Nick Daugherty Benefit Show at PBWLA

Around the benefit Small Axe Band Small Axe Band Small Axe Band Small Axe Band Small Axe Band Small Axe Band Around the benefit Eureka Sound Eureka Sound Eureka Sound Eureka Sound Eureka Sound Around the benefit Skunkdub Skunkdub Skunkdub Skunkdub Skunkdub Around the benefit Raw Livity Raw Livity Raw Livity Raw Livity Raw Livity […]

Ease Up ‘Return to Sender’ EP review

SoCal’s sunny ska-reggae-rock ensemble, Ease Up, is showing off their edgier side with a double-single EP out today off MNO Records. The release consists of two main tracks, “Return To Sender” and ” Turn Around”, both of which cater to the skanking end of the tempo scale. Not feelin’ the skank pit? The double-single also […]

Fortunate Youth at Glass House

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Exploring the ‘Enter the DARENOTS’ EP

Canadian hip hop/reggae/industrial band DARENOTS are back with a vengeance in their latest EP, Enter the DARENOTS, available everywhere off LAW Records as of March 2nd. Following their inaugural full-length album The Now is Truth in 2016 and a three-song EP Strange Love last year, the DARENOTS boys are currently on the fast-track to becoming […]

Roots Of Creation to release ‘Grateful Dub’ tribute album

Roots of Creation (RoC) is an all-time, award-winning reggae-rock sensation! On March 9th, the band will be releasing another fantastic RoC full-length album called Grateful Dub off Bombshelter Records, bringing together their love for The Grateful Dead and painting popular Dead songs with their unique reggae dub style. This new Grateful Dub album is like […]

Good Vibes Charity Event feat. Fortunate Youth

Indica Roots Indica Roots Indica Roots Indica Roots / Thrill Killers Thrill Killers Thrill Killers Thrill Killers Killah Priest Mendo Dope Marlon Asher Marlon Asher Marlon Asher Marlon Asher Marlon Asher Marlon Asher Marlon Asher / Fortunate Youth Fortunate Youth Fortunate Youth Fortunate Youth Fortunate Youth Fortunate Youth Fortunate Youth On February 3rd, Sasquash Rosin […]

Top Shelf talks with Tatanka

Colorado-based and buffalo enthusiast band Tatanka has recently concluded a short winter tour alongside E. N Young, Dubbest and Bumpin Uglies. After 10 days on the road trekking around the continental southwest, the Tatanka boys took a break to chat with Top Shelf Reggae on tour highlights, future plans and weed preferences. 2017 was a […]

Cali Roots announces 2018 round 2 artists

The holidays come a little early for music lovers! In the form of artist announcements, reggae and hip hop enthusiasts wait patiently behind device screens to hear who will be featured at their fave festivals come the New Year. And, one fest in particular rings a little louder than the rest – that’s right, one […]

Desert Oasis 2017: Day Two

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1st Annual Desert Oasis Recap

The sun was shining bright and the temperature was hot for the 1st Annual Desert Oasis Music Festival in Indio, California on October 7 and 8. The lineup revolved around reggae and rock, with Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley headlining on Saturday and Rebelution headlining Sunday. The festival started each day at 2PM. The first band […]

Pepper, Tribal Seeds & FY team up for Nice Dreams Summer Tour

What’s summer without good music? Every year, there is always a landslide of outstanding summer shows to keep any reggae-rock lover busy (and consequently broke). It gets to a point where choosing one over the other can prove to be quite challenging, for reggae FOMO is the WORST. This summer season, however, Pepper, Tribal Seeds, […]

Jungle Jam 2017: Day One

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Costa Rica’s 7th Annual Jungle Jam

Pura vida. Stepping off the plane in Costa Rica, it's one of the first things that you hear. “Pura vida!” Exclaims the taxi driver outside the terminal, as you pile into what you figure is a normal hour-long commute after a half a day of traveling. “Pura vida!” You shout back, not really knowing if […]

One Love 2017: Day One

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