Big Bear Lake, CA, July 25, 2011, 8:00am – The third installment of the Music in the Mountains concert series at the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater is this Saturday. Proceeds from the concert benefit forest restoration and the Peace Garden’s program at Bear Valley schools. The concert offers some hot country music, Celtic folk favorites and a bit of salty suite bluegrass. Brian Lynn Jones and the Misfit Cowboys, a high energy, rockin’ honky-tonk original country music band will headline the festival. Scott Gates returns, this time with the Salty Suites bringing bluegrass and roots music to a collective edge. Back by popular demand, the Sligo Rags will take the stage with their unique blend of Celtic and Folk music. Charlie Ray and Linda Washington will perform oldies and originals featuring country favorites to open the festival. Returning signature co-sponsors are the City of Big Bear Lake, Northwoods Resort, the Big Bear Lake Resort Association and Big Bear Mountain Resorts. The summer concert series is co-produced by the National Forest Association and Coldwell Banker, The Tim Wood Group. Tickets are available online at, the Discovery Center and at the event gate.

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