California Roots Music & Arts Festival is back in Monterey, California on May 25-28, 2023! Good Vibez Presents, the team behind the now-legendary music fest announced the final artist additions for the festival’s 2023 lineup. Grammy-nominated Cali Roots-veterans Rebelution are set to headline on Thursday, Billboard Reggae Chart-topping outfit Stick Figure tops Saturday’s bill, and longtime fan favorites Thievery Corporation and Chali 2na & Cut Chemist join the lineup on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. These bill-topping artists join the already-announced talent of Wu-Tang Clan, Dirty Heads, Shaggy, Cypress Hill, Dispatch, and many many more for the 12th Annual Cali Roots, returning to the Monterey County Fairgrounds.
3-day and 4-day tickets, as well as Fuse travel packages, are still available here, and single-day tickets will go on sale Wednesday, January 18th at 10 am Pacific. Per usual, Cali Roots is an all-ages-welcome event, and kids 10 and under can attend for free with parents or guardians. In addition to four days of music, Cali Roots offers local food and beverage vendors, captivating art installations, on-site greening initiatives, community-focused nonprofits, and intimate pop-up performances.
CALI ROOTS 2023 LINEUP
THURSDAY: Rebelution, Thievery Corporation, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Atmosphere, SOJA, Katchafire, Dub Inc, Mihali, Mykal Rose + Subatomic Sound System, Anuhea, Thrive
FRIDAY: Wu-Tang Clan, Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Steel Pulse, Common Kings, The Interrupters, L.A.B, Maoli, Jesse Royal, Lila Iké, Surfer Girl, Joe Samba, Kyle Smith, Soulwise
SATURDAY: Stick Figure, Shaggy, Collie Buddz and Friends, Hieroglyphics feat. Del the Funky Homosapien, Gentleman, Hirie, Ozomatli feat. Chali 2na and Cut Chemist, Alborosie, BadFish, Kes, The Skints, The Hip Abduction, Little Stranger, Cydeways
SUNDAY: Dirty Heads, Iration, Dispatch, Kolohe Kai, Matisyahu, The Movement, Natiruts, The Elovaters, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Denm, Thee Sacred Souls, Shwayze, KBong and Johnny Cosmic, Tunnel Vision, B Foundation, The Rudians
About Good Vibez Presents: Good Vibez Presents is a full-circle project for founders and industry veterans, Dan and Amy Sheehan, who have been promoting and producing unforgettable, multidimensional events around the world for decades, most notably the largest reggae-rock festival in the country, California Roots Music & Arts Festival in Monterey and the newly-launched roots, Americana, and outlaw country fest, Rebels & Renegades. Since 2003, Good Vibez has produced hundreds of concerts and festivals all along the West Coast, Hawaii, Arizona, North Carolina, and Mexico, bringing people together with mindful, sustainable gatherings rich with music and art. Centered on their desire to use their platforms to elevate creatives in their community, their events are rooted in supporting local nonprofits and small businesses.