More Acts For California Roots Festival

Appropriately enough, The Roots wil headline the 2015 edition of the . More than a dozen acts were added to the lineup this week for the event’s second round of artists, including Michael Franti and SpearheadDirty Heads, and Steel Pulse.  

“We are extremely proud of the California Roots brand, but continue to push the boundaries of our festival programming and experience year after year,” says festival co-producer Dan Sheehan. “The addition of The Roots brings a fresh yet classic sound to our headlining slot. They influenced many of the artists who have performed at our festival, so they are a natural extension of the California Roots experience.”          

The sixth annual festival takes place at the Monterey County Fairgrounds May 22-24.  

New acts include Collie Buddz, Fishbone, Chronixx, Common Kings, Blue King BrownThe SkintsBeebs and Her Money MakersFear Nuttin Band, Lelani Wolfgang, Arise RootsSun-Dried Vibes, and Dustin Thomas.

The previously announced lineup boasts Slightly StoopidTribal Seeds, and G. Love, Dilated Peoples,Nahko and Medicine For The PeopleTrevor HallJohn Brown’s BodyGiant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, and more.

The third round of artists will be unveiled in early December.

Tickets are on sale now. 

For more information visit