RBL Posse performs StreetLow Car Show at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds

As I walked up to the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, I noticed a line longer than I anticipated. The line was to get into the StreetLow Car Show & Concert. With performances by Thee Midniters, Colombiana J., La Nueva Tendencia, Troublez, Southbaycuz and many more, I don’t blame people wanting to get […]

Top Shelf Music News: Episode 16

Top Shelf Music News hosts Kristy Rose and Matt Cook bring to you the best of summer music news with only some slight alien transmission interruption by singer-songwriter and We Speak English Good podcaster Mike E.P. From fictional bands making real-life albums to virtual festivals in gibberish, don’t miss anything in the music industry by […]

Throwback fest Beats at the Beach about to hit San Diego

Everyone loves a good throwback. It’s also safe to assert that everyone has admiration for a beach setting. Combining these cherished entities is radio station Magic 92.5 and Subaru, presenting San Diego with Beats at the Beach this upcoming September 18th, featuring an all star “I Love the 90’s” lineup! And, when we say ‘all […]

Vanilla Ice brought fire to Tequila & Taco Fest 2021

On July 24th, Vanilla Ice — with legendary rap duo Tag Team as direct support — took over Day One of the Tequila & Taco Festival in Ventura, California. As tacos were served abundantly from all kinds of local vendors, Tag Team started off the night with their original old-school style rap. Tag Team is […]

Blended Fest tour nears Nashville

What a better way to celebrate summer than doing so with fine wine and dining out in the sunshine? Add in some of the top deejays and musical acts of all genres and you have Blended Festival — a classy and multicultural multi-day extravaganza hitting three new cities in 2021! Starting August 13th and 14th […]

Fan-curated Blue Ridge Rock Fest returns to Virginia fall 2021

Festivals are finally making their long-awaited return! What better way to welcome festival-goers back than a complete ‘fan driven’ festival!? Blue Ridge Rock Fest has everything — from artists to vendors to even pricing — get voted on by the consumer! That’s right, Blue Ridge 2021 is going down in Danville, VA this September 9th […]

Top Shelf Music News: Episode 15

Top Shelf Music News returns for summer, with hosts Kristy Rose and PJ Sweeney, subbing in for Matt Cook who had a bad case of gout. With the mask mandate officially lifted and vaccine juice pulsing through everyone’s veins, it’s time to get back out into the world of music! How excited are we? Just […]

Cali Roots finalizes lineup for May 2022

I don’t know about you, but the minute the world started shutting down due to COVID the second week of March 2020, the first thing I thought about was “there’s no way this will affect Cali Roots, it’s too far out”. Then, like the festival gods were listening and wanted to punish me, the announcement […]

Insomniac drops stacked HARD Summer 2021 lineup

Okay ya’ll… festivals are back and they are GOIN’ HARD this year… yes, total pun intended! Powered by Insomniac, HARD Summer Music Festival is joining the bandwagon of lineup announcements and they’ve officially released they are returning this year in San Bernardino, CA with an expanded blueprint and an incredibly stacked lineup to compete. Big […]

Outside Lands sets sights on Halloween Weekend 2021

San Francisco’s main event, Outside Lands, is returning triumphantly to the City By The Bay for 2021 to the relief of ticket-holders, festival fans and music-lovers everywhere. That said, it’s going to be a little late. Pushed back from its annual August positioning to over Halloween Weekend 2021, Outside Lands is back and bigger than […]

Top Shelf Music News: Episode 13

Episode unlucky #13 is late. Well, February was a short month, so deal with it! Also deal with your Top Shelf Music News hosts Matt Cook & Kristy Rose for another 11 minutes or so, as they share the latest in the music industry — from pending lawsuits to streaming services to Super Bowls and […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Benny Freestyles “One Life”

Rhode Island up-and-coming rap artist Benny Freestyles returns with visuals for his “One Life” single — a song centered around life’s natural blessings. Hitting his YouTube tomorrow, Top Shelf Music is proud to premiere this hard-hitting, yet tranquil and uplifting music video, produced by Endeavor Studios (which includes Freestyles himself)! Benny Freestyles creates the kind […]