Jon Wayne and The Pain album review

Singer Jon Wayne, of Jon Wayne and The Pain, has overcome a circumstance that many people unfortunately never do. At 27-years-old, Jon was homeless, living on the streets, addicted to heroin and to alcohol. Fortunately for Jon, he was given another chance. He reached out to MusiCares and they gave him the tools to help […]

Jon Wayne and The Pain new album and tour

It’s been four years since Minnesota based national touring electronic reggae-dub band Jon Wayne and The Pain released their album Surrender; and they’ve packed a lot into the time between. They’ve gained much momentum over the years performing at California Roots, Wakarusa, Shangri-La and Summer Camp, but now the band is ready for a new […]

California Roots 2015: Day one

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California Roots 2015: Round 2 artist announcement

Everyone who’s anyone in the reggae scene looks forward all year to a meta-Memorial Day weekend known as the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Located in Monterey, due south of San Francisco, reggae fans and festival lovers alike rejoice in three full days of fun in the sun, music and memories. Once the spectacular […]

California Roots 2015: Round 1 artist announcement

If you’ve been “unplugged” and away from social media throughout the weekend, you probably missed out on a very important announcement from the fine folks at California Roots.  On Friday October 10, 2014 California Roots announced the first round of artists for next year’s “Super Bowl” of reggae music. The 6th annual California Roots Music […]