The sixth installment of the Northwest World Reggae Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, August 13th-15th of 2010. The festival presents roots musicians from nine countries and three continents. Featuring Don Carlos, Twinkle Brothers, Ozomatli, Dezarie, Niyorah, Tippa Irie, Heavyweight Dub Champion, Humble Soul, Garaj Mahal, Albino and 20 more acts on the Main Stage. Through out the weekend enjoy the Latenight Dancehall Dome, Yoga Dome, Family Friendly Areas, Drum Classes and more.
Watch Don Carlos‘ video “Money & Women”:
Don Carlos recordings available: Harvest Time, Day to Day Living, Laser Beam, Raving Tonight, Just a Passing Glance, Ghetto Living, Deeply Concerned, Plantation, Prophecy, Firehouse Clash, RAS Portraits, Live in San Francisco (2002), Now, Iron Storm, Ease Up, Seven Days a Week and Groove With Me.
The festival site is located 20 minutes north of Eugene, Oregon (near Marcola) in the foothills of the pristine Cascade mountain range. Bob’s Ranch is a private irrigated campground boasting free heated showers, on site spring water, 2+ miles of shady hiking trails, many types of great camping areas and a lush green natural amphitheater with a view for all.
Family and friends will experience the roots of mystical guidance created through morning yoga, African dance classes, visual arts, community spirit, conscious music from around the world, delicious organic food, fair trade/sustainable businesses, non-profit organizations and fair trade crafts from more than 50 vendors to inspire your mind and energize the soul. This family oriented event encourages and makes great efforts in conscious business practice, sustainable living, mindful commerce, education and global awareness.
More information at www.nwworldreggae.com.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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