Lineup

COVID-19 UPDATE

The  24th Annual California WorldFest  has been postponed to July 15 - 18, 2021.

READ THE FULL STATEMENT

MUSIC CONNECTS US ALL
Stay TUNED FOR ONLINE PROGRAMMING

Follow us on Facebook & Instagram as we make more announcements in the coming weeks.

Past Performers

2018 :: Achilles Wheel :: Amo Amo :: Anoushka Shankar :: Banana Slug String Band :: Battle Of Santiago :: Chicken Bonz :: David Luning :: Dustin Thomas :: Elevation :: Fanna Fi Allah :: Fula Brothers :: Galactic :: Huun Huur Tu :: Jarabe Mexicano :: Jasmine Fuego :: Joanne Shenandoah :: Joe Craven & The Sometimers :: Juliet Gobert & Homer Wills :: Kehoe International :: Keith Secola :: Korean Men Featuring Heemoon & Prelude :: Ludi Hinrichs Chicken Bonz :: Magic Giant :: MaMuse :: Mariee Sioux :: Matt The Electrician :: Mélisande [Électrotrad] :: Mike Love :: Moshav :: Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali :: Noreum Machi :: Panther! And Bear Fight :: Porangui :: Ranky Tanky :: Samantha Fish :: Sang Matiz :: Saritah :: Syd Rimbaud & The Elephant’s Gerald :: Teskey Brothers :: Trevor Hall :: Tumble :: Ultimate Fantastic

 

2017 :: Aaron Ross :: Alash :: Bear Fox & Kontiwennenhawi :: Betsayda Machado :: Bumper Jacksons :: Calle Placer :: Dakhabrakha :: Daniel Champagne :: Davia :: Earles Of Newtown :: Etana :: Feather River Singers :: Federspiel :: Fémina :: Hannah Jane Kile :: Huayllipacha :: Joan Soriano :: Joe Craven & The Sometimers :: Kanekoa :: Katdelic :: Kawowii :: Keith Secola :: Kimberly Shining Star :: La Misa Negra :: Leyla Mccalla :: Little Thunder :: Los Hermanos Arango :: Magic Giant :: Mariachi Flor De Toloache :: Martha Redbone Roots Project :: Michael Franti & Spearhead :: Mobando :: Nash Tavewa :: Nattali Rize :: Neena Mcnair Family Singers :: Niki J. Crawford :: Northern Roots :: Off The Grid :: One Tribe Movement & Aloka :: Pamyua :: Peter Yarrow With Bethany & Rufus :: Pine Leaf Boys :: Ranky Tanky :: Raye Zaragoza :: Red Circle :: Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca :: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo :: Seventh Generation Rise :: Simrit :: Southern Ca Mexica Dancers :: Supaman :: The Jeffrey James Show :: Tommy Emmanuel :: Tubby Love & Amber Lily :: Villalobos Brothers :: Xiuhtezcatl & Isa

 

2016 :: Awa Sangho :: Banana Slug String Band :: Baskery :: Boogat :: Boz Scaggs :: BuckStar :: Dana Louise & The Glorious Birds :: Dead Winter Carpenters :: Delhi 2 Dublin :: Dirty Revival :: Dustin Thomas :: Earth Guardians :: Élage Diouf :: Emel Mathlouthi :: Eva Salina :: Fanna-Fi-Allah :: Grass Valley Taiko :: Joe Kye :: Joy & Madness :: Kanekoa :: Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams :: Lee Bob & The Truth :: Liz Vice :: Los Pinguos :: MaMuse :: Mariachi Flor De Toloache :: My Bubba :: Mystafya :: Nahko & Medicine for the People :: Nano Stern :: Peter Mawanga & the Amaravi Movement :: Rattlin’ Bones :: Rita Hosking :: Sahba Motallebi :: Salt Petal :: Sambadá :: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo :: Sihasin :: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience :: The Fearless Kin :: The Rayos :: The Suitcase Junket :: Third World

 

2015 :: Achilles Wheel :: Beats Antique :: Birds Of Chicago :: Boca Do Rio :: Brett Shady Band :: Brian Hartman – Heartbass :: Buffy Sainte-Marie :: Dakhabrakha :: Daniel Champagne :: Dengue Fever :: Ed Masuga :: Emisunshine :: Honey Of The Heart :: Izzi Tooinsky – The Wild Man :: Jeffrey Wanzer Dupra :: John Trudell & Bad Dog :: Joy & Madness :: Justin Ancheta Band :: Kacey Johansing :: Las Cafeteras :: Lolo Gervais :: London Jax :: Lucinda Williams Band :: Makana :: MaMuse :: MaMuse – Singing Workshop :: Mariee Sioux :: Musical Robot :: Nadi – Travelers Music :: Native Musicians :: Nick Fedoroff :: Portland Cello Project :: Richard Thompson :: Rocky Dawuni :: Samba Drop :: Saritah :: Sean Hayes :: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo :: Sunmonks :: The Heifer Belles :: The Sam Chase :: Todo Mundo :: Tuba Skinny :: Village Song Ensemble :: Wild & Scenic Film Festival :: WorldFest Chorus

 

2014 :: Achilles Wheel :: Antsy Mcclain :: Banana Slug String Band :: Benyoro :: Brother :: Carlos Nunez :: Claire Lynch Band :: Clowns Not Bombs Circus :: Delhi 2 Dublin :: Hapa :: Incendio :: Jaffa Road :: Led Kaapana :: Los Lonely Boys :: Mamajowali :: Matt Andersen :: Matuto :: Mia Dyson :: Ozomatli :: Pacific Curls :: Patchy Sanders :: Perla Batalla :: Professor Merloch Silvermaine :: Red Chamber :: Sambada :: The Kruger Brothers :: The Mondegreens :: There Is No Mountain :: Yuna

 

2013 :: Alasdair Fraser :: Alison Brown Quartet :: Badi Assad Band :: Banana Slug String Band :: Briga :: Brittni Paiva :: Bruce Cockburn :: Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers :: Daughters & Daddies :: Delhi 2 Dublin :: Incendio :: Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys :: Leftover Cuties :: Mamajowali :: MaMuse :: Martha Redbone Roots Project :: Masanga Marimba Ensemble :: Moshav :: Pink Martini :: Professor Merloch Silvermaine :: Rita Hosking & Cousin Jack :: Runa :: The Brothers Comatose :: The Novelists :: Tibetan Monks Of The Mystical Arts Of Tibet :: Vieux Farka Toure :: Y La Bamba :: Yemen Blues

 

2012 :: Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys :: Ani Difranco :: Break Of Reality :: Brittni Paiva :: Cake :: Califa :: California Guitar Trio :: Delhi 2 Dublin :: Earth’s Dinosaur Petting Zoo :: Fishtank Ensemble :: Fudan University Dance Troupe :: Fudan University Glee Club :: Jessica Fichot :: Joe Craven Trio :: Locura :: MaMuse :: Matt Andersen :: Meklit Hadero :: Mumbo Gumb0 :: New York Gypsy All Stars :: Nigerian Brothers :: Novalima :: Professor Merloch Silvermaine :: Quetzal :: Rosie Burgess Trio :: Rupa & The April Fishes :: Ruth Moody :: Talavya :: The Kruger Brothers :: The Railflowers :: Tommy Emmanuel

 

2011 :: Andrew York :: Banana Slug String Band :: Bluehouse :: Brass Mafia :: Cafe Musique :: David Grisman Bluegrass Experience :: Delhi 2 Dublin :: Doc Severinsen & San Miguel 5 :: Good Lovelies :: Handful Of Luvin :: India.Arie And Idan Raichel :: Jake Shimabukuro :: Jez Lowe :: Khaira Arby & Her Band :: Limpopo :: Locura :: Los Llaneros :: Nanci Griffith :: Pistolera :: Plena Libre :: Professor Merloch Silvermaine :: Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem :: Rosie Burgess Trio :: Salaam Ensemble :: Sambada’ :: Sid Lewis’ Jammin’ 101 :: Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys :: The Greencards :: The Railflowers :: Troika Folk Dance Band :: Village Folk Orkestra :: Zili Misik

 

2010 :: Banana Slug String Band :: Alejo Aponte & Latonera :: Baskery :: Chic Gamine :: Christine & Rob Bonner :: Depedro :: Dobet Gnahor :: Genticorum :: George Kahumoku :: Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys :: Joe Craven :: Juan De Marcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars :: Katia Moraes & Sambaguru :: Keb’ Mo’ :: Kusun Ensemble :: Los Cenzontles :: MaMuse :: Marc Atkinson Trio :: Masanga Marimba Ensemble :: Mia Dyson :: Parno Graszt :: Perla Batalla :: Professor Merloch Silvermaine :: Raul Midon :: Sourdough Slim With Robert Armstrong :: Tannahill Weavers :: That 1 Guy :: Troika Folk Dance Band :: Ziggy Marley :: Zili Misik

 

2009 :: Banana Slug String Band :: Akabella :: Bearfoot :: Bluehouse :: Del Castillo :: Done Gone String Band :: Fishtank Ensemble :: Gokh-Bi System :: Gordy Ohliger :: Handful Of Luvin? :: Indigo Girls :: Issa Bagayogo :: Jackie Greene & Tim Bluhm, Skinny Singers :: Joe Craven :: John Cruz :: Ledward Kaapana :: Leroy Bell & His Only Friends :: Los Lobos :: Lura :: MaMuse :: Markus James & The Wassonrai :: Morley :: Old Blind Dogs :: On Ensemble :: Radim Zenkl & Leo Chern :: Sid Lewis’ Jammin’ 101 :: The Cuban Cowboys :: Tommy Emmanuel :: Troika Folk Dance Band :: Wailing Souls :: Wilson Triplets :: Yeh Dede :: 2008 :: Baka Beyond :: Bat Makumba :: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy :: California Guitar Trio :: Chic Gamine :: David Bromberg With Angel Band :: David Lindley :: Dobet Gnahore :: Done Gone String Band :: Emeline Michel :: Fishtank Ensemble :: George Kahumoku :: Haale :: Handsome Little Devils :: Jabali Acrobats :: Joe Craven :: Khac Chi :: Mariee Sioux :: Moira Smiley & Voco :: Morley :: Moshav :: Ozomatli :: Redhead :: Strunz & Farah :: Tcheka :: Wailin’ Jennys

 

And MANY more!

California WorldFest © 2020. California WorldFest is presented by The Center for the Arts, a cultural and educational organization that promotes and presents the literary, visual, & performing arts for the enrichment of our community. Site Photography by Marion Charlotte Photography, Ryuta Shimotomai, and Eye of Laksmi.