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JUNE 21-23 2024

Woollystar is an intimate weekend of live music, film, and camping

held at Woollystar Ranch in California's smallest County.

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Tickets for admission and camping can be purchased

online or at the Markleeville General Store

Early Bird Full Weekend........................................Sold Out

General Full Weekend Admission.........................$195

Kid's Full Weekend Admission (under 18)............$50

Car Camping - $50 per site

Camping for the entire weekend June 21st 12 noon - June 23rd 4pm

Up to 4 people per site

All campers must also purchase admission to the festival

Truck campers and tiny trailers under 10 ft are o.k.

RV Camping - $125 per site

Camping for the entire weekend June 21st 12 noon - June 23rd 4pm

Up to 6 people per site

All campers must also purchase admission to the festival

RV's must be under 40 feet total

To Volunteer please fill out this form:


Where is the event located?

We are located at a private ranch about 15 minutes outside of the town of Markleeville. To get the full address, you must purchase a ticket.

I want to play/show my film/being a vendor at Woollystar, how can I get in touch?

If you are interested performing at Woollystar, please send an email with an EPK, including a video of your live performance to
If you are interested in screening your film, being a vendor, or being a volunteer please get in touch at

I would like to volunteer at Woollystar, what should I do?

Please fill out this form:

Are children allowed at Woollystar?

Woollystar is an all ages event, however this is a working ranch in a natural setting, and all people under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times. This entertainment is not geared towards children, but they are welcome to attend and have enjoyed the event in years past. There is a lower ticket price for people under 18 years of age.

What kind of music will there be?

Our music is primarily folk, alternative/indie, and singer-songwriter.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are allowed on leash, as long as they are not aggressive, guests must clean up after their pets.

Can I cook at my campsite or RV?

There are no campfires or BBQs or any open flames allowed. However, you can cook with a gas cooking stove, but it must be 2 feet off of the ground and you must keep water or a fire extinguisher at your campsite to put out any fires. Here is an example of a table you can bring to cook your food on.

Can I bring my chair/cooler/umbrella/blanket?

Yes, you can bring a chair to sit on, and you are welcome to bring a cooler, umbrella, or a picnic blanket. We do not allow people to bring their own E-Z up tents (unless it is with your RV).

Can I bring food or drinks?

Yes, you can bring your own food, and beer/wine and non-alcoholic beverages. However, we highly encourage people to patronize the food vendor and bar that will be available on site during the event.

What accommodations are available at the campsite?

We provide flat sites with access to port-o-potties, handwashing stations, and clean drinking water. We do not provide showers or electricity at RV sites or campsites.

Do I have to buy tickets to the festival to be part of the workshop?

No, workshop tickets are separate and participants are not required to purchase tickets beyond the $35 workshop fee. Buying a ticket to the workshop does not give you admission to the festival.



The Brothers Comatose, The Stone Foxes, Chuck Prophet, Qiensave, Tim Bluhm, Los Cenzontles, Margo Cilker, ISMAY, The Coffis Brothers, Space Happy (film), Agouti, Kelly McFarling & Alfred Howard, The Live Oaks, Ash Relics, Patrick Dethlefs, Call Me Mule (film), Holly Tzeigon (Kalinders), Elizabeth Lubin, Beans Sousa, Wreckless Strangers, and Flamenco Del Mar. 

Stay tuned for announcements here and at our instagram page.

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Thursday June 20th 4pm-7pm

All levels of experience are welcome

Come join celebrated singer-songwriter Robby Hecht for a 3 hour workshop on songwriting. The workshop will include a lecture, 1 on 1 instruction, time to work on songs, and an opportunity to perform in front of the group.



Robby has taught songwriting at music festivals around the country including Sister's Folk Fest. He has been captivating audiences as a touring singer-songwriter for over two decades, combining quietly impactful songwriting reminiscent of Tom Waits or Jim Croce with the graceful vocal resonance of James Taylor. With a remarkable blend of insightful lyricism, memorable melodies, and a voice that carries both strength and tenderness, his music resonates with audiences from all walks of life.

Robby’s dedication to the craft and collaborative spirit have solidified his reputation as a versatile and respected artist within the industry. He garnered recognition as a songwriter’s songwriter early in his career, winning a number of revered performing songwriter contests and touring across the US and Europe. His music has been the soundtrack for countless journeys, amassing over 25 million streams to date. And with more than 60 songs recorded by other artists, as well as numerous contributions as a featured vocalist, Robby has added his distinct touch to the work of fellow musicians, reaching music lovers through the voices of others.

Beyond his musical endeavors, Robby is a passionate advocate for mental health awareness. Openly discussing his own journey with bipolar disorder, he shines a light on these issues, breaking the stigma and offering support and inspiration to those who may be facing similar struggles.

“Intimate and introspective”
— USA Today
“Songwriting of the highest quality.”
— The Telegraph
“Artfully constructed…pitch-perfect.”
— The Wall Street Journal

Ages 13 and up, people ages 13-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Admission to the workshop does not include admission to any other Woollystar events

Workshop participants are not required to purchase tickets to the festival


For general questions about Woollystar please send a message here at our contact or email

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