Summer Mountain Music and Arts Festival

The Summer Mountain Music and Arts Festival – has been cancelled for 2018

Check out the 2017 Festival

  2017 Photo Album

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2017 Photo’s
by the Tehama County Arts Council

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2016 Photo Album

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Poster from SMMAF 2017


2017 was the Third Annual Bluegrass, Old Time & Americana Music & Art Event and was held at the Cedar Crest Vineyards in Manton CA.  It was the main fundraising event for C.S.O.T.F.A. – District 6. It was a day full of great bands, beautiful views, great food, local wines and craft beers. The festival supported Old Time, Old Time Fiddling, Bluegrass and Traditional American Acoustic Music & Education in the North State.

Wines & Craft Beers by:

Cedar Crest Vineyards

Food by:

Dill’s Delli




Q. How do I join the California State Old Time Fiddlers Association, District 6?

A. Go to our webpage and join online.   Click here
Or you can print or write out the information on the sign-up page and mail it with a check to:
CSOTFA, District 6
P.O. Box 990462
Redding CA 96099-0462

Q. How do I get a member discount on my ticket?

A. Member tickets are $15 were ordered before July 15th.
Discounts are no longer available.

Q. If I order by mail or online, will I get physical tickets in the mail?

A. Yes, and you will receive an email confirmation and your name will be added to the Will Call list at the gate.

Q. If I change my mind or am unable to attend after I already bought tickets, can I get a refund?

A. Nope, This is a “rain or shine” event and refunds are not available.

Q. If it rains, will the festival be cancelled?

A. No, the festival will be held rain or shine!

Q. Can I bring my dog?

A. No.  We ask that you do NOT bring your dogs or other pets.  Dogs are certainly not allowed in the audience or the vendor areas and there is no place on site to safely keep your pet.  Remember that  the temperatures can get quite warm  making it dangerous to leave your animal in your vehicle.

Q. What about parking?

A. Parking is free. But since it is somewhat limited, it will help if you carpool if you can!

Q. Can I bring my own ice chest? Alcoholic beverages?

A. No.  Ice chests and coolers are NOT allowed as both food and beverages will be for sale at the event.  Craft Beer and Wine will be available for purchase on site from Cedar Crest Vineyards.  Outside alcohol is prohibited due to the licensing regulations.

Q. How do I keep up on the latest news?

A. “Like” our Facebook page, Summer Mountain Music and Arts Festival, and check back on this page.


Our Proud list of Sponsors for the 2016 Summer Mountain Music and Arts Festival. Stay tuned for the 2017 sponsors.

Lithia Redding 1080P
Lithia Auto Stores – Redding California

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Tehama County Arts Council, The Brass Reed, Oaksong Music Society, California Veterans.

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Tri Counties Bank, Dr. Bruce Farrell, DDS., The Music Connection, KKRN 88.5 FM


One thought on “Summer Mountain Music and Arts Festival”

  1. Another great event! Great non stop music between stages!! Great venue as well! Cedar Crest Vineyards in Manton was amazing! Great people to work with, friendly and helpful!!
    We had great food but definitely need another choice so we have plenty to feed our guests!!
    Great fun! If you haven’t made it to the last two, I recommend coming to out 2017 or 3 annual festival!!
    Great event Tim, George, Lloyd, Mary, Carolyn, Amy and Tom!!
    Thank you to all of the helpers to make this event possible.

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