Jungle Jam 2017 lineup revealed

What's better than a solid four-day reggae festival? A solid four-day reggae festival in the tropical paradise of Costa Rica, of course! Embedded with island vibes and set on the oceanfront backdrop of Jaco, the 7th Annual Jungle Jam is going to be better than ever in March 2017. Starting on Thursday, March 9th, the […]

Spiritual Rez’s ‘Setting in the West’ album review

Boston’s own Spiritual Rez is a reggae-rock funkateer ensemble that delivers a hypnotic blend of edgy melodic reggae, ska, funk and rock that is both flawless and brilliant in their new offering titled Setting in the West. The album is comprised of ten harmonious tracks that defines their reggae and rock riff laden melodies with […]

HIRIE’s official video for “Renegade” featuring Nahko

HIRIE is back in the news again after the recent release of her latest full length album Wandering Soul released in mid-August 2016 that peaked at #1 on Billboard Reggae Charts and #10 on Billboard Heatseekers Album Chart, and #151 on Billboard Top 200! With a new album comes new music videos. On September 8th, […]

Premiere: Spiritual Rez “Together Always” featuring HIRIE

Boston’s six piece reggae-rock funkateers that call themselves Spiritual Rez has teamed up with Southern California’s most beloved songstress HIRIE to release a brand new track today exclusively on Top Shelf Reggae titled “Together Always.” Spiritual Rez is gearing up for their fourth studio album due out October 7th, 2016 titled Setting in the West […]

The 2016 Emerald Cup artist announcement

History will be made once again the second weekend of December when the 13th Annual Emerald Cup returns to Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California. The Emerald Cup, now breaking into its first decade, will once again celebrate the cannabis harvest and bring the marijuana community together again.  “we’ve seen the event and experience […]

HIRIE’s ‘Wandering Soul’ album review

Wandering Soul is the highly anticipated sophomore full length album from Philippine-born HIRIE. With this release the band culminates just about every style that they have played over the years and incorporates it into one album consisting of eleven tracks of tight hooks and unprecedented arrangements. 2013s self titled album saw the band heavily exploring […]

Dry Diggings Festival 2016

Set to take place in the gold rich landscapes of Placerville, California, the second annual Dry Diggings Festival boasts an incredible 22 band lineup alongside the likes of hand selected artisan, commercial and food vendors, which will include gluten and wheat free options as well as some of the finest local craft brews, like Sierra […]

All-star lineup at the second annual Thunder Vibes

The 2nd annual Thunder Vibes is an incredible, outdoor live music festival held at the Thunder Valley Casino and Resort just 30 miles north-east of Sacramento in a little town named Lincoln, California . Starting From 1pm on Saturday, August 20, 2016 nine live bands will grace the venue throughout the course of the day […]

HIRIE with Arise Roots – San Diego, CA

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The inaugural Reggae Gathering GRAMMY nominee party

Morgan Heritage, the Royal Family of Reggae behind international acclaim has been nominated for the Best Reggae Album category at the 58th Annual GRAMMY© Awards for their 2015 album Strictly Roots. To commemorate, the inaugural Reggae Gathering GRAMMY© nominee celebration, will be held on February 14, 2016, at Los Globos, located at 3040 West Sunset […]

HIRIE “I Wanna Be” music video

Breaking into the California reggae scene yet again and stirring up island-inspired vibes with sounds of roots, reggae and pop, the young and talented Hirie just dropped her latest music video for her single “I Wanna Be.”

California Roots 2016: Round 1 artist announcement

California Roots Presents have announced the phase one line-up for the seventh annual California Roots taking place May 27-29th, 2016 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in beautiful Monterey, California. Headlining the Cali Roots first round of announcements is the return of 2011 and 2014 headliner Rebelution. The grounds are also home to one of the […]

HIRIE kickstarts their new album

HIRIE has officially done it: with ten hours to spare on their online Kickstarter campaign, the seven-member reggae collective had raised $42,944 towards their $40k goal – securing the necessary amount to cover all production costs for their sophomore album Wandering Soul. HIRIE's crowdfunding victory will not only green-light their upcoming LP, but will leave […]

Dry Diggings Festival 2015

California Roots Presents is pleased to announce the final lineup for the upcoming Dry Diggings Festival taking place in Placerville just east of Sacramento, California in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The festival will be held September 25th through the 26th, 2015 at the acclaimed El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Festivalgoers will enjoy two days of live […]

The Green’s Fall Tour with Hirie

The Green’s new fall tour kicks off in Petaluma, California and winds its way throughout the west with stops in Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Colorado. Following the massively successful tour with 311 which just ended earlier this month, The Green will continue to celebrate the release of their album with a headlining tour with support […]