Witnessing Warren Haynes’ Gov’t Mule in Lafayette, NY

Warren Haynes’ Gov’t Mule brought their signature combo of southern rock and jam music to the orchards at Beak and Skiff in Lafayette, New York — delighting a packed crowd. The guitar player and member of the Allman Brothers’ extended family took his band through a fiery set of soulful rock and western jams in what […]

Same Same But Different 2022 drops loaded Phase 2 lineup

Those in the southern California area are starting to be well aware of the inexplicable majesty that is Same Same But Different Festival… or perhaps you’ve taken a whirly-twirl with its sister fest, the Mustache Bash in the heart of San Diego. At both events, you’re welcomed with weird, overwhelmed by spectacle and overloaded with […]

Arkansas to welcome its first FORMAT Festival for Fall 2022

Looking for festivals to fill your roster this year? Have you checked out FORMAT Festival… or even heard of it?? This brand-new festival in Bentonville, Arkansas is one you will want to buy tickets to STAT! The inaugural festival will take place this September 23rd through 25th and will feature not only a stellar lineup, […]

Two psychedelic sets of Dead & Company in St. Louis

Deadheads and Marching Bears were out in full hippie swing at the Hollywood Casino Ampitheatre in St. Louis on June 21st, as the iconic Dead & Company played an epic three-and-a-half hour set. The band took musical control of thousands of fans who were more than ready to lose their minds and open their hearts […]

Celebrating 4/20 at Florida Groves Fest 2022

It was a huge 420 party in Orlando on April 16th at Florida Groves Fest, with tons of amazing vendors, artist and bands coming together for an awesome event. If you are a cannabis activist, supporter, consumer or just interested to learn more about this amazing plant, this is an event you need to check […]

Mike Love & friends perform Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Friday April 15th, everyone got off work and headed to downtown St. Petersburg for a night of soul-healing reggae music at Jannus Live. It was a magical night that started off with a local band called Drifting Roots, joining headliner Mike Love on his Florida run. It was Drifting Roots‘ first time performing at Jannus […]

Time to gear up for Florida Groves Fest 2022

Make sure to mark your calendars for April 16th and head on down to Orlando for the first-ever Florida Groves Festival! It will be the largest Florida cannabis-meets-music festival to date, with amazing reggae musicians coming to town like Roots of Creation, The Expendables and — all the way from Jamaica — Julian Marley & […]

Nigel Hall (of Lettuce) releases ‘Spiritual’ solo studio album

Nigel Hall (keyboardist and vocalist for funk phenoms, Lettuce) has released his latest solo album titled Spiritual: an honest, creative and brave reflection about Hall’s personal journey with the metaphysical. He really channels listeners into believing in their own path towards higher self-discovery. The takeaway — free yourself. Make music (or whatever your preferred art […]

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 […]

Big Atomic explodes with social unrest in funky ‘Body Politic’ EP

Big Atomic is on the side of the people. This funky five-piece from Louisville, Kentucky does not idly stand by while injustice reigns supreme. We might be enjoying the start of summer in a brand new post-COVID era, taking vacations and attending concerts without a care in the world. But, remember last summer? Remember the […]

Co-Founder Brad Sweet talks the return of Same Same But Different Fest

Same Same But Different — a festival for freedom, funk and fun-loving individuals everywhere — returns to the shoreline of Lake Perris, CA this upcoming September 9-12th. Announced back in early April, SSBD 3 plans to bring live music and camping back to southern California without missing a COVID beat. For those wondering if it […]

Same Same But Different returns as CA’s first camping festival since COVID

Some festivals are just destined to be revolutionary. One such music and arts weekend event is in its third year along the sandy shores of southern California’s Lake Perris (albeit, skipping the year that shall not be named). That’s right, the funky monkey crunchy radical bunchy folk of Same Same But Different Festival plans to […]

The Olés capture isolation & recovery in “Island” single

Continuing to storm the country from coast to coast, SoCal hybrid-reggae band The Olés are back with another new single to add to your summertime playlist. “Island” is a fresh, moody, mostly-instrumental ballad that is for sure going to get the windows down and the speakers up on your next cruise to the beach. It […]