Bhakti Fest is excited to announce it’s new partnership with the philanthropic organization EarthWe. This collaboration will bring conscious world music to the Bhakti Fest Stage for the first time in its’ stellar six year history.
Joining an already incredible festival line-up, Bhakti Fest and EarthWe are excited to welcome American reggae rapper and alternative rock musician Matisyahu and “The Golden Voice of Africa” Salif Keïta to the Bhakti Fest stage. Matisyahu is well known for his Top 40 hit “King Without a Crown” and #1 Billboard Digital Album “Youth”, which was nominated for the Best Reggae Album Grammy award. The ground breaking afro-pop singer-songwriter from Mali, Salif Keïta was awarded Best World Music Grammy in 2010 for his piece “La Difference”. Returning headliners include Grammy nominated artists Krishna Das and Jai Uttal, Mantra masters Deva Premal and Miten, revolutionary hip-hop artist MC YOGI, long-time Madonna collaborator, Donna De Lory and many, many more.
Referred to as “The Spiritual Woodstock of The Millenium”, Bhakti Fest offers non-stop kirtan performances on two stages, with chanting in a wide of variety of musical genres ranging from blues, to rock, pop, gospel, traditional, and hip-hop. This year’s chant performer’s include, Sean Johnson & the Wild Lotus Band, Prema Hara, Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe, Girish, Govind Das & Radha, DJ Drez, Fanna Fi Allah, David Newman, Amritakripa, Arjun Baba, Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda, Gina Sala, Karnamrita, Brenda McMorrow, and more.