Michael Franti (born April 21, 1966) is an American musician, rapper, poet, activist, documentarian, and singer-songwriter, known for his participation in many musical projects, most with a political and social emphasis, including the Beatnigs and the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. He is the creator and lead vocalist of his current independent project, Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk, and rock. He is also an outspoken supporter for a wide spectrum of peace and social justice issues, and he is especially an advocate for peace in the Middle East.
EXPLORE THE BaliSpirit Festival 2023 LINE-UP!
Can’t wait to find out who will be teaching daytime workshops of yoga, dance, martial arts, breath work and personal development? Eager to discover amazing songwriters, DJs, world music bands and other conscious musicians? The extraordinary variety of our program combined with the spiritual and beautiful natural setting of Bali make BaliSpirit Festival an unforgettable experience.
The information below is from our 2023 line up and is subject to change for all future festivals. Check this page regularly for 2023 updates or sign up for our email newsletter.
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