The United Beats of Peace Festival

San Francisco, California – September 4, 2006 The 10th anniversary Earthdance Festival will take place at the renowned Black Oak Ranch, a property rich in native history and old growth oak trees. For 2006, Earthdance Northern California will unite with over 250 locations in 50 countries across the world to create the most conscious global festival of our time.

The Earthdance Northern California Festival will bring together an unprecedented line-up of conscious musicians, visual artists, DJ’s, 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, Electronica, Hip Hop, Folk and Jazz. One of this year’s highlights will be an indigenous elder’s council, made up of indigenous elders from many nations, who will share wisdom and sacred ceremony.

Last Chance To Request Press Passes:

If you haven’t already done so and would like to request media passes for this years Earthdance please contact me as soon as possible. Please also note that each press pass request is carefully considered and reviewed, but unfortunately not all can be granted.In the next two weeks we are looking to secure as many interviews and reviews as possible. As always your support is truly appreciated. If you would like to schedule an interview with Chris Deckker or any of the other artists, please contact me.

OUR 2006 LINE UP INCLUDES:

India Arie and Ani DiFranco India Arie
Ani DiFranco
Ozomatli
Blackalicious
Tea Leaf Green
Mad Professor
DJ Logic
Luna Angel
Pele Juju
John Trudell
Kid Beyond
Freq Nasty
Kan’nal
Toshi Reagan
Wisdom
Procussions
Trillian Green
That One Guy
Kevens

And many, many more…Special Festival Event: World Premier of “The Gandhi Tour” with “1001 Ways” and special guest Arun Gandhi

World Premier of 'The Gandhi Tour' Direct from Switzerland, world fusion ensemble, 1001 Ways, presents “The Gandhi Tour”, a special multi media event using unreleased archival audio and video footage of Mahatma Gandhi. This special production will include both local and international artists and will combine modern sounds with ancient tradition to create a platform where artistry and positive messages unite. The tour will include a special guest appearance by Arun Gandhi, co-founder of the International Institute for Non-Violence (www.gandhiins titute.org) and grandson of the late Mahatma Gandhi. For more information go to: www.1001ways.co mThe International Gathering of Elders 2006

The International Gathering of Elders 2006 An important part of this year’s festival is the “International Elders Forum” featuring first nation and modern elders from many countries. The elders will share wisdom and sacred ceremony and will join in council to discuss the important issues that are facing our planet at this crucial time. Earthdance Laytonville is honored to host this important gathering.PARTICIPATING ELDERS:
Oren Lyons
Barbara Marx Hubbard
Arun Gandhi
Rudolpho Piogrekedo
Gerardo Kanek Barrios
Moises Villafane
Agnes Baker Pilgrim
Stephen Gaskin
Woody Vaspra
Ina May Gaskin
Mercedes Barrios Longfellow
Swami Chaitanya
AnwaWilanci
Wavy Gravy
Bob (Bubbunj) Weatherall
Calico

2006 Ticket Prices:

$135 – Presale: 3 day pass includes camping
$165 – At the Gate: 3 day pass includes camping
$ 60 – Sunday Only ticket

For a complete list of ticket outlets, or to purchase tickets online, visit us at:
Earthdance.org /tickets

EarthdanceYvonne Hendrix

Press Coordinator

email: press@earthdance.org

phone: 707.223.2889

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Posted on September 5, 2006, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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