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Music and Art Festival June 16-17 at Felicita park

WSOHOIDPS (A SHIP IN THE WOODS) nonprofit art and culture incubator will be hosting its first annual music and art festival at Felicita County Park from Saturday, June 16 to Sunday, June 17. The festival will be a continua-tion of the nonprofit’s past programming, merging world-class talent with local San Diego artists.
Along with headliners Built To Spill, No Age, Bill Callahan (Smog), and Shabazz Palaces, the diverse lineup fea-tures Lonnie Holley, Willis Earl Beal, Treepeople, EMA, Drew McDowall (Coil, Psychic TV, Poems), Moon Dia-grams (Moses Archuleta of Deerhunter), Tara Jane O’Neil, Hiro Kone, Café Ale (Languis, Pharaohs, dublab), Ice Balloons (TV On The Radio, Fuck Emos, SAMIAM), Sun Foot, and local acts HEXA and Spooky Cigarette. Pall Jenkins (Black Heart Procession, Three Mile Pilot) with Lori Goldston will play the opening anthem.
The inaugural 2018 festival will present immersive, interactive, interdisciplinary art from local and national artists including: Chris Warren, Jeremy Zierau, The League Of Imaginary Scientists, Aaron Rose, Louis Hock, Marisol Rendon, Ingram Ober, Kyle Ranson, Shaun O’dell, Johanna Jackson, Southwestern College Experimental Contem-porary Art Class, Nationwide Museum Mascot Project, Jason Sherry, Angela Berry, Brian Black, Perry Vasquez, Prismatica, Armando De La Torre, Josh Pavlick, Gabi Schaffzin, Best Practice, Jones Von Jonestein, Samantha Delaney, Mindy Solis, Priscilla Salazar, Einar & Jamex De La Torre, Magic Bus, Nah Nah, Larry And Debby Kline, Pinar Yoldas, Max Daily, Brianna Rigg, Stephanie Bedwell, Mome, Ruth Wallen, Oscar Romo, Wendell Kling, Nina Waisman, Maddie Hamann, Iana Quesnell, Lucas Coffin, Kim Reasor & David Lipson, Scott Shoe-mate, Lucy Solomon, Ruben Ochoa, Sto Len, and more TBA.
Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in supporter-generated ecological solutions and discussions with our partners: San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy and Dr. Gabriel Miller, a San Diego Zoo Global Senior Scien-tist.
Guests will find a wide variety of local food vendors, breweries, and craft and retail tables, including those of the event’s sponsors: Modern Times, RVCA, Dr. Bronner’s, Green Flash, Guayaki Yerba Matte, Coola, Alive Market, Casanova Fish Tacos, Island Life Foods, Vinyl Junkies, Boochcraft, Bread & Cheese Catering, Old Harbor Distil-ling Co., Planet Sleaze, San Diego Food Bank, The Beaten Berry, Sushi On A Roll, and Medi Pops, with more to be announced.
A SHIP IN THE WOODS is partnering with several philanthropic organizations in the San Diego community to realize this event. High Tech High will be mentoring students who will learn organizational, leadership, and hands-on building skills. The San Diego Food bank will run a food drive throughout the festival to benefit their Food 4 Kids Backpack Program, which provides weekend supplies of food for children at risk of going hungry in the ab-sence of school lunches. The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy will also be on site to offer educational in-formation about the San Dieguito Watershed. Along with these nonprofit organizations, A SHIP IN THE WOODS is collaborating with Art Reach and many other local supporters of the arts.
General Admission and VIP pass options for this all-ages event are on sale now, and can be purchased through www.shipfest.org. VIP ticket holders will have full access to various amenities, a secluded space to relax, private DJ area, VIP bathroom, complimentary food and drink tickets, front-line access at the entrance, food and drink area and more. Each VIP ticket holder will also receive a free gift. Check back for added updates and announcements.
For more general information about A SHIP IN THE WOODS, visit www.shipinthewoods.com.

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