Fire Safe Marin Debuts ‘Ember Stomp’ Event, a First-Ever Wildfire Prevention  Festival Featuring Live Music

Fire Safe Marin Debuts ‘Ember Stomp’ Event, a First-Ever Wildfire Prevention Festival Featuring Live Music

Fire Safe Marin, the nonprofit organization launched in in 1991 in the aftermath of the Oakland Hills fire to focus on reducing fire hazards, promoting fire safety awareness, and helping Marin County residents adapt and prepare for wildfires, is taking its community...
Mutual Admiration Society: We Created Something Special, You’ve Filled Us With Joy and We Can’t Wait to Do It Again Next Year

Mutual Admiration Society: We Created Something Special, You’ve Filled Us With Joy and We Can’t Wait to Do It Again Next Year

By Jim Welte THANK YOU. I’m old enough to have felt just about every emotion that one can experience in their lifetime. But my feelings on May 7th at the inaugural Mill Valley Music Fest were something else entirely. I spent an entire afternoon being stopped by...
The Inaugural Mill Valley Music Festival, in Photos

The Inaugural Mill Valley Music Festival, in Photos

The Stage & the Scene All photos by Paige K. Parsons / Mill Valley Music Festival and Gary Ferber. The View from Above Photo by Alex McCutcheon. The Art All photos by Paige K. Parsons / Mill Valley Music Festival and Gary Ferber. The Food & Drink All photos by...
Kiddo! Carnival Returns May 27-30, Caps Memorial Day Weekend With Post-Parade Concert

Kiddo! Carnival Returns May 27-30, Caps Memorial Day Weekend With Post-Parade Concert

Kiddo Carnival’s post-parade concert lineup features, clockwise from top, Catfight feat. Teal Collins, Rock the Ages and Wreckless Strangers. Courtesy images. One of Mill Valley’s biggest weekends of the year is almost here, and it’s a bonafide...
Mill Valley Music Festival’s Magnanimous Sponsors Have Made the Monumental Possible!

Mill Valley Music Festival’s Magnanimous Sponsors Have Made the Monumental Possible!

As you have read in this space many times before, the heart and soul of any music festival is, quite simply, the power of song. It can lift you up, infuse your spirit with joy and create a communal, sonic experience with your friends, neighbors and even those you’ve...