The 7th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival Announce Final Lineup

Music News | Jan 7th, 2016

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The 7th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival really makes me want to buy a plane ticket to go to California this year. The reggae festival seems like it’s going to be an outstanding festival this year and the final acts were announced today. Damian Marley, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Barrington Levy, Pepper, Mike Love and others have been confirmed. The festival will take place at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 27-29th.

The final acts confirmed:
Damian “Jr Gong” Marley
Michael Franti and Spearhead
Barrington Levy
J Boog
Mike Love
Raging Fyah
The Wheeland Brothers
Will and The People
Jordan T
South Bay Dub All Stars
The Oles

Amp Live
Expanders Sound System
Dub Architect

In addition to the third round announcement, the festival will showcase: Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Atmosphere, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Tribal Seeds, The Expendables, The Green, Stick Figure, Protoje, Katchafire, Tarrus Riley, Gondwana, Fortunate Youth, The Skints, Nattali Rize, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Ooklah The Moc, Josh Heinrichs, Hirie, Sticky Fingers, The Expanders, Peni Dean, Thrive, Eli-Mac, Seedless, and Tunnel Vision.

“2016 is definitely our strongest California Roots lineup to date,” says Festival Co-Producer Dan Sheehan. “As the scene and music continue to evolve and diversify, we are proud to be able to showcase a spectrum of talent with the biggest names in roots music, alongside breaking artists year after year.” He adds “Our fans and community have come to expect top notch music alongside a unique experience that supports green initiatives, while embracing beautiful art, delicious food and spirits, and positive vibes. This year is no exception and promises to raise the bar in all the details that makes our festival successful.”

The 7th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival
Dates: Friday, May 27, 2016 – Sunday May 29, 2016
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm PDT
Venue: Monterey County Fair and Event Center
Address: 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Admission: Varies (Purchase Link:
Age restrictions: All Ages
Early Advance Ticket Prices Go Up: Thursday, January 21, 2016
Official Hashtags: ‪#‎CaliforniaRoots ‪ ‪#‎ItsaMovement


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