East Dubs West with IrieFuse, Clear Conscience & Midnight Raid

IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse IrieFuse Dub Architect Clear Conscience Clear Conscience Clear Conscience Clear Conscience Clear Conscience Clear Conscience Midnight Raid Midnight Raid Midnight Raid Midnight Raid Midnight Raid Midnight Raid Midnight Raid On June 7, 2014, San Francisco got its treat in the form of sweet reggae music. Shownuff Entertainment along […]

Collie Buddz 420 Weekend

Anybody who is remotely familiar with reggae music knows the name Collie Buddz. The internationally known Bermuda born reggae sensation had quite the 4/20 weekend as all three dates for the mini 420 Tour yielded sold out, packed to the rim venues. Top Shelf Reggae had the absolute pleasure of attending two of the three […]

Natty Vibes take stage in San Francisco, CA

Natural Vibrations, aka Natty Vibes, is Hawai'i's most popular and acclaimed band from the Windward side of O'ahu. They started out as a group of friends who loved playing music and went from playing backyard parties to headlining some of Hawai'is biggest shows and venues. Top Shelf Reggae caught up with the crew in San […]

Show Nuff Entertainment’s two year anniversary

Show Nuff Entertainment’s “Let’s Do it Again” 2 Year Anniversary featuring Natty Vibes, Mango Kingz and Molia It can be hard to make a name for yourself in a super saturated industry like the reggae music scene here in Cali.  However, Show Nuff Entertainment has been proving it throws some of the hottest island reggae […]

A pre-show interview with Ease Up

Top Shelf Reggae sits down with San Diego based Ease Up during their Buds & Brews Tour to talk about their history along with the new self titled album. We caught up with Ease Up in San Francisco, CA in their tour van parked outside of Grant & Green Saloon just before their amazing performance. […]

Winter Blackout 2014 with The Expendables, Stick Figure and Seedless

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A green room chat with Ballyhoo!

Top Shelf Reggae had the opportunity to sit down with Ballyhoo!’s front man Howi Spangler during their 2014 Winter Brewhaha Tour with Passafire and Pacific Dub. The performance took place in The Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco, CA on a Wednesday night in front of a packed house. For more information about Ballyhoo! […]

On location with The Expanders: In Roots We Trust

The Expanders put up an amazing performance at a packed house on a Wednesday night in San Francisco on their In Roots We Trust 2014 tour with Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad and The Simpkin Project.  All three performances were seamless and extremely well done, which got the crowd going non-stop throughout the entire night.

John Brown’s Body – San Francisco, CA 2013

John Brown's Body never fails to disappoint, especially when it comes to their amazing live performances.  This time around, they rocked the house in San Francisco, California in the iconic venue The Independent.  During their 2013 tour, John Brown's Body headlined the stage with supporting bands Stick Figure and Alific which also put on a […]

Stick Figure bring the house down in San Francisco

Count on Stick Figure to bring the house down every single performance.  In a packed house at The Independant in San Francisco, the four piece band opened up the night for John Brown's Body in their 2013 national tour.

Pepper 2013 tour stops off in San Francisco

San Francisco got it's treat mid October when Pepper stopped off and brought the house down at The Warfield. Pepper has had a jam packed year, with the release of it's self titled album and non stop touring.  We caught up with the native Hawaiians to snap a few shots.

Iration Automatic Tour 2013

Micah putting on a great show to the sold out house Following their Automatic album release July of 2013, Iration hit the road to perform a lenghtly nationwide tour.  We caught up with Iration in San Francisco where Micah Brown, Through the Roots, and Fortunate Youth opened up.

One Drop takes the stage in San Francisco

The Southern Californian natives dropped off in foggy San Francisco, California to perform an exclusive show in a quaint little venue named Cafe Du Nord.  The lights were dim, but the music was loud and drinks were stiff.