Print this Page

World Music Festivals

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

September 16, 2005 - September 18, 2005
Laytonville California


Multiple styles


The Northern California Earthdance event will take place at the renowned Black Oak Ranch, a property rich in native history and old growth oak trees. The ranch is also home to many well known activists and artists, including Wavy Gravy’s Camp Winarainbow for children. For 2005, Earthdance and Black Oak will join forces to produce the most conscious festival of our time.
        The Earthdance Festival will bring together an unprecedented line-up of conscious musicians, visual artists, DJs, speakers and activists who believe in a sustainable future for our planet. 
Working with the theme of “unity in diversity”, the festival will host 5 music stages and will feature high profile conscious artists from many genres of the international music scene, including world, folk and jazz.
        An important part of the festival will be a compelling educational component called the “Activist Alley”, where festival patrons can interact with both local and international non-profit groups. These organizations will share information on relevant global and local issues, inspiring local participants to take a stand for the future of our planet.
        A highlight of the festival will be a synchronized global link up, taking place on Saturday the 17th, when at 4pm (PST), Earthdance California will join over 150 cities across the world. At this precise moment, a specially created song called the “prayer for peace” will be played in every location at the same time.
        The festival will also feature a wide variety of ‘Healthy’ vendors supplying many types of international foods and eco wares. Food, water, camping, and even HOT showers, are all available to festival attendees.
        By uniting our diverse communities through the universal platform of music and dance, the festival will send out a strong message of peace and global sustainability.


Zap Mama
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Sound Tribe Sector Nine
Lyrics Born
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
New Monsoon
Prezident Brown
Al Howard & the K23 Orchestra
Toshi Reagon
Hamsa Lila
The African Showboyz
Heavyweight Dub Champion
Lost Children of Babylon
Kingdom Travelers Gospel Choir
One World Orchestra
Joanne Rand
Something Different
Sasha Butterfly Band
and many more