When reggae met hip hop: a love story

During this past California Music and Arts Festival over Memorial Day weekend, I had a moment to break away from the 5th annual madness to sit-in on Zion I’s exclusive press conference in the middle of Day 2. The meeting conveniently followed the group’s hour-long set on the main Bowl Stage – where thousands of […]

Countdown to Cali Roots 2014: Slightly Stoopid

The 5th annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival is just upon us. In a few days, the Monterey Fairgrounds situated in the coast of beautiful Northern California will once again be filled with reggae lovers from around the world. Today we showcase the performance from last years California Roots with Slightly Stoopid featuring the […]

Spring Rising Tour 2014 comes to a close

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Countdown to Cali Roots 2014: IrieFuse

I love music, I’ve been playing for more years than not and other than playing in front of people, there’s nothing that keeps my passion for it burning like watching another band kill it on stage and progress in their music career.   I could write about all the inspirational acts on this year’s Cali-Roots line […]

Cali Roots Carolina Sessions: The Movie

“The journey to the East Coast for our first non-California show could have not been any more memorable or special for the entire California Roots/Pipeline Events family and our amazing East Coast fans. This beautiful film captures all the hard work and amazing moments that made the 1st Annual California Roots The Carolina Sessions possible. […]

Ziggy Marley: The Making of Fly Rasta

The 5th studio release from Ziggy Marley titled Fly Rasta is set to release April 15, 2014 on all major outlets. In this just released exclusive interview, Ziggy Marley sits down and talks about the making of Fly Rasta, including the inspirations, process, and collaborations that took place during the production. Ziggy Marley will also […]

Countdown to Cali Roots 2014: Rebelution

In less than two months, the Monterey Fairgrounds in Northern California will again be filled with reggae enthusiasts in a three day festival filled with good vibes, good music, and good people. This week, we feature Rebelution from their 2013 headlining act on Friday, day one of three. Big ups to Bulldog Media for putting […]

Countdown to the 5th annual California Roots Festival 2014

  The fifth annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is happening in Monterey, California for the entire Memorial Day weekend, and it is sure to draw attention with its phenomenal lineup, artsy environment, and getaways at nearby hotels, camping sites, and neighborhood cities. With all days sold-out last year, this Cali’ Roots Fest, as […]

Livermore Reggae Nights with Thrive and Hirie

Situated roughly an hour east of San Francisco, the quiet town of Livermore, California, best known for its outlet malls and modestly amazing wineries, sits a humble little building that rests on the outskirts of an outdoor mall in a mostly quiet residential neighborhood. The Pine Street Bar may look seemingly like your old and […]

Krooked Treez take on Livermore, CA

Set in a quaint little venue in the quite town of Livermore, California, Krooked Treez took the stage and totally blew the lid off. It has been an absolutely huge 2013 for the Southern California natives as they debuted their album Higher Place which received amazing feedback.  2014 is looking extremely well for them as […]

California Roots final round of artist annoucements

2014 is starting off to be a very good year indeed.  With only two weeks into the new year, the fine folks over at California Roots announced the third and final round of artists to perform at the 2014 reggae rock event of the year.  With the first and second round of announcements, the annual […]

California Roots Festival – second round of artists announced

This may not be a surprise to anyone following the reggae rock scene, but if you've been living under a rock for the past several months, the fine folks at California Roots just announced it's second set of artists to perform the 2014 festival at the iconic Monterey Fair Grounds in sunny California. If you're […]

Carolina Sessions 2013 schedule announced

It's time to syncronize your watches kids.  The fine folks at California Roots have finalized the schedule for it's much antisipated Carolina Sessions set for Saturday, October 26, 2013. The acts throughout the day will be split up between two stages, conveniantly named “Main stage” and “Stage II”.  The schedule allows between 5 and 20 […]