Jesse Royal interview at Cali Roots 2017

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae recently interviewed reggae revival sensation Jesse Royal at this past California Roots Festival. Jesse Royal has his debut album dropping shortly, so he talks about what this means for his music, his fans, and his next move. For more Cali Roots 2017 coverage, explore our site for photos, interviews, […]

A chat with John Brown’s Body at Cali Roots 2017

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae caught up with Tommy and Jay of John Brown’s Body outside the Rootfire booth at the 8th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival. JBB is still on the road promoting their Fireflies album that dropped in the fall, and Jay and Tommy talk about their favorite experiences along […]

Day One Cali Roots 2017

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Kash’d Out talks “The Hookup” at California Roots 2017

Top Shelf Reggae had the awesome opportunity to sit down with Kash’d Out while they were atttending California Roots 2017! Their brand-new full-length LP The Hookup happened to hit digital outlets while the Florida boys were at the festival, so tune in as they talk about their onsite album antics, their upcoming tour, and what’s […]

Catching up with Collie Buddz at Cali Roots 2017

Kristy Rose from Top Shelf Reggae had the pleasure of sitting down with master, Mr. Collie Buddz at the festival of all reggae festivals, California Roots 2017. Learn about the new Collie Buddz Good Life album, his summer 2017 tour, and what’s next for the Bermuda native.

Watch the live stream of Caliroots 2017

For those who can’t make it to one of the most anticipated weekends of the year, California Roots is bringing it’s iconic festival to your home with the help of innovative technologies from live streaming Venice, California based company, LiveList. From their website, LiveList states that it was built with the belief that live music […]

California Roots 2017 2nd announcement

The event of the year for reggae lovers happens every Memorial Weekend in Monterey, California, and for those who have never been to the California Roots Music and Arts Festival, the 8th Annual is shaping up to be looking pretty good thus far. Over the past seven years, Cali Roots has become more than just […]

Cali Roots 2017 first artist announcement

That time of year already? The highly anticipated California Roots Festival just released the first round of three announcements of artists for their 8th annual year. Just like the previous seven years, Cali Roots 2017 will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 26th-28th, at the beautiful Monterey Bay Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA.  Headlining the first […]

California Roots 2016: Day two

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California Roots 2016: Day one

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California Roots 2016 wrap up

The annual California Roots Festival could easily be compared to the modern day Woodstock of reggae. Three days of peace and music. In fact, Jimi Hendrix infamously torched his guitar on the very stage thousands gather around year after year for this event. But it is still so much more than just that. This festival […]

Sitting down with Nattali Rize

We sat down with one of the most passionate and gifted women in reggae music today, Nattali Rize, at the 7th Annual California Roots Festival in Monterey, California where she spoke about her music, influences, spirituality and of course the Caliroots festival.

Brendan Clemente debuts “Cali Roots Love Song”

Now that the 7th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has came and went, most are reflecting back on the magical weekend they have just experienced. Some festival-goers traveled home with photos and autographs, others went home with band merchandise and priceless art, but all went home with lasting memories of love, friends and […]

Watch California Roots 2016 live!

For those who can't make it tomorrow to one of the most anticipated weekends of the year, California Roots is bringing it’s iconic festival to your home with the help of innovative technologies from live streaming Venice, California based company, LiveList. From their website, LiveList states that it was built with the belief that live […]

California Roots 2016: Round 2 artist announcement

California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced a world-class second phase lineup for their seventh annual production, taking place at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center, a historic arena comfortably situated in Monterey, California which will span three days from May 27th to the 29th, 2016. California Roots Music and Arts Festival is […]