Among the Lollas, Coachellas and Riot Fests, the California Roots Festival stands out as the nation's largest multi-day reggae showcase. Past acts have included legendary acts like Cypress Hill and The Roots, and reggae royalty like Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse. The line-up this year includes heavy rasta hitters like Damian and Stephen Marley, Katchafire and Barrington Levy. Another act not to be missed, comes from the unlikely hip-hop hotbed of Minneapolis, when critically acclaimed rapper Atmosphere takes the stage Friday evening. Live painters, artists, crafters and local food vendors lend a hand in making this homegrown festival, now in its seventh year, feel like its roots have been permanently set on the Peninsula. [GS]


  • Occurred Friday, May 27th, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Occurred Saturday, May 28th, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Occurred Sunday, May 29th, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm


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