June 22, 2021 - The Mariposa Butterfly Festival (MBF) is not only about the butterfly, it is also about the music. This July 3, MBF presents a Music Festival at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds featuring Mariposa’s exceptionally talented local bands, a singer you won’t forget from the bay area and two bands from Southern California.  The evening tops off with the battle of the bands; one playing at the Amigo Stage and two bands from Long Beach playing on the Front Lawn.

When we heard Dustin Heer perform, we had to sign him up.  He makes every song his own.  Dustin will be playing at the new Beer and Wine Gardens Saturday July 3, from 1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. and on Sunday, July 4 at the Amigo stage at 1:00 P.M. (https://www.dustinheer.com/videos/)

7 3 21 Butterfly bands 300Saturday, July 3rd bands include:

Adam Burns draws on art rock, post-punk and new wave influences to create dynamic and melodic songs full of rich imagery and wry humor.  2:00 P.M. at the Amigo Stage. (https://adamburns.net)

Scott Patrick (formerly of country duo Cottonwood Creek) is an indie-folk/Americana artist from the Sierra Nevada foothills. 3:00 P.M. at the Amigo Stage. (https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=622086655024600)

Tarantula and the Turtle Doves is a string-band trio playing their original and a variety of covers songs. 4:00 P.M. at the Amigo stage. (https://www.facebook.com/tarantulaandtheturtledoves/?ref=page_internal)

Meltwater Bridge band delivers high-energy original, blues-flavored rock and folk. 5:00 P.M. at the Amigo Stage. (https://www.facebook.com/Meltwater-Bridge-Band-680630958793104/videos/?ref=page_internal)

The big event begins at 5:45 P.M. with Movie Club.  A surf rock band from Long Beach, California performing on the Front Lawn. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AURhD91zDfU)

Wargirl features three women, three men, brought together by that eclectic West Coast life performing a luscious brew of rock, funk, reggae and assorted psychedelia sounds wonderfully uplifting and catchy, with a decidedly defiant edge to it, at 6:30 P.M. on the Front Lawn. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Btfhz_xK6o)

7 3 21 Butterfly event 300Soul Galaxy performs deep cuts of Rock, RnB and Soul standards of the 50, 60 and '70s as well as their own original material.  The group lives on exquisite improvisation that invites the listener to join along for a musical journey that's never the same.  6:30 P.M. on the Amigo Stage.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCJ3XvXRxv8)

Sunday, July 4th bands include:

Dustin Heer playing at 1:00 P.M. on the Amigo Stage (https://www.dustinheer.com/videos/)

Lonely Pilgrims playing their original songs at the Beer and Wine Gardens from 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

D.K. Ritz playing mixture of 1940’s hits and soft folk rock at 2:00 P.M. on the Amigo Stage

And the always popular JNX metal band at 3:00 P.M. on the Amigo Stage. (http://jnxofficial.com)

Source: Mariposa Butterfly Festival


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