Earthdance 2008 Festival in Northern California

earthdance_2008The 12th anniversary Earthdance Festival will take place on September 12th, 13th, and 14th at the renowned Black Oak Ranch, a property rich in native history and old growth oak trees. For 2008, Earthdance Northern California will unite with over 400 locations in 65 countries across the world to create a conscious global festival.

The Earthdance Northern California Festival will bring together an unprecedented line-up of conscious musicians, visual artists, DJ’s, speakers and activists, who believe in a sustainable future for our planet. Working with the theme of "unity in diversity", the festival will host 5 music stages and will feature high profile conscious artists from many genres of the international music scene, including World, Electronica, Hip Hop, Folk and Jazz. One of this year’s highlights will be an indigenous elder’s council, made up of indigenous elders from many nations, who will share wisdom and sacred ceremony.

2008 Artist Sneak Peak:

  • Michael Franti and Spearhead
  • Digable Planets
  • Neko Case
  • Kinky
  • Anthony B
  • Ivan Neville’s Dumstaphunk
  • JJ Grey and Mofro
  • K’Naan * just added *
  • Praang (featuring Steve Kimock, Travis, Hann, Janover)
  • Buckethead
  • Queen Omega
  • Wisdom
  • Goddess Alchemy Project
  • Blame Sally
  • Moonalice
  • Lafa Taylor
  • Soul Majestic
  • Yosi Fine
  • Lynx with Janover
  • Tina Malia
  • Hill Country Revue
  • Youssou Sidibe

Website: www.EarthdanceLive.com

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 produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and 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. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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