On Saturday, July 29th, SOMO Concerts invites you to a day long pop-up festival filled with high energy positive reggae, roots and fusion for lovers of legends and locals with reggae icon Maxi Priest, reggae ambassadors Third World, high energy North Bay favorites Sol Horizon, Chico’s reggae fusion rockers Mystic Roots, San Francisco’s island soul reggae band Native Elements and hip-hop reggae artist The Mighty Mystic and The Hard Roots Movement. Doors open at 3pm with a 3:30pm show start.

This year’s festival will take place on
Saturday, July 29, 2017

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Maxi Priest

Maxi Priest

Maxi Priest is a British reggae vocalist of Jamaican descent, best known for singing reggae music with R&B influence, otherwise known as reggae fusion. He became one of the first international successes who regularly dabbled in the genre and one of the most successful reggae fusion acts of all-time.

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Third World

Third World

Celebrating 42 years, ‘Reggae Ambassadors’, THIRD WORLD is one of the longest-lived Reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica's most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. Mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock and, later on, dancehall and rap, Third World’s style has been described as "reggae-fusion".

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Sol Horizon

Sol Horizon

Voted "Best World/Reggae band" in the North Bay Area, Sol Horizon seamlessly fuses roots reggae with rock, funk, and world music stylings. Anchored by veteran musicians, Sol is renowned for energetic live performances and their lyrical content, which centers on themes of peace, community, sustainability and the re-vitalizing power of nature.

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Mystic Roots

Mystic Roots

(MRB) is a Chico, CA born, 5-piece pop reggae fusion band. With two feet solidly in reggae, the band seamlessly juggles elements of dancehall, Hip-Hop, EDM, pop, and a taste of rock. The band is always sharpening their evolving musical arrangements of vocal harmonies that are made richer by the groups’ female/male dynamic. "The music is catchy and has a powerful, positive message.

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Native Elements

Native Elements

San Francisco powerhouse, Native Elements has been keeping the energetic, feel-good reggae tradition alive in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Comprised of 9 seasoned musicians with decades of experience in rock, metal, blues, jazz and hip-hop, this eclectic and fearless crew fuses their unique influences into a contemporary, melodic, horn-driven party.

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Mighty Mystic

& The Hard Roots Movement

Mighty Mystic

Considered one of the new leaders in the U.S Reggae scene, reggae artist Mighty Mystic’s fresh sound and musical diversity have proved to be a magnet for music lovers in search of that next level sound that has been missing in the reggae genre. It has attracted listeners of all ages and from all walks of life. Mystic continues to wake up the world with his brand of reggae he calls “HARD ROOTS.”

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Directions from the North:
• US-101 South to Rohnert Park Expressway in Rohnert Park
• Take the Rohnert Park Expressway exit from US-101 South
• Turn left onto Rohnert Park Expressway
• Turn right onto Petaluma Hill Road
• Turn right onto Valley House Drive

Directions from the South:
• US-101 North to Old Redwood Hwy North in Petaluma
• Take the Old Redwood Hwy exit from US-101 North
• Turn right onto Old Redwood Hwy North
• Turn right onto Main Street / Petaluma Hill Road
• Continue to follow Petaluma Hill Road
• Turn left onto Valley House Drive

Alternate directions from the South:
US-101 North
Exit onto CA-37 E toward Napa/Vallejo
• Turn left onto Lakeville Hwy
• Turn right onto Frates Rd
• Turn left onto Adobe Road / Old Adobe Road
• Turn right onto Petaluma Hill Road
• Turn left onto Valley House Drive