The Festival: The Brookdale Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival At Costanoa continues the Brookdale festival tradition that dates back to 1998 at the old Brookdale Lodge. The 2014 event will be held at Costanoa Lodge just off of Highway One, near Pescadero in Coastside San Mateo County. The festival will be held on Friday-Sunday, March 7-9, and like all past Brookdale events, is welcomed by the NCBS.
Tickets: Advance Tickets are available online until early Friday morning. Tickets will be available at the door beginning Friday afternoon. The festival is not sold out; however, sales are excellent, so early arrival and purchase is recommended. Ticket Prices: $2-Day– $80, Friday — $35, Saturday — $65.
FRIDAY, March 7
5:00pm — Pete Wernick’s Jam Campers
5:30 — Bad Neighbors
6:00 — David Thom & Jim Lewin
7:00 — Pete & Joan Wernick
7:30 — The Naked Bootleggers
8:30 — Bill Evans
9:30 — Bill Evans/Jam
SATURDAY, March 8
9:00am-Noon — Workshops with Pete Wernick & Jean Butterfield
Ocean View Stage
Noon — Regina Bartlett & Friends
1:00pm — Jean Butterfield
2:00 — Bluegrass Round-Up
3:00 — Cactus Bob & Prairie Flower
4:00 — Bill Hunter & Friends
Lodge Outdoor Stage
5:00 — Toby Gray & Highway Buddha
6:00 — Brookdale Bluegrass Band
7:00 — Stoney Mountain Ramblers
8:00 — The Tuttles With A. J. Lee
9:00 — Pete & Joan Wernick
SUNDAY, March 9
NOTE: Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00am.
9:00am — Open Mike Hosted By Jean Butterfield
Night jam rooms will be available throughout the festival.
NOTE: Performances will be held indoors in the event of inclement weather.
From The San Francisco Bay Area: Go west on Highway 92 to Half Moon Bay, then left (south) on Highway 1 for 25 miles. From Santa Cruz: Go north on Highway 1 for 25 miles.
Costanoa Lodge is south of the town of Pescadero, halfway between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz, off the east side of Highway 1. The address is 2001 Rossi Road, Pescadero, CA 94060.
Lodging: The following accomodations are available: Lodge Rooms, Cabins, Tent Cabins, RV Camping, and (regular) Tent Camping. Reservations can be made online or call (887) 262-7848. Mention that you are with the festival.
Weather: Nice indoors and out! FRI: Mostly sunny. High 59, Low 45. SAT: Partly cloudy. High 62, Low 47. Sunday: High 61, Low 47. Rain chance for Sunday (only) is 40%.
Food, Drink, Services: The high-end lodge offers a nice restaurant and bar and a camp store for your convenience. The nearby town of Pescadero has several restaurants and stores, plus a gas station.
Non-Bluegrass Activities: Coastal access, hiking, horseback riding, and a beautiful natural setting.
And remember — All of your friends will be there!
Costanoa Lodge & Campground