastic distillation of the festival experience at its best. This year's themes are:

Thursday: Voodoo Circus
Friday: Boogie Nights
Saturday: Halloween
Sunday's Jubilee Theme: Enchantment Under the Sea Dance

Las Tortugas IV hopes you can join in this inspirational, uplifting gathering with one of the strongest festival lineups this fall in a beautiful, thoroughly unique setting.

-Full Las Tortugas IV schedule here.

-Four-day and single day tickets here.

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