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WorldFest begins July 12 in Grass Valley

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22nd annual California WorldFest
When: July 12-15
Where: Nevada County Fairgrounds
Info: Worldfest.net
Tickets are available in half-day up to four-day passes and range from $25-$190.
Staff report
For anyone tired of the same old top 40 songs, their scope can be broadened at the 22nd annual California WorldFest.
And not only will there be music on seven stages, there will be more than 50 artists from around the globe, plus a full workshop and educational schedule.
More than 6,000 attendees per day are expected at the four-day festival.
The event will also feature daily yoga, family and kids activities, a variety of educational workshops, and an artisan marketplace.
WorldFest’s Global Indigenous People’s Village celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, offering attendees a journey into indigenous art, culture, and traditions. The village is meant as a tribute not only to the Nisenan tribes of the region, but to many influenced, diverse cultures.
New for this year, a main stage will be revealed at this year’s event, including an additional video screen, new sound, new lights, and a bigger performance space overall. Video screens have been raised higher, making for easy viewing for audiences at the fairgrounds. 
Onsite camping is offered and allows patrons and their families a safe and convenient place to rest before the next day’s goings-on. RV and tent camping sites are available, and for the glampers, WorldFest will have luxury showers available for purchase onsite for the first time this year.
“Music brings us together,” said The Center for the Arts’ executive director Amber Jo Manuel. “It helps us understand each other, our differences, and grow to become a stronger community by opening our hearts to the beat and dancing to the music of the world together.”
The popular music and arts festival is presented by The Center for the Arts, a nonprofit organization based out of Grass Valley.