The same body that organizes the California roots took it upon themselves to produce the Arizona Roots as a new event. The Cali Roots is well known for featuring special artistes and performances for over a decade. This years event was organized in conjunction with relentless beats. For the first time, the event was moved to the Rawhide Western Town and Event Center in Chandler, Arizona which is the first time it is being hosted in an out of state location. The event was flooded with buzzing people waiting to see what it would be like.
It was a well organized event with plenty of space to move around and explore the different products from different vendors. Those who came with blankets and enough room to sit and so did this who wanted to sit on the ground. There were enough wooden picnic tables and chairs next to the main stage for the people who wanted to listen to some music while eating. Water stations were also in plenty. The different ends of the event center had two different music stages with one smaller one and the other being a bit bigger. The event had enough food centers with two drink bars on opposite sides of the venue. 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. If you are a CBD user, you can use this tool for dosing. There was great organization in the layout and positioning of all the vendors at the venue. Graffiti artists and enthusiasts were served to a great graffiti section with huge blackboards to showcase their skills. People stood to watch and take photos in excitement as their favorite artistes performing. There was a huge lion made of metal with a green, red and yellow Rastafarian mane which served as an art car with red seats where people could seat and enjoy the music. You could also get an aerial view of everybody below by going to the next level of the art car. One of the most popular spots fir a photo was 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. The first band to grace the stage went by the name Rilen’ out had a lead singer clad in a plain black jacket over a tank top and jeans. The beauty of her voice was unquestionable with a voice that sounded like something between two popular artistes.