A SHIP IN THE WOODS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL JUNE 16-17 IN SAN DIEGO

WSOHOIDPS

A VESSEL FOR CULTURAL CAPITAL

BUILT TO SPILL, SHABAZZ PALACES, BILL CALLAHAN (SMOG), AND NO AGE TO HEADLINE THE INAUGURAL MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL CALLED, A SHIP IN THE WOODS, AT FELICITA COUNTY PARK IN NORTH COUNTY SAN DIEGO ON JUNE 16-17

Musical acts will be featured on two stages and art exhibitions, sound installations and performance art will be taking place in various locations around the park both days. The festival also features a curated selection of local food vendors, award winning breweries and artisanal retailers.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018 (Escondido, California) – A SHIP IN THE WOODS Music and Art Festival is produced by the 501C3 non-profit art and culture incubator of the same name. The festival will take place at Felicita County Park in Escondido, California, within a 50 acre oak grove, which includes trails and a 1000 year old stream, situated in North County San Diego on Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th. The astounding and diverse line-up features more than twenty musical acts and more than twenty-five art installations and exhibits. This is an all-ages event at which families are welcome and will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Attendees will experience a lineup of diverse, notable, contemporary, independent and emerging performers representing a wide range of genres, including indie-rock, folk, post-punk, post-rock, shoegaze, dreampop, afrofuturist hip-hop, ambient, experimental, and electronic music thanks in part to grant support from the City of San Diego and County of San Diego along with select sponsors. There will be immersive outdoor contemporary art installations with a focus on social practice, ecology, and experimentation. Food trucks and vendors supporting conscious forward products and practices will be on hand.

“We are super stoked to be playing the inaugural SHIP IN THE WOODS Festival this year,” Randy Randall of the band No Age enthuses. “This is an incredible, inclusive, creative community that supports the rights of all people. Such an awesome collection of bands and artists make this event something unique.”

WSOHOIDPS co-Executive Director, Lianne Mueller adds “The mission of the festival is a continuation of the organizations past programming merging world class talent with local San Diego artists. The diversity of musicians and artist is a beautiful and unique aspect of the festival. Artists range in age, sexual orientation, and ethnicity. This line-up was built around inclusivity and representation.”

Aaron Rose, filmmaker, art curator, cultural icon and director of the “Beautiful Losers” film will construct the La Rosa Social Club, a pop-up exhibition/art bar. Everything in the space is recycled, or created by Rose or artist friends including the walls, murals and drink menu. The experience is completely interactive.

EMA will perform on a unique stage and explore modern suburban worlds of prosaic fantasy and nightmare, using melody and narrative to explore other realms coexisting with our current reality.

Southern California radio stations including KCRW, KXLU, and 91x Loudspeaker have ticket giveaways planned. Interviews and highlights are running on Alt 949, 91xfm, KKSM and DubLab.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16TH MUSICAL LINE-UP
(set times TBA)
Shabazz Palaces
No Age
Ice Balloons (TV on the Radio, SAMIAM, Fuckemos)
Lonnie Holley
Sunfoot (Jackie-O Motherfucker, Smog)
Drew Mcdowall (Coil, Psychic TV)
Hiro Kone
Hexa

OPENING SONG BY
Lori Goldston (Nirvana Unplugged)
Pall Jenkins (The Black Heart Procession, Three Mile Pilot)

SUNDAY, JUNE 17TH MUSICAL LINE-UP
(set times TBA)
Built To Spill
Bill Callahan (Smog)
Tree People
Tara Jane O’Neil
Moon Diagrams (Deerhunter)
EMA (Solo In The Woods)
Basser
Willis Earl Beal
Café Ale
Spooky Cigarette

VIP AREA
Island Boy
Weird Hues

VISUAL ARTISTS
Angela Berry
Armando Del La Torre
Artreach
Ashley Fernderson
Best Practice (Joe Yorty)
Brian D. Black
Brianna Rigg
Chris Warren
David Lipson
Debby Kine
Dexter Offer
Gabriel Miller
Gabriel Schaffzin
Iana Quesnell
Ingram Ober
Jason Sherry
Jermey Zireau
Jessica Frelund
Johanna Jackson
Jones Von Jonestein
Katie Ruiz
Kim Reasor
Kyle Ranson
Larry Kline
Lissa Corona
Louis Hock
Lucy Solomon
MOME-
Maddie Hamann
Magic Bus
Marina Grize
Max Daily
Mindy Solis
Nina Waisman
NWMMP (Brian Dick and Christen Sperry-Garcia)
Oscar Romo
Perry Vasquez
Pinar Yoldas
Priscilla Salser
Prismatica
Ruben Ochoa
Ruth Wallen
Samantha Delaney (HESTIA)
Scott Shoemate
Shaun O’Dell
Southwestern College Experimental Contemporary Art Class
Stephanie Bedwell
Sto Len
The Leaugue of Imaginary Scientists
Wendell Kling

