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image of a flyer for Music on the green. artwork done by Gray Rule
Get ready for some of the best music that Mariposa County has to offer this weekend at the Mariposa County Arts Park. Be there or be square!

Music on the Green Presents Nicholas Lefler & Songwriters

MARIPOSA–One of Mariposa’s longest-standing community programs, Music on the Green features free, live concerts every Friday and Saturday of the summer at the Mariposa County Art Park. Produced by Andy Roberts and the Mariposa Arts Council, Music on the Green supports local and traveling musicians from all genres. It also draws visitors and residents alike to Mariposa’s vibrant, historic downtown community.

This weekend’s featured music guests are Nicholas Lefler and Songwriters in the Round.

Nicholas Lefler

Nicholas Lefler is a one-man band based out of Tuolumne County. He has been super active in the central California music scene for a couple of decades. Once fronting the popular national touring act Alma Melodiosa, now a producer, recording engineer, solo musician, and collaborator. He is a masterful multi-instrumentalist and live looper. Find out more at www.nicholaslefler.com,

Songwriters in the Round

The evening of Songwriters in the round will feature four local musicians. This will include Candice Lamb from Merced and Cheyenne Hernandez from Mariposa. Also, Hank Lamar with deep Mariposa roots, but currently based out of Olympia, Washington, and Johnathan Lo-fi from the Fresno area.

When and Where

Nicholas Lefler will perform on Friday, July 19th, and the Songwriters in the round will perform on Saturday, July 20th.

All performances begin at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the Mariposa County Art Park (5013 Hwy 140) in historic downtown Mariposa, CA. Parking is available along 4th and 5th St. The lower 5th St. parking lot provides an accessible pedestrian path to the Art Park through the Mariposa Creek Parkway entry. Tips for the performers will be solicited, encouraged, and appreciated.

A complete schedule of the talent performing throughout this summer season is available at www.mariposaartscouncil.org/music-on-the-green; with weekly updates on the Mariposa Arts Council’s Facebook and Instagram pages (@MariposaArts).

Gray Rule, the 2024 Music on the Green Student Artist, is the creator of the artwork for this program.


This cornerstone concert series is possible with generous support from Music on the Green Sponsors: Yosemite/Mariposa Tourism Bureau, Mariposa County Chamber Of Commerce, Ranch Fence Inc, Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club, Sierra Telephone, James Wittkopf, Kevin Cann & Beth Waldow, Mountain Yoga Studio, High Country Health Food Store, Mariposa Certified Farmers Market, Raw Roots Farm, Yosemite Pilates, Sierra Gold Cleaning, Happy Goat, Sticks Coffee, Meadow Creek Ranch B&B, Restful Nest B&B, Mariposa Shipping, Foster Ace Hardware, Yosemite Songwriters Retreat, Ladybug Embroidery, The Starchman Family, The Collins Family, Patricia Elka, Pamela Flick, Saralynn Nusbaum & Don Melcher, Dave and Terry Rozelle, Tim and Anita Bryant, and Sue Overstreet.

Andy Roberts produces this program.

Image of the Mariposa Arts Council logo.

The Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County and is supported in part by the County of Mariposa, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the California Arts Council, a state agency.

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