Joshua Tree, CA – June 22, 2023 – Bhakti Fest, Southern California’s popular yoga and spiritual music festival, is excited to announce several additions to the talent lineup of their 2023 edition at the beautiful Joshua Lake & Campground over the weekend of September 15-17.
Newly announced yoga teachers include superstar Seane Corn, plus Raghunath Das, Hemalayaa & DTO, Devasonic, Natalie Valle, and Carmen Curtis from ARIEL Yoga. Other all-star yoga instructors include Yogrishi Vishvketu, Shiva Rea, Kia Miller, Andrew Sealy, Tejal Patel, Tommy Rosen, Allison Eaton, Govind Das & Jacqueline Michelle, Harpinder Kaur Mann, MC Yogi & Amanda Giacomini, and local favorite, Urban Yoga’s Kristin Olson. From those who have never stepped foot on a yoga mat to those who don’t travel without one, all student levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.
A curator of sacred sound, Bhakti Fest will host non-stop Kirtan and chant, along with other conscious music, across various musical genres, including blues, rock, pop, gospel, traditional, and hip-hop. New music lineup additions include Ayla Nereo, Amritakripa, Satsang, Radhika Das, Fantuzzi, and Egeman Sanli. 2023 headliners include transformational music legend Michael Franti, and Grammy nominees Pato Banton, Krishna Das, and MC YOGI. This year’s musicians also include favorites such as Desert Dwellers, Snow Raven, Sol Rising, DJ Drez & Marti Nikko, David Starfire, Raghunath Das, The Hanuman Project, Nina Rao, Gina Sala, Karnamrita Dasi, and more.
Bhakti Fest provides participants with the unique opportunity to interact and learn from some of the greatest luminaries of our time. New workshop leaders include Sita Devi Dasi and Paul Heussenstam. Other speakers include Michael Brian Baker, Radhanath Swami, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Jai Dev Singh, Nidhi Pandya, Indy Singh, Scott Blossom, Reginald Hubbard, Zoe Kors, and Tejal Patel.
Bhakti Fest is a pioneering gathering known for non-stop yoga, kirtan and other spiritual and conscious music, meditation, sound healing, vegetarian cuisine, therapeutic bodywork, spiritual study, conscious community, and transformation that continues to serve as a beacon for spiritual seekers from around the world. After a COVID-driven break since 2019, the festival is excited to welcome its fans home.
Festival producer Bella Silberfein notes, “We are so thrilled to be collaborating with such an amazing lineup of talent for the return of Bhakti Fest this year. It is amazing to see how excited the community is for it to be back and to gather again after the past few years.”
No family festival is complete without a Kids’ Village! In the cool shade, fun, physical, creative, musical, and conscious activities allow parents and children to enjoy time together.
Bhaktis will feast on various raw, vegan, and vegetarian food and beverage options. There is an extensive marketplace with eco-friendly, sustainable vendors offering clothing, devotional art, musical instruments, CDs, crafts, jewelry, and more.
Accommodations onsite include glamping, camping, and RV parking. There are also several hotels within a few miles of the campground that offer discounts for attendees.
With a world-class lineup of musicians and yoga instructors, conscious workshops, and artisan vendors, Bhakti Fest offers the most heart-opening, consciousness-raising experience of any festival today. Attendees describe the festival as “immersed in the greatest conscious party you have ever experienced, filled with music, yoga, dancing, love, light, and heart-centered community.”
Tickets for Bhakti Fest 2023 are available here. The non-profit festival donates a percentage of its funds to charities and other nonprofit groups that provide food, education, and environmental beautification programs worldwide. These include Food for Life Vrindavan, Love Serve Remember Foundation, Ramana’s Garden, Share Your Care, and the Seva Foundation.