Being at Bayfest San Diego 2022

Southern California is no stranger to live music; hosting hundreds of festivals throughout the year is a steeple of the palm tree riddled lifestyle. Despite these high numbers, there are some festivals locals, transplants and vacationers alike won’t want to miss.  Bayfest is one of those festivals.  Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego annually welcomes […]

The ultimate social experience at Blended San Diego 2021

In a summer sea and fall frenzy of music festivals, one that has completely stood out has been Blended Festival. An unusual match of music and wine turned out to equal the ultimate social experience, bringing its incredible festival to three blessed cities this fall. San Diego was one of them on October 15th and […]

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 […]

Blended Festival announced for San Diego this fall

Blended Festival (also known as Blended Wine Festival) returns brazenly from quarantine, announcing three new cities for 2021! If you’re not familiar with the growing national event, Blended twists together exquisite food and drink with the best in EDM, hip hop, Latin and pop music; it’s simply hard not to have a good time! After […]

Bayfest San Diego 2019

June 1st in San Diego brings with it the expectation of summer. With most reggae rock fans coming off a cool Cali Roots weekend in Monterey, the San Diego temperate weather was welcomed with open arms (and lots of sunscreen). Up first on the stage was locals Band of Gringos, with artist Jimmy Ovadia live-painting […]

San Diego Bayfest to bring reggae to Waterfront Park

San Diego at the beginning of summer is a beautiful sight. Combine that with the biggest reggae-rock bands in the business and you have the makings of an epic summer kickoff party! Every time Slightly Stoopid has a hometown show, the whole city comes together; now compound that with the second largest SD name, Tribal […]

Scallywag San Diego 2018 vlog

Top Shelf Reggae journalist Kristy Rose explores the last stop of Scallywag Fest 2018 in sunny San Diego, California in a skankin’ vlog style. Presented by 91x, performances included Rancid, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Hepcat, Less Than Jake, The Interrupters and Beach Goons. The first half of the day, festivalgoers were revelling in free beer […]

4th Annual Beer X Festival

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