Chico, California, USA – There have been some changes to the program of the 2003 edition of WorldFest. The festival 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.
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca – Afro Cuban
Mamadou Diabate Ensemble- Village tunes of Mali
Robert Cray Band – Blues
John Cowan Band – New Bluegrass
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
Inner Visions – Virgin Islands Reggae
Juan L. Sanchez Ensemble – Cosmopolitan Sounds of Spain
Mumbo Gumbo – Gulf Coast Boogie
Vishten – Red Hot Acadian Fiddle & Dance
the bluehouse – Sassy pop & harmony
Balkan Cabaret – Old World Standards
Incendio – Latin Guitar Fusion
Joaquin Diaz – Caribbean Merengue
Ancient Future with Habib Khan – Indian Classical
David Jacobs-Strain – Acoustic Blues
Gyan Riley – Classical Guitar
Palm Wine Boys – Highlife & Soukous
Beolach – Cape Breton Celtic
Bjarv – Scandinavian Folk
Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald – Contemporary Folk
Djunkyard Gypsies – Swing Jazz
Plus, Troika Folk Dance, Sid Lewis’ Acoustic College, Hogcallers, Fiddle for
Kids, and Music In The Mountains Competition Winners.
Vocal, instrumental and percussion workshops, a complete children’s program, great food, and unique artisans.
Purchase tickets online at www.worldfest.net
or call 530-891-4098 You can purchase an advance 4-day camping ticket for $90, a
3-day camping ticket for $80, and a 2-day camping ticket for $65, all a savings
of $10 per ticket off the gate price. Camping ticket includes all music,
workshops, children’s programs and camping at the festival. A youth (age 13-16)
ticket with camping is $35 for the whole festival and a child’s (age 5-12)
ticket with camping is $15. Children under 5 are free.
RV HOOKUPS are available for the whole festival. Full Hookups = $40.Visit
www.worldfest.net for complete details.
Also, check the website for continuous artist updates.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.