Reggae Rise Up Utah 2019 revealed

Reggae Rise Up Utah (RRUU) has done it again! Pack your bags and get ready for the festival of all festivals from August 23-25, 2019. Set in the beautiful mountain range of Heber City, UT, River’s Edge Campground offers it all. I don’t know if you are as excited as I am, but after attending […]

Stephen Marley at LA’s The Roxy Theatre

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Stephen Marley at Garden Amp

The crisp California spring evening of March 15th started off with the melodic voice of Mystic Marley, granddaughter of the great Bob Marley and daughter of headliner Stephen Marley. The intimate outdoor setting of Garden Amp was the perfect venue for continued support of her 2018 single “Beatdown”. Mystic showed up in true Marley form: her […]

Common Kings ‘One Day’ EP review

Coming off their successful GRAMMY-nominated album, Lost In Paradise, Common Kings resurrects with a victorious EP One Day that features the likes of acclaimed reggae artists Stephen Marley, Matisyahu, ¡MAYDAY! and Kat Dahlia. This EP highlights the lightheartedness of Common Kings through their joyful reggae rhythms juxtaposed to the social commentary in their lyrics. The mix of […]

Looking back on Levitate Music Festival 2018

The east coast has a different air about their music festivals than the west coast does. Both are valid experiences, both proffer the best of the best in arts and entertainment to the stage. However, festivals back east, like the annual Levitate Music and Arts Festival, have a certain sense of community that remains absent […]

Cali Roots 2018: Day Two

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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 […]

Kaya Fest 2018: Day Two

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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 […]

Top Shelf Takes the Street Episode 4: Marley & Me

In this episode of Top Shelf Takes the Street, journalist Kristy Rose runs around Kaya Festival 2018 in San Bernardino, California asking attendees their thoughts on Bob Marley’s Kaya album, the Marley family tree, marijuana and more. Stay tuned for more Top Shelf shenanigans in the months to come and watch for us on a […]

Kaya Fest 2018: Day One

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Experiencing Kaya Fest 2018

Driving up to the drab-colored NOS Events Center in San Bernardino does not make you feel that you’re about to experience a one-of-a-kind festival weekend amidst the most beautiful strangers you’ll ever meet. With Coachella happening the same April weekend in the desert just adjacent to Kaya's Riverside, California location and with renowned Los Angeles […]

School’s Out For Summer Tour starts soon

Colossal reggae rock legends, Slightly Stoopid, is venturing out from their sunny SoCal homes to take on the nation all summer long in their impressive School’s Out For Summer Tour. Performing 43 shows in 28 states is quite a feat in itself, not to mention the monumental direct support attached to the bill – crowd-favorite […]

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 […]