December 12-16, 2012
Whenever a new Cloud 9 Adventure is born, there is always a curious energy filling the air. We wanted it to be great but little did we know just how special the first Strings & Sol would be. The inaugural year featured four nights on the beach with Yonder Mountain String Band, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, and The Infamous Stringdusters. A new, excited group of fans brought unmatched energy to a beautiful setting where we were treated to set after set of blistering bluegrass jams and unique musical collaborations.
For our first year, we wanted to ensure Strings & Sol would be unlike any other concert vacation so we stacked the schedule with artist-filled excursions, workshops, and activities. Guests joined members of YMSB and RRE on deep-sea fishing and ruin exploration excursions. We closed out our amazing activities programming with a “Pickin’ Clinic” featuring guest appearances from all of the Strings & Sol bands! When the 4 days came to an end, we knew we were onto something great! And the energy has clearly carried over to every year after...