Looking Back on California Roots 2017; featuring appearances from Collie Buddz, BeeB$, Unified Highway, and more!


The California Roots Music & Arts Festival has made a name for itself as not only the top marijuana based festival in America, but also a leading name in reggae, folk, and hip-hop music alike.  Year after year the festival continues to grow, evolving in new ways with help from a passionate and heavily devoted fan base.

Join us as Mike Van Dusen and the FestHype team jump in feet first in to this festival of love, taking an in depth look at what makes this festival so special.  Exploring everything from cuisine, fashion, music, and more;  we carefully explore everything that Cali Roots 2017 has to offer.

Featuring appearances and music from Collie Buddz, Unified Highway, Beebs, Nas, Jurassic 5, Through The Roots, Haven Art Live, and so many more!  Watch the full video and subscribe below:


This year’s festival was hosted at the Monterrey Fairgrounds, where in 1967 Jimi Hendrix famously baffled his spectators by setting his guitar on fire during a solo.

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Special shout out to: Gourmet Indian Cuisine for introducing our team to new food, cultures, and love.  Please continue spreading the wealth of good food and sage advice to festival tummies and souls everywhere you go.


shot & edited by: Jake Albrecht

attended and reviewed by: Mike Van Dusen

translated & transcribed by: Steven Rhys

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