The 7th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 27-29, 2016 has released their full weekend schedule.
The 2016 lineup showcases the biggest names in progressive roots music including: Slightly Stoopid, Atmosphere, Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Rebelution, Michael Franti and Spearhead and many more. This year’s festival will expand on eco-friendly and “greening” efforts that have steadily become more effective and advanced each year, and integrates the new generation of Caribbean artists like Raging Fyah alongside Jamaican legends like Barrington Levy, as well as select DJs that will provide additional vibes in between sets.
Friday (May 27th, 2016): Slightly Stoopid, Atmosphere, The Expendables, J Boog, Barrington Levy, Katchafire, Fortunate Youth, Ooklah The Moc, Sticky Fingers, Thrive, Seedless, Peni Dean, Eli-Mac DJ’s: Amplive and Westafa
Saturday (May 28th, 2016): Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Stephen Marley, Pepper, The Green, Tarrus Riley, Mike Love, The Skints, The Expanders, Nattali Rize, Will and the People, Katastro, Jordan T, The Olés DJ’s: Expanders, Sound System, and Dub Architect
Sunday (May 29th, 2016) Rebelution, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Tribal Seeds, Stick Figure, Protoje, Hirie, Raging Fyah, Gondwana, Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, Josh Heinrichs, Wheeland Brothers, Southbay Allstars, Tunnel Vision DJ: Amp Live
FESTIVAL DETAILS 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: https://californiaroots16.eventbrite.com) Age restrictions: All Ages