Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is the essence of true world, roots reggae music today. See the complete lineup.
With 22-years under their belt, the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is the paramount reggae festival in the United States. And, as their first round artist announcement proves, the 23rd annual Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is raising the bar for premier roots-rock-reggae music festivals in the United States.
Recently, it was announced that the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival will feature performances from Alpha Blondy, Don Carlos, Israel Vibration, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Toots & The Maytals, Beres Hammond, Richie Spice, Inner Circle, Cocoa Tea, Etana, Sara Lugo, Tanya Stephens, Kabaka Pyramid, Pablo Moses, Fortunate Youth, New Kingston, No-Maddz, Alaine,Mellow Mood and many more.
In all, SNWMF will feature 43 bands and artist over the three-day weekend in Boonville, California. The annual family reunion for many is known as being on of the most positive festival with an incredibly irie vibe. With the help of Epiphany Artists, the 2016 festival is set to be one of the best edition yet.
The festival will continue to feature two outdoor stages and a late night Jamaican style dancehall, featuring artists from around the world. Food and merchandise vendors will also do the same, offering delicious edibles, crafts and art from West Africa, Indonesia, Jamaica, Ethiopia and India.
Concert patrons will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the venue among the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville, California which is located in the heart of the scenic Anderson Valley, while it is still easily accessible from Bay Area airports of San Francisco and San Jose.
The 23rd annual Sierra Nevada World Music Festival will be held on three-consecutive days, from June 17-19, 2016. Ticket prices for three-day passes are currently available at $175 for three-day passes. Single day tickets are available, starting at $60 for Friday, $75 for Saturday and $70 for Sunday, respectively.
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Video: Beres Hammond – “Rockaway”