Who’s ready for #BajaCaliRoots???! For those unaware, the reggae rock and hip hop festival familiarly known as Cali Roots is in its 11th year (nonconsecutive due to COVID) and unfortunately delayed till Memorial Weekend 2022 (again, COVID). Instead of gathering in Monterey, the Cali Roots team takes advantage of the vacation year by pivoting the party south to the sunny shores of Cabo San Lucas by introducing the first ever Cali Roots: Baja Sessions.
What’s better than Cali Roots? How about the same party south of the border.
If you’re currently living in or from California, specifically southern California, you would know that everything is more fun in Mexico. Baja is the ultimate vacation without breaking your bank (granted that you’re using safety precautions and the buddy system to not get into trouble down there). Cali Roots capitalizes on Cabo’s tourist attractions, thrilling nightlife and cheap accommodations by bringing a less expensive Closer to the Sun Fest (if you will) this upcoming November 3rd through 7th, 2021.
And, for fans of Closer to the Sun and Cali Roots, the lineup is EXACTLY what you want as you bask in the pool. Headlining the inaugural event is Sublime with Rome and Dirty Heads! Folk roots band and Cali Roots veterans SOJA is set to perform twice throughout the stay with hip hop’s finest duo Atmosphere pumping the party up in between. For roots reggae fans, GRAMMY Award-winning Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds will grace the stages, while reggae rock gods The Expendables are set to shred guitars like the surfers shredding waves nearby not once, but TWICE. Mike Love will double down on his harmonious vibes with two sets, as well as Collie Buddz, Bumpin Uglies, The Elovaters and Artikal Sound System. If that’s not enough, there will be a special performance by Rome and Duddy B (of Dirty Heads) and an acoustic kickback set with Ballyhoo’s Howi Spangler!
Now, you’re probably thinking five days and four nights probably cost a lot — even for Mexico! Say bye-bye to that negative narrative since Cali Roots is advertising four-night standard suites at the low cost of only $799 per person! Upgrade your stay to Premium for $999 per person at the RIU Santa Fe Hotel or stay on site at Cali Roots Baja Sessions HQ (aka the ME by Melia) for $1099 per person. That’s hotel AND festival entry, people! Not only that, but the fest promises morning yoga, daily beach parties, poolside performances from your fave reggae artists and after-hours activities (aka, probably something to do with a tequila gun). If you’re wondering how to come up with $1000+ in time before tickets sell out, take a yoga breath, for only $30 down locks in your stay at this time. Just don’t forget to purchase your own airfare and transport! Still wary to travel at this time? The festival further promises a COVID-19 money back guarantee. For more information or to lock down your stay today, visit the links below or www.bajacaliroots.com.