Bayfest San Diego 2021

San Diego’s premiere reggae rock festival on the water Bayfest returned on July 10th to host thousands of local fans, bands and vendors after more than a year since the pandemic began. Instantly, the event brought amazing free and great vibes, with fans rejoicing and reuniting with one another after so long apart. The second […]

How Bayfest 2021 brought good vibes back to San Diego

SOLD OUT Bayfest San Diego is the first reggae-based festival to return to the city since the beginning of the pandemic. 12K people came to feel the good vibes of the all-SoCal lineup, featuring DENM, KBong, Fortunate Youth, Sublime with Rome and Dirty Heads, filling our empty festival cups. Oh, did it feel amazing walking […]

Bayfest set to return to San Diego’s waterfront July 2021

What do Sublime with Rome, Dirty Heads, Fortunate Youth, The Aggrolites, KBong and DENM all have in common? Besides the fact they’re all from SoCal and make the music we love, if you guessed they’re all on the lineup for Bayfest San Diego 2021, you’d be correct! This one-day festival is returning July 10th to […]

The Aggrolites at Saint Rocke

On the heels of the release of their highly anticipated, long-awaited album, Reggae Now, the Los Angeles-based Aggrolites lit the stage on fire at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, CA on May 25th, 2019. This being the first live taste of their new album, excited fans came out in full force to hear the latest […]

2nd Annual One Love Cali Reggae Fest Recap

Last year, the One Love Cali Reggae Fest was born, and they were not messing around. The festival shocked Southern California by releasing a stacked lineup, that had all reggae lovers flocking to The Santa Ana Observatory for a full day of music and dancing. This year, they outdid themselves – times three. Due to […]

2nd Annual One Love Festival Line-Up Announced

Last year in February, Southern California was rocked by a brand-new, fully-loaded reggae festival. Hosted by Santa Ana's Observatory Theatre, the inaugural One Love Music Festival brought the biggest names in the business for a day of fun in the early springtime sun. Now, back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual One Love Festival has […]

2nd annual KAABOO Festival to hit San Diego

The Del Mar Racetrack has been home to the Fair, the horse races, and a plethora of public and private events in between. Last year, however, marked something new, a festival where culture intersected with music – the first of its kind for San Diego since the city discontinued its Street Scene series nearly a […]

Shoreline Jam 2014: Day one

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Shoreline Jam 2014: the experience

It’s extremely rare for me to vacate my surroundings, rearrange my schedule and volunteer to work 24 straight hours within a two-day period, especially with travel involved over holiday weekends. Memorial Day weekend brings around such an occurrence every year with Monterey’s California Roots Festival; similarly, Labor Day weekend showcases the Shoreline Jam on the […]

Party on the waterfront for Long Beach’s Shoreline Jam

With the onset of the summer solstice, it’s hard to imagine the season’s end coming anytime soon. There are countless barbecues, parties and concerts to attend before Californians may be ready to throw in the beach towel for fall. But in between all the happy hours, one entity of summer epitomizes the reggae scene: festivals, […]

A night with The Aggrolites

Los Angeles could not have bred a better mix of ska, soul and old-school funk – all wrapped together to make a premier “dirty reggae” genre – better than The Aggrolites, who graced San Diego with their presence recently at Solana Beach’s Belly Up Tavern. Knowing that the L.A. conglomeration is a good twelve years […]