Annie & Mary Day
- Perigot Park 301 Chartin Road Blue Lake, CA, 95525 United States (map)
Every year since 1967, the Blue Lake Chamber has sponsored Annie and Mary Day. Annie and Mary Day is a celebration of the historic Arcata Mad River Rail Line, named after Annie Carroll and Mary Buckley, two bookkeepers who were employed by the railroad around the year 1907.
This community wide event brings many people together in an atmosphere that encompasses old time fun and revelry. The annual event features a parade, folk music, a bocce ball tournament, barbeque, dancing and family fun!
Here is the music lineup for this fun community tradition:
We describe our music style as “Coastal Country” blending old country and western tunes with a touch of rockabilly, swing with a few belt-buckle polishing ballads thrown into the mix.
Tyger Byle is an acoustic jug band, collaboratively exploring a broad swath of the American Songbook.
That Buckin’ String Band is a McKinleyville-based folk group that plays a creative variety of covers and original tunes.
The Bayou Swamis are a Cajun/Zydeco dance band influenced by the music of Louisiana and hot sauce.
Dead On! is an acoustic trio exploring the Grateful Dead songbook and more.