Las Tortugas – Dance of the Dead V will return to the Evergreen Lodge in Groveland, CA from October 28-31. The fifth annual Halloween weekend gathering will once again feature a number of rising Bay Area jambands like ALO, The Mother Hips, Tea Leaf Green, Hot Buttered Rum, New Monsoon and Big Light. In addition, the festival will boast bands with ties to the Grateful Dead world like 7 Walkers feat. Bill Kreutzmann, Papa Mali and George Porter Jr., Melvin Seals and JGB featuring Stu Allen and Moonalice. Several rising acts like Cornmeal and Pimps of Joytime will also appear.
In addition, Poor Man’s Whiskey will perform Old and In the Way, ALO guitarist Lebo will play a solo set, Guitarmageddon will tackle the music of Prince, Hot Buttered Rum’s Nat Keefe will play a “Friends” set and other acts are scheduled to collaborate.
This year’s lineup features:
7 Walkers feat. Bill Kreutzmann, Papa Mali and George Porter Jr.
The Mother Hips
Tea Leaf Green
Hot Buttered Rum
Melvin Seals and JGB featuring Stu Allen
Pimps of Joytime
Poor Man’s Whiskey, including a performance of Old and In the Way
Guitarmageddon feat. the music of Prince
Montana Slim String Band
Dead Winter Carpenters
Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers
Nat Keefe and Friends
Sean Leahy and Friends
Jack Grace Band