The Wailers at New York’s Mulcahy’s Pub

It was easy to feel wrapped up in love and positive energy as The Wailers took the stage of Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh, New York on November 18th. The band exuded happiness as they played together, like there was nowhere else they would rather be than with each other. Smiles were shared […]

The full KAABOO 4 feels

If three-day music festivals don't leave you feeling entertained, then they didn’t do their job. In the realm of captivating competence, KAABOO far exceeds expectations. With street performers parading as wild animals and robots, there’s always something to see and do at San Diego’s world-renowned KAABOO Del Mar. The 4th Annual began like any other, […]

Cali Roots 2018: Day Three

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Buddha Council ‘True Love’ album review

Buddha Council (BC) began to take form from the components of the Mid-Atlantic reggae scene in 2013. It all began with collaborations composed from multiple members of a vast multitude of backing bands and other artist groups. This co-creation of musical masterpieces gave birth to Buddha Council, who held steadfast to their own distinctive style […]

Reggae Rise Up Utah unleashes full lineup

Reggae Rise Up Utah (RRUU) has just released the full lineup for the big event happening the weekend of August 24-26, 2018! Hold on to your hats, local Utahans and reggae enthusiasts nationwide, because the biggest acts in reggae (and hip hop!) will be coming to celebrate life in the gorgeous natural landscape of River’s […]

KAABOO Del Mar 2018 revealed

Few festivals have escalated through the ranks as fast and ferocious as San Diego's KAABOO Del Mar. Over the past three years, KAABOO has been a milestone for the renowned Del Mar fairgrounds, welcoming only the best acts in music, comedy, cuisine and couture. Guests are dazzled the minute they step through the gates and […]

One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018: Day Two

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Cali Roots announces final 2018 artists

Today’s the day. It’s finally here – the fourth and final installment of the 2018 California Roots lineup! This year artist reveals went down a little differently, allowing the avid reggae and rap enthusiast to see what each day’s rundowns were way ahead of schedule. (Normally, this information is unveiled the week or two leading […]

3rd Cali Roots 2018 lineup announced

The holidays have come early, folks – the Cali Roots crew has released another artist announcement! Festival-lovers get to swallow another big bite of the 9th Annual California Roots rundown, just in time to add passes to their Christmas wish lists. If you have yet to consider Cali Roots as your Memorial Day destination this […]

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 […]

1st Boomshaka Festival announced for 2018

San Diego is home to a surplus of talented residents, and more than a handful happen to be in big name reggae bands. From hole-in-the-wall gigs to headlining acts, sunny Southern California is the place to find musicians spreading good vibes at the beach by day and… pretty much anywhere after the sun sets. So, […]

The 24th Annual Rototom Sunsplash

Reggae is universal. It transcends international borders like no other musical genre. Whether in the form of Caribbean dancehall, island dub, American reggae-rock, African dance, or UK reggae ska, there’s a significant reggae backbeat embedded in Western culture. And, there is a rising number of reggae festivals popping up in Asian countries as well! For […]

One Love 2017: Day Three

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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 […]

Gary Nesta Pine releases ‘Revelations’ album

Legendary Jamaican reggae pioneer Gary Nesta Pine not only has an impressive history in the genre, but has had an integral role in shaping the music we hear today. Gary became the lead singer for The Wailers band in 1998. This legendary band lead by Aston “Family Man” Barrett, performed and created many hits with […]