BaliSpirit Festival presents Michael Franti

BaliSpirit Festival presents Michael Franti
BaliSpirit Festival presents Michael Franti & Spearhead, a globally recognised band, will perform in Bali for the first time in ten years at two extremely special gigs in Uluwatu and Ubud, with support from local favourites, The Munchies.

Show details:

Friday, April 21 – ULUWATU
Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Ulu Cliff House with special guests, The Munchies.
Saturday, April 22 – UBUD
Michael Franti’s Birthday Bash at Soulshine Bali, with proceeds benefiting Bumi Sehat Natural Birthing Center. Featuring special guests, The Munchies.
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Michael Franti

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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Thomas has a university background in the UK and in Latin America, with studies in Languages and Humanities, Culture, Literature and Economics. He started his Asian experience as a publisher in Krabi in 2005. Thomas has been editing local newspapers and magazines in England, Spain and Thailand for more than fifteen years. He is currently working on several projects in Thailand and abroad. Apart from Thailand, Thomas has lived in Italy, England, Venezuela, Cuba, Spain and Bali. He spends most of his time in Asia. During the years Thomas has developed a great understanding of several Asian cultures and people. He is also working freelance, writing short travel stories and articles for travel magazines. Follow Thomas on

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