California Worldfest 2011 to Bring the Best of World Music and American Roots to Grass Valley

Khaira Arby
California Worldfest is back. The 2011 edition will take place July 14-17 at the Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, north of Sacramento in California. Some of the essential acts this year include Khaira Arby, ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro, Puerto Rico’s Plena Libre, Cajun masters Steve Riley and Mamou Playboys, SambaDa, and Delhi 2 Dublin.

The festival program also includes musical workshops, children’s programs, artisans and international food.

Complete line-up of performers includes:

India.Arie and Idan Raichel
David Grisman Bluegrass Experience
Jake Shimabukuro
Nanci Griffith
Doc Severinsen & San Miguel 5
Delhi 2 Dublin
Andrew York
Plena Libre
The Greencards
Bluehouse
SambaDa’
Jez Lowe
Rosie Burgess Trio
Los Llaneros
Pistolera
Limpopo
Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys
Good Lovelies
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem
Handful of LuvinĀ“
Zili Misik
Khaira Arby & her Band
Brass Mafia
Banana Slug String Band
Professor Merloch Silvermaine
LoCura
Salaam Ensemble
The Railflowers
Cafe Musique
Sid Lewis’ Jammin’ 101
Troika Folk Dance Band
Village Folk Orkestra

More at http://www.worldfest.net

Author: World Music Central News Department

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