The 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced their second round of artists. Joining an already impressive lineup is the Grammy nominees Rebelution, Hawaiian reggae ambassadors The Green, singer/songwriter Trevor Hall, Cali Roots favorite Fortunate Youth, island soulstress Anuhea, and alternative reggae band The Movement. Making his Cali Roots debut performance is underground hip hop hero Brother Ali, fresh from his critically-acclaimed album All The Beauty In This Whole Life.
The Entercom Radio Miami produced Riptide Music Festival powered by Ford is almost here. Soon, Fort Lauderdale Beach will be the site of the world’s biggest beach party! Featuring bands including Weezer, Cage the Elephant, Portugal the Man, BoyzIIMen, KC and the Sunshine Band, Salt-n-Pepa and so many more. Riptide will take place on December 2nd and 3rd on Fort Lauderdale Beach, across from the Bahia Mar Resort.
Rock The Ocean, in partnership with Live Nation, announced the all-star lineup for the sixth-annual Tortuga Music Festival today. Country music heavyweights Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban will headline the destination festival’s main stage, taking place across three-days and two stages April 6-8 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Widespread Panic returning this year for 2 fabulous nights and a rare 2 night Florida performance for Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band make potent headliners for another of our fantastic line-ups and brings a great jamband excitement to what has now become one of the most popular Festivals in the country. THE 2018 WANEE MUSIC FESTIVAL returns Thursday April 19th through Saturday April 21st to the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.
Moeller Nights is gearing up to host the second semi-annual GAS Feed & Seed Festival this weekend! The Village of East Davenport will welcome over 30 nationally touring artists for the 4-day festival. Performances will take place at Baked Beer & Bread Co. and the Village Theatre, with V.I.P. performances at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel.
On the weekend preceding Halloween, a tie-dye-colored witches’ brew of imaginative seasonal costumes worn by attendees and musicians, vibrant autumn hues, and a couple of dozen improvisational bands of psychedelic rock, progressive bluegrass, funk, and more defined the 2017 version of the Hangtown Music Festival in Placerville, California.
Some of the biggest names in Heavy Metal music brought 50,000 people to the sixth annual Aftershock Music Festival in Sacramento. A cold front moved through the region days before the event began, blowing away the smokey skies that had engulfed Sacramento from the devastating fires in the nearby wine country. The cold front gave way to nearly perfect weather for the two-day festival, with warm sunny days and cool nights prevailing.
Roots & Branches Conservancy is pleased to announce a 2017 grant of $75,000 to Mount Tamalpais State Park in the wake of Sound Summit, its annual music festival to help support the mountain. The grant represents a 25% increase over its 2016 gift of $60,000, resulting in a three-year total of $175,000 from the Bay Area non-profit.