HOTEL CALIFORNIA AND THE PALAPA SOCIETY PRESENT THE TODOS SANTOS MUSIC FESTIVAL, A BENEFIT FEATURING PETER BUCK OF R.E.M.
WHO: The Hotel California in Todos Santos, BCS will host the first ever Todos Santos Music Festival, a charity concert featuring Peter Buck of REM and a number of his many musical friends including: Steve Wynn, Robyn Hitchcock, and Scott McCaughey. All proceeds from the festival will benefit The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C.
WHAT: A fun filled music festival over the course of 3 weeks in January 2012, featuring live music 4 nights per week. Each week will feature a special guest artist and Peter Buck of REM will play in every band. Admission is free. A limited number of reserved tables will be available for every show through The Hotel California with a suggested charitable donation of $5 per seat. For more information and reservations contact Hotel California at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHY: To raise money for scholarship, education, medical and environmental programs to benefit local children and their families, via The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C.
WHERE: The Hotel California in Todos Santos, BCS, Mexico, email@example.com
WHEN: Starting at 8pm each evening, with two sets per night
JANUARY 5-8, 2012 STEVE WYNN and THE BASEBALL PROJECT
(Featuring Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon, and Scott McCaughey)
JANUARY 11-14, 2012 ROBYN HITCHCOCK & THE VENUS 3
(Featuring Peter Buck, Bill Rieflin, and Scott McCaughey)
JANUARY 18-21 2012 SCOTT MCCAUGHEY and THE MINUS 5
(Featuring Peter Buck, Bill Rieflin, and John Ramberg)
ABOUT THE HOTEL CALIFORNIA: At the hub of Todos Santos is the legendary and colorful Hotel California. Originally built in 1948 this unique hotel underwent a masterful renovation in 2001 that would go on to win numerous awards for design and dÃÂ©cor. The original 16 rooms were transformed into the eclectic 11-suite hotel it is today. hotelcalifornia.com
ABOUT THE PALAPA SOCIETY: The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C., founded in 2003, is a multi-cultural, non-profit Mexican Civil Association. The mission is the development and administration of scholarship, educational, medical and environmental programs for the benefit of local children and their families. palapasociety.org/
ABOUT THE MUSICIANS: Peter Buck is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed rock band REM. For years he has worked to support other artists in the music business by touring and recording with very talented individuals including seminal alternative artist Steve Wynn (The Dream Syndicate, Miracle 3), renowned English singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock (The Soft Boys, Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians), Pacific Northwest star Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows and REM supporting guitar player), the legendary drummer Bill Rieflin (Ministry, KMFMD, and REM supporting drummer), originating from the Minneapolis scene, rock drummer extraordinaire Linda Pitmon (ZuZu’s petals, Miracle 3, The Baseball Project), and popular Seattle guitarist John Ramberg (Model Rockets, The Trip Wires).
ABOUT TODOS SANTOS: Todos Santos is a sub tropical oasis overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Baja California Sur. Besides the colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, this picturesque gem of Mexico enjoys pure air, a pristine ocean, and an excellent climate with temperatures averaging 75-85F degrees year round. In 2006, Todos Santos was officially designated a Pueblo Magico. Located just 45 miles North of Cabo San Lucas on the Pacific side of Baja, Todos Santos can be reached via either the San Jose Del Cabo Airport (SJD) or the La Paz Airport (LAP)
Chloe Johnson: (U.S.) 503-784-7191, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel California: 011 52-612-145-0525, email@example.com