Desert Daze set for mystical metamorphosis November 2021

After this past 18 months, all of us need a break. No… we need an outlet. We need to let loose wildly, uninhibitedly in the purest form of human expression. As festivals return to planet Earth from their forced COVID-19 hiatus, it seems that an energy shift has happened. We’re attending live shows out of […]

Get ready for Soulshine at Sea, with Michael Franti & more

After spending 2020 secluded and soul-searching at home, I’m certainly ready to let it shine with Michael Franti and Spearhead on their fabulous Soulshine at Sea cruise! You are not going to want to miss out on this! We are talking four unbelievable days of music, wellness and good vibes around the Caribbean aboard the […]

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 […]

Dawes performs at Felton Music Hall’s Roaring Camp

Friday June 4th, Felton Music Hall’s Roaring Camp welcomed Los Angeles-based rock band Dawes, who rocked a DOUBLE set under northern California’s beautiful Redwoods. Frontman Taylor Goldsmith let the guitar solos rip on songs like “Peace In The Valley” and the band, as a whole, was on fire! They played new songs off their 2020 seventh […]

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 […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Tara Kelly “Play With Fire”

Cosmic country artist Tara Kelly returns with a dark allegory of adultery in the world premiere of “Play With Fire”. Exclusively available on Top Shelf Music before it hits all digital outlets tomorrow, the single harkens back to Kelly’s bluesy roots with a modern country pop twist. “Didn’t momma tell you not to play with […]

Gone Gone Beyond goes acoustic in “Coast” live video

Posited somewhere between folk, world, alternative and electronica, you will find the existence of Gone Gone Beyond. This unique faction extends past the realms of any one specific musical category, for a simple designation would be far too constricting for their liking. No, GGB is far more than that. They pose as the next music […]

Dark Side of Light shines in new “Pull My Strings” single

With the release of their captivating new single, “Pull My Strings”, indie-alternative music duo Dark Side of Light creatively tackles heartbreak, fear of change and the ever-growing isolation so many people have experienced during this shared global nightmare. An incredibly unique and appealing track, inspired by beats created out of the mind of member Grant […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Andreas Moe “Hey Lulu”

Swedish acclaimed singer-songwriter Andreas Moe delivers another taste of his forthcoming EP with “Hey Lulu”, premiering only on Top Shelf Music today ahead of its public release April 9th! The five-time Platinum-certified artist has had a hand in writing songs for the likes of Cheat Codes, Sabrina Carpenter, Tïesto, Tinie Tempah, Omi, Boyzone; has toured […]

Mog Jones debuts with smash ‘On The Run’ album

Cornwall’s own singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mog Jones is showing up to the scene in a big way with the release of her debut album, On The Run: eight tantalizing tracks consisting of country-infused glam-rock, mixed with a little indie, folk and blues throughout. These songs dance gracefully down the album, with influences that range from […]

Lake Street Dive amazes with ‘Obviously’ album

Folk-rock band Lake Street Dive has officially dropped their highly-anticipated new album, Obviously, (through Nonesuch Records) consisting of 11 brand new original songs! The album was produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mike Elizondo, whose work spans the musical globe. Elizondo is best known as a songwriting collaborator for Dr. Dre, Eminem and […]

Lua Flora unveils “Top of the World”, feat. Sons of Paradise

North Carolina bands collide, as folk-reggae Lua Flora combines their talents with equally notable dub reggae band Sons of Paradise in the new single “Top of the World”. Recorded at Bassment Lab Studio in Raleigh and produced by Matt McClanahan (of Sons of Paradise), “Top of the World” is an encouraging ego-check when you “think […]

Parker Ainsworth offers “Only Love” single ahead of debut album

Joshua Tree singer-songwriter Parker Ainsworth wraps up the year with release of his “Only Love” single, a poetic plea to humanity at large. Ainsworth prominently surged into the spotlight last year with his “Running For So Long (House A Home)” single featured in the film The Peanut Butter Falcon, starring Shia LeBeouf and Dakota Johnson, […]