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Main Stage 2019

The Main Stage is where we showcase the main attractions including bands and key speakers!  Check back as we update the lineup for the Main Stage!


Schedule subject to change without notice]As we add bands and speakers for 2019 we’ll list them here.


10:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Mariana Tosca – Vegan Actor, Producer & Social Activist

MARIANA TOSCA starred in Christmas in the Clouds opposite Graham Greene, M. Emmet Walsh and Wes Studi. Her other film and television credits include: Masters of Sex, Parenthood, I Knew a Girl Named Hollywood, War, The Rites of Spring, So I Married an Axe Murderer, John Carpenter’s Village of the Damned and The Doors. Following up EQUINE DESTINY, an award winning documentary about the mounting issues facing America’s horses, which she co-produced and in which she stars, Mariana is currently producing JOURNEY TO ROYAL, which tells the story of Lt. Royal A. Stratton, a 22-year-old United States Army Air Corps rescue pilot who spent his war career saving lives, not taking them, and who died heroically on his final rescue mission in the South Pacific during World War II. Matching the storyline of compassion, this film is proudly being produced as an entirely vegan production, utilizing cruelty-free products for all aspects of production (wardrobe, makeup/hair, props, craft services, catering, etc.) For decades, Mariana has been at the forefront of social advocacy and founded the Los Angeles Homeless Coalition, which offered shelter, relief and skills training to the homeless population there. She sits on the Board of, a nonprofit organization which funds poverty alleviation projects around the world. To date, they have undertaken over 100 projects in 70 countries, providing life-changing services for thousands of people in underdeveloped countries. Mariana serves on the Advisory Boards of Rex & Friends Charitable Foundation, which provides music education and music therapy to people who are blind and/or autistic, ElephantVoices, a nonprofit dedicated to the protection of elephants through conservation, advocacy, research and education, Born Free USA, a leading wildlife conservation group which campaigns to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity and to protect wildlife in their natural habitats, and DreamCatcher Wild Horse & Burro Sanctuary, which takes in previously rounded up and/or adopted wild horses and returns them to their natural wild state within a herd environment.   She also proudly serves alongside Dr. Jane Goodall on the Advisory Council of Save the Chimps, the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary which is home to hundreds of chimpanzees retired from the NASA space program, bio-medical research and the entertainment & pet trades.  Mariana studied Acting at the American Conservatory Theatre and has served on the Board of Directors of the Alliance Repertory Company and Theatre East.  She is a member of Mensa International and is a Humane Education lecturer at several middle schools in the Los Angeles area.  She is an adopted member of the Sac and Fox nation.  Mariana has served as a campaign advisor for candidates for Governor, Attorney General, State Senate and State Assembly in California, New York, Oregon and Montana.MORE INFO!

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12:05 PM to 12:50 PM

Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea – Two-Time Grammy Award Winning

Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea
P.O. Box €¢ Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
Phone: (818) 554-5080 Email:
Directed and founded in 1999 by trumpet player Cindy Shea, Mariachi Divas is an all-female ensemble that continues expand the scope of mariachi music.  A two-time GRAMMY Award winner, with ten GRAMMY
nominations in total.  Mariachi Divas is a multicultural ensemble imbued with the unique musical flavor of Los Angeles. Celebrating twenty years, their discography includes 14 albums released through Shea Records and East Side Records.
Awards and Recognitions
Rigoberto Alfaro (SACM) €œNo Me PlatiquesMás€ (Instrumental) €“ Divas Cantan Al Principe album, nominated for Best Arrangement, Latin GRAMMY Awards.
Tributo A Joan Sebastian Y Rigoberto Alfaro, nominated for Best Regional Mexican Album of the Year (including Tejano), GRAMMY Awards.
€œDivaila€ in Tributo AJoan Sebastian Y Rigoberto Alfaro, official nomination for Hollywood Music in Media Awards, Latin (Traditional).
15 Aniversario, nominated for Best Regional Mexican Album of the Year (including Tejano), GRAMMY Awards.
“MirandoHacia Arriba” in the 15 Aniversarioalbum, nominated for Best Regional Song of the Year, Latin GRAMMY Awards.
Premios Fox Music USA 2013 Awards for Best Mariachi, Mariachi Divas.
A Mi Manera, GRAMMY Award for Best Regional Mexican Album (including Tejano).
Oye, nominated for Best Regional Mexican Album of the Year (including Tejano), GRAMMY Awards.
2012 – “Ay Mi Mexico” in the Oyealbum, nominated for Best Regional Mexican Song of the Year, Latin GRAMMYAwards.
2012 – Orale, nominated for Best Regional Mexican Album of the Year, GRAMMY Awards.
2010 – 10th Aniversario, nominated for Best Regional Mexican Album of the Year, GRAMMY Awards.
2009 – Canciones de Amor,GRAMMY Award for Best Regional Mexican Album; marked the first time in the history of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences that an all-female mariachi group had been a nominee and a winner.
(2018)Divas CantanAl Principe; (2017)Recordandoa Juan Gabriel; (2016)Tributoa Joan Sebastian y Rigoberto Alfaro€“ GRAMMY Nominated 2017; (2015)La CimaDel Cielo; (2014)15 Aniversario€“ GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated 2015; (2013)A Mi Manera€“ GRAMMY Winner 2014; (2012)Oye€“ GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated 2013; (2011)Órale€“ GRAMMY Nominated 2012; (2010)Viva La Diva; (2009)10 Aniversario€“ GRAMMY Nominated 2010; (2008)Cancionesde Amor€“ Grammy Award Winner 2009; (2005)My Grown Up Christmas List; (2005)Así Somos; (2005)Dulce Daño
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Facebook:<a href=””>Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea</a>; Twitter:<a href=””>@MariachiDivas</a>; Instagram:<a href=””>@mariachidivas

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5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

The Turners – Turn it out, Turn it up

They’re BACK!  The Turners have been playing at WorldFest and VegFest L.A. for the past few years and are gonna burn up the stage again this year.  The band consists of some of L.A.’s finest musicians (several are Grammy Winners!) and have been such a favorite we have to have them back every chance we get!MORE INFO!


We’re sorry but Band, Speaker, Chef, or Entertainer submissions are CLOSED for 2019.  Please check in with us around November when we open them up for 2020

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