Roaring Camp welcomes The California Honeydrops

On Friday, June 18th, Felton Music Hall’s Roaring Camp welcomed The California Honeydrops with opening sets by AJ Lee & Blue Summit. Nine-time award winner of ‘Best Female Vocalist’ by the Northern California Bluegrass Society (NCBS), AJ Lee melted hearts with her sweet vocals, while Sully Tuttle’s blazing guitar licks got the crowd pumped. A special […]

Josh Heinrichs & Dread Kennedy at Tiki Bar, Costa Mesa

On June 13th, Josh Heinrichs headlined a sold out show at Costa Mesa’s Tiki Bar in Orange County. He was supported by Dread Kennedy and both artists were backed by Eureka Sound. I was really excited for this one, after serious FOMO watching videos of the Heinrichs DiPiazza’s sold out shows the two previous nights.   Even […]

Thundercat performs live at Felton’s Roaring Camp

One Friday, June 11th, Felton Music Hall’s Roaring Camp welcomed to the stage Thundercat — the electrifying psychedelic funk bassist/singer-songwriter! Thundercat was fresh off his second GRAMMY win for his new album It Is What It Is, produced by Flying Lotus and lovingly dedicated to his late friend and collaborator, Mac Miller. It was a very special […]

Sealegs at the Beach welcomes Mic Dangerously & The B Foundation

On June 6th, Sealegs was invaded by Mic Dangerously & The Royal We and The B Foudation. Either of these bands solo would have made for a great show, but put them together and you end up with a whole lot of awesomeness! Mic Dangerously was the headliner, but went first. Seeing Mic is always awesome, […]

Tribal Seeds at Escondido’s Concerts on the Green: Night One

Tribal Seeds returned to their hometown for a special two-day performance, with special guests and fellow southern California reggae bands The Expanders and SM Familia on May 28th, 2021. Concerts On The Green hosted the event at the San Diego’s Center for the Arts in Escondido, CA. The interesting setup was perfect during this beautiful […]

Roots of Mine & SGV Vibes perform Chino’s I and I Brewing

On June 5th, Roots of Mine headlined a show at I and I Brewing in Chino, supported by SGV Vibes. SGV Vibes got things going, getting the crowd moving early. They were joined by John Landry from Roots of Mine on keys and even took a turn on the mic! Next up was Roots of […]

Tribal Seeds tears up Night Two at the Escondido Center for the Arts

Tribal Seeds brought a sense of much needed normality to the Center for the Arts in Escondido, California, with The Expanders and SM Familia in direct support for two whole nights! With a handful of shows across the country thus far in 2021, Tribal Seeds brought their highly-anticipated act to a California audience who danced […]

Bayfest set to return to San Diego’s waterfront July 2021

What do Sublime with Rome, Dirty Heads, Fortunate Youth, The Aggrolites, KBong and DENM all have in common? Besides the fact they’re all from SoCal and make the music we love, if you guessed they’re all on the lineup for Bayfest San Diego 2021, you’d be correct! This one-day festival is returning July 10th to […]

Tribal Seeds performs Felton Music Hall’s Roaring Camp

Back again at Roaring Camp, courtesy of Felton Music Hall  and California Roots Presents, was a SOLD OUT Night Two show with Tribal Seeds — and, this time with Santa Cruz locals Pacific Roots! It was another reggae filled night in the Santa Cruz mountains with nothing, but good vibes. As people danced in their […]

Tunnel Vision, Sensi Trails & Los Nauticals at The Wayfarer Costa Mesa

On May 27th, Tunnel Vision headlined a show at The Wayfarer in Costa Mesa, supported by Sensi Trails and Los Nauticals. The show a celebration of Tunnel Vision frontman Hayden Hanson’s birthday! As expected, a show with three high-energy bands like Los Nauticals, Sensi Trails and Tunnel Vision was absolutely amazing. They are all such fun […]

Blended Festival announced for San Diego this fall

Blended Festival (also known as Blended Wine Festival) returns brazenly from quarantine, announcing three new cities for 2021! If you’re not familiar with the growing national event, Blended twists together exquisite food and drink with the best in EDM, hip hop, Latin and pop music; it’s simply hard not to have a good time! After […]

Roaring Camp welcomes The Expendables & Iya Terra

California Roots Presents kicked off a reggae-filled Memorial Day Weekend on Friday May 28th at Roaring Camp in Felton, CA. Formally the Felton Music Hall, the outside venue welcomed to the stage Matt Masih & The Messengers, Iya Terra and Santa Cruz local legends, The Expendables. Matt Masih & The Messengers got the show started, while guests […]

Kat Hall performs the sandy shores of Sealegs at the Beach

On May 23rd, rising Cali reggae queen Kat Hall headlined at Sealegs at the Beach in Huntington Beach, CA. They were supported by east coast band Drifting Roots, who were joined by local Tim Azzy on guitar. Sealegs is always a lot of fun… kinda like a big beach BBQ, with all your friends and some […]

Cali Roots finalizes lineup for May 2022

I don’t know about you, but the minute the world started shutting down due to COVID the second week of March 2020, the first thing I thought about was “there’s no way this will affect Cali Roots, it’s too far out”. Then, like the festival gods were listening and wanted to punish me, the announcement […]

BeachLife Festival announces stacked lineup for Fall 2021

BeachLife is BACK! For those fortunate enough to catch the first round back in 2019, BeachLife Festival in Redondo Beach stands as the ultimate weekend party that you do not want to miss! Rooted in beach culture, the inaugural fest welcomed record numbers through the gates (and, when we say ‘gates’, these are ones located […]