The Arizona Roots Festival was recently introduced by the same organizers tgat produce the California Roots. California Roots has a history running to close a decade and it is popular for bringing in unique artistes and performances to give consumers a special experience. In this years event, the producers merged with Relentless Beats. The venue also shifted with the event being held at a new out of state location in the shape of the Rawhide Western Town and Event Center in Chandler, Arizona. It created a buzz like no other with many people waiting to see what the event would be like.
As you would expect of any well organized event there were lots of products on display from a variety of vendors as well as a lot of space for people to move around and peruse them. It was a spacious event with enough room for people to sit on the ground or on blankets that they brought along. The stage was lined with wooden picnic tables and chairs for people who wanted to enjoy a meal as they listened to music. Water stations were also in plenty. There were two different music stages on either ends of the event center with one being larger than the other one. Food centers were also plenty with two drink bars on the opposite sides of the event. Among the products on sale were hand made items such as hats and bags. Some other common items were smoking paraphernalia, hand blown glass pieces and CBD treats. CBD users also had a chance to use this tool for dosing. The layout and placement of the vendors was very well thought out. Graffiti artists had a chance to display their prowess I’m a graffiti section with huge blackboards. People stood to watch and take photos in excitement as their favorite artistes performing. There was an art car in the shape of a lion with green, red and yellow Rastafarian mane that had red seats where people could seat and get a feel of the music. The second level of the art car served people to an aerial view of all that was below. Most people took photos at a red velvet seat at the mouth of the lion.
Music at the Rawhide stage which is the smaller stage started at around 1pm.[ At around 1 pm, the music was already playing at the Rawhide stage which was the smaller of the two stages. Over her tank top and jeans, the lead singer if the Rilen’ out band had a plain black jacket. She had a beautiful voice sounding like a merge between two popular artistes.