Rebelution headlines at Sonoma County

Rebelution took the stage during The Emerald Cup and you could literally cut the smoke with a butter knife. Rebelution brought the house down as fans drove to Sonoma County for the worlds longest outdoor organic cannabis competition and enjoy their favorite bands like Thrive, J Boog, and of course Rebelution.

J Boog rocks out Sonoma County

J Boog, the Compton, California native, took the stage during Saturday night at The Emerald Cup as procrastinators rushed in before the doors closed and show started.  J Boog put on an amazing show in Sonoma County as he owned the stage with great energy which practically melted the faces off the audience.

Thrive performs at The Emerald Cup 2013

As always, Thrive seems to draw a crowd when they perform.  This time was no different.  The smoke filled tent was filled to the rim with people waiting to get their first fix of Thrive performing in Sonoma County.

West Coast Cruisin’ Tour 2014 with Fortunate Youth and Hirie

The West Coast has been on fire as of late showcasing hard hitting bands performing back to back to back in sunny California, making it one of the best places to live if you’re in to the reggae rock scene. Southern California’s own Fortunate Youth along with reggae new sensation Hirie will hit the road […]

John Brown’s Body embraces SoundCloud

Did you know that John Brown’s Body had a SoundCloud page?  Crawl out from under that rock and head over there now. JBB has embraced and has fully taken advantage of this social media, audiohead platform used by not only by up and coming independent musicians, artists and producers, but professional musicians, as well. In […]

Team Bob Marley suing fast food chain over “One Love”

In a not-so-shocking and somewhat offbeat news today, we have just learned that Bob Marley’s own estate is pursuing a trademark infringement lawsuit against Louisiana founded fast food chain Raising Cane, for the use of the term “One Love” for their marketing campaign which can be seen clearly on the restaurants own website banner, as […]

The Steppas acoustic performance of “Empress Love”

Pacific Islanders, The Steppas put on a beautiful performance of their hit song “Empress Love” off their 2013 album The Love Shack. The minimalistic sounds of the instruments combined with the smooth harmonic voices of Rick Star and Na’ea Kaopua make this incredible acoustic performance a must see.

California Roots Festival – second round of artists announced

This may not be a surprise to anyone following the reggae rock scene, but if you've been living under a rock for the past several months, the fine folks at California Roots just announced it's second set of artists to perform the 2014 festival at the iconic Monterey Fair Grounds in sunny California. If you're […]

SOJA – 2013 Fall Tour at The Catalyst Club

SOJA arrived in sunny California after performing a whopping 22 times before rocking the house at a recent hotspot for reggae fans in Santa Cruz aptly named The Catalyst Club.  We were on location at the fully packed house to snap some photos of the Virginians on their Fall tour of 2013.

New Kingston MADD Tour 2013 – California

The Brooklyn boys have had an extremely busy year in terms of touring with big names like Rebelution, Pepper, The Dirty Heads, SOJA… you name it, they've toured with them.  We caught up with New Kingston in their MADD Tour 2013 in Berkeley, California with opening acts THRIVE and Just Chill to snap some shots.  […]

THRIVE takes the stage in California

THRIVE has been absolutely killing it lately sharing the stage with hard hitting bands like Rebelution, Collie Buddz, Tribal Seeds and most recently touring with New Kingston on their 2013 MADD Tour.  This time we caught up with them in California where they performed at a quiant little venue in Berkeley, California.

Winter Blackout Tour 2014 announced

The energetic Santa Cruz natives, The Expendables, famous for their screeching surf guitar licks infused with a reggae cadence have announced their annual Winter Blackout Tour for early 2014 with support from Stick Figure and Seedless.  The tour starts off early 2014, specifically 24th of January in Portland, Oregon and ends 51 days and 39 […]