WATSON FEST! THE BEST PARTY OF THE YEAR!!
Grab your friends and come get weird at one of the most beautiful places AZ has to offer... Watson lake. A music, & shenanigan filled, family friendly event…but a dysfunctional family!
This 3-day festival features 10 phenomenal bands, local food trucks, an awesome beer garden, fun group bike rides, Camping and a Klunker race on Friday to start it all off.
Not yet sold? How about the fact that costumes are the dress code and a Paul Bunyan sized wooden bike will be burned to the ground during Saturday night's festivities!
It's just $25 for a single day ticket allowing you access to nonstop fantastic entertainment, in an awesome town. Lots of fun Adult games and kids entertainment. Which means fun for both kids and adults.
Trust me this is one weekend you do not want to miss!!!
This event is sure to become a favorite. Burning man started small too!? Let's do this! Make sure you like our Facebook page or check us out on Instagram to get the updates .Get your event and camping tickets now!
This years rides will be shuttled for maximum enjoyment. Or you can drive yourself to trail head.
Rides leave the pit Sat & Sun at 8am
Advanced Ride - Technical ride into the Dells. Rock drops, rollers, and stuff we just make up and session
Intermediate Ride - Going into the pines of Thumb butte
15(ish) miles 8-11am
Weekend warrior Ride - Flowing trails in Brownlow riding area
9 miles 8-10am
Family fun Ride - Shorter ride for the whole family
3-5 miles 9-10am
E-bike mania Ride - 9-11am
Build a bike to race or just have fun!
Friday Sept 8th@1:00pm
Rules - Older the better!
Bike has to have no modern suspension (Old Springer or elastomer OK), and no disc brakes.
THREE WAYS TO SIGN UP - HERE, LOCAL BIKE SHOP OR AT WATSON FEST ON FRIDAY BEFORE 11am.
We have partnered with Best Western to bring you great rooms at a great price for this event! Watson fest discount is 30% off the current rate! Thanks Best Western. SELECT SPECIAL PROMOTION
12:00 - 1:30pm Sugar City 2:00pm - 3:30pm TBD 4:00 - 5:30pm All She Wrote 6:00 - 6:30pm Kaileena Martin 6:30 - 7:30 pm Lonesome Whistle 8:00 9:30pm Sugar Thieves
10:30 - 11:30am Aj Odneal
12:00 - 1:00pm King Copper
1:30 - 3:00pm Andre DeBride
3:30 - 5:00pm Marc Ridge
5:30 - 7:30pm Scandalous Hands
8:00 - 9:30pm Rivers Run Wild
10:00 - 11:30am Adam Kinion Music 12:00 - 1:30pm Wheel House
2:00 - 4:00pm Marc Ridge
Rivers Run Wild produces enriching, rootsy music that has a way of speaking strait to the heart. Each of their songs is like a familiar old friend- the song you didn't know you needed to hear today. Their humble, fun-loving vibe is borne of a deep and palpable friendship, translating into that spark that only real musical chemistry can deliver.
The Sugar Thieves have a sultry blues roots foundation, and powerhouse delta sound that will take you back in time. They also come equipped with a fresh new style, high-energy showmanship, and an original song list that brings music enthusiasts, of any age, to their feet.
Scandalous Hands is keeping rock alive across Arizona with their modern takes on the 60s & 70s classics few other bands would dare to cover. From Beatles to Zeppelin, Steely Dan, and Allman Brothers, you'll be wondering where the music will go next.
Singer/songwriter pursuing my passion. Trying to reach people and make them feel the music. I write, sing and play with everything I got. Most of the time I keep it simple, but try to convey as much feeling as I can with few words. Thanks for checking out the jams!
A born storyteller, has carved a remarkable musical journey by captivating audiences with his emotionally charged narratives. Inspired by legendary artists like Bob Dylan and Simon & Garfunkel and Bob Marley, his music weaves tales of love, life's struggles, and social issues, resonating deeply with listeners. Beyond his soulful vocals and intricate instrumentals, Andre's live performances create immersive experiences, forging connections with his audience and building a sense of community. In the recording studio, he channels boundless creativity, infusing each track with the same storytelling prowess as his live shows. Andre's dedication to teaching and learning, evident in mentorship programs and collaborations with diverse artists, ensures that his artistry continues to evolve and inspire others, leaving an indelible mark on the music world.
Lonesome Whistle hails from Prescott AZ and provides a unique offering as it is the only band in the county that plays straight ahead western swing and traditional country music from the 30's thru the 50's.
Wheelhouse Trio is an acoustic group, steeped in vocal harmonies. Comprised of Becky Ryniak, Nick Guzzo, and Greg Paul, local Prescott residents, who play primarily throughout Northern Arizona. Specializing in acoustically covering genres of rock, country and everything in between. Finding their audiences smiling and singing along, is this popular trios greatest joy!
AJ Odneal is an indie folk singer/songwriter whose sound is heavily influenced by pop and jazz. She uses both the guitar and ukulele to accompany her smooth vocals and engaging lyrics.
All She Wrote is a rock and roll band with roots in blues and honky tonk. Raw guitars, snarling bass and hard driving drums set the foundation as Williams howls his tortured vocals into the crowd.
"Talent, great songs and fun oozes out of their pores" - Cindy Jones Prescott, AZ.
King Copper is a traditional jazz band playing mostly old hot jazz songs from the 1920s.