Blended Festival announced for San Diego this fall

Blended Festival (also known as Blended Wine Festival) returns brazenly from quarantine, announcing three new cities for 2021! If you’re not familiar with the growing national event, Blended twists together exquisite food and drink with the best in EDM, hip hop, Latin and pop music; it’s simply hard not to have a good time! After […]

Meet Maka Roots: man of conscious roots & livity

Maka Roots has been an essential constituent inside the melting pot of great San Diego music, performing live for over three decades with the likes of Pato Banton and beyond. Maka Roots’ musical career has taken him from California to Hawaii and back, playing keyboard in many bands before his solo debut. Elevating and empowering […]

Get to know rising EDM artist Belau

Hungarian up-and-coming EDM duo Belau is currently climbing the European charts. Naturally, us Americans better fall in line! Comprised of creative forces driven by Peter Kedves and Krisztian Buzas, Belau blends traditional electronica music with a heavy doses of self-awareness and the world around us. It’s as if you feel natural elements of water, fire, […]

Tiësto’s Back to Business Tour heads to Chandler, AZ

With renewed freedom to eat, sleep, rave, repeat, electronic music gatherings all over the country are popping up and popping up fast! One such rave is Tiësto‘s highly-anticipated, short-but-sweet Back to Business Tour, kicking off on June 5th at the Rawhide Western Town Center in Chandler, Arizona, presented by EDM event titans Relentless Beats and […]

Cali Roots finalizes lineup for May 2022

I don’t know about you, but the minute the world started shutting down due to COVID the second week of March 2020, the first thing I thought about was “there’s no way this will affect Cali Roots, it’s too far out”. Then, like the festival gods were listening and wanted to punish me, the announcement […]

Get to know Joey Calderaio

Florida multi-instrumentalist, solo artist and producer Joey Calderaio is back in action with his latest single “Paradise”, featuring Sierra Lane. The fresh reggae jam is released just in time for summer, so we thought to kick the tune up a notch by getting to know the man behind the music! Meet Joey Calderaio — rising […]

BeachLife Festival announces stacked lineup for Fall 2021

BeachLife is BACK! For those fortunate enough to catch the first round back in 2019, BeachLife Festival in Redondo Beach stands as the ultimate weekend party that you do not want to miss! Rooted in beach culture, the inaugural fest welcomed record numbers through the gates (and, when we say ‘gates’, these are ones located […]

Summer Roots Beer & Music Fest announced for Irvine

With shows finally coming back, there’s a new reggae festival to get your summer started and your spirits high! Introducing, the 1st Annual Summer Roots Beer and Music Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 26th at Oak Canyon Park (next to Irvine Lake in Orange County, CA) and featuring music from staple California reggae acts […]

The Untz Fest set to return to NorCal early June

It’s fantastic to see all the festival lineups drop again for 2021, after a year and a half of no shows! While numerous spring and summer events have pushed their dates back to the fall, one three-day festival will finally return to its NorCal home. In its official 5th year, The Untz Festival provides some […]

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 […]

Incredible lineup unveiled for Beyond Wonderland 2021

Follow Insomniac Events down the rabbit hole on August 27th and 28th at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California for two days of ultimate EDM joy at Beyond Wonderland 2021. Five incredible stages will grace the festival, featuring total stage takeovers from Dreamstate, Basscon, Bassrush, Space Yacht and Factory 93. This year’s music […]

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, […]

Closer to the Sun 2021 announced for December

After a slew of cancellation announcements, Slightly Stoopid and Cloud 9 Adventures officially bring back the party (and the shenanigans) with their all-inclusive destination music festival Closer to the Sun! With fans waiting nearly two years to return to their beloved concert Utopian destination due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stoopidheads are rejoicing […]

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, […]