Hella Mega Tour leaves San Diego in awe

Selling out stadiums across America, the Hella Mega Tour finally rolled into San Diego on the gorgeous Sunday afternoon of August 29th. The vibe was this happy, positive, calming energy. Yes!! We are finally back, doing what we love with the people that get it! Of course, there were a few new rules for the safety […]

The Elovaters brought reggae vibes to Old Rock House, St. Louis

Under the shadow of The Gateway Arch at the Old Rock House in St. Louis, MO, Boston boys The Elovaters continued their tour in promotion of their insanely good new album, Castles, lighting up the stage with a night of soulful reggae music, keeping the vibes flowing and the booties bumpin’ all night long. The […]

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 […]

Rebel Shakedown & Roots of Mine share the stage at Sealegs

On August 8th, Roots of Mine and Rebel Shakedown played at Huntington’s Sealegs at the Beach. It was a nice warm sunny day at the beach: the perfect day to get out and have a drink, burn one and hang out with friends. Roots of Mine came out first and killed it with the amazing […]

How Pepper brought the party to Pacific Amphitheatre

It was a beautiful, sunny southern California evening, as fans of all ages filed into the Pacific Amphitheatre at the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, California. Friends and family gathered to celebrate the first in-person Pepper concert since 2020. Joining the Pepper party were local favorites Common Sense and Pacific Dub. Opening the night was […]

Scotty McCreery & friends rock the Ventura Fairgrounds

On July 30th, country stars Mo Pitney, Rodney Atkins and Scotty McCreery took over the Ventura Fairgrounds in Ventura, California. Up-and-coming Nashville country artist Mo Pitney started off the night with an intimate acoustic set, playing his originals stripped down for a novel experience for fans. Next up was legendary country veteran Rodney Atkins. While performing […]

Roaring Camp welcomes The Movement with Johnny Cosmic

On Thursday, July 15th, The Movement with Johnny Cosmic and friends brought the sounds of summer to the Santa Cruz Mountains at Felton’s Roaring Camp. It was the last weekend — meaning the last reggae show — of the summer series sponsored by Felton Music Hall and it did not disappoint. Smiles were on faces from […]

Dan Kelly & Zeb play acoustic at Sealegs

On July 11th, Dan Kelly from Fortunate Youth and Zeb from Tribal Seeds played a couple acoustic sets at Sealegs at the Beach. The sun was warm and the crowd was filled with friends and family with their feet in the sand, waiting to spend the day dancing and having a good time. The guys played […]

HIRIE sells out headlining show at Harrah’s Valley Center

Harrah’s Rincon in Valley Center, California… sure, it’s out of the way, tucked an hour or so outside of any suburban San Diego neighborhood on Native American land, but the return of live music knows no bounds. HIRIE — a fire reggae pop artist, forced into dormancy from quarantine — was surfacing for a her […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tiësto turns up Chandler’s Rawhide Event Center

Saturday, June 5th was another brilliant night under the electric sky at Chandler, Arizona’s Rawhide Event Center, where EDM event heavyweights Insomniac and Relentless Beats teamed up to bring about the first stop of Tiësto’s Back to Business Tour — complete with extra special guests as direct support! First up was Ship Wrek and Bijou, […]