CALI VIBES FESTIVAL 2023: Frank151’s Top Four Things To Do To Get Cali-Vibing

By: Marie-Bernadette Angeles

With the Cali Vibes 2023 Festival just around the corner, here is Frank151’s list of the top four things to do to get you ready for the music festivities and in true California vibing:

  • Make a California-Themed Playlist
    • Music always brings good vibes and gets any party started. To get you in the “California mood,” here’s some of the best songs about California we recommend putting on a California-Themed Playlist:
      • “California Love” by Tupac featuring Dr. Dre, “Going Back to Cali” by The Notorious B.I.G., “It Was a Good Day” by Ice Cube, “Malibu” by Miley Cyrus, “California Gurls” by Katy Perry, “California” by Childish Gambino, “Californication” by Red Hot Chili Peppers, “California” by Blink-182, “California Kids” by Weezer, “Malibu” by Hole, “California” by Phantom Planet, “California Girls” by The Beach Boys, “California Dreamin’” by The Mamas & Papas, “Hotel California” by The Eagles,“Going to California” by Led Zeppelin, “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash, “California Nights” by Sweet, “California” by Delta Spirit, “Los Angeles” by X, “California Sunset” by Neil Young, “Santa Monica” by Everclear, “Hollywood Nights” by Bob Seger, “It Never Rains in Southern California” by Albert Hammond, “California” by Joni Mittchell, “I Love LA” by Randy Newman, “California Stars” by Billy Bragg and Wilco, “Coming Into Los Angeles” by Arlo Guthrie, “California” by Wax, “L.A. Woman” by The Doors
  • Get Your Grub On
    • You can find a food spot anywhere around the world, but every place has its local-only restaurants. Here are a few local-Cali-food spots to choose from:
      • Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles, Mendocino Farms, Original Tommy’s, Alberto’s Mexican Food, Lemonade, In-N-Out
  • Skate, Surf, and Snowboard All in One Day
    • One thing that can’t be denied is the weather in California and another thing that puts the cherry on top of Cali weather is being able to surf, skate and snowboard all in one day! Here’s a list of the best skate, surf, and snowboard spots in SoCal we propose for you cruise:
      • Surf Spots: Bolsa Chica State Beach (Huntington Beach, CA), The Wedge (Newport Beach, CA), El Porto (El Segundo, CA), Sunset Beach (Pacific Palisades, CA), Malibu Surfrider (Malibu, CA) // Skate Spots: Venice Beach Skatepark (Venice, CA), Vans “Off the Wall” Skatepark (Huntington Beach, CA), Vans Skatepark (Orange, CA), Santa Clarita Skate Park (Santa Clarita, CA) // Snowboard Spots: Bear Mountain (Big Bear Lake, CA), Snow Summit Ski Resort (Big Bear Lake, CA), Mountain High (Wrightwood, CA), Snow Valley Mountain Resort (Running Springs, CA)
  • Make a Cali Vibes Playlist
    • There’s no such thing as too much music or too many playlists. Here’s a list of every Cali Vibes performer’s most popular songs to make a Cali Vibes Playlist and get you pumped and ready for the festival:
      • “Upside Down” by Jack Johnson, “Who Am I?” by Snoop Dogg, “Feeling Alright” by Rebelution, “Smokin’ Love” by Stick Figure, “Amber” by 311, “Vacation” by Dirty Heads, “Welcome To Jamrock” by Damian Marley, “Insane in the Brain” by Cypress Hill, “Wiseman” by Slightly Stoopid, “Jungle” by Tash Sultana, “Hey Baby” by Stephen Marley, “In The Colors” by Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, “Stone Love” by Pepper, “And It Stoned Me” by Rome & Duddy, “Green Mountain State” by Trevor Hall, “Regulate” by Warren G, “I Like the Way You Roll” by Hirie, “Da Rockwilder” by Method Man & Redman, “Wade In Your Water” by Common Kings, “Let’s Do It Again” by J Boog, “Burn One” by Fortunate Youth, “True Love” by Soja, “Your House” by Steel Pulse, “Who Knows” by Protoje, “Come Around” by Collie Buddz, “Love is Crucial” by Iya Terra, “Libertad” by Ozomatli feat. Chali 2NA & Cut Chemist, “Bam Bam” by Sister Nancy, “Nice and Slow” by Arise Roots, “One Day” by Matisyahu, “Kingston Town” by Alborosie, “My Wave” by Denm, “Tell Me” by Long Beach Dub Allstars, “Habit” by The Movement, “Belly Full” by The Elovaters, “Permanent Holiday” by Mike Love,”Pacific Coast Highway” by The Hip Abduction, “Roast Fish & Cornbread” by Lee “Scratch” Perry [Memorial Set in honor of Lee Perry], “My Kind of Woman” by Demarco, “Loloiwi” by Paula Fuga, “Emotions” by Yaksta, “Energy” by Runkus, “No Bloodshed” by Subatomic Sound System, “Dung A Yaad” by Mykal Rose, “Flow” by Katastro, “I Spy” by Lila Iké, “Ghetto Story” by Baby Cham, “My Friend” by Kyle Smith, “Battlefield” by Blvk H3ro, “How We Do” by Joe Samba, “We Won’t Run” by Cydeways, “Thursday” by Blaq Pages, “Hype” by Royal Blu, “Last Nite” by The Wide Eyed Kids, “Well Done” by Kabaka Pyramid, “Cali Girl” by Ballyhoo!, “Call On Me” by Through The Roots, “YDKM” by Artikal Sound System, “Me & You” by Little Stranger, “Ghetto Youths” by Yaadcore, “Hot” by Los Rakas, “Number One” by Blakkamoore X Yungg Trip

Cali Vibes 2023 begins this Friday, February 17th through Sunday, February 19th. Tickets available at

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