WorldFest in California

California-worldfestChico, USA – The 2003 edition of WorldFest will take place July 17-20 in the fairgrounds of Grass Valley, California. The festival includes concerts, workshops (vocal, instrumental and percussion), a complete children’s program, and great food. This is the line-up so far:

John Cowan Band ~ Vocal super band
Tommy Emmanuel ~ Guitar Wizard
Perla Batalla ~ Mesamerican Chanteuse
Alasdair Fraser ~ Scottish Fiddle
Waifs ~ Australian Pop
Obo Addy ~ Ghana Superstar
Laura Love Duo with Jen Todd ~ Afro Celtic
Juan L. Sanchez Ensemble ~ Cosmopolitan Sounds of Spain
Mamadou Diabate Ensemble~ Village tunes of Mali
Vishten ~ Red Hot Acadian Fiddle & Dance
the bluehouse ~ Sassy pop & harmony
Balkan Cabaret ~ Old World Standards
Incendio ~ Latin Guitar Fusion
Joaquin Diaz ~ Caribbean Merengue
Xavier Rudd ~ Didgeridoo Wildman
Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald ~ Contemporary Folk
Plus, Troika Folk Dance and Sid Lewis’ Acoustic College

For more information, go to: www.worldfest.net

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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