TECOPA - APRIL 27-29, 2012
TECOPA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
APRIL 27-29, 2012
WE ROCKED THE DESERT!
THE TECOPA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL WAS A BLAST! 3 DAYS OF LIVE MUSIC, GREAT FOOD & DRINK.  A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL.
 
A big THANK YOU to all who attended, the music artists who graced our stage, and the vendors with their arts, crafts, and delicious cuisine!
We couldn't have done it without your support!
 
 
2012 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012 
5PM-10PM 
 
LIVE PERFORMANCES
 
5:00-6:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What an opening act! Emma Cramp is a fantastic up and coming singer/songwriter who will share her original "Meadow Mountain Folk Rock" with us at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival.
 
6:15-7:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coastline will be tearing up the stage their Latin Rock repetoire at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival. Time to put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a feel-good time!
 
7:30-8:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Bit Radio is an electrifying band who creates music that makes their audience move their bodies! Think Depeche Mode, Maroon 5, Muse, Snow Patrol and you get the idea. This synth-based quartet's crowd pleasing music is sure to be a hit at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival.
 
8:45-9:45pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Earth Blues will return this year to wrap up our first night - and we're thrilled to have them back! Don't miss the Hendrix-Vaughan-Trower inspired guitar playing of band leader Craig Whittaker, the solid, in-the-pocket backbone of Cornelius Brown on bass and Dennis King on drums - and of course the fabulous Tim Boyd on sax
 
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
12Noon-10PM 
 
LIVE PERFORMANCES
 
1:15-2:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A great way to open day two of the festival! Olivia May will be serenading us with her beautiful voice and magnificent  folk/country/blues style at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival.
 
Myron Hyman
2:30-3:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myron Hyman will be back at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival again this year and we can't wait! Myron's tasty guitar skills and unique vocal style make for a wonderful afternoon of listening pleasure. His acoustic blues and rock inspired repertoire is made even more magical with long-time friend Tony Sommo adding percussion in all the right places!
 
3:45-4:45pm 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We're so excited to welcome Stillhouse Road to the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival this year! They will be bringing us their special blend of original songs, mountain music, classic country and bluegrass gospel.
 
5:00-6:00pm 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ready to shake it up with Shake-Down? Their blend of blues, rock and R&B, fronted by the robust vocals of Jaime Estes, will certainly make you want to shake a tail feather!  We're so excited to have them back at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival this year!
 
6:15-7:15pm       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The ever amazing Levi Chen will grace our stage again this year. Levi’s unique musical voice combines ambient electric guitar textures with traditional instruments from around the world, forming a sound that is simultaneously private, passionate, and expansive. Be prepared to open your heart during this mystical performance as the sun sets in Tecopa.
 
7:30-8:30pm  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacqueline Lennon & World Groove hail from Venice, California. Their original sound is a sultry blend jazz, funk and blues - a gumbo sure to please. Their repetoire includes many original tunes, mostly Lennon/Whittaker compositions. Come enjoy their return performance at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival.
 
8:45-9:45pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LaVonia & Tamlin will be rocking the house at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival! Tamlin's sweet and funky Louisiana-flavored blues guitar and vocals combined with singer LaVonia - one of the most powerful voices on the planet - will be a soul-stirring, bring-the-house-down performance on Saturday night! 
 
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012
12Noon-5PM 
 
LIVE PERFORMANCES
 
Thunder Warrior Drum Group
12noon-1:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Come join the drum circle of the Thunder Warrior Drum Group. Let us celebrate and honor all beings during this sacred ceremony at the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival.
 
1:15-2:15pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Westside Crew is bringing their blend of old skool funk & Latin soul to the Tecopa Music & Arts Festival. This 10-piece band is a local LA favorite - regularly working their crowds into a frenzy of rythym-inspired madness. See you on the dance floor! 
 
           
 
 
 
 
2:30-4:30pm
Tecopa All-Stars   
A classic end to a great three days - an all-star jam of talented musicians who have played throughout the festival!                
 
 
BOOTHS & EXHIBITS
Friday through Sunday
Bodylight Health
Dyeing In The Desert
Lee's Crafts
Music Artists Meet & Greet
Segunda
Southern Inyo Fire Protection District
Tecopa Artists Group Gallery Exhibit
An exhibit of original oil paintings by artist Mark Hamlin
A division of California Land Management
Venice California Vets
Wild Iris
 
FOOD & DRINK 
Friday through Sunday
Death Valley Academy Bake Sale
Greg's Grill
True Living Health Products
 
TECOPA TYKES TERRITORY
Saturday & Sunday 12Noon-5PM 
Arts & Crafts
Games
Featuring Balloon Artist Chris Bryant
 
 
2012 SPONSOR LIST
Blue Sugar Productions
Bodylight Health
CML Audio/Video
Death Valley Academy
Dyeing In The Desert
Greg's Grill
Jacq's Sugar Shack
KNYE
Lee's Crafts
The Mad Greek Cafe
Segunda
Southern Inyo Fire Protection District
Tecopa Artists Group
A division of California Land Management
True Living Health Products
Venice California  Vets
Wayno's Sharpening Service
Wild Iris
 
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