OCT 11 - 13, 2024


Mentes Diferentes

Striving to bring a message of unity from the Chicano community, Mentes Diferentes never shies away from discussing social issues regarding the Brown experience through Hip-Hop Culture. We are a group of street poets, producers, community organizers and artists. The Sacramento-hailing collective comprises of lead founder Reckless Reaction, Rocky Raps #1 Contender, KEST, L.O.C.O from […]

Two Runner

Two Runner is Paige Anderson and Emilie Rose. The American Roots duo from Northern California embody the hills they grew up in. Through the mediums of clawhammer banjo, flatpicking guitar, vocal harmonies, and oldtime fiddle, Two Runner puts a hip take on the Appalachian feel. Front woman Paige Anderson grew up touring in her family […]

Boot Juice

Boot Juice hails from the Hills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. The band features electric and acoustic guitars, three vocalists, bass, drums, saxophone and trumpet. Inspired by the likes of The Band and Railroad Earth with an intensely energetic show reminiscent of Talking Heads, Boot Juice has been gaining buzz with their […]

Zap Mama

For over 25 years Miss M. Daulne a.k.a ‘Zap Mama’, has made her mark in the music and entertainment industry thanks to her vocal creativity and appearances on the most prestigious stages. Her continuous involvement with music brought her to many places: she has toured the world, been nominated for Grammy’s, licensed by and composed […]


Play loud, preach hard! Welcoming the first gospel band to WF23, and established in 1990 right here in Grass Valley, Machaira (muh-kai-ruh) is a non-denominational Christian band that spreads the Love of The Lord by performing contemporary blues/rock/gospel music that speaks to audiences of all ages. This 10-piece band blends deep rhythm and harmonies with […]

Larry & Joe

Larry & Joe were destined to make music together. Larry Bellorín hails from Monagas, Venezuela and is a legend of Llanera music. Joe Troop is from North Carolina and is a GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass and old time musician. Currently based in the Triangle of North Carolina, both men are versatile multi-instrumentalists and singer-songwriters on a mission […]


QUITAPENAS, one word – all caps, four syllables – all claps, gives you a taste of their rhythmic contagion. This tropical Afro-Latin combo was born under the warm California sun. They borrow aesthetics from the radical 60s, 70s and 80s. Each song echoes a remix of history and invites one to engage in the liberating […]

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers will make a sprightly young groove doctor out of anyone. With spectacular energy pulsating from every member of the band, the Rainbow Seekers could illuminate the very chambers of Heaven. Lead singer Joe Hertler splashes through lyrical puddles of golden rain, leaving his audience wearing flowery crowns and bubbling […]


ADG7 (Ak Dan Gwang Chil): Korean Shamanic Folk-Pop “A most astonishing show musically and immensely entertaining- Ak Dan Gwang Chil from South Korea. WOW!!!” (Bob Boilen, NPR Music) “The nine-member ensemble presents itself not as earnest traditionalists, but as a giddy show band with all the trappings of K-pop — choreographed singers, candy-colored costumes and […]

Red Dirt Ruckus

It’s a funky freight train chock full of foothill flava! Red Dirt Ruckus is back at CA Worldfest, bringing their toe-tapping, hip shakin’ sound that can’t be pinned down. With a healthy dose of bluegrass, a sprinkle of reggae and a big-ole spoonful of funk, Red Dirt Ruckus has been leaving crowds smiling with their […]