Experiencing Katchafire’s Legacy Tour

New Zealand natives and legendary roots reggae band Katchafire has been busy traveling the nation this past year on their Katchafire Legacy Tour: Celebrating Twenty Years of Fiyah! The tour started in the spring of 2017, where they hit several states spanning from the east to west coast with Hawaiian reggae band, Inna Vision. This […]

Cali Roots 2017: Day Three

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3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival Announced

Everybody’s favorite fall festival is back for its third year of reggae beats and brews, tucked away in the serene Sierra Nevada Mountains. That’s right – the 3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival has taken shape! About 45 minutes east of Sac town is Placerville, California: home of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, who has hosted […]

KROQ presents High and Mighty Fest

KROQ, an LA-based radio station among America's most famous, has grown to be a name synonymous with the biggest and baddest Southern Californian events of the season. Every year, the station sponsors several music festivals, often times with unbeatable lineups attached – such as their summer kickoff Weenie Roast Fest, now in its 14th year! […]

One Love 2017: Day Three

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A conversation with Iya Terra

Los Angeles-based, roots reggae band, Iya Terra has been on the rise for the last four years with the goal of spreading conscious, positive music. So far, 2017 is shaping up to be the biggest year of all for them. They will be embarking on their first nation-wide tour supporting Fortunate Youth, Josh Heinrichs & […]

Fortunate Youth announces the 2017 Spring CD Release Tour

Two-time Billboard and iTunes Reggae chart topping band Fortunate Youth will be performing in your area on their just announced 2017 Spring CD Release Tour. CD release tour? Yes, you heard that correctly. The California-based band has announced that they've been busy in the studio finishing up the final touches on their fourth full length […]

Cali Roots 2017 first artist announcement

That time of year already? The highly anticipated California Roots Festival just released the first round of three announcements of artists for their 8th annual year. Just like the previous seven years, Cali Roots 2017 will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 26th-28th, at the beautiful Monterey Bay Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA.  Headlining the first […]

Reggae on the Mountain 2016

One of Southern California's most renowned reggae festivals took place last week on the mountains of Topanga Canyon. The 7th annual Reggae on the Mountain was two days of talented artists from around the globe, both local and international, coming together under the burning LA sun. As cars filled in the sides of the canyon, […]

The Expanders with Iya Terra

On June 16th, The Expanders brought their vintage reggae sound to Ventura, CA for a night of mellow music at The Discovery with direct support from their good friends Iya Terra. Friendly faces filled the venue before the show started and some even took advantage of the bowling alley right along side of the stage. […]

Sitting down with Iya Terra

Iya Terra is a five-piece reggae, rock, and roots band from Los Angeles, California. They have recently been touring the west coast with bands such as Tribal Seeds, Inna Vision, Fortunate Youth, New Kingston, and many more and have been a part of numerous festivals in the last year like The Summer Meltdown, Reggae on […]

Give thanks to Thanksgiving music shows

It is about that time of year when seasons are changing in color, and the U.S. is getting ready to bundle up and celebrate holidays. Snow will be falling in most parts of the country soon, but Southern California will still be hot… with reggae music, that is! Although many families in the U.S. celebrate […]

Shoreline Jam 2015: Day one

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Shoreline Jam 2015 weekend festival

On Labor Day weekend here in the U.S., the Shoreline Jam music festival took place in Long Beach, California. Top Shelf Reggae was there for both days of reggae-rock and hip-hop music. It was a beautiful sight as the Queen Mary and Queensway Bay were visible from the site. Along with some nice musical performances, […]

Summer Meltdown 2015

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