Fiesta de la Luna Music Festival kicks off tonight!

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Just received this press release from Rick Davis:

Fiesta de la Luna Music Festival begins tonight at 5 p.m.

Grassy Rootz Productions and Wildwood Hot Springs present the 2nd annual Fiesta de la Luna Music Festival this weekend at Wildwood Hot Springs in Gila Hot Springs, NM. The will be held rain or shine at the beautiful Wildwood retreat center, on Highway 15 near the Gila Cilff Dwellings national park. Tickets are $18 for music and $10 for camping. Purchase on-line all festival information at Root or in person at Tune Town or Gila Hike and Bike in historic downtown Silver City.

Music starts Friday at 5 pm with an all-comers open mic followed by an all-night DJ session hosted by Curbside Poets, presented by Gila Hike and Bike. Saturday music starts at 12 noon and will go until 11 pm on the main stage. Sunday winds up with a Native American blessing ceremony, gospel funk tribal brunch open jam, and a special mystery madness closing.

Here’s the expected Saturday main stage line up:

12 noon – Rhythm Mystic – Silver City funk and R&B music
3 pm – New River Blues – Las Cruses funk and jam music
6 pm – Root Skankadelic – Silver City original reggae and conscious dance music, presented by The Drifter Lounge
9 pm – Funk Farmers – Gila original funk and jam music

Thanks in advance to all the festival supporters and especially for the generous financial support from title sponsors Gila House Hotel / Gallery 400 and Prudential Silver City Properties.

This was a well-attended word-of-mouth conscious community event last year, and we are expecting a sell-out for 2006. Get to the festival early to get a good camping spot on-site. Overflow camping is available near the venue. Bring your own alcohol and plenty of water for this three-day wilderness music festival. Food and merchandise vendors will be present to serve festival goers on-site.

Come early Friday and stay late Sunday. Enjoy the Fall in the Gila. Make new friends.

E-mail: Rick Davis for any question on the festival.

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