High Sierra Adds Tank And The Bangas, SunSquabi And More To 2017 Lineup

first_imgToday, High Sierra Music Festival announced several additions to the lineup for their 27th annual event, set to take place from June 29th – July 2nd, 2017 at the Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds in Quincy, CA. The lineup additions include recent NPR Tiny Desk Contest winners Tank and the Bangas, Colorado live-electronic trio SunSquabi, Grammy-winning nine-piece Latin funk orchestra Grupo Fantasma, and instrumental hip-hop foursome Butcher Brown.We’re particularly excited to see Tank & The Bangas added to the High Sierra roster, after they recently won our hearts with their powerful NPR Tiny Desk concert. As fellow scheduled High Sierra performer and Tiny Desk Contest judge Trey Anastasio remarked about the NOLA hip-hop/soul/R&B/spoken word outfit’s contest submission, “Tank and the Bangas is like a psychedelic joy rap explosion. Like a female Sly Stone teleporting into 2017 and landing in New Orleans. I love this video. It makes me want to be there.” But don’t just take Trey’s word for it–you can watch the full performance below:Nestled in Quincy, CA, the High Sierra Music Festival has been recognized for its trademark sense of community and annual traditions among festivalgoers and music lovers.  The picturesque location, wide variety of artists, unique musical settings, and affordable prices have all combined to make High Sierra the ultimate, intimate festival experience. The festival features intimate artist “playshops,” an interactive Family Area, daily parades, fabulous food with no waiting lines, Yoga, Pilates and dance classes along with the opportunity to just relax and camp with good friends.  With a full spectrum of music offered on multiple daytime stages and multiple nighttime venues, the High Sierra Music Festival is an anticipated yearly event and an experience for people of all ages.You can check out the full 2017 High Sierra Music Festival Lineup below. For more information, or to purchase tickets, head to the festival’s website.last_img read more

US business chamber slams Mexico electrical power law

first_imgMEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says Mexico’s attempts to limit private electricity generation would violate the U.S.-Mexico Canada trade agreement, known as the USMCA. The business group urged Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to withdraw a bill that would give priority in electricity purchases to older, more polluting, state-owned power plants. The Chamber’s Senior Vice President of the Americas said in a statement Friday that the bill could re-instate a government monopoly. Neil Herrington wrote “these changes would significantly raise the cost of electricity and limit access to clean energy for Mexico’s citizens.” Mexico has vowed to forge ahead with the law.last_img read more