3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival takes shape

From the festival founders of California Roots, Northern California's premiere reggae-rock-hip hop festival, comes Dry Diggings: a Labor Day fest in Placerville, CA to partner with Cali Roots' Memorial Day in Monterey. After two successful years in NorCal, the 3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival (August 31st – September 2nd 2018) has finally taken shape with […]

Common Kings release new video “Today’s a New Day”

The recently GRAMMY nominated artist for “Best Reggae Album,” Common Kings just released their latest visuals for the head rocking, feel good vibes single “Today’s A New Day” featuring Strange Music artist ¡MAYDAY!. 2017 has been an amazing year for the Common Kings, seeing that their release Lost in Paradise shot to the #1 spot […]

2018 GRAMMYS Best Reggae Album Nominees are in

The GRAMMYS brings together performers, industry representatives, and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in musical recordings and performances from the previous year. The GRAMMYS are generally recognized as the highest honor given to musicians. This year is no exception. Not only are more reggae artists of different sub-genres being recognized, […]

The Broken Crowns Tour with Matisyahu and Common Kings

Internationally recognized reggae artist Matisyahu has announced his upcoming “The Broken Crowns Tour” featuring support from Orange County rock-reggae outfit Common Kings and brand new Matisyahu produced project Orphan. Matisyahu had this to say about the new group: “Orphan is a new band I signed currently living and making music out of my home. All […]

Day One Cali Roots 2017

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Common Kings “Everybody Wants To Fool The World” music video

Orange County rock-reggae outfit the Common Kings have returned fresh off their headlining tour with ¡Mayday! from Strange Music with a brand new video for “Everybody Wants To Fool The World” off their new album Lost In Paradise. The Common Kings released their debut album Lost In Paradise on February 3rd and fans and critics […]

Common Kings ‘Lost In Paradise’ album review

Once again steering clear of cornering themselves into a single genre, Lost In Paradise is the debut album from Orange County reggae-rock outfit the Common Kings. Released early this month, the album quickly landed the band in the #1 spot on both iTunes and Amazon sales charts.  The songs take up an R&B essence, enhancing […]

Common Kings release new music video for “Lost In Paradise”

Fresh off a tour supporting pop superstar Meghan Trainor playing sold-out amphitheaters all summer long, Orange County’s rock-reggae royalty Common Kings have revealed details on their upcoming new album Lost In Paradise. The album is set for a February 3rd release date through the band’s own Island Empire Records and will feature the group working […]

Common Kings announces new album & release title track “Lost in Paradise”

Fresh off a tour supporting pop superstar Meghan Trainor playing sold-out amphitheaters all summer long, Orange County rock-reggae outfit the Common Kings have revealed details on their upcoming new album Lost In Paradise. The album is set for a February 3rd release date through the band's own Island Empire Records and will feature the group […]

All-star lineup at the second annual Thunder Vibes

The 2nd annual Thunder Vibes is an incredible, outdoor live music festival held at the Thunder Valley Casino and Resort just 30 miles north-east of Sacramento in a little town named Lincoln, California . Starting From 1pm on Saturday, August 20, 2016 nine live bands will grace the venue throughout the course of the day […]

Common Kings hit the road with Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds

Southern California based reggae, soul and R&B band Common Kings announced this month that they will be taking their latest release titled Hits & Mrs. on the road on a seventeen city tour that will span roughly one month. The Hits & Mrs. spring tour will embark starting late February with Austin, Texas leading off […]

Common Kings ‘Hits & Mrs’ album review

The Costa Mesa, California based reggae, soul and R&B band Common Kings gave fans a bit of a sneak peek of their recently released EP with a fierce single called “Ain’t No Stopping.” During a recent interview, the band describes the single as being about “the everyday hustle and about the grind.” The album morphs […]

Shoreline Jam 2015: Day one

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Common Kings “Ain’t No Stopping” new single

Earlier this year, the southern California based Common Kings updated their social media followers with a much “Liked” announcement. The social media post foreshadowed and promoted the impending release of the Polynesian pop/rock/reggae/R&B group's brand new single titled “Ain't No Stopping.” Today the public will be able to download and listen to that single. “Ain't […]

California Roots 2015: Day three

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