Hollywood Reggae Night XVII, with Damian Marley

The glittery California sun dipped down behind the famous Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, July 7, 2019, as Reggae Night XVII began. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, along with local public radio station KCRW, celebrated the 20th Anniversary of their World Festival, as excited fans filled the Bowl grounds early. Fans were picnicking on the open […]

Hawaii’s Mayjah Rayjah Music Festival to celebrate 10 years

Anyone who is fortunate enough to live on the Hawaiian islands, or be heading there this summer, could be in for a treat if they are able to hit The Mayjah Rayjah Music Festival [TMR] on any one of four different islands! The TMR first event is a two-day festival held in Honolulu on July […]

Cali Roots 2019: Day Three

Mixed weather didn’t deter Cali Roots X attendees from enjoying the third and final day in Monterey to the fullest. With two days down, Day Three at the fairgrounds brought with it one of the most stacked lineups to date when it comes to reggae rock. The morning started off with The Elovaters’ high-energy set […]

Cali Roots adds more artists to 10th Annual

10 years is a big deal. High school reunions happen after 10 years due to the overwhelming amount of change that can occur within a decade. For such a niche reggae-rock scene, one festival has officially proven the test of time by commorating its 10th year at the world-famous Monterey Fairgrounds: the one and only […]

A smoke break with Yaadcore at Cali Roots 2018

Protoje personal DJ Yaadcore takes a break from spinning the Bowl Stage at Cali Roots 9 in Monterey, California to chat with journalist Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae – all the while smoking a much earned spliff! Being the first to spin Kabaka Pyramid and Chronixx on the airwaves, Yaadcore has quickly become one […]

Kaya Fest 2018: Day Two

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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 […]

Blast off to the 4th Annual Reggae in the Hills

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers, and June bugs flock to festivals. Actually, 'they', as in the general public, don't say that all too much, but maybe 'they' should considering summer isn't quite right without a festival… or five. This upcoming June 12th through the 14th marks the 4th Annual Reggae […]