Reggae in the Hills 2014 is the Perfect Get-Away

Tucked away in the serene Sierra Nevada foothills of northern California, Reggae in the Hills is a jam-packed three-day experience at the kick-off of June every year! It isn’t all about the music; artists, dancers and skateboarders are welcome to join the fun, since RITH offers a skatepark (complete with halfpipe), two stages and multiple live art venues in the midst of the music. And the line-up couldn’t be better: Junior Reid and the One Blood Family headlines the second night although their performance is catalyst after positive vibrations are projected from Tribal Seeds, Collie Buddz, Luciano, Fortunate Youth, Natty Vibes, Marlon Asher, and too many more to mention! Each indoor and outdoor stage offers state-of-the-art innovative technology assembled from design teams to enhance the musical extravaganza, but the staff goes even further with workshops available to the public throughout the day to not only teach music and dance, but industrial science as well.

The campsite is set in historical “Golden Country”, and it lives up to its name with waterfalls, lakes, and even a stream going through the concert grounds!

The campsite is set in historical “Golden Country”, and it lives up to its name with waterfalls, lakes, and even a stream going through the concert grounds! Although it is welcoming to RV’s, the RITH staff politely asks that no fires or pollution take place during the festival to keep one of California’s most beautiful countryside clean. Did we mention that camping and parking is free? No overnight fees are due for anyone participating, so do your rightful duty and throw your trash away in a designated receptacle.

Food is to be sold all around the event, even though most of the vendors cater to island cuisine. Don’t be alarmed if your palate is on the traditional side, for the usual hotdogs and hamburgers are still available for purchase. RITH is open to all-ages, however anyone under the age of 18 needs to be accompanied by an adult to enter into the event. Speaking of the 21+ crowd, a beer garden will be centrally-located to get your buzz on without wandering too far. And the party doesn’t stop when the headliner does – an indoor after-party follows immediately on the festival grounds and continues until 3 AM!

Between good music and good people, fire-dancers and drum circles, home-made art and interactional workshops, Reggae in the Hills is this summer’s biggest party. Three-day tickets are still being sold at or on Facebook for only $110, with the option of buying per diem or upgrading to VIP! Start your 2014 ‘endless summer’ with a festival you’ll never forget this upcoming June 13, 14 and 15th.

Reggae in the Hills 2014 Lineup (subject to change, so please check back regularly)

FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014

  • Collie Buddz
  • Fortunate Youth
  • Mystic Roots
  • Mike Pinto
  • Arden Park Roots
  • Braata
  • The Remedy
  • Sol Seed


  • Junior Reid and the One Blood Family
  • Tribal Seeds
  • Luciano
  • Marlon Asher
  • Cas Haley
  • King Schascha
  • Junior Toots
  • Indubious
  • Massive Delicious
  • Jet West
  • Shrub

SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014

  • Prezident Brown
  • Mike Love
  • Animo
  • Pasadena
  • Kila Kali
  • Dub Gideon
  • A' La Lune

Stay tuned for Natty Vibes placement

Local Points of Interest

Pre-festival Breakfast

We were taught that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As true as this may be, sometimes it's difficult to find a nice restaurant, especially if you're an out-of-towner.  Top Shelf Reggae has you covered and has compiled a list of local breakfast eateries sure to start off your day properly and prepare you for a day full of wonderful music. For lunch and dinner, we highly recommend eating within the fairgrounds due to tight band scheduling.

  • Sue’s Angels Creek Cafe
    1246 S Main St
    Angels Camp, CA 95222
    (209) 736-2941
  • Rodz Grill
    730 S Main St
    Angels Camp, CA 95222
    (209) 736-0170
    Fri 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
    Sat 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
    Sun 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Camps Restaurant
    676 McCauley Ranch Rd
    Angels Camp, CA 95222
    (209) 736-8181
    Open Wednesday through Sunday 11:30am – 8:00pm Dinner Weekends until 9:00pm
  • Magnolia Café
    64 Mitchler St
    Murphys, CA 95247
    (209) 728-2186
    Fri 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Sat 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Sun 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Grounds
    402 Main St
    Murphys, CA 95247
    (209) 728-8663
    Fri 7:00 am – 10:30 pm
    Sat 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
    Sun 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Hillbillies Restaurant
    55 Hwy 4
    Murphys, CA 95247
    (209) 728-9300
    Fri 6:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Sat 6:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Sun 6:30 am – 2:00 pm
  • Roquefort
    425 Main St
    Murphys, CA 95247
    (209) 728-9743
    Fri 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Sat 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Sun 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Nearby Lodging

Rooms are booking up fast, so please make sure to call ahead of time to ensure room availability.

  • Angels Camp Resort
    123 Selkirk Ranch Rd.
    Angels Camp 95222
  • Angels Camp Vacation Suites
    1287 S. Main St.,
    Angels Camp 9522
  • Best Western Cedar Inn & Suites
    444 S. Main St.,
    Angels Camp 95222
  • Cooper House Bed & Breakfast Inn
    1184 Church St.,
    Angels Camp 95222

Recap video from last years Reggae in the Hills

Reggae in the Hills 2014
Calaveras County Fairgrounds
101 Frogtown Rd.
Angels Camp CA. 95222

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