One Love Cali Reggae Fest reveals massive lineup for 2020

A reggae rock lover travels the world and back for events that incorporate all their favorite artists. Imagine having virtually all reggae artists — from Jamaican reggae to island reggae to Cali reggae and back — all in one place. In one weekend. We cannot stress enough that this is the case for One Love […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rototom 2018 announces second-wave artists

Europe's most renowned reggae roots party Rototom Sunsplash is gearing up for 2018, with second-wave artists joining an already all star lineup. Situated beside the Mediterranean Sea, Rototom stretches seven days of pure reggae enjoyment on the sandy shores of Benicassim (Castellon, Spain). Ibiza might stand as the official party island of Spain, but an […]

The 3rd Annual One Love Cali Reggae Festival

The 3rd Annual One Love Cali Reggae Fest kicked off February 9th and 10th, and what a weekend it was! It doesn’t get much better than two full days of listening to incredible music alongside the Long Beach bay with a beautiful view of the majestic Queen Mary, which also hosted the festival pre and […]

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 […]

Cali Roots 2017: Day Two

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The Dubplates release single “UH HUH,” ft. King Yellowman

South Carolina big band reggae funksters The Dubplates released their new song and single “UH HUH” from their upcoