Texas singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen and New Orleans ensemble The Stooges Brass Band will also perform at the festival, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer. The three-day concert and camping event takes place June 14 through 16 at Live Oak Camp, about twenty minutes west of Santa Barbara in the Santa Ynez Valley.
This year’s Live Oak Music Festival features 16 main stage acts performing everything from Americana, blues and bluegrass to jazz, folk and funk. The lineup includes soulful singer Ruthie Foster, folk vocalist Maura O’Connell and blues quartet Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers.
Other highlights include an art show and sale, arts and crafts booths and children’s activities and programs.
Admission to the Live Oak Music Festival is $40 to $125 for a full festival pass, or $20 to $55 for a single day. Single-day parking costs $10, while weekend parking is $20 to $70.
All proceeds benefit public radio station KCBX-FM, which serves between 43,000 and 48,000 listeners in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and southern Monterey counties.
For more information, call 781-3030 or visit www.liveoakfest.org.