The Hotel California presents The Todos Santos Music Festival, featuring Peter Buck of REM

Baseball Project with Peter Buck Linda Pitmon Steve Wynn Scott McCaughey

The Baseball Project

A benefit for the Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C.

The Hotel California in Todos Santos 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.

The fun-filled music festival will take place over the course of 3 weeks in January 2012,

Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3, with Peter Buck, Bill Rieflin, and Scott McCaughey

Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3

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 info@hotelcaliforniabaja.com. The festival will 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.

Starting at 8 pm 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)

Minus 5 with Scott McCaughey Peter Buck Bill Rieflin, and John Ramberg

The Minus 5

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).

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.

To read our feature story about the Music Festival and band bios, Click on “Music Festival” on the menu.

For more information contact:
Chloe Johnson:  (U.S.) 503-784-7191, chloejsn@yahoo.com
Hotel California: 011 52-612-145-0525, info@hotelcaliforniabaja.com; www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com/press

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