Cali Roots Chronicles

The Faces of Cali Roots

The Faces of Cali Roots

By: Paige Hawkins It feels like a dream, doesn’t it? The California Roots Music and Arts Festival was a week ago, but I know I’m not the only one who has been fantasizing back to that beautiful weekend and wishing it never ended. I find myself lost in thought, back in...

read more
Cali Roots Day 3

Cali Roots Day 3

By: Paige Hawkins Well everyone, the tenth annual Cali Roots festival flew by faster than we could have imagined. We spent the weekend surrounded by incredible people and sensational music, celebrating a decade of the California Roots Music and Arts festival...

read more
Cali Roots Day 2

Cali Roots Day 2

By: Paige Hawkins Day two of Cali Roots was filled with laughter and appreciation for the great vibes and good times. We danced the night away and lost our minds together under a haze of smoke and pulsing lights, everyone rocking out under the spell of California...

read more
Cali Roots Day 1

Cali Roots Day 1

By: Paige Hawkins Welcome to the tenth annual California Roots everyone, the weekend is finally here and I think we can all agree that day one was phenomenal! You could feel the frenzy in the air yesterday morning as strangers sang, jammed and connected with each...

read more
California Roots Survival Guide

California Roots Survival Guide

Ladies and gents, it’s almost here! The weekend for which we’ve been planning, prepping, and anticipating, the 10th Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival is less than two weeks away. The Powers That Be have gone above and beyond for us this year guys,...

read more
The Incredible Women of Cali Roots

The Incredible Women of Cali Roots

By: Brendan Clemente Stepping into the California Roots Music and Arts Festival each year is a tradition my wife and I cherish. For the past seven years on Memorial Day weekend, we’ve traveled to Monterey together to witness and take part in the magic that is Cali...

read more
Cali Roots Radio, Rebelution’s Eric Rachmany on SiriusXM

Cali Roots Radio, Rebelution’s Eric Rachmany on SiriusXM

Cali Roots Radio, Hosted by Rebelution's Eric Rachmany, Premiering on SiriusXM's The Joint May 3: Exclusive By: Patricia Meschino, Billboard Magazine The California Roots and Arts Festival has teamed up with Ineffable Music Group and SiriusXM Radio to create a new...

read more
A Look Back at Day 2

A Look Back at Day 2

By: Allie Adams, Bulldog Media Saturday is the day where you sort of settle into the festival and start to feel comfortable navigating your way around the grounds. You (hopefully, though I’m not holding my breath) got a good night’s sleep cozied up in your sleeping...

read more
A Look Back at Day 1

A Look Back at Day 1

By: Allie Adams, Bulldog Media The 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival kicked off exactly two weeks ago to the day and I cannot believe how quickly the time has passed. It felt like those five days I spent at the Monterey County Fairgrounds happened in...

read more
Cali Roots – Day 1 Recap

Cali Roots – Day 1 Recap

"We set our blogging intern Caemen Amelio free on the first day of the fest, and this is what he wrote about his experience!" By: Caemen Amelio The 9th annual California Roots Festival kicked off on May 25 at the fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. As soon as the gates...

read more
2018 Song Writing Winner

2018 Song Writing Winner

Contest Finalists Light Em Up More info > Bach Thought More info > Fluid Foundation More info > Highest Conspiracy More info >

read more
Cali Roots 2018

Cali Roots 2018

By: Brendan Clemente It’s around this time every year that I start thinking about the gorgeous drive up the coast, the stunning ocean views, the majestic golden hills surrounding me on all sides, and breathing in that first breath of crisp, refreshing, Monterey Bay...

read more
Message from Lindsay – Caliroots Volunteer Coordinator

Message from Lindsay – Caliroots Volunteer Coordinator

I absolutely love working with volunteers! This year we had an extraordinary group of volunteers, that worked harmoniously together throughout the weekend. I truly believe that volunteers are the heart and soul of any event. Why is that? Because they are this group of...

read more
An Important Message for Everyone Who Attended California Roots

An Important Message for Everyone Who Attended California Roots

By: Brendan Clemente There are almost no words to describe the heavy feeling that comes over me after Cali Roots ends. It’s the same feeling every year. As I pack the car and think about the long ride down the coast to San Diego, random memories from the weekend flash...

read more
Setting The Bar

Setting The Bar

By: Natali Mejia Today was the day that I officially became a first time Cali Roots Festival attendee. As an inexperienced festival goer, I can safely say that today has set the bar extremely high for all future musical endeavors that may enter my path. Cali Roots has...

read more