The turns 25 years old this year and they’ve just announced the first batch of bands that’ll help them celebrate. The tops the list and it certainly speaks to the history of the small-town . last headlined in 1999 just before the event moved from Bear Valley to its new home in Quincy. and helped break into the mainstream together so it’s only fitting they reunite for the 25th. Something not to be overlooked is the inclusion of who haven’t played together since 2012–we at are very much looking forward to those reunion sets under the Plumas pines. Other include , , The and more; check out the below…

2015 Initial :

– Two Nights/Four Sets
’s Almost Dead

& Medicine for the People

Omaha Diner featuring , , Bobby Previte &

Living Daylights
Dan Bern

High Sierra has always been the Little Engine that could chugging along competitive lineups against stiff competition on weekend every year. They’ve previously raced against ( Electric Forrest), ’s Super Ball, and that will hold true again this year competition from The Dead’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, FARE THEE WELL in . The choice for me was an easy one…I’ve haven’t felt the grass of the Plumas County Fairgrounds in over two years so I’m itching to get back to Big Meadow.

Expect the second round of artist in March if history serves us right. your FestivALL, General Admission and RV passes while they’re hot. This is going to be a good one!


Besides being an avid concert-goer, currently working at Fox Sports and serving as co-editor / writer for LIVE music blog, while living in Santa Monica. Tweets @phortin.