Iya Terra sees “Stars” in new single

Since their widely successful #1 Reggae Billboard album Sacred Sound, Los Angeles-based reggae band Iya Terra has been hard at work touring the country with bands such as Fortunate Youth, Stick Figure, Katchafire, The Expanders and many more, as well as continuing to create new music when they’re not out on the road. It has been […]

Cali Roots 2018: Day One

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The Cali Roots 9 experience

The annual California Roots Festival could easily be compared to a modern-day Woodstock of reggae – three days of peace and music. In fact, Jimi Hendrix famously torched his guitar on the very stage thousands gather around year after year for this event. But, at the same time, Cali Roots is uniquely and authentically its […]

Tune in to Cali Roots 2018 live stream

Love reggae music and the magic of California Roots Music and Arts Festival, but can’t make it Monterey? Don’t worry! The Cali Roots family have teamed up with the number one online source for global live concert streaming, LiveList, to bring the Cali Roots experience straight into your home this Memorial Day Weekend! Also brought […]

Buddha Council ‘True Love’ album review

Buddha Council (BC) began to take form from the components of the Mid-Atlantic reggae scene in 2013. It all began with collaborations composed from multiple members of a vast multitude of backing bands and other artist groups. This co-creation of musical masterpieces gave birth to Buddha Council, who held steadfast to their own distinctive style […]

Reggae Rise Up Utah unleashes full lineup

Reggae Rise Up Utah (RRUU) has just released the full lineup for the big event happening the weekend of August 24-26, 2018! Hold on to your hats, local Utahans and reggae enthusiasts nationwide, because the biggest acts in reggae (and hip hop!) will be coming to celebrate life in the gorgeous natural landscape of River’s […]

Reggae Rise Up Utah announces first-round artists

Reggae Rise Up Utah is back in action with the first wave of artists announced for 2018! Taking place in the wooded glen of Heber City, Utah this August 24th-26th, Reggae Rise Up encourages camping onsite in tents, cabins and bungalows, allowing attendees the full festival experience as they walk between a Local Love Stage and […]

Cali Roots announces final 2018 artists

Today’s the day. It’s finally here – the fourth and final installment of the 2018 California Roots lineup! This year artist reveals went down a little differently, allowing the avid reggae and rap enthusiast to see what each day’s rundowns were way ahead of schedule. (Normally, this information is unveiled the week or two leading […]

3rd Cali Roots 2018 lineup announced

The holidays have come early, folks – the Cali Roots crew has released another artist announcement! Festival-lovers get to swallow another big bite of the 9th Annual California Roots rundown, just in time to add passes to their Christmas wish lists. If you have yet to consider Cali Roots as your Memorial Day destination this […]

One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018 revealed

It’s the most exciting Southern California event, and it’s officially taken shape – One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018 is here, ladies and gentlemen! Back in its third year, One Love returns to the LBC bigger and badder than ever this upcoming February 10th and 11th, 2018. With breathtaking views of the Queen Mary ocean […]

Cali Roots announces 2018 round 2 artists

The holidays come a little early for music lovers! In the form of artist announcements, reggae and hip hop enthusiasts wait patiently behind device screens to hear who will be featured at their fave festivals come the New Year. And, one fest in particular rings a little louder than the rest – that’s right, one […]

Desert Oasis: Day One

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California Roots 2018 takes shape

For the past eight years since the inaugural California Roots Music and Arts Festival, there is always an early October date that rings significant to reggae-rock-rap lovers alike. It's been a long summer since the previous Cali Roots went down over Memorial Day Weekend, and with the transition to fall comes the transition to the […]

5 reasons KAABOO Del Mar is changing music festivals

For those located in other parts of the country and don't know SoCal ways, San Diego used to be a hoppin' festival hotspot. Street Scene San Diego was the main catalyst, right around the time when Coachella was gaining steam out in the desert. Those were the good ol’ days… when A-list entertainers performed literally […]

Introducing the 1st Annual Desert Oasis Music Festival

The Empire Polo Club in Indio, California is not only home to year-round polo tournaments, but also to a handful of choice music festivals since 1993 – most notably Coachella and Stagecoach. Tucked away in the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs, the grounds transform annually into a cultural experience immeasurable to any other (depending on […]