21st Annual Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival Gets Underway Thursday

Connor Forbes
Connor Forbes
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The Last Internationale performs at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday May 20. The Last Internationale

21st Annual Spring Joshua Tree Music Festival

JOSHUA TREE (CNS) – The 21st annual spring Joshua Tree Music Festival
– featuring workshops, mindfulness activities and over 30 artists — got underway Thursday at the Joshua Tree Lake Campground.

Music is set to run from 5 p.m. to midnight Thursday; from 10 a.m. to
1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday, festival
officials said. Two stages will continuously rotate music throughout the

Thursday’s performances will begin with Kate McCabe, who will be
followed by Psycodelics and DJ Mai Girl. Corinne West will get the music
started Friday and will be followed by performances from Galactic featuring
Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph, Sass N Harmony, Mikey Reyes and The Feeling, Sgt.
Splendor, Trouble in the Streets, Tamikrest, My Baby, Garza, Q. Varo and Haute

The lineup for Saturday will start out with MTN GRL, who will be
followed by performances from Frazey Ford, The Last Internationale, Rainbow
Girls, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Balkan Bump, Boostive, Father Taj, Giselle Woo and
The Night Owls, Cactus Wine Experience, Davis, LMcG and Ding Dong.

The festival will conclude Sunday starting with music from Lisa
Sanders and Brown Sugar, who will be followed by Dub Inc, Leyla McCalla, Adam
Freeland, Whiskerman, Stephen Lewis’ Big Fun Duo, Megan Slankard, Nigel Roman
and Ding Dong.

The festival will also feature an “Om Zone” for attendees to
practice breathing, yoga and movement; a “Sanctuary” to have mindfulness
discussions, tell stories and attend daily AA meetings; a queer salon with art,
performances, a skills-share, racial justice talk and resources; and an “Astro
Mojo Dojo” with tea ceremonies, a cacao ceremony and meditation.

In an effort to encourage families to attend the festival with their
kids, the venue also offers “Kidsville,” which has rotating interactive
activities, special pop-up performances and playshops, festival officials said.

Ticket availability and more information can be found at

21st Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival. Dub Inc
Dub Inc performs at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. Photo by Dub Inc

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