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Sierra Nevada Resort Is Relaxing Haven for Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza

“Elegantly rustic” resort offers restorative Cali stay during August brews-and-blues event

After a day of sensational sounds amid the pines, Bluesapalooza attendees can kick back and relax in the convenient in-town comfort of the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa.

Mammoth Lakes, California – June 28, 2019 – With a lineup that ranges from legendary bluesman and seven-time Grammy Award-winner Buddy Guy to San Francisco crossover cellist Rebecca Roudman and her Dirty Cello band, as well as more than 80 craft breweries and cideries pouring more than 200 beers and ciders from across the country, this year’s Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza in Mammoth Lakes, California, Aug. 1-4, 2019, promises to be the most popular yet. And no local lodging will provide a more comfortable, pampering and rejuvenating stay than the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa, recently named a “cool place for warm summer days” by Whole Life Times and an “elegantly rustic and comfortable getaway by Snow Industry News.

The family-owned Sierra Nevada Resort in the jaw-droppingly gorgeous Mammoth Lakes area is ideally situated downtown, a few minutes from the festival by car or trolley and within easy walking distance of top-notch restaurants, including the resort’s own Jimmy’s Taverna, honored as a “mountain retreat taking wine to new heights” by Wine Spectator. The lodging also sits mere minutes from such surrounding natural wonders as Devils Postpile National Monument, as well as Convict, Crowley and Mono lakes, and Yosemite National Park.


The perfect Mammoth Lakes, California, home base for the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza, the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa makes guests feel at home.


Now in its 24th year, Mammoth’s biggest summer event features incredible music outdoors among the pines with more than 20 bands performing blues, rock and R&B on two stages. The four days of festivities include handcrafted beer and cider tastings and a variety of food options from local restaurants and national vendors.

Resort guests are treated to the country-cozy mountain-lodge ambience of the friendly and attentive Sierra Nevada Lodge, with its hand-hewn alpine lobby bar featuring oversized fireplaces and hand-woven rugs. Overnight options for the 149-room resort include the delightfully appealing lodge rooms, as well as the extensively remodeled fireplace suites – with their king-sized beds, resort-style kitchens accented by granite countertops, deep-soaking tubs in bathrooms with heated floors and toilet seats, and sink-into-soft leather chairs – and, perfect for groups, the spacious condo-style chalets, each one a luxurious bi-level townhome accommodating 8-10 and offering views of Mammoth Mountain, with a well-stocked kitchen, expansive living room, three warmly appointed bedrooms and three full-sized, marble-enhanced baths.


L to R: 82-year-old Blues legend Buddy Guy; Dirty Cello (photos: Bluesapalooza).


Bluesapalooza offers a variety of ticket options and prices, ranging from $25/person for a Beyond Bluesapalooza Thursday Ticket to $310/person for the 4-Day Early Entry Blues/Brews Ultimate Pass. Visit to book tickets. And families note that kids 10 and under may attend concerts free with a paid adult.

The Sierra Nevada Resort also is known for its family-welcoming approach with fun for the kids ranging from splashing in the outdoor pool to High Sierra hiking to the resort’s own on-site Frosty’s Mini Golf. Rates at Sierra Nevada Lodge & Spa during the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza start from $129 for a lodge room (rates based on availability; taxes and fees not included).


About Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa

Located in the heart of Mammoth Lakes, California, near Mammoth Mountain, Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa is a premier Mammoth lodging named one of 12 of “California’s Best Ski Resorts and Inns” by L.A. Biz. Designed with classic Sierra rustic lodge-style appeal, the 148-room Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa includes 15 fireplace suites and six three-bedroom chalets. Pampering amenities at the hotel include heated bathroom floors and toilet seats, soaking tubs, large waterfall showers, kitchenettes, fireplaces and real leather lounge chairs as well as an on-property full-service spa and three distinctive restaurants. Boasting a star-studded Hollywood history including as a former Rat Pack hangout, the resort also features Hoagy Carmichael’s piano from “To Have and Have Not” in the lobby and Duke’s Bar & Fireside Lounge named for John Wayne, who used to meet hunting and fishing buddies there. For additional information, visit


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