Sierra Nevada World Music Festival Adds Barrington Levy to Lineup

Bunny Wailer
Epiphany Artists presents the 14th Annual Sierra Nevada World Music Festival taking place June 22, 23 and 24, 2007 at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds, located thirty minutes west of Ukiah in Boonville, California.

Recently added is the legendary Barrington Levy, who has thrilled crowds with his immaculate voice and intricate scat delivery for over thirty years.

Bunny Wailer (making his first ever SNWMF festival appearance), Toots and the Maytals and Derrick Morgan will add to the legendary grouping of vintage artists slated to perform at the festival which has a tradition of presenting reggae from a bygone recording era.

World music artists Carlinhos Brown, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Les Nubians, and Ojos de Brujo are a sampling of the global stars who will shine over the course of the weekend.

This yearly Summer Solstice celebration creates a veritable global village where people gather to enjoy a diverse lineup of new and legendary artists from around the world. The festival features three days of music performed on two stages, a late-night dancehall, convenient camping, kid-friendly activities, shaded viewing options, and an eclectic group of international food and craft vendors.

With its origins in the Sierra Nevada mountains, the event will be held for the second year in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County. Three-day tickets are on sale now for $125.00 by mail order, at independent ticket outlets,, and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Single-day tickets, priced at $50 and $60 (Saturday) are available now. For mail order information please visit: or call the festival hotline at (916)777-5550.

Sierra Nevada World Music Festival Schedule By Day:

Friday, June 22: Toots & The Maytals, Carlinhos Brown, Sugar Minott, Clinton Fearon, Fire Pashon, Earl Zero, SambaD√°; In The Dancehall: Downbeat The Ruler

Saturday, June 23: Bunny Wailer, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Turbulence, Tony Rebel, Bob Andy, Queen Ifrica, Chezidek, Markus James, Elijah Emanuel, Mark Wonder, Wadi Gad, Aba Shaka, Kusun Ensemble, ¬°LoCura!; In The Dancehall: Stone Love & Aba Shaka

Sunday, June 24: Luciano, Junior Kelly, Ojos de Brujo, Rastrillos, Les Nubians, Derrick Morgan, The Ethiopians, The Maytones, NiyoRah, Abja, Yahadanai, Malika Madremana

(Barrington Levy scheduled appearance to be announced)

[Published on: 5/26/07]

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gabus! Fri 5/25/2007 05:44PM
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Bunny Wailer is a god that hardly leaves Jamaica...

All Loving Liberal White Guy starstarstarstarstar Fri 5/25/2007 06:31PM
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All Loving Liberal White Guy

Barrington Levy rules. Just about every hook in all of his songs goes a little something like "whooaaaa! shibbily dibbily ibbbily whoa!"

roberto767 Fri 5/25/2007 08:46PM
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dtwisco Sat 5/26/2007 06:35AM
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so much good beer comes from that area..

manjotar starstarstarstar Sat 5/26/2007 12:29PM
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i drink sierra nevada every day.

robg7887 Sun 5/27/2007 11:56AM
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I drink piss and vinegar every day.

sunnbear Tue 5/29/2007 09:40AM
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Hey jimsan1, try piss and vinegar lite...all the nasty flavor, half the uric acid.

O1Roggae Tue 5/29/2007 12:06PM
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the lineup is sick, my girl treasure who works at a head shop just informed me she was invited to go. hopefully she has an extra ticket