Cali Roots presents 5th Annual Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival

Summer is heating up in South Lake! California Roots has partnered with Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe to bring you a reggae lineup of straight fire to the famed venue on the water. Pan-reggae heavy-hitters Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, SOJA, Tribal Seeds and Common Kings join forces with hometown-and-beyond favorites Fortunate Youth, Artikal […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Pipe Down “Smile”, feat. Rilen’ Out

Reggae is relatable anywhere. Take it from island reggae band Pipe Down, strumming sweet and sultry reggae tunes on a snow-covered Lake Tahoe mountaintop wearing a Hawaiian T-shirt. It doesn’t get much cooler than that… well, except for the fact that the official video for the track is premiering exclusively today on Top Shelf Music! […]

The Green & Keznamdi serenade South Lake Tahoe

Reggae up-and-coming artist Keznamdi opened for The Green at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on February 12th, all the way from Jamaica! His uplifting, positive music got everyone hyped and singing along. I hadn’t heard of him before, but will definitely be adding him to my Spotify rotation from now on! It was an amazing show — […]

Tower of Power brings the funk to South Lake Tahoe

R&B legends Tower of Power graced Bally’s in South Lake Tahoe on February 11th and old-school funk fans couldn’t have been more excited! This was the premiere performance with ToP for Mike Jerel (a finalist on hit TV show, The Voice). Not only that, but original band member Jody Lopez sat in on the song […]

How The Dead South conquered Lake Tahoe

On December 18th, in snow-capped Lake Tahoe, The Dead South packed the auditorium at Bally’s Lake Tahoe Casino Resort. The opening act for the night was artist Willy Tea Taylor. His deep voice and intricate picking on his 1920s Martin 4-string guitar was reminiscent of the old cowboy songwriting days. His mix of folk music […]

Who’s ready for the 4th Annual Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival?

For the last three years, Lake Tahoe has boasted the biggest reggae party to commemorate summer’s end – and this year’s is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet! The festival is set against the most epic scenery, with towering pine trees encircling the event’s epicenter at the Hard Rock Outdoor Arena […]

Lake Tahoe gets a dose of Tomorrows Bad Seeds

What better way to spend an afternoon in the sun with an awesome performance by Hermosa Beach natives Tomorrows Bad Seeds.  The 2nd Annual Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival was a huge hit featuring such bands as Passafire, Stick Figure, Alpha Blondy, and capping the night off with SOJA.

SOJA capping off the day in California

It was a remarkable day in the outdoor 2nd Annual Reggae Festival set in between the beautiful mountains of Lake Tahoe, California. SOJA ended the day on the stage with an amazing set in the moonlight with standing room only. Check out the set here.