July 14 - 16th we will come together at the base of the breathtaking Emerald Creek Falls (Kanjini, Camp 2) to connect and celebrate the abundance of culture, art, music and nature that flourishes in tropical North Queensland.
****ONLY 150 TICKETS LEFT!****
WELCOME TO BULUWAI / DJABUGAY COUNTRY.
Kanjini is on the traditional land of the Buluwai and Djabugay Bama (people). Respect the country, the wildlife, waterways and each other at all times.
12pm Thursday STALLHOLDERS
10 AM Friday GENERAL PUBLIC
***ALL PATRONS TO DEPART MIDDAY MONDAY THE 18TH JULY***
WHAT TO BRING
Smiles, laughs, funky dance moves, warm clothes for cold nights, swimmers, towel, hat and all the necessities for a comfy camp.
WASTE, COMPOSTING & RECYCLING
Please LEAVE NO TRACE.
We encourage all patrons to leave no waste or vegetable matter behind. Kanjini is a wildlife sanctuary and all vegetable scraps NEED TO BE PUT IN THE COMPOST BINS.
Please use the recycle stations, and take your landfill waste with you. Bless!
There is a strict NO DOGS policy.
If you bring your dog you will be asked to leave Kanjini immediately.
DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
Kuranda Roots is a drug and alcohol free festival space and we encourage you to enjoy the natural high of the music and spectacular environment.
RESPECT THE WATERWAYS
Kanjini is home to Platypi, rare frogs and aquatic life. Soap, detergents and shampoo is strictly forbidden.
Do not use the creek as a toilet, please use the toilets provided!
FOOD / DRINKS
There are several food stalls catering to vegans and carnivores. There are also fresh coconuts and delicious chai and beverage stalls to quench your thirst.
KURANDA ROOTS PROGRAM IS NOW HERE!
Since its inception the festival has played host to a huge range of reggae and bass music stars and this year will see Australia’s number 1 reggae crew The Strides headline the main stage.
The Strides are a force for Reggae music, fronted by roots man Ras Roni from Barbados, Fijian MC LTL GZeus and Sierra Leonian ragga powerhouse Blaka C, The Strides deliver a musical experience that is as explosive as it is authentic. The Strides’ music faithfully builds on the foundations of classic roots reggae with a hip-hop edge, forging a sound that brings together modern dance hall, dub beats and reggae-pop.
Coming in hot on the Dreadagade stage are Bristol producer extraordinaire Chris Munky and SubTribe front man RayJah 45 on the mic.
Other exciting acts confirmed are: Kuranda’s Roots Reggae superstars Zennith, Djawarray and The Pad Boys, reggae soulman Broden Tyrell with Isa Maka, Zami Coleman aka Z.D.C, hip hop producer Diggis, Sydney refugee and new FNQ local JC Funkdafied, Komorebi, Manuka, DJ Solomon, Bent Intent, South American reggae crew Amazonas, Tastey Dj, Zoey Sutra, Toshi Sakamoto, Faux Mo, Sydney’s dancehall selecta Ali Basta, Brisbane’s hottest duo the Sugarfunk Fairies, the world music vibes of Djinna & Celestino, junglists Quinzalez and Dubcide, badboy Elementary Hi-Fi, local DJ sensations Badshore and Scout, Rizon, PsydFX, Paris, Billy Dread, Scout and DJ Fi$her Price.
Second Round tickets are onsale now through https://events.humanitix.com/kuranda-roots-festival-fnq and market stall applications are now open at www.kurandaroots.com
Kuranda Roots Festival pays full respect and acknowledges the importance that Black Music (Reggae, RnB, Soul, Hip Hop, Jazz, Blues and many more genres) plays in the living history of contemporary music. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement and Stop Black Deaths In Custody. We also cherish the rich culture of First Nations people of Australia and the Pacific who bring us to a state of reverence and connection to country. Massive thanks and praise to the Buluwai and Djabugay bama on whose land we celebrate on.
Always was and always will be Aboriginal land!