California Roots Now Accepting Live Painter Contest Submissions

Article Contributed by Press Junkie PR | Published on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The 7th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is looking for skilled painters to share the stage with Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Atmosphere, Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, and more.

Each year the Monterey, CA festival strives to find the most impressive live performance painters to add on-stage visual stimulus. The artists are given the unique opportunity to illustrate the diverse and cooperative elements that are music and arts.  The masterpiece is then displayed in the Art Retreat area inside the festival grounds where they are available for purchase.

Applications will be accepted from March 1st to March 25th. More information on the application process can be found here:

The 2016 California Roots Arts and Music 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, Tunnel Vision, and many more.


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