Sawtooth Valley Gathering

Thu, Jul 28th - Sun, Jul 31st

through Sun, Jul 31st

July 2022

Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park

School Rd, Stanley, ID 83278, USA

Sawtooth Valley Gathering Confirms Watchhouse in 2nd Round Of Artist Additions 

Jackie Venson, The Sweet Lillies, Sunny War, among the musicians making their “Sawtooth” debut

STANLEY, IDAHO – April 12, 2022 – Nothing But Love presents is thrilled to confirm the second round of musicians added to the 7th annual Sawtooth Valley Gathering in Stanley, Idaho, July 28 – 31, 2022.  Flag bearers of the contemporary folk world, Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange), will be making their debut at #SVG7.  Also making their first appearance at “Sawtooth” is Jackie Venson (Austin, TX), a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter known far and wide for her complexly beautiful music and blazing guitar skills.  The high-energy, melodic tunes of Colorado’s The Sweet Lillies, Los Angeles-based street singer, guitarist, and roots music revolutionary Sunny War, and the no-nonsense singer/songwriter Outlaw Country Queen out of Seattle, WA, Darci Carlson.  

TK & The Holy Know-Nothings, Brad Parsons, And Blood Lemon Are Coming Back in ‘22

Portland, Oregon’s psychedelic doom boogie band, TK & The Holy Know-Nothings, are back for their third appearance at the event, along with Astoria, Oregon’s singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Brad Parsons, who is back for his sixth year at the gathering.  Boise three-piece Blood Lemon — singer/guitarist Lisa Simpson (Finn Riggins, Treefort Music Fest), singer/bassist Melanie Radford (Built to Spill, Marshall Poole) and percussionist Lindsey Lloyd (Tambalka) are set to return for their second summer in a row. Stanley, Idaho’s local legends Pesky Grape Seeds, will also be returning in July to kick Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park off with some good old-fashioned traditional bluegrass.

In Case You Missed It

#SVG7 will be centered around the 35+ live performances from national, regional, and local acts at the rustically beautiful Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park on July 29-30.  Live music is also scheduled July 28 and 31 at Mountain Village Resort.  On-site and off-site camping will be offered beginning Thursday, July 28 and available until Monday, August 1.  Beverage, food, arts and craft vendors, workshops, and much more will all be offered in addition to the scheduled musical performances.  

Fruition Return To The Sawtooths

Portland, Oregon’s Fruition is confirmed to perform 2 nights as a headliner, making their 4th time in that role at the festival.  In 2016, the band performed their first ever headlining set at a music festival and returned to fulfill that duty again in 2018.  Since then, they’ve released three EP’s, two singles, a live album and toured steadily to an ever-growing audience of fans, both nationally and internationally, culminating in a triumphant return to SVG in 2021.  

Built To Spill To Make “Sawtooth” Debut

Built To Spill is confirmed to make their Sawtooth Valley Gathering debut on Saturday, July 30.  Also added to the initial lineup are Shook Twins, John Craigie, Steve Poltz, and many more.

Tickets On Sale Now

A limited number of ticket options are on sale now while supplies last. For more ticketing information, please visit

 Sawtooth Valley Gathering 2021:  Recap Video

Nothing But Love presents and editor Jeff Leonard have joined forces to create a fun trip down memory lane with the official recap video for the 2021 Sawtooth Valley Gathering. Watch this and get excited for warmer days at the 2022 Gathering!

About Sawtooth Valley Gathering

Stanley, Idaho is the gateway to the Sawtooth Mountains and an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, and exploring the world famous Redfish Lake.  Throw in an eclectic mix of live music, a plethora of camping options, local and regional vendors, workshops, and a like-minded crowd of music-loving folks and you have the Sawtooth Valley Gathering.

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James Fowler

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