WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Sun-Dried Vibes “I & I” lyric video

Southeast reggae rockers Sun-Dried Vibes (SDV) are proud to debut their artsy lyric video for “I & I” off their latest Stay Hopeful LP here on Top Shelf Reggae! The album, out earlier this year via Space Duck Records and debuting at #3 on the Billboard Reggae chart, exemplifies the band’s persistent effort to grow […]

Gear up for Surrounded By The Sound 2018

A truly remarkable east coast music festival is hard to come by, so when one escalates through the ranks, east coast music lovers respond quickly. One making its mark in the reggae-rock world is Reggae Rise Up Florida every March; another is New England's Levitate Festival every July. But, with so much passion encapsulated in […]

Tomorrows Bad Seeds release “Trinity” video

SoCal scenery and postive vibrations overflow in the newest music video for “Trinity” from South Bay reggae-rock collective Tomorrows Bad Seeds. From their start in 2001, TBS has consistently been a cornerstone of the Cali reggae movement, combining reggae with rock with pop with hip hop to render one of the top sounds in the […]

Surrounded by the Sound Music & Arts Festival announced

Reggae-rock lovers of the American East Coast are able to enjoy a growing number of festivals each year, expanding from the bicoastal pioneers behind California Roots: Carolina Sessions after their initial success of Monterey, California’s Cali Roots – now eight years in the making! Needless to say, the movement is quickly becoming unstoppable. Inspired by […]

Catching up with Sun Dried Vibes

Sun Dried Vibes is a three piece reggae-rock band from South Carolina. They recently journeyed across the U.S. and made their way to California, where they played with such bands as Badfish, Tatanka, Jon Wayne and The Pain, and HIRIE. After also having an intense tour last year on their way to the California Roots […]

The Observatory presents One Love Cali Reggae Festival

The Observatory Theater in Santa Ana, California has hosted amazing talent over the years, especially in the reggae genre! This year, however, the southern California venue has taken upon itself to host a festival like never before: a one-day all-ages reggae-palooze entitled the One Love Cali Reggae Festival on Saturday, February 13th 2016. With the […]

California Roots 2015: Day one

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Music Unites: Reggae Around the World, Volume 4

Music Unites – Reggae Around The World is back with the fourth installment of their charity-inspired reggae compilations. Volume four is a representation of the diversity within today’s reggae genre. Tracks by rising reggae artists Leilani Wolfgramm, the upbeat English band Gentleman’s Dub Club, and the always smooth Kevin Kinsella all help to create an […]

California Roots 2015: Round 2 artist announcement

Everyone who’s anyone in the reggae scene looks forward all year to a meta-Memorial Day weekend known as the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Located in Monterey, due south of San Francisco, reggae fans and festival lovers alike rejoice in three full days of fun in the sun, music and memories. Once the spectacular […]

Sun-Dried Vibes ‘Back2Square1’ album review

Sun-Dried Vibes is a band from South Carolina bringing modern reggae-rock music to the East Coast. They recently released their sophomore album titled, Back2Square1 in which Top Shelf Reggae had an opportunity to check out what kind of vibes this band is bringing from the East Coast to any coast! The guitar definitely sways their […]