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 […]

Spiritual Rez’s ‘Setting in the West’ album review

Boston’s own Spiritual Rez is a reggae-rock funkateer ensemble that delivers a hypnotic blend of edgy melodic reggae, ska, funk and rock that is both flawless and brilliant in their new offering titled Setting in the West. The album is comprised of ten harmonious tracks that defines their reggae and rock riff laden melodies with […]

The 2016 Emerald Cup artist announcement

History will be made once again the second weekend of December when the 13th Annual Emerald Cup returns to Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California. The Emerald Cup, now breaking into its first decade, will once again celebrate the cannabis harvest and bring the marijuana community together again.  “we’ve seen the event and experience […]

Dry Diggings Festival 2015

California Roots Presents is pleased to announce the final lineup for the upcoming Dry Diggings Festival taking place in Placerville just east of Sacramento, California in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The festival will be held September 25th through the 26th, 2015 at the acclaimed El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Festivalgoers will enjoy two days of live […]

California Roots 2015: Day two

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Slightly Stoopid’s Everything Is Awesome 2015 summer tour

One of the longest tenured bands in the genre today, Slightly Stoopid is set to embark on an extensive summer tour. Their “Everything Is Awesome” tour kicks off on July 8th in Simsbury, Connecticut and will feature the likes of Dirty Heads as well as select appearances by The Expendables and Stick Figure. In addition […]

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 […]

Dirty Heads “Sound Of Change” video

There’s really no end in sight for the Dirty Heads camp. The Huntington Beach, CA natives just dropped a very cool music video filmed live at their performace at Red Rocks for the track “Sound of Change” off their latest album. For more information about Dirty Heads, give them a follow on Facebook.

An evening with Dirty Heads and Rome

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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 […]

Dirty Heads “My Sweet Summer” music video

Hot off the press is this smoking hot new video from the Dirty Heads latest track “My Sweet Summer” off their latest full studio album titled Sound of Change. The Orange County boys have been pushing out hit after hit while keeping a level head and having fun while doing so as seen on these […]

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, […]

Dirty Heads 2014 tour with Pepper & Aer

Formed in 2003 out of Huntington Beach, CA, The Dirty Heads have been releasing chart topping tracks and albums for more than a decade. Their latest release which was announced early this year titled Sound of Change will feature a slurry of top-end producers like Supa Dups who worked with Drake and Eminem, Dave Bassett […]

Video teaser of Dirty Head’s new album The Sound of Change

The Southern California boys just dropped this teaser promo video for their upcoming album release titled The Sound of Change, set to drop July 8, 2014. The gang is collaborating with the best of the best, working with Grammy Award winning producers and incorporating guest vocals from B Real from Cypress Hill, Tech N9ne, and […]