PALMDALE – Organizers have announced the lineup of musical acts and performers for the seventh annual Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival, happening at the Palmdale Amphitheater Oct. 6-7.
Kaleidoscope After Dark, the opening night celebration on Friday, Oct. 6, features the Latin and Jazz singer Estani Frizell, performing with a 10-piece band, followed by the glow-in-the-dark dance extravaganza iLuminate. The live entertainment on the ground will be followed by the Antelope Valley’s first drone show in the sky above the Palmdale Amphitheater.
The festival continues on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kaleidoscope’s main Tapestry Stage will feature a variety of world music, including one of Hawaii’s most influential voices in contemporary island music, Troy Fernandez, as well as the High-D Boys, who will provide a comedic flair on the best music from roots to rock and hip to hop. Plus, the Fenians will present a mix of traditional Irish folk and rock ’n’ roll; Las Chikas, a multicultural female band, will showcase the sounds of salsa sounds; and Upstream will bring reggae, calypso, soca and steel drum to the main stage.
The Mosaic Stage will showcase poet and performer Sean Hill, and multicultural entertainment groups provided by the Music Center of Los Angeles, which include Futa Toro West African Dance Ensemble and the Korean Classical Music & Dance Company. Other highlights include David Parther’s Poetry Jam, TAIKOPROJECT, and the Peruvian Ensemble.
Tickets for Kaleidoscope After Dark are $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under with a ticket reservation. A $10 tasting ticket for guests 21 and older, which includes admission and four tastings, is also available. Saturday’s event is free and no ticket is required. For a complete performance schedule, festival details, and Kaleidoscope After Dark tickets, visit www.KaleidoscopeArtFestival.com.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]