Cali Roots X reveals first-round artists

It's here. It's finally here. Ever since the first California Roots Music & Arts Festival took place on prestigious Monterey Fairgrounds soil, reggae-rock and hip hop-loving attendees knew there would inevitably be a 10th Annual. A decade is now upon us. For those early adopters who have journeyed out year over year, the simple fact […]

Reggae on Route 66 2018: Day Two

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Rig up for Reggae on Route 66 Fest

Reggae, as a genre, is classic. Ever since its birth, reggae music has evolved to encompass so many subgenres along the way: island, roots, raggamuffin, dancehall, reggae rock, Cali reggae, alt-reggae, reggae-hip hop… the list goes on and on. Commemorating all that reggae represents are numerous national music festivals, each intending to spread good vibes […]

Get ready for Closer to the Sun 2018

The moment all Stoopidheads have been waiting for since last December is finally here: Closer to the Sun 2018 has been announced and it's already set to be the sickest yet. Going down on the shorefront of Riviera Maya, Mexico, Closer to the Sun honors reggae rock in all its glory with four full days […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2018: Day Three

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The Expendables at House of Blues SD

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One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018 revealed

It’s the most exciting Southern California event, and it’s officially taken shape – One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018 is here, ladies and gentlemen! Back in its third year, One Love returns to the LBC bigger and badder than ever this upcoming February 10th and 11th, 2018. With breathtaking views of the Queen Mary ocean […]

Full Reggae Rise Up Florida 2018 lineup revealed

The 4th annual fest in St. Petersburg, Florida just got a whole lot bigger! Following a partial rundown announcement for 2018, the Reggae Rise Up Florida crew decided why wait? Let’s lay down our lineup cards and reap the benefits of a reggae royal flush! As of this week, Reggae Rise Up Florida has been […]

Dry Diggings 2017

Thrive Thrive Tomorrows Bad Seeds Tomorrows Bad Seeds Orgone Orgone Orgone Kash’d Out Iya Terra Iya Terra Evidence / Seedless Arden Park Roots Arden Park Roots Josh Heinrichs Josh Heinrichs The Expendables The Expendables Matisyahu Barrington Levy Nahko and Medicine for the People Nahko and Medicine for the People We arrived to the first day […]

Experiencing the 3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival

When you put camping with your friends and family, tasty craft beer, and some of your favorite reggae and hip hop artists into one weekend, the result is always going to be a great one. And, that's exactly what everyone who attended Dry Diggings Fest over the Labor Day Weekend got to experience. The festival […]

3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival Announced

Everybody’s favorite fall festival is back for its third year of reggae beats and brews, tucked away in the serene Sierra Nevada Mountains. That’s right – the 3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival has taken shape! About 45 minutes east of Sac town is Placerville, California: home of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, who has hosted […]

The Expendables release “I Won’t Give Up” featuring Hirie

After some social media teasers, California’s own Expendables dropped their highly anticipated new collaboration I Won’t Give Up with reggae songstress Hirie. The track is definitely a more mature-sounding work The Expendables, whose most recent songs have combined hard-hitting surf rock with reggae undertones. The Santa Cruz based band perfectly balances Hirie’s soft vocals with […]

Dry Diggings Festival 2016

Set to take place in the gold rich landscapes of Placerville, California, the second annual Dry Diggings Festival boasts an incredible 22 band lineup alongside the likes of hand selected artisan, commercial and food vendors, which will include gluten and wheat free options as well as some of the finest local craft brews, like Sierra […]

California Roots 2016: Day one

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California Roots Festival announces final artists for 2016

The day has finally come: the last and final announcement for the biggest reggae event of the year, the 2016 California Roots Festival! After two previous announcements in 2015, any lover of reggae/world/hip hop and more has been waiting on the edge of their seat to hear the last artists to be included in the […]