The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival celebrates its 23rd annual world peace and summer solstice gathering, June 17th-19th in Booneville, CA at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds. The lineup is packed with mountains of traditional reggae roots artists from around the globe. Featured artists include reggae legends; Don Carlos, Toots & the Maytals, Inner Circle and Alpha Blondy.
Rightfully named as a “world” music festival, the lineup is known for delivering international artists that one may never have the opportunity to see. Over the span of 3 days these are the acts you will sing and dance too:
Friday, June 17th, 2016
Don Carlos, Lee Scratch Perry, Pablo Moses, Fortunate Youth, No-Maddz, Alaine, New Kingston, Tuff Like Iron In the Dancehall: Jah Shaka, Jah Warrior Shelter, Comanche High Power.
Saturday, June 18th, 2016
Toots & the Maytals, Beres Hammond, Israel Vibration, Richie Spice, Tanya
Stephens, Kabaka Pyramid, Etana, Mellow Mood, Afrolicious, Zulu Spear, Candelaria, No-Maddz, Piracy Conspiracy, Koradub In the Dancehall: Rorystonelove Black Dub, Ras Kush, Comanche High Power.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016
Alpha Blondy, Cocoa Tea, Inner Circle, Ceu, La Santa Cecilia, Mellow Mood, Sara Lugo, The Delirians, Ras Muhamad, Earthkry, Paolo Baldini Dubfiles, Lee Tafari, Lost Coast Marimbas.
While the music is the main focus of the event, the festival is just as dedicated to being one of the most positive family gatherings around. The Sierra Nevada World Music festival has gone to great lengths to make it a peaceful and fun environment for all ages to enjoy!
Single day tickets are available both online and at independent ticket outlets in
the Mendocino County region. Friday ticket price is $60, Saturday is $75 and
Sunday is $70.
Advance 3-day music tickets are $175 via mail order and online. Limited on-site
camping is $80 per car or SUV and $225 for RVs and Buses. Camping is not included in the 3-Day Ticket price and must be purchased separately. You must purchase your camping ticket in advance if you wish to camp on-site.
Article By: Julia Goodman
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