First ever Cali Roots Sessions: San Francisco announced

The reggae rock festival kings who brought the world over 10 years of Cali Roots is proud to announce a kickoff series of shows, slated to take place throughout the next year leading to the beloved (and long-awaited) 2022 California Roots Music & Arts Festival in Monterey, CA. Included in this rundown is the inaugural Cali Roots […]

Cali Roots 2019: Day One

It’s always a cathartic experience, gracing the Monterey Fairgrounds gates for yet another Memorial Day Weekend at California Roots Music & Arts Festival. Unlike any other year, expectations were peaking for the 10th Annual to get underway (the milestone dubbed ‘Cali Roots X’ for good measure). Also unlike any other is the feeling of togetherness, not […]

Sammy Johnson shines in ‘Moonlight Lovers’ EP

Sammy Johnson‘s latest EP, Moonlight Lovers, is a tasteful blend of vibrant drums, twinkling guitar strums and soulful backdrop vocals that provide an overall essence of loveliness, enriched with Johnson’s own touching harmonies. Moonlight Lovers is an EP bound to make the heart flutter, head nod and hips sway throughout its entirety. Each track glides […]

Cali Roots X reveals first-round artists

It's here. It's finally here. Ever since the first California Roots Music & Arts Festival took place on prestigious Monterey Fairgrounds soil, reggae-rock and hip hop-loving attendees knew there would inevitably be a 10th Annual. A decade is now upon us. For those early adopters who have journeyed out year over year, the simple fact […]

Tenelle drops track “For The Lovers” from debut album

Love is in the air as well as in digital format this Valentine's Day! Love is still the most popular subject for songs no matter what genre you're in to, so it's fairly easy to pick out a handful of tunes to put together into a special Valentine's Day playlist. You may have said the […]

J Boog ‘Wash House Ting’ album review

Ever since his debut album Hear Me Roar in 2007, J Boog has escalated to be one of the biggest industry names in the reggae scene. Shortly after his initial success, J Boog was inducted into the San Francisco-based Wash House Music Group family, where he recorded his sophomore smash LP Backyard Boogie with hits […]

Bay Area Vibez: Day two

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