Squaw Valley USA hosts ‘Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest’ this August

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 21, 2010 4:27 pm




Squaw Valley USA is set to launch an event that is sure to jazz up the Lake Tahoe area with the 9th Annual “Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest” on Saturday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug. 15.

The two-day event promises some of the most recognized jazz, blues and funk favorites of this era, with all the festivities taking place in The Village Plaza at the base of the ski resort from 2 to 8 p.m. each day. Two stages will be pumping out live music at the base of the mountain, and visitors will be invited to sample offerings from more than 20 breweries, including hard-to-find micro and macrobrews from brewers such as Full Sail, New Belgium, Deschutes, Rouge, Lagunitas, Mammoth, Lake Tahoe Brewing, Fat Tire, Fox Barrel, Samuel Adams, Stone, and Primator.

Kids also are welcome at the event, which will feature Sky Jump Bungee Trampolines, 18 holes of Miniature Golf, a Climbing Wall and Ropes course. Admission costs $5 and beers are $4. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

The lineup of artists include: Soulive, Garaj Mahal, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, The Rebirth Brass Band, The Pimps of Joytime and Funky Miracle.