Bay Area string band The Brothers Comatose have announced the return of their Comatopia festival. This year’s installment of the event, which is headlined and curated by The Brothers Comatose and presented by (((folkYEAH!))), will take place at Bandit Town USA in North Fork, California August 11 – 13.
The Brothers Comatose head up a lineup that also includes The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Hillstomp, John Craigie, Willy Tea Taylor, Rainbow Girls, Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Crow & The Canyon, Ismay, John Courage and Buck Wild & The Boss Bossers. The last act is The Brothers Comatose’s punky-tonk side project.
Bandit Town USA is a one-of-a kind late 1800’s-inspired concert venue. In addition to the music, look for friendly kickball tournaments, onsite camping, drinks at the saloon, a wedding chapel, nearby swimming holes and hot springs. Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite.
Comatopia 2017 Lineup
- The Brothers Comatose
- The Sam Chase & The Untraditional
- John Craigie
- Willy Tea Taylor
- Rainbow Girls
- Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra
- Crow and the Canyon
- John Courage
- Buck Wild and the Boss Hossers
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