Noah Kahan sells out two nights at Berkeley’s Greek Theater

Vermont singer-songwriter Noah Kahan (with New England roots) has become one of the fastest rising artists of this generation. Despite getting his start in 2017 and releasing two albums Busyhead and I Was/I Am in 2019 and 2021, respectively, it wasn’t until 2022’s critically acclaimed album Stick Season that garnered Kahan well overdue recognition, chart-topping […]

Vampire Weekend wows at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

As the sun set behind the Greek Theatre, Vampire Weekend took the stage for the first of two shows in Berkeley, California, marking their return to the Bay Area for the first time in 10 years (excluding their festival appearance at 2021 Outside Lands). Known for their live performances and an impressive 17-year career, Vampire […]

The Elovaters sell out Berkeley with Claire Wright & Shwayze

Welcome to the Endless Summer Winter Tour. Wait… What? Well, if you don’t know, let me explain: The Elovaters are basically their own weather system, hailing from Boston and bringing the heat! In a celebration of musical diversity, this show was set to bring summer vibes to winter audiences, with a lineup featuring the talents […]

Lewis Capaldi sells out Greek Theatre in Berkeley

Sunday April 30th, Lewis Capaldi, the self proclaimed “Scottish Beyonce”, brought the Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent tour to Berkeley’s William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre in California for a sold out seated show. The historic venue which opened back in 1903 was packed by the time Lewis Capaldi started at 8pm with all […]

Sharon Van Etten’s Wild Hearts Tour hits Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

“I went to The Wild Hearts Tour and all I got was emotional.” This is a phrase seen on tote bags throughout the night of July 30th at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA. The Wild Hearts Tour brings together indie folk rock artists Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Quinn Christopherson, alongside their […]

Getting Slightly Stoopid at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

Slightly Stoopid’s Summer Traditions Tour hit Berkeley’s Greek Theater on July 23rd, with special guests Pepper, Common Kings and Fortunate Youth. Doors for the reggae party opened early at 4:30pm, with Fortunate Youth kicking things off at 6pm with “Peace Love and Unity”. It was a beautiful California day; the sun was shining on the […]

Phoebe Bridgers packs Berkeley’s Greek Theater

Who the fuck is Phoebe Bridgers? The skeleton onesie-wearing singer-songwriter female rocker was nominated for four GRAMMYs in 2020, including ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Best Alternative Album’ for sophomore full-length release, Punisher. Needless to say, Phoebe Bridgers is one to keep an eye on! Over the course of the pandemic, Bridgers dominated late night TV, […]

Rebelution performs at Berkley’s historic Greek Theatre

Rebelution… wow, what a night at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California! It is an amazing venue and Top Shelf Music was so happy to cover this show on August “Friday the 13th”, 2021 Before a recap, we want to appreciate the amazing William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre. This is the longest running outdoor amphitheater […]

Winter Roots Tour with Tribal Seeds, Raging Fyah & Nattali Rize

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Interview with The Green’s Zion Thompson

We caught up with The Green’s guitarist/vocalist Zion Thompson during the last legs of the Count Me In tour with Rebelution, Iration, and Stick Figure in Berkeley, CA. Find out what it’s like to open up for superstar Bruno Mars, details on recent collaborations, and how they stay motivated. For more information about The Green, […]

Count Me In Summer Tour 2014 lands in Berkeley, CA

Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green fans taking over front row The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Rebelution Rebelution Rebelution Rebelution Rebelution […]

Synrgy with IrieFuse and Dewey and the Peoples

Synrgy Synrgy Synrgy Synrgy Synrgy Synrgy Dewey and the Peoples Dewey and the Peoples Dewey and the Peoples Dewey and the Peoples Dewey and the Peoples Dewey and the Peoples IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse Coming straight from Arcata, California, soul reggae-rockers Synrgy made their appearance during their Hope Remains Tour running through March. […]

Indubious takes on Berkeley, California

Top Shelf Reggae caught up with Indubious, the rootstronica trio from Oregon during their tour with legendary artist Black Uhuru in Berkeley, California. The quaint venue, which just recently celebrated it's 40th anniversary, filled up quickly just before doors opened, and in a matter of minutes, became standing room only. For more information about Indubious, […]

Legendary Don Carlos lights the stage on fire in California

Despite feeling very much under the weather, legendary reggae artist Don Carlos lit the stage on fire in Berkeley, California with his signature smooth dance moves paired with feel good lyrics.  The immense energy from Don Carlos is very much unmistaken and totally apparent in the quaint venue nestled in Berkeley where the floor was […]

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.  […]