Thursday, July 12-Sunday, July 15, various times, Nevada County Fairgrounds, $20-$190
This festival is a four-day, camping compatible event with more than 40 acts playing a collection of soulful, mellow music. You’ll hear Dustin Thomas, Anoushka Shankar, Joe Craven and the Sometimers and Galactic, with buskers filling in any gaps. Visit the Global Indigenous Peoples’ Village and attend workshops focused on the things that connect us as humans—this festival aims to change your life. 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, worldfest.net.