Skip Marley drops “That’s Not True” single, feat. Damian Marley

Jamaican born and Miami raised Skip Marley has done it again! In a follow up to his inspirational single “Lion”, Skip Marley has released his seventh single, “That’s Not True”. The uniquely talented grandson of Bob Marley and son of Cedella Marley carries on his grandfather’s message of loving one another and people living together […]

Bret Bollinger and the Bad Habits at Discovery Ventura

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Reggae Rise Up Utah 2019 revealed

Reggae Rise Up Utah (RRUU) has done it again! Pack your bags and get ready for the festival of all festivals from August 23-25, 2019. Set in the beautiful mountain range of Heber City, UT, River’s Edge Campground offers it all. I don’t know if you are as excited as I am, but after attending […]

Trevor Hall at The Observatory OC

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Satsang at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach

Fans flocked together in Hermosa Beach, CA to be blessed with an intimate performance by Satsang at Saint Rocke on Friday, March 8th. Lead singer Drew McManus, guitar player Karl Roth and drummer Ben Teters took to the stage for a magical night of songs filled with hope, self-awareness, personal growth and change. … a magical […]

Stephen Marley at Garden Amp

The crisp California spring evening of March 15th started off with the melodic voice of Mystic Marley, granddaughter of the great Bob Marley and daughter of headliner Stephen Marley. The intimate outdoor setting of Garden Amp was the perfect venue for continued support of her 2018 single “Beatdown”. Mystic showed up in true Marley form: her […]

The B Foundation & Kyle Smith at Slidebar

There was no better way to celebrate the first sun-filled Sunday in southern California than to hang with Kyle Smith and The B Foundation! Fans packed the patio at The Slidebar Rock ‘n Roll Kitchen in Fullerton to soak up the smooth sounds and groove to the rocking rhythms. Fans shouted requests of their favorite […]

Slightly Stoopid: then & now

Just before the start of the 2019 and February's One Love Cali Reggae Festival in Long Beach, I sat down with Kyle McDonald of the southern California cative band, Slightly Stoopid. We chatted about how they were discovered by Bradley Nowell of Sublime, their relationship with Skunk Records, their musical influences and their relationship with […]

A moment with Mike Love at One Love Cali Reggae Fest

One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2019 brought a new era of reggae musicians, all bringing back the true roots sound! One such talented artist was the amazing and eccentric Hawaiian native Mike Love. Back in May of 2018, I attended the Trevor Hall show at The Observatory Theatre in Santa Ana; opening for him was […]

The full experience of One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2019

With the statuesque Queen Mary, the glistening Pacific Ocean and the stunning Long Beach skyline as the festival back drop, sold out crowds packed the cold and wet Queen Mary Events Park on Friday February 8th for Day One of the 4th Annual One Love Cali Reggae Festival. LA-based Arise Roots kicked the day off […]

Kyle McDonald & friends perform Orchid Essentials relaunch

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Eric Rachmany & HIRIE acoustic at Belly Up Tavern

The excitement was high as reggae lovers poured by the masses into the close-knit atmosphere of Solana Beach's Belly Up Tavern in San Diego, California the night of December 21st. The holidays were upon everyone and what better way to celebrate than with two of the topmost names in the reggae-rock industry, pulling it back […]

Bret Bollinger b-day show at Tower 12

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Kyle Smith interviews after his Tower 12 performance

Kyle Smith Kyle Smith Kyle Smith Kyle Smith Kyle Smith w/ Dan Kelly Kyle Smith w/ Travi Bongo Kyle Smith Kyle Smith w/ Travi Bongo Kyle Smith After opening for the likes of The Aggrolites, J Boog, Pato Banton and Tommorows Bad Seeds, reggae-rock singer and songwriter Kyle Smith and his band made a stop at […]

Satsang at LA’s The Moroccan Lounge

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