California Roots Music & Art Festival
Cali Roots: California Roots Fest
11 years running, this huge reggae concert festival is 4 days long and held at the coastal bay of Monterey. Featuring the largest amount of top reggae artists in one single event in California.
California Roots Music and Arts Festival has always been rooted in a genuine enthusiasm for an experience that stimulates all senses through a release of creativity that can be heard, felt, seen, and embodied. Camping options.
What started in the early years as an opportunity for painters to create art on stage during the music performances has evolved into interactive art experiences for fans and artists alike scattered throughout the venue via the Art Retreat, Interactive Art Stations, Paint Workshops and a Festival Fashion Zone. Plus yoga sessions every morning!
Monterey County Fairgrounds
2004 Fairground Rd
Monterey, CA 93940
Annual event: May
4 Day event
Roots Reggae Campout Festival
Historic Gold Country
Placerville hosts this iconic music fest which last 2 days. Overnight camping – tent or RV. No fires or open flames allowed in camping area. FREE showers available onsite.
El Dorado Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Dr
Placerville, CA 95667
Annual event: March
Long Beach Blues Festival
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New Blues Festival
Long Beach Shoreline Aquatic Park
Annual event; November
Long Beach CA
San Luis Obispo holds the annual classic music event called Festival Mozaic. Five centuries of music on the Central Coast of California.
Festival Orchestra: Mozart in the Mission – Old Mission San Luis Obispo
MOZART…Festival Mozaic features the rich legacy of the enduring universality, creativity and spirit of one of the greatest musicians the world has known. Impeccable and spirited performances by the Festival’s guest artists and musicians, all masters of the classical style, bring Mozart’s timeless masterworks to life.
Experience the best of the world’s musical influences with orchestral performances, chamber music, world music, jazz, and informative and educational musical experiences that will broaden your horizons.
Ongoing events and concert, all year long
San Luis Obispo CA
RCM Fest in Downtown Eureka
4 days of live music on the North Coast of California, with 8 Stages and 40 bands. Featuring Dixieland, Blues, Zydeco and so much more. From the Arkley Center to the historic Eureka Theater we invite you to enjoy great music in our extraordinary venues. Free shuttles.
NOTE: event has recently moved from the month of March to September
Annual event; September
Redwood forests with sweet tunes out-of-doors, at the river.
THIRTY YEARS running – this is an epic NorCal summertime music event. The celebration of reggae music in Northern California, at French’s Camp – right on the Eel River. Glorious surroundings, excellent redwoods camping all over the region!
Annual event; August
San Jose Jazz Fest
Live jazz festival in South Bay. 1 weekend, 80+ performances, 10 stages located downtown San Jose CA Come experience all flavors of jazz: Blues, Latin, Salsa, big band, jazz and more. International & homegrown favorites, jazz legends , plus rising stars.
Annual event; August
SAN JOSE CA