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High Sierra Music Festival starts July 4

Cello player and vocalist Neyla Pekarek of the Lumineers performs at last year’s High Sierra Music Festival, which runs this year Thursday – Sunday, July 4 – 7. An eclectic blend of music, activities, food and crafts vendors entices thousands to the spirited festival. Photo by Hannah Rose Miller
Laura Beaton

High Sierra Music Festival discount tickets available for local residents 

The 23rd Annual High Sierra Music Festival begins tomorrow at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. An exciting lineup of musicians, including legendary performer Robert Plant, are set to perform on 3 outdoor stages and 2 late night indoor stages.

Tickets may be purchased at the main box office on North Mill Creek Road each day of the festival after 11 a.m. Neighbors and Locals must show an ID and proof of residency to obtain the local discount.

For more information go to highsierramusic.com.

Locals Discount

Four-day pass: $199

Three-day pass: $175

Two-day pass: $125

Thursday – Saturday: $65/day

Sunday: $55

Kids 6 – 12: $10/day

Eligible ZIP codes: 95923, 95934, 95936, 95947, 95956, 95971, 95980, 95983, 95984, 96020, 96103, 96105, 96106, 96118, 96122, 96124. 96126, 96129, 96135, 96137

Quincy Neighbors Program

Thursday, Friday, Saturday: $50/day

Sunday: $25

Four-day pass: $125

Eligible addresses:

500 block of Bell Lane

Bresciani Circle

Fairgrounds Road

600 – 1790 Lee Road

1089 – 1280 E. Main St.

Manzanita Way

North Mill Creek Road

Pioneer Road

Pony Drive

1412 Quincy Junction Road

Railway Avenue

Redberg Avenue

Redberg Lane

Sierra Park Drive

Sugar Pine Drive

Weldon Avenue

West Street

There is a 1 ticket limit per ID,

and must be redeemed in person.


  The 23rd annual High Sierra Music Festival is about to descend upon Quincy. Residents can expect lots of visitors filling streets and stores as they make their way toward the fairgrounds.

  Quincy residents living near the fairgrounds may be eligible for a “Quincy neighbors” discount. Plumas County residents and some communities bordering Plumas County are also eligible for discounts.

  Tickets may be purchased at the box office on North Mill Creek Road near the fairgrounds each day of the festival after 11 a.m. Quincy neighbors and locals must show an ID and proof of residency to obtain the local discount.

  Tickets and a schedule of performers and events are available online at highsierramusic.com.


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