The Expendables Spring Blackout Tour 2016

As said on their Facebook page, “The snow will melt, the flowers will bloom and the Yeti isn't going anywhere!.” Referring to their newly announced spring tour, California's own Expendables will be repacking their bags once again and hitting the road covering much of the east coast and midwest with their Savannah, GA road dogs […]

The 3rd Annual Carolina Sessions

The 3rd Annual Carolina Sessions, put together by the people of California Roots, is taking place on October 3, 2015 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It includes such heavy hitters as 311, SOJA, and Steel Pulse, along with J. Boog, Stick Figure, Passafire, and more. The event will take place at Myrtle Beach Pavilion from […]

California Roots: The Carolina Sessions 2015

California Roots is proud to announce the full lineup for its third annual event this fall with a brand new location to boot. 311, SOJA and Steel Pulse will be joined by other hard hitting artists on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the beautiful Myrtle Beach Pavilion located just steps away from hotels, the beach, […]

Passafire’s ‘Interval’ EP review

I checked my email late one night and I noticed an unopened message from my editor with the subject line reading: Passafire’s new EP. The ensuing message contained the four track EP, titled Interval, in addition to an offer to write the review for the recently released music from the Georgia-based band. As curious as […]

Passafire announces 2015 Spring Tour

Georgia-based band Passafire loves to tour around the calendar year, spreading music and good vibes throughout the nation as they go. Hardworking rockers as they are, it's of no surprise that spring of 2015 brings along with it an EP release and consequently, a national mini-tour. Teaming up with world music and reggae renowned Stranger […]

Passafire winter tour 2015

The Passafire boys have made early New Year’s resolutions to hit the road by publically announcing their 2015 winter tour this week alongside Colorado-based Tatanka. Heading due south from their Georgian roots, Passafire’s first stop is in Tallahassee, Florida on January 15th; the show continues all the way up, down and around until ultimately ending […]

Passafire rocks out Solana Beach, CA

Passafire brought their east coast rock to the Belly Up venue in Solana Beach, CA on October 10, 2014. As part of their Fall Tour currently taking place, Passafire is traveling all around the U.S. to showcase songs off their latest album, Vines. Though the band is well-loved in the reggae-rock scene, it is really […]

California Roots 2014 gallery: Day one

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Flashback to Passafire’s New Years Eve show with Slightly Stoopid

Better late than never! Passafire just posted their awesome performance from their New Years 2013 show at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD with Slightly Stoopid. Formed in 2003 by students attending Savannah College of Art and Design, Passafire has been known as the perpetually touring band, playing hundreds of shows a year with bands […]

Passafire 2014 Vines Spring Tour

We are proud to announce that Georgia-based rock/reggae band Passafire does not stop with one tour for their recently released fifth studio album Vines, but two! The band plans to embark on yet another 2014 tour in three weeks time to curtail their recently ended, although immensely successful, Winter Brewhaha Tour alongside Ballyhoo! and Pacific […]

Passafire and Ballyhoo announce Winter Brewhaha 2014

Did someone say beer and reggae? Passafire, Ballyhoo! and Pacific Dub really do know their audience and know how to bring the party in the recent announcement of their 2014 Winter Brewhaha Tour. The east coast and west coast mashup will kick off the two month tour January 15, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina and […]

Carolina Sessions 2013 schedule announced

It's time to syncronize your watches kids.  The fine folks at California Roots have finalized the schedule for it's much antisipated Carolina Sessions set for Saturday, October 26, 2013. The acts throughout the day will be split up between two stages, conveniantly named “Main stage” and “Stage II”.  The schedule allows between 5 and 20 […]

Passafire joins Easy Star Records

Big news coming out from the NYC this week as independent label Easy Star Records just announced that reggae rock all stars Passafire will be joining their already impressive roster. Easy Star Records, the 15 year veterans of reggae rock has been the leading label for reggae rock artists like John Brown's Body, The Green, and […]