Welcome to the Grateful Friends Fest
June 6th-9th, 2013 - Black River Falls, Wisconsin
"Sunshine daydream, walk you the tall trees. Going where the wind goes, blooming like a red rose! Breathing more freely light out singing. I'll walk you in the morning sunshine, Sunshine Daydream! Walk you in the sunshine!"
Welcome to the Grateful Friends Fest!
This fest is Deadicated to you, our fans, Hippies, Dead Heads, and Kind folks! You are the reason this fest is happening, and we want all our friends to know that we love you! You will find much the same things happening here as if you were at the Grateful Garcia Gathering. Let the music fill the air! Please give us your idea's for making this year the best year ever!
We have leased the campground venue for June 6th-9th, 2013 - Black River Falls, Wisconsin for the Grateful Friends Fest!
Be sure to make your vacation plans now to take off work, because we lots of excitement planned for all! YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS! Melvin Seals is best known for his long 18 year friendship and musical partnership with cultural icon and guitarist Jerry Garcia and the smile of his that lights up the room. Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become "Jam Band Music".
Other great music festivals have hosted at this venue such as Weedstock, Farmapalooza, Sundog Summer Shakedown, the Big Wu Family Reunion, Campout Roots Festival, Effit Fest, Grateful Garcia Gathering just to name a few!
The venue features 75-plus acres of brilliant surroundings with tall trees that nicely shades your camp site. Campers are welcome to have campfires at each individual campsite and firewood is available at the venue. Rent a cabin! The venue has a full array of conveniences, including 2 facilities with flush toilets and hot showers and other luxurious accommodations. Other venue amenities include a sandy volleyball court, horseshoe pits, hiking trails, a refreshing Spring Fed Lake for your swimming pleasures, outdoor/indoor shower facility, a full service "Beer & Malt Beverages", and Soda Bar for our friends AGES 21+. Pets are allowed with an additional entry price of $30 per pet. Pets must be kept on a leash and all waste must be properly cleaned and removed.
Come out for the time of your life and share some fun times with Jerry smiling down on you!