Joshua Tree Music Festival

Let the Joshua Tree Music Festival countdown begin, the festival kicks off in just two weeks! This will be Joshua Tree Music Festivals 21st annual spring event, taking place May 18th to May 21st at the Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground in Joshua Tree, CA.

Troubadour Steve Poltz has announced the return of his BaHOOTenzie! Song School and Folk Fest, presented in partnership with the Joshua Tree Music Festival and set for Joshua Tree, CA’s Joshua Tree Lake Campground on May 2-4 (Song School) and May 5-6 (Folk Fest). Tickets are on sale now exclusively at joshuatreemusicfestival.com/bahootenzie.

The lineup for the spring Joshua Tree Music Festival is here! This will be Joshua Tree Music Festivals 21st annual spring event, taking place May 18th to May 21st at the Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground in Joshua Tree, CA.

Joshua Tree Music Festival lineups are keenly crafted curations spanning diverse musical styles. They feature artists on-the-rise alongside esteemed global acts, local and international musicians, a few surprises and a whole lot of talent.

The start of the fall Joshua Tree Music Festival on Thursday October 6, 2022, founder Barnett English and his cadre of volunteers and supporters invited guests back for the first restrictions-free event since October 2019.  Gone were the attendance restrictions and limitations from the events of the prior year and a half.  The festival saw the return of countless musicians and various media artists putting their creativity on full display with paintings, sculptures, lighting displays, and fixtures to gaze upon thr

This October, Joshua Tree Music Festival relaxes COVID capacity restrictions and returns with a full schedule of wildly talented artists. In true Joshua Tree Music Festival form, music will rotate between two stages from early til late creating a continuous sonic journey each day. The lineup is a diverse medley of genres and styles curated to seamlessly blend and build as the days progress.

In the spirit of safely enjoying the medicinal magic of the live music experience, Joshua Tree Music Festival is thrilled to host a series of outdoor shows this spring. These one-night shows will be intimate, pod-based, physically distant and strictly limited in capacity to adhere to California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy Tier 2 Guidelines for Outdoor Live Performances.

The Flusters, hailing from nearby Palm Desert, CA, made their Joshua Tree Music Festival debut on October 10, 2019, with their post-sundown set on the Boogaloo Stage.  Their live performance offers a bit of a time warp, from the black suits and two-toned shoes to the surf guitar meets 80’s synth blend, The Flusters offer a live music experience unlike anything you will have seen before, a kind of vintage psychedelic sock-hop synth party.  Lead signer Dougie VanSant Jr.

The 14th Annual Joshua Tree Fall Music Festival took place on October 10 – October 13, 2019, at the Joshua Tree Lake RV and Campground.  Founder and curator Barnett English put together an eclectic and energizing lineup that offered music from all corners of the globe with influences styles from the last 70 years represented.  Though the weather was not ideal, with high winds Thursday and evenings dropping down into the ’40s, the festivarians were not deterred and the Burning Man-esque campground was filled with th

Live for music and compelling live performances but not so much the large ‘music festival’ crowd? Joshua Tree Music Festival may have just what you need! This sweet festival, happening since 2003, is unassuming, unpretentious, and as un-mainstream as it comes. Prepare for a festival experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and engaged, rather than depleted and overstimulated.

The Desert is Freedom, Music is Power, and Community is Crucial.

The Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival (JTMF) promises a diverse and lovingly curated line up from around the globe against a stunning desert backdrop.  The four-day family friendly camping experience in the magical Mojave caters to music loving funsters, and families with a sense of adventure.

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