BeachLife Fest returns to Redondo bigger than ever for May 2024

In Southern California, every day is an excuse to live the ‘beach life’. The calendar doesn’t matter — neither do clocks, really — as long as the sun is shining. But that’s not to say SoCal residents don’t get excited when the weather warms and summer creeps just ahead on the horizon… Enter the month […]

Gearing up for Reggae Rise Up Florida 2024 & what to expect

Florida: well-known for sunshine, beaches, amusement parks and, of course, a thriving music scene. Less than three months away, Reggae Rise Up Florida is returning to the “Sunshine City” of St. Petersburg. The longest running festival within the Reggae Rise Up event portfolio, RRUF will once again take over Vinoy Park on the beautiful Tampa […]

Hawaiian reggae band, Chala drops latest single “Breeze”

Take an oceanside ride with me as we get to know Chala; a culturally diverse reggae band with latin and R&B influences here to make their mark in the music community. They call Maui home, but their roots extend from the U.S. down to South America. Formed in 2012 by lead vocalist Benjamin Cerda, Chala […]

Vince Lui’s musical catalog touches the souls of all listeners

Based out of the OC area of SoCal, singer-songwriter Vince Lui (formerly of Hoi Polloi) is back for a solo endeavor to rock your soul with the hopes of changing a few lives through his music.  Lui already has a handful of releases on streaming platforms to jam down on, all with a message that […]

Cali Roots 2023: Day Two

On Day Two of the Cali Roots Festival 2023, the attendees returned to the Monterey Fairgrounds, eager for another day of music and festivities. The morning started off with a mix of relaxation and invigoration as people laid down blankets, enjoyed a cup of coffee from returning vendor NitroCycle831, and were serenaded by the rocking […]

Sound on Sound festival announces lineup, upgrades, new location and more

Sound on Sound festival is returning this year better than ever to the shores of Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT September 30-October 1st, 2023. This year’s headliners features Connecticut native John Mayer, rock legends Red Hot Chili Peppers and alt-rock icon Alanis Morissette among many other fantastic artists all in one place! “We are thrilled […]

Cali Vibes 2023: Day One

Long Beach was buzzing with excitement long before the gates to Cali Vibes opened at 12:00 PM on February 17th, 2023. Thanks to Silverback Music and The Nowell Family Foundation, the party started the night before at the local establishment, Gaslamp. Attendees were treated to pre-festival performances by Fayuca, Kyle Smith, Sensi Trails, Ras-1, Dan […]

Cali Roots finalizes jaw dropping lineup for 2023

California Roots Music and Art Festival, the genre’s most anticipated, prolific, and environmentally-friendly reggae event of the year, has officially dropped the final three acts to complete their Memorial Day weekend roster. Recently announced 2023 Coachella guests Rebelution and Stick Figure join genre-bending icons Thievery Corporation, finalizing the bill for the all ages festival as […]

Cali Vibes lineup impresses even more for 2023

Goldenvoice is bringing Cali Vibes back to Long Beach, California! The three-day reggae festival graced Marina Green Park for the first time with a new name (changed from One Love Cali Reggae Fest) in February 2022 and will be returning again this February 17th through 19th, 2023. The SoCal music festival is one of the most […]

Reggae Rise Up Vegas returns for Fall 2022

From the Reggae Rise Up camp comes the second of three yearly nationwide festival installments, this time at the downtown Las Vegas Events Center the second weekend in October. Last year’s Reggae Rise Up in St. Petersburg, FL hosted over 15,000 festival-goers, with numbers for the other two festivals expected to reach or surpass in […]

A roots rock reggae night with Rebelution in Avila Beach

On August 14th, Avila Beach was blessed to host reggae rock legends Rebelution for another sold-out show, with DENM and Steel Pulse. DENM (one of the best up-and-coming Cali reggae artists) started off the evening with upbeat music, getting the crowd singing and dancing alongside him and his players! Next up was legendary roots reggae […]

Rebelution, Steel Pulse sell out the Orange County Fair

There is no better way to cap off a day at the annual Orange County summertime fair than with Rebelution. On August 3rd, that’s exactly what myself and many others did. The Pacific Amphitheatre was sold out, with attendees eagerly awaiting the arrival of Reb’s headlining run — the Good Vibes Summer Tour. Spanning from […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2022: Day One

It had been a short five months since the last Reggae Rise Up Florida, yet the festival still managed to kick off their 2022 event with the energy and excitement that radiates from Vinoy Park each year! Music, art and community merged together with the Tampa Bay, with the scenic backdrop of St. Petersburg, Florida. Day […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2022 is already nearing!

It’s the New Year and that means we are that much closer to another amazing reggae music festival! If you have been, you know the beauty and magic that takes place at Reggae Rise Up Florida… and, if you haven’t been before, it’s about time you come experience it. In the heart of downtown St. […]

Iya Terra astounds with ‘Ease & Grace’ album

Over the course of this past year and a half, where things have been exceptionally insane, one core thought kept coming back into focus for me — just be grateful. Be grateful for everything you have in your life. Your friends, your family, your career, your dreams, your ambitions… be grateful for all of it, […]