2016 Dates Announced
The 12th annual Summer String Summit concerts will take place July 9 at the Kenneth Ford Theatre in Weed, and July 16 at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley. The workshops will run from July 6-12. Get workshop application info HERE.
These concerts are the musical fruit of the Mt Shasta Music Summit, which gathers musicians of all ages from around the world who share a dedication to acoustic music, for a week of workshops and musical exploration.
Stay tuned for 2016 lineups. The 2015 concerts featured Kala Ramnath, Jody Stecher, Sean Watkins, Mark Schatz, Rushad Eggleston, Keith Little, David Grier, Paul Brown, Billy Contreras, Maeve Gilchrist, Nic Gareiss, Brian O'hAirt, Ryan McKasson, The Bee Eaters, and literally dozens of other current and future acoustic music luminaries, hosted by 6-time Grand National Fiddle Champions Tristan and Tashina Clarridge. Check out the past lineups for each show, here.
Over the past decade, the String Summit has earned a reputation as an evening of epic proportions, each July uniting a staggering array of legendary and innovative performers from the worlds of bluegrass, jazz, Irish, old-time and music for an evening of music and dance that will take the audience on a stunning cross-genre journey, with many special guests and spontaneous collaborations. This lineup isn't to be found anywhere else in the world.
A short documentary