Dry Diggings drops second reveal for 2022

“One of my favorites, ever!” That’s what I tell anyone that asks me about Dry Diggings, an easygoing backyard vibe of a festival held in the tree-shaded grass of the aptly named Grass Valley Fairgrounds in Nevada County, CA. The lineup blends classic roots and culture with a healthy dose of west coast reggae and […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2022: Day Three

Last, but definitely not least, it was Day Three of Reggae Rise Up Florida 2022. Early arrivers were rewarded with the energy and great tunes of Tribe of I, Surfer Girl and Hawaii-native Anuhea. Tunnel Vision — the reggae-ska-punk group from southern California — helped keep the vibe going, performing three sets throughout the day: […]

Cali Vibes Fest 2022: Day One

On Friday, February 4th, Day One of Cali Vibes Festival kicked off on a warm sunny day. It was the perfect weather to welcome all the out of town fans coming in for this massive festival. You could feel the anticipation in the air as people were walking past all the vendors, talking about which […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2022 is already nearing!

It’s the New Year and that means we are that much closer to another amazing reggae music festival! If you have been, you know the beauty and magic that takes place at Reggae Rise Up Florida… and, if you haven’t been before, it’s about time you come experience it. In the heart of downtown St. […]

One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2020: Day Three

It was a sea of raincoats and ponchos at The Queen Mary Events Park for Day Three of One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2020. A little rain wasn’t going to stop crowds from flocking to hang with their friends and see their favorite bands perform! Kicking the day off on the Tiki Stage was The […]

The full One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2020 experience

The One Love Cali Reggae Fest vibe was strong this year, as thrilled festival-goers packed the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach to experience yet another three-day ear-gasm of their favorite roots, rock, reggae and punky ska bands presented by Goldenvoice. While the sun shone brightly for most of the weekend, in true One […]

One Love Cali Reggae Fest reveals massive lineup for 2020

A reggae rock lover travels the world and back for events that incorporate all their favorite artists. Imagine having virtually all reggae artists — from Jamaican reggae to island reggae to Cali reggae and back — all in one place. In one weekend. We cannot stress enough that this is the case for One Love […]

Reggae on the Mountain 2019: Day One

It’s official! Reggae on the Mountain was a huge success this year. This also marked the 10th Anniversary for this steadily growing festival, which is why the festival was moved this year from Topanga Canyon to the fabulous King Gilette Ranch, one of the most stunning Los Angeles locations in the Santa Monica Mountains. The 588-acre King Gillette […]

10th Annual Reggae on the Mountain Fest heading to Malibu

This year there has been a few 10 year anniversaries for reggae festivals, starting with the 10th annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival in Monterey, the MayJah RayJah Festival in Hawaii and coming up this weekend on August 17th and 18th, Reggae on the Mountain will be celebrating it’s 10th year! This is great […]

BeachLife artist Anuhea interviews

Island reggae goddess Anuhea has been making major waves in the music industry for 10 solid years and the swell of her success isn't crashing down any time soon. With award nominations piling up for 2019, as well as a greatest hits compilation album and several mainland excursions, it's safe to say Anuhea is one […]

Katchafire ‘LEGACY’ album review

Refreshed and refueled for a new reggae reckoning, the New Zealand platinum album-selling band Katchafire released their 12-track album this week titled LEGACY with support from top Jamaican names. The album taps the brakes and turns on the cruise control, unafraid to check the rearview mirror for trusty old tricks which, thankfully, means no unfamiliar […]

Sammy J announces Mixed Feelings Tour

Sammy Johnson, a.k.a Sammy J, has been making waves in the reggae scene for years with his islander vibes coinciding with his heartfelt lyrics. To be honest, the man makes the ladies melt. Watching him live is like witnessing a bunch of women in heat, all competing with each other to lock eyes with the […]

One Love 2017: Day Three

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The first annual Thundervibes festival

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Anuhea’s “Island Inside Me” music video

Fresh off the internet is Anuhea’s brand new music video for her new track “Island Inside Me.” The track tells a great story about experiencing the Aloha spirit, which is the well known attitude of friendly acceptance for which the Hawaiian Islands, Anuhea’s own hometown are so famous for. As Anuhea puts it, “Once you’re […]