17th Annual Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival – swaggering blues, gospel-fused folk, Afro rock/soul, LA house party punk/funk, dreamy psychedelic synth pop and more to round out the lineup this May.
Joshua Tree Music Festival has announced the rest of its lineup for the upcoming 17th Annual Spring Festival happening May 16 – 19, 2019. Music lovers will relish in the eclectic lineup featuring artists and inspiration from around the globe. Expect to be taken on a musical journey over the course of this 4 day event in the Mojave Desert.
The Joshua Tree Music Festival is known for hosting a variety of musical artists that do not adhere to any specific genre. What they do have in common, is that they deliver powerful, potent, and authentic performances which leaves an impression on attendees.
We work really hard to deliver a truly diverse and well-rounded line-up that you won’t see at every other major music festival. A lot of these artists are on the rise, honing their craft, and creating unique, original sounds says festival founder Barnett English.
The latest additions to the lineup include: Vintage Trouble; rock ‘n’ roll’s best kept secret distilling swaggering rock, soulful blues & R&B grooves, My Baby; the roots driven hypnotic dance with gospel, blues and folk influences, The Cole Williams Band; a genre breaking melding of Afro rock, soul, R&B, reggae, and blues, Thumpasaurus; Punk/funk stew with traces of Zappa, Devo, Prince, and Night Glitter; Loulou Ghelichkhani’s (Thievery Corporation) new dreamy psychedelic synth-pop project.
They join dancefloor masters Dynohunter, renowned Berlin-based DJ Oliver Koletzki, Japanese avant-garde rock band Dachambo, Toronto based soul-funkers, After Funk; recent ‘Best New Austin Band’ winners, Trouble In The Streets.
The lineup also features a strong representation of local music talent. Gene Evaro Jr, Desert Rhythm Project, Myshkin Warbler, The Amritakripa Band, Gabriella Evaro, The Adobe Collective, DEGA, Megan Hutch all make their homes in the high desert.
Also on the lineup: Earth Arrow, Diggin Dirt, Smoked Out Soul,, Baraka Moon, Radio Skies, Revel in Dimes, Moontricks, Youssoupha Sidibe, City of Trees Brass Band, Sahba Motallebi, Jesus Gonzalez, Beats & Rhymes and Subko.
The JTMF experience features several multidisciplinary musical, movement, and spiritual workshops. Yoga classes are held from sunrise to sunset. A diverse selection of vendors can be found in the World Market. Attendees can enjoy a range of bodywork and healing services at the JTMF Healing Oasis. Art is featured throughout the festival grounds via live painting, art installations and more. Numerous food options are available on-site. An action packed Kidsville provides all-day activities and entertainment for the younger attendees, and places JTMF among the leading family-friendly festivals in the USA.
The 17th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival takes place May 16-19, 2019 at the Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground, 2601 Sunfair Rd, Joshua Tree, CA.
Pre-sale tickets are now on sale via the website at: www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com.
About Joshua Tree Music Festival
Founded in 2003, the Joshua Tree Music Festival takes place every May and October at the gateway to the world-renowned Joshua Tree National Park. The four-day festivals are immersive, inclusive, and inspiring experiences catering to music loving funsters and families with a sense of adventure. Family and friends come together with passion, purpose and a mission to foster social interaction on a deep level, and to create positive, life-changing moments. For more info log on to: www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com