Friday April 19th

The Golden Mandala

Cacao Circle Friday @ 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Cost: $15 for the Ceremony and $25 for bottomless Cacao at Elixart
Bringing our community together to begin the weekend in sacred space. Joining forces with Elixart for an option to combine your entry to the circle with bottomless cacao for the rest of the evening at Elixart. Drop into a deep heart space while activating meaningful intentions for your dharma, your purpose in the world. We’ll be guided into an internal exploration with visualizations, sound and movement – followed by opportunities integrate through partner sharing exercises – to witness and feel seen, make new connections, and create a more whole sense of sangha, unified community.


Universe of Sound Friday @ 8:30pm to 11:30pm
Cost: Suggested $5 w/festival pass and suggested $10 for general public
Take a musical journey to the very heart of improvisation and interplay. An exploration of the innovative sonic relationships between, melodies, rhythms and voice. A multi-stylistic experience featuring guitar, world percussion, voice and electronic samples. No song is ever performed quite the same. Get ready to be amazed.

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The Haven

Arcturus  Friday @ 10:00pm New York born DJ & Producer, Daniel Kaplan (Arcturus)
Cost: $10.00 (separate cover charge for both DJs at The Haven, not included in the festival weekend pass)
Arcturus produces transcendental galactic bass music for cosmic voyagers. A multi-talented musician, Arcturus was raised on 70s classic rock and 90s hip hop. His range includes the sacred flute, saxophone, guitar, and vocals, among others. Through wild road trips from New York to Austin to Nevada City, he has been invited to play at multiple venues and collaborate on recordings. Within the next five years, his goals are to share his galactic music experience all over the world, creating a tarot-based cosmic theater to activate sacred sites, national historic parks and enrich beautiful souls.

Visuals by Zachariah Friday between 10:00pm and 2:00am (for Arcturus and Yohm)
Cost: $10.00 (separate cover charge for both DJs at The Haven, not included in the festival weekend pass)
Zach Krausnick is at the cutting edge of immersive experience design and creation.  He has been creating interactive and engaging installations and experiences for over 10 years.  He currently works with Virtual and Augmented Reality, AI, and Biofeedback Technology to create the new frontier of spiritual technology to assist humanity in its collective shift to the new quantum paradigm.  

Yohm Friday @ 12:00am 
Cost: $10.00 (separate cover charge for both DJs at The Haven, not included in the festival weekend pass)
Yohm began the journey as a DJ in the year 2000 playing vinyl reggae, funk and hip hop records. Over the years his sound has evolved into a blend of world influenced fusion beats with thick bass drops. Known for playing remixes of classic tunes and medicine bass, with an ability to adapt his sound to fit most dance floors. Yohm (pronounced like Yo and Ohm) is a combination of Yosef’s birthname and one of the most healing sounds. Yohm has rocked sets at many festivals including Enchanted Forest, Lucidity, Symbiosis, Worldfest, Cosmic Convergence and Stilldream. With a sharp focus on clean mixing and composing a journey through different genres Yohm’s energetic sets keep the crowd engaged and satiated.


Saturday April 20th

Downtown Nevada City

Farmers Market Saturday @ 9:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: Free and open to the public!
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Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and economic resilience of our community by providing access to high quality, locally grown products. To support regional, sustainable producers through direct access to consumers. To create a community meeting place and to foster consumer education.

The Haven

Brotherly Mud Saturday @ 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Cost: $10.00 (free with festival pass, $10 separate cover charge at the door)
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Hailed as the ‘best up-and-coming Americana band in the Sacramento region’, the Sierra Nevada’s own Brotherly Mud is as if the 60’s and 70’s folk tradition continued into the modern day, taking influence from today’s songwriters while respecting yesterday’s honesty. With formally trained musicians from the Berklee College of Music and the Musician’s Institute, Brotherly Mud’s sound relies on both the human spirit and intellect to convey their message to those who listen.

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Golden Era

World Beatnix Saturday @ 8:30pm to 12:00am!
Cost: $10.00 (separate cover charge, not included in the festival weekend pass)
FOR-SITE Foundation: Night Without Borders 
Original music dance band. Get ready to move and celebrate with a unique blend of musical styles– from Afro-beat to Egyptian to the Cajun Bayou. Have fun while dancing and appreciating the rhythms of the world. Instruments include percussion, drums, bass, guitar, keys, flute and saxophone. The highly dance-able, spiritual amalgamation materializes from a hypnotic symbiosis of percussive rhythms, bass vibrations and melodies carried on the winds of guitar, keys, sax, and flute.


The Golden Mandala

Breathwave w/Rhea Light & Daniela Soulux Pruzan Saturday @ 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Cost: $45-$60 (not included in weekend festival pass)

1551215019559The benefits of Breathwork extend far beyond the physical into the mental and emotional fields. Each person’s breath pattern is completely unique to their own life experience and can be seen as a metaphor for how they live their lives. Opening the breath up where it once had been constricted allows for a gentle release of old holding patterns on all fields of experience.

Rhea is a certified Breathwave and Advanced EFT Facilitator with a focus on trauma release and pattern integration. Her offering is non-denominational and rooted in metta or loving kindness. Through her facilitation, she intends to create a heart-centered space in which the breather can safely surrender to the divine intelligence of this simple yet powerful healing tool. For more information, visit

Daniela Soulux Pruzan, PT, DPT  is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and has been a practitioner of the healing arts since 2008. She practices hands on integrative healthcare and has training in CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation (organ massage), pelvic rehab, as well as integrative trauma resolution and Somato-Emtional Release. Honoring every body as unique, she values attuning to the innate wisdom the body holds, and believes in supporting the body’s own capacity for healing.


Amerus Saturday @ 9:30pm to 12:30am
Cost: $10.00 (not included with festival pass)

During the festival we are blessed to have Eah perform at Reiki Kitchen on Friday at our opening reception and Saturday during the speakers series. She will also be playing with her band, Amerus at Coopers Saturday night. Check them out!