By Katie Benfield
Blue Bear Mountain Campground in Todd is bringing the Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain back to the High Country for its fifth year on Sept. 7-9 for an enjoyable, clean and relaxed music festival for people of all ages.
Blue Bear Mountain Campground consists of 155 acres of land on which people can camp and enjoy the upcoming music festival.
“The music festival is right on the mountain at around 4,000 feet. There’s a great big stage and people can set up camps,” Kevin Quick, Promoter of the Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain, said. “It’s just beautiful up here. It’s very clean, very green, very well-maintained property.”
Blue Bear Mountain also has a Tee Pee available for rent for the music festival. It has accommodations, such as a queen bed, a bistro table and chairs with two roll away cots. Outside there is a fire pit, picnic table and charcoal grill with space for additional tents. It’s the number one spot for the music festival, center stage.
“The camping here is kind of a big thing, and I think we are one of the highest rated campgrounds in the state,” Quick said. “It’s not like a lot of the other campgrounds. There is a lot more privacy because everything is spaced out.”
If, during the music festival, an attendee gets tired of the crowds and the musical fun, they can scurry off to a secluded part of the woods and still have complete privacy in a beautiful setting, Quick stated.
The musical lineup this year is a knockout with bands such as The Jeff Little Trio, The Carter Brothers, Melissa Reaves, Handlebar Betty, Charleyhorse and so many more other talented and entertaining performers.
“We’ve got a super lineup this year, and it’s going to be an awesome thing,” Quick said. “We are big supporters of music here, and we wanted to hold some kind of festival that would give people in the community the opportunity to play their music and fill the area with high-quality sound.”
Parking isn’t an issue for Blue Bear Mountain either, as the campground will be running shuttles back and forth to various lots on the property throughout the festival.
“There is free parking, and we have so much land,” Quick said. “If it fills up, we just go to the other areas and we have free shuttles that will take you there and back.”
On Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8, the musical performances will begin at 4:00 p.m., and on Saturday, Sept. 9, the music will start at 2:30 p.m.
Prices for tickets are as follows:
- 4-day VIP Pass – $300
- 2-day VIP Pass – $225
- 4-Day VIP Pass for 12 and under – $40
- 2-Day VIP Pass for 12 and under – $30
- 4-Day VIP Pass for Teens – $125
- 2-Day VIP Pass for Teens – $75
- 2-Day Fest Pass, Camping and Parking – $150
- 1-Day Fest Pass, Camping and Parking – $85
- 1-Day Fest Pass and Parking – $65
- 1-Day Fest Pass Teens – $20
- 1-Day Fest Pass 12 and under – Free
To purchase tickets and for more information, call Blue Bear Mountain at 828-406-4226 or visit the website. Tickets are also available at the gate.