The music festival is back — ‘Summer Fun on the 101’
Summer Fun on the 101 music festival returns in person on July 9 at Leucadia Roadside Park.
The lineup includes Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Jack Tempchin and Ms. Henry. Tempchin, known for hits for the Eagles such as “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone,” has teamed up with “San Diego rock and roll powerhouse” Ms. Henry. The two will give attendees a taste of their recently released single “Rambling Freeborn Man.”
Popular jazz duo Mattson 2 will be back on the Summer Fun stage with their drum and guitar duo grooves and solos. The Encinitas twin brothers are back to play for their hometown.
The band’s lineup includes the Colonel Clinton Davis String Band, Amerikan Bear, The Morning Room, and Big Boss Bubeleh.
The Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Battle of the Bands winning youth group, Monkey Jam, will take the stage. Lead vocalist Ainsley Savant, known for her powerful vocals, will perform backed by Monkey Jam’s “roaring” rhythm section.
There will be a Craft Beer Garden sponsored by Ballast Point Brewing and Local Roots Kombucha. Highlights include the return of the hula hoop competition.
The money raised by the event will go to university scholarships for two graduates of the Academy of San Dieguito pursuing musical studies. Community members can donate or buy a ticket for the Opportunity Draw.
The event is organized by Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Association thanks to a number of sponsors. The community-based nonprofit organization works with neighborhood business owners, landowners, the City of Encinitas and San Diego County to preserve and revitalize the Leucadia North Coast Highway 101 corridor. non-profit offers various community events each year.
The free event takes place from 11:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 860 N. Coast Highway 101.