Official press release:

The third annual Dry Diggings Festival is set to take place on September 2nd and 3rd in Placerville, CA at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. This year’s two-day music and lifestyle festival will feature performances by Matisyahu, The Expendables, Barrington Levy, Dilated Peoples, Common Kings, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Sammy J, Orgone, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, and two more headlining acts to be announced on July 7th. The Dry Diggings Festival will also feature an interactive vendor village, onsite camping, and craft beer from Altmont Beer Works and Sierra Nevada.

The current Dry Diggings lineup for 2017 is as follows:

The Expendables
Dilated Peoples
Long Beach Dub Allstars
Common Kings
Barrington Levy
Josh Heinrichs
Tomorrows Bad Seeds
Sammy J
The Expanders
Arden Park Roots
Iya Terra
Kash’d Out

Dry Diggings founder Jeff Monser said:

“Our goal for Dry Diggings Festival, is to create a unique event, where everyone feels welcome. We’ve built the foundation of the event around a backyard party atmosphere! We have something for everyone: Camping, outdoor activities, beer tasting, incredible music and more. This year we are also adding a skate competition with judging by professional skaters. We are really excited to expand and grow the Dry Diggings experience!”

An Early Bird ticket pre-sale is now available online at with a limited number of discounted General Admission and camping packages available while supplies last.