with Special Guests: Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Couture Fashion By Francisco Medavog

& La Rosa Social Club by Aaron Rose

EVENT LISTED ONLINE:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2084854181792714/

TICKETS ON SALE
https://www.shipfest.org/tickets/
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3353995

TICKETS ALSO ON SALE AT
Vinyl Junkies Record Shack
2235 Fern St.
San Diego, CA 92104
(In South Park Across the Street from Whistle Stop)

TICKET PRICES
$60 Regular Admission
$100 Regular Weekend Pass
$100 Regular 1 Day VIP Pass
$180 Regular VIP Weekend Pass

SHIP IN THE WOODS ONLINE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
https://www.shipfest.org/
https://www.instagram.com/ashipinthewoods/
https://twitter.com/SHIPINTHEWOODS
https://www.facebook.com/SHIPINTHEWOODS

A WORD ABOUT VENDORS AND SPONSORS
WSOHOIDPS co-Founder and co-Executive Director, RJ Brooks explains “our organization is not and has never been funded by large, multinational corporations. Our festival will not be overrun with enormous billboards or loud, commercial marketing strategies. In-stead our sponsors get exposure to a live audience, as well as our pre- and post-event social media followers, live web streaming viewers, and more. Our events attract visitors of all ages, with most guests falling between the ages of 18 – 45. Our audience is edu-cated, community-oriented, conscientious about the environment and social justice; they are inspired by music, culture, and art in all of its iterations.”

SPONSORS INCLUDE
Alesmith Brewing
Alive Market
Alpine Beer Co
Artist Network Program
Bluxom Salon
Boochcraft
Burgeon Beer Co
Burn All Books
City Beat
COOLA
Coronado Brewing
Diamond Environmental Services
Dining Out SD
Dr. Bronner’s
Fall Brewing
Fly PR
Green Flash Brewing
Guayaki Yerba Mate
Home Brewing Co
Island Life Foods
KKSM
Modern Times Beer
Mother Earth Brew Co
Old Harbor Distilling Co
Pizza Port Brewing Co
RVCA
Second Chance Beer Co
Singing Serpent
South Norte Beer Co
Superlative Screen Printing
Sushi on a Roll
Tap That Draft Beer Services
Thorn Brewing Co

PARTINERS INCLUDE
A Reason To Survive
Art Reach
Art Unites
High Tech High
John Roy Sound
MCASD
Media Arts Center
San Diego Food Bank
San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy
Vinyl Junkies Record Shack
Visit Escondido

VENDORS INCLUDE
Burn All Books
Instinct Reiki
Medi Pops
Planet Sleaze
Vinyl Junkies Record Shack

FOOD VENDORS
Bread and Cheese Catering
Casanova Fish Tacos
Island Life Foods
The Beaten Berry
The Green Door

ABOUT A SHIP IN THE WOODS
WSOHOIDPS (A SHIP IN THE WOODS) is a non-profit incubator working to engage the community through elevated dialogues in art, science, music, new media and culture based in Southern California. Through diverse curated events, residency programs, and interdisciplinary collaborations, WSOHOIDPS has become a thriving community of innova-tive thinkers and supporters addressing social and environmental issues that influence our ever-evolving experience of the world. Past events have included national musical acts, scientists and artists such as XUI XUI, The Mekons, HTRK, Prayers, Tommy Guerrero, Re-becca Solnit, Crispin Hellion Glover, Chris Johanson, Alan Sonfist, Tony Oursler, Marilyn Minter, Dennis McKenna, DJ Dougpound, Patrick Cavanagh, Dr. Brown, J.P. Incorporated and so many more.

For press materials or additional information on A SHIP IN THE WOODS MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL please contact Fly PR: T. (323) 739-6182 or buzz@flypr.net

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