In the pastSource: Top Shelf Reggae
by Kristy Rose
Cali Roots Festival, May 25th – 27th, Monterey, California
California Roots lineup for 2018 is in the books for the Memorial Day Weekend, May 25th-27th in Monterey, California.
Cali Roots Lineup
Veteran headliner Iration will be closing down Night One alongside rapper Atmosphere. Earlier in the day will feature bay area rap colossal E40 and psychedelic reggae fusion band Ocean Alley. Latin/hip hop influenced Ozomatli joins Saturday with another equally hard band to pronounce, Xiuhtezoatl. The Cali Roots seasoned vets Tribal Seeds, Australian’s top one-woman band Tash Sultana and Canada’s finest in hip hop/reggae DARENOTS, will be returning in their second year.
Just when you thought Cali Roots couldn’t get any better from the year before, they surprise you with an awesome lineup. The Movement, The Hip Abduction, Anuhea, Tropidelic and The Ries Brothers.will be there. Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, Dispatch, 311, Steel Pulse, were announced earlier. Stephen Marley, J Boog, Fortunate Youth, The Green, Xavier Rudd, Chronixx, Alpha Blondy, and HIRIE, will also be featured in the lineup. Brother Ali, Trevor Hall, The Holdup, The Original Wailers, Mike Love, Raging Fyah, New Kingston, Sammy J, will be bringing there vibes to the festival.
Cali Roots is an all-ages festival, with camping options available upon ticket purchase. For more information and to secure your tickets as early as Friday, visit www.californiarootsfestival.com.