An April Shower of Artists to Complete the SNWMF 2017 Lineup

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Lee Scratch Perry, Barrington Levy, Third World, Horace Andy and more!
The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is pleased to announce that Lee ‘Scratch’ PerryBarrington LevyThird WorldHorace AndyDennis BovellKeith & Tex, NST & The Soul Sauce, Los Pinguos, Eastern Standard Sounds, Talking Dreads, Soul Ska, Nonstop To Cairo, BoonFire, Jah Warrior Shelter Hi Fi and Comanche High Power have all been added to our 24th annual Summer Solstice and World Peace Celebration which takes place June 16, 17, & 18, 2017 at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds located in the heart of the enchanting Anderson Valley in Boonville, California.

Lee Scratch Perry will perform in the dancehall alongside Subatomic Sound System. Jamaica’s ‘Juggling Soldier’ – Barrington Levy, returns to Boonville along with reggae ambassadors Third World and Horace ‘Sleepy’ Andy, who will be backed by Pura Vida. Britain’s #1 reggae maestro Dennis Bovell will be performing a set as well as laying down some selections in the dancehall, and Keith & Tex return to ‘nice up’ the festival. Korea’s NST & The Soul Sauce and Eastern Standard Sounds will perform in the US for the first time, and Talking Dreads, Soul Ska, Nonstop to Cairo and BoonFire will all be making their SNWMF debuts

Advance 3-day music tickets are $185 via Mail Order and Online. Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a paid adult. Limited on-site camping is $90 per car or SUV. Camping is not included in the 3-Day Ticket price and must be purchased separately. You must purchase your camping ticket in advance if you wish to camp on-site. 1-Day tickets will be available after April 15th both online and at select independent ticket outlets.

With 2 stages, along with a “Jamaican-style” Late-Night Dancehall, SNWMF is a great way to kick off your summer. Our festival is very “family-friendly” because we offer an extensive array of children’s activities, including arts and crafts, bounce houses, dance & music workshops, a festival parade and family and alter-able camping. With its beautiful streaming colors and exotic aromas, the international festival village is an attractive marketplace of food and craft booths created by the collective efforts of artists, vendors, staff, volunteers and ticket buyers that ioffers something for children of all ages.

Gentleman Chronixx Capleton Barrington Levy Tarrus Riley

Third World Anthony B Mellow Mood Horace Andy Macka B

Dennis Bovell ● The Black Seeds The Skints ● Gappy Ranks ● Lakou Mizik

Ranking Joe Christopher Ellis ● Exco Levi ● Sinkane ● General Roots
Keith & Tex ● NST & The Soul Sauce ● Marla Brown ● Saritah ● Los Pinguos

I-taweh ● Eastern Standard Sounds ● Arden Park Roots ● Talking Dreads

The Elovaters Soul Ska ● Nonstop to Cairo ● BoonFire
In The Dancehall: Lee Perry ● Dennis Bovell Paolo Baldini DubFiles ● Jah Warrior Shelter Hi Fi ● Comanche High Power

For additional information, please log onto www.snwmf.com, or call the hotline at (916) 777-5550.

The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is dedicated to nurturing a world family peacefully united in celebration of the universal spirit of music. Come celebrate with us.


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