Cypress Hill & Atmosphere take over San Diego

Good Vibes and happy times are amongst us! Ingredients include a full outdoor arena, a beautiful San Diego sunset, beer, nachos and smoothies on deck, with every seat in the house holding the perfect view; it was a recipe for for an incredible evening at San Diego State’s California Coast Open Air Theater on Saturday, […]

Blue Ridge Rock Fest announces official ticket exchange for 2021

It’s not too late to get your tickets to Virginia’s upcoming Blue Ridge Rock Fest! The ‘fan driven’ fest sold out only four days after the full lineup was announced, with 50,000 attendees expected to be there… and you can still be one of them! There’s an official fan exchange/resale platform where you can be […]

Welcome to Rockville returns to Daytona Beach

Rock in the sunny state… When you think of Florida, you may think of beaches, good restaurants and fun times in the heat. Me, personally, I think of the best festival since Warped Tour! Welcome To Rockville is a yearly festival (like Warped Tour, only stagnant) that has a really, really, really good lineup of […]

HIVE Festival 2021: Day One

The weekend of August 6th and 7th in was marked with an important event — hip hop’s HIVE Music Festival in Salt Lake City! Last year was tough for the music industry and we all were waiting (im)patiently for the events to come back. HIVE Music Festival, postponed from 2020, was one of the first […]

In memoriam of hip hop legend, Zumbi of Zion I

“… Always in my life, till the day that I die,” raps Zumbi of Zion I, to conclude one of his most poignant verses in “Bird’s Eye View”. Yet, not a single person ever expected for those words to come to fruition so abruptly. Born Stephen Gaines, his family has confirmed the prolific MC’s untimely […]

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 […]

Napa Valley readies for Bottlerock 2021 this Labor Day Weekend

Bottlerock Napa Valley is back!!! After a long two year wait, northern California’s Bottlerock Music, Food and Art Festival is returning to the Napa Valley Expo this upcoming Labor Day Weekend (September 3rd through 5th) and their lineup does not disappoint! Miley Cyrus is still playing (per last year’s canceled lineup), plus Megan The Stallion, […]

Enjoy two nights of Halloween haunts at Escape 2021

Attention, ghosts and goblins! We have an exciting announcement on the festival front for all Halloween and EDM enthusiasts! Escape Halloween is returning this year for it’s 10th annual two-day haunt, with initial lineup leaders such as legend Benny Benassi, The Chainsmokers and Zedd for all your spook-tainment. North America’s largest Halloween-themed dance party is […]

RBL Posse performs StreetLow Car Show at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

As I walked up to the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, I noticed a line longer than I anticipated. The line was to get into the StreetLow Car Show & Concert. With performances by Thee Midniters, Colombiana J., La Nueva Tendencia, Troublez, Southbaycuz and many more, I don’t blame people wanting to get […]

Aftershock Festival set to return to Sacramento Fall 2021

After a concert-less year in 2020, festivals are making their comeback! One of the biggest festivals each year is Aftershock in Northern California, who announced a larger than life lineup for 2021! Presented by Danny Wimmer, the return of Aftershock (a.k.a. the west coast’s biggest rock festival) heads back to Discovery Park in Sacramento this October […]

Top Shelf Music News: Episode 16

Top Shelf Music News hosts Kristy Rose and Matt Cook bring to you the best of summer music news with only some slight alien transmission interruption by singer-songwriter and We Speak English Good podcaster Mike E.P. From fictional bands making real-life albums to virtual festivals in gibberish, don’t miss anything in the music industry by […]

Throwback fest Beats at the Beach about to hit San Diego

Everyone loves a good throwback. It’s also safe to assert that everyone has admiration for a beach setting. Combining these cherished entities is radio station Magic 92.5 and Subaru, presenting San Diego with Beats at the Beach this upcoming September 18th, featuring an all star “I Love the 90’s” lineup! And, when we say ‘all […]

Vanilla Ice brought fire to Tequila & Taco Fest 2021

On July 24th, Vanilla Ice — with legendary rap duo Tag Team as direct support — took over Day One of the Tequila & Taco Festival in Ventura, California. As tacos were served abundantly from all kinds of local vendors, Tag Team started off the night with their original old-school style rap. Tag Team is […]

Blended Festival’s fine wine tour gears up for Austin, Texas

On September 10th and 11th, there’s a new festival in town. If there’s anything Austin knows, it’s how to festival. For months, we’ve eagerly awaited the moment the festival world pops that cork and returns to their bubbly business. Pop! Check one, two… sip,  …ahhh. The folks behind San Diego’s intimate 2019 Blended Music and Wine […]

Blended Fest tour nears Nashville

What a better way to celebrate summer than doing so with fine wine and dining out in the sunshine? Add in some of the top deejays and musical acts of all genres and you have Blended Festival — a classy and multicultural multi-day extravaganza hitting three new cities in 2021! Starting August 13th and 14th […]