Just found this link from R.E.M. official site about the music festival: Hotel California Music Festival
The festival is a charity event with all proceeds going to the Palapa Society of Todos Santos.
From the R.E.M. news piece, more about the musicians involved:
ABOUT THE MUSICIANS: Peter Buck is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed rock band REM. For years he has worked to support other artists in the music business by touring and recording with very talented individuals including seminal alternative artist Steve Wynn (The Dream Syndicate, Miracle 3), renowned English singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock (The Soft Boys, Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians), Pacific Northwest star Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows and REM supporting guitar player), the legendary drummer Bill Rieflin (Ministry, KMFMD, and REM supporting drummer), originating from the Minneapolis scene, rock drummer extraordinaire Linda Pitmon (ZuZu’s petals, Miracle 3, The Baseball Project), and popular Seattle guitarist John Ramberg (Model Rockets, The Trip Wires).
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