Jus Goodie drops summery single “Thing To Do”

San Diego’s Jus Goodie smashes into summer with the encouraging and uplifting jam “Thing To Do”. Remaining vague on the agenda, the “thing to do” is able to morph in the mind of the listener to anything and everything, depending on their interpretation. Welcome to an audible experience of living in the now. With strong […]

Reggae Angels release ‘Remember Our Creator’ album

Better times are here, my friends! It’s time to put on that relaxing music and await our upcoming music-packed summer! Coming in hot from Oakland, California, Reggae Angels are ecstatic to present their 15th album, Remember Our Creator, with GRAMMY Award-winning production duo Sly & Robbie. This light, fun body of work was officially released […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Jah Sun and The Rising Tide “Rock Paper Scissors”

Jah Sun and The Rising Tide returns with the exclusive premiere of “Rock Paper Scissors”, only on Top Shelf Music before it hits digital outlets tomorrow! This single launches the band towards their forthcoming full-length album Running Through Walls in more ways than one, for it kicks off their May tour (yes, we said TOUR, […]

Cinco de Mayo Acoustic Sessions Party

On May 5th, the Cinco De Mayo Acoustic Sessions party was held at a private location in San Diego, California — and, boy, was it hopping! It was a warm sunny southern California day, perfect for BBQing and some music with friends.  The hosts did a really great job of putting things together and making it […]

Meet surf rock reggae sensation Mr. Kowalsky

Costa Rican born, Paris resident Mr. Kowalsky has catapulted onto the reggae ska scene of late, with the release of his fourth full-length Everything Nice! back in early December 2020. Since, the genre-bending musician has been promoting this solid piece of ska perfection — taking a full four years to make! Bouncing around the world, […]

Dry Diggings announces first-round artists for 2021

Alternative reggae rock fest Dry Diggings is officially set to return! After taking a forced hiatus from the scene due to COVID, it seems Dry Diggings is still kicking, with its first major round of artists announced for this upcoming August 27th and 28th. Now, don’t get thinking that the pandemic didn’t have an impact […]

Experiencing Florida’s SRQ420 Fest

It was a beautiful Saturday with blue skies, fluffy white clouds and a nice Florida breeze on April 24th in Sarasota for a music festival — better yet, a 420 music festival! This was the second event by PotLuck SRQ, hosted by Brian Buono, who has worked hard to build this event bigger and better […]

Nature Coast Spring Camp Out: Day Two

Saturday April 17th found everyone stumbling out of tents, cabins and campers, eyes barely open after a long night of partying from Day One of Nature Coast Spring Camp Out at the Scooter Haven Country Club in Inglis, FL. People start moving to the sounds of another epic party, beginning with DJ Rollin cranking up […]

¡Viva Iriezona! successfully brings back live music to AZ

The weekend of April 9-11th 2021 will be remembered as the weekend that brought live music back to the west! Viva Iriezona, put on by The Dub Shack LLC,  was nestled in the hills of Hidden Lake, Arizona and made for the perfect backdrop for the return of live music. When a Year One festival […]

Nature Coast Spring Camp Out: Day One

On Friday, April 16th, people from all over Florida and further gathered for a camping music festival at the Scooter Haven Country Club in Inglis. People were rolling in all day, setting up campsites into the night, while the St. Petersburg Rastafari DJ Badda Skat blasted reggae music for all to hear. As people entered, […]

Ziggy Marley at the Ventura Fairgrounds: Show 1

The return of the Concerts in Your Car series at Ventura Fairgrounds began on April 17th, with Ziggy Marley doing two beautiful shows in honor of his father, Bob Marley, on the 40th anniversary of his death. Energetically kicking off the concert, Ziggy’s singer and DJ daughter Zuri Marley opened up, with her hits to […]

Reggae at the Rock: Day One

After waiting a year and being postponed twice due to COVID, Reggae at the Rock finally happened!!! Not only that, but it happened it grow from a single day event to a two-day music festival with two stages and over 20 bands! It was a beautiful weekend in Daytona Florida at the Hard Rock Hotel […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: TreeHouse! “Bring It To The Light”, feat. Nick Sefakis

Progressive roots reggae band TreeHouse! returns with this exclusive world premiere of their latest single “Bring It To The Light”! Produced by and featuring Iya Terra guitarist Nick Sefakis, this dubby roots track illuminates that our current sociopolitical struggles — especially those that surfaced throughout last year — will come to an end only through […]

Keyth G. debuts with self-titled reggae EP

Up-and-coming reggae artist Keyth Garcia (aka Keyth G.), based out of Oxnard California, is set to release his first solo EP — a reggae and jazz-style mixture of sound! Top Shelf Music is proud to feature this soulful and uplifting reggae EP and had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Garcia about his […]

WORLD EP PREMIERE: Soulfiya ‘Offering’

Caribbean reggae star Soulfiya returns with a fiery new EP just in time for 420! Premiering exclusively here on Top Shelf Music, enjoy Soulfiya’s new Offering in its totality an entire day before the EP hits digital outlets tomorrow! Offering is the second cumbia-meets-hip hop collaboration between the reggae veteran and GRAMMY-nominated producers El Dusty […]