The full experience of One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2019

With the statuesque Queen Mary, the glistening Pacific Ocean and the stunning Long Beach skyline as the festival back drop, sold out crowds packed the cold and wet Queen Mary Events Park on Friday February 8th for Day One of the 4th Annual One Love Cali Reggae Festival. LA-based Arise Roots kicked the day off […]

One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2019 announced

Back in its 4th year and returning to its upgraded spot along the shores of Long Beach at the Queen Mary is One Love Cali Reggae Festival: southern California's fastest and fiercest reggae-rock festival to date. Now stretching three full days February 8th-10th, jumping from one its inaugural year, One Love 2019 has taken shape just […]

Scrap Yard Aces praise “Mota” in new single & video

Huntington Beach's Scrap Yard Aces (SYA) are reveling in that sweet, sweet essence of Maryjane with their latest “Mota” single and subsequent video. Residing so close to their Mexican border, Southern California natives know that herb nowadays comes in all shapes, smells, sizes and potencies – why not hit up our southern neighbors for the best […]

A Trip to Garden Grove benefit show at Garden Amp

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One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018: Day One

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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 […]

The Simpkin Project “Hustling” acoustic video

Southern California’s own Simpkin Project have released the acoustic music video for their recently unveiled deep cut “Hustling” from the upcoming, highly anticipated album titled Beam of Light. Their new album is set to be released on September 29th, 2017 and will be filled with their usual highly melodic reggae-blues sound. “This album is our […]

Simpkin Project announces new album Beam of Light

Orange county’s Simpkin Project possesses a sound that seamlessly utilizes reggae, blues, rock, and Americana. Beam if Light, the band’s upcoming LP, features the six band guitar-fuzz-driven, drum-pounding songs that their fans have grown to love. The LP, produced by Rellee Hayden, is due out on September 22nd, 2017 under on VP Records’ Dub Rockers. Pre-orders […]

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 […]

One Love 2017: Day One

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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 […]

Summer Meltdown 2015

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The Simpkin Project starting 2015 right!

On January 16, 2015 The Simpkin Project performed a home show in Orange County, California. They happened to be performing on the same night and location as the legendary Dead Kennedys punk band, who recently started performing again. The Simpkin Project played in the Constellation Room, which is located within The Observatory venue located in […]

Shoreline Jam 2014: Day two

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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 […]