Grass Valley, California, USA – California
Worldfest has announced some of the artists that will perform at its 8th edition. The event will take place July 15-18, 2004, Grass Valley, California. at this time, the following artists are scheduled to play: Youssou N’Dour & the Super Etoile, Tommy Emmanuel (Australia), Les Yeux Noir (Francet), Alasdair Fraser (Scotland), Badi Assad (Brazil), Joe Craven (USA), Radim Zenkl (Czech
Republic), Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum (USA), Bluehouse (Australia).
The festival will also include vocal, instrumental, dance and percussion workshops, the renowned children’s program, international artisans and food from around the world. Camping tickets are going to be available from today until March 31, 2004 at the same price as last year; 4-day camping tickets are $90 and 3-day camping tickets are $80 per person, a savings of $20 per ticket off the
gate price. (A youth ticket, age 13-16, with camping is $45 for the whole festival and a child’s ticket, age 5-12, with camping is $25. Children under 5 are free.) Early ticket buyers receive a free CD from Putumayo.Tickets can be purchased online or at +1 530-891-4098.
For information or to purchase tickets via phone, the office is open Monday-Friday, 10am to 5pm. RV
(recreational vehicles) sites with full hook-ups are available in the camping area ($60 all Festival for full hook-ups and $40 all Festival for water/electricity only) with the purchase of 3-day or 4-day tickets.
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.