BALI SPIRIT FESTIVAL 2014 – One World One Stage!
February 22, 2014
Musical multi-instrumentalist and festival darling Xavier Rudd heads a star-cast of musicians gathering from around the globe to turn up the vibes at this year’s Bali Spirit Festival.
Jetting to Bali after sell-out performances on home turf in Australia, Xavier Rudd, live and in awesome company on stage in Ubud, will be one of this year’s most unforgettable festival experiences.
Set over three full nights in a spectacular outdoor concert venue, this year’s program features World Musicians, Balinese Ceremonial Rites, Dancers, DJs, Mystic Voice Artists, Bhakti, Chanting and plenty of didge, drum and spirit-lifting beats from all over the Earth.
Indonesia’s own inspired grounds NOSSTRESS from Bali and KANDE from Aceh will be joined by lines of global musicians, including tantra lounge’s hit sufi band, NIYAZ, Beautiful Senegal/Sweden Collaboration Sousou amp; Maher Cissoko, American Soul-Singer Peia, the Global Kirtan Collective Kirtaniyaz, and Extraordinary Gathering of Devotional Performers inspired by tradition from all over the world including Karnamrita Dasi, Australia’s Kevin James, Bali Favourite, Daphne Tse, and Tahir Qawaal with their delicious ecstatic chants.
Australian countryman and Rainbow Serpent Festival favourite, OKA Collective, join the once-in-a-lifetime constellation of performers hand-picked from nations including Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, China, India, Syria, Ghana, Kenya, Canada, Australia, USA, Senegal, Chile and others in a program that crosses boundaries and is emerging as a world leader in its own right.
Set on one of the most beautiful open-air concert stages anywhere, the Festival’s night program at Arma Museum is a wonderland of sacred trees, ancient architecture and state-of-the-art technology, brought to life by the exquisite artistry and ceremony of traditional Balinese performers including Cudamani, Mekar Bhuana, and BaliSpirit owned Gamelan Kryasta Guna.