presents

RICHARDS
RANCH,
OREGON HOUSE
OCT 11 - 13, 2024

MUSIC CONNECTS US ALL

Burton Fisher, White Buffalo Stands

White Buffalo Stands, Hodawanes, is a 7th generation singer for his Northern Cheyenne tribe. From the time he was a child spirit, White Buffalo Stands was taught the importance of song as an expression of reverence and deep gratitude for life.  “My name is Burton Fisher Jr., White Buffalo Stands, a full blood Northern Cheyenne […]

Kimberly ShiningStar Petree

Descends from the Tume’lay Nisenan Miwok and is the Chairwoman the Eldorado Band of Miwok Indians. She is a founding member and Executive Director of Cosumnes Culture and WaterWays, (CCAWW) located in El Dorado County, CA. She is also the Cultural Resource Preservation Officer for the El Dorado County Indian Council, (EDCIC). Kimberly ShiningStar is […]

Chicken Bonz

Ludi Hinrichs and ChickenBonz clearly take us out of the box, while swinging with their colorful signature sound. Driven by a 4 and at times 5 piece horn section, they roam a diverse terrain, bringing music inspired by India, the Middle East, European Roma,Argentine Tango and American jazz to WorldFest fans. The combination of musical […]

Brightside Blue

“This love story has a soundtrack.”  Lindsay Bellows and Ananda Vaughan have found the perfect complements in each other: Lindsay is a soulful songbird, who soars and dives over the lush textures of Ananda’s musical landscapes. Equal parts groove and melody, their songs keep audiences delightfully engaged — tapping feet, singing along, and basking in […]

Izzi Tooinsky

Internationally Loved, Locally Tolerated Izzi Tooinsky, The King of Hotdogastan, is a unique vaudevillian entertainer who has been performing at fairs, festivals, schools, and museums since the dawn of time. The King of Hotdogastan is a juggler, clown, comedian, storyteller, and educator. He is the author of two books, creator of 7 storytelling CD’s, father of two wild […]

Honey Of The Heart

Justin Ancheta and Maren Metke have musical nectar flowing through their veins. The dynamic Grass Valley duo are the driving force behind a project that is even sweeter than it sounds. Honey of the Heart is an ambrosial mix of musical interpretations influenced by folk, soul, roots and world/flamenco styles. Built upon a repertoire of […]

Meklit

Meklit is an Ethio-American vocalist, songwriter, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. Known for her electric stage presence, innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and her emotive live shows, Meklit has rocked stages from Addis Ababa (where she is a household name) to San Francisco (her beloved home-base), to NYC, London, […]

Albino Mbie

Albino Mbie is a multi-award-winning Musician, Guitarist, Singer, Composer and producer from Mozambique; an African country known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Albino’s music succeeds in combining many disparate parts into an organic whole. It incorporates his musical experiences from Mozambique, the U.S., and many other places around the world, combining rhythmic patterns […]

La Dame Blanche

With her explosive mix of hip hop, cumbia, dancehall and reggae, the Cuban singer, flautist and percussionist Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche delivers a powerful and compelling sound which summons the spirits. The smoke of an inaugural cigar prior to setting foot on set, a glass of rum left backstage, necklaces, white flowers, […]

The Gold Souls

The Gold Souls are bringing the driving grooves of funk, the rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues to the Northern California scene and beyond. Drawing from a wide range of influences and experiences, they deliver captivating lyrics and fresh arrangements over a vintage sound. Led by the dynamic Juniper Waller, […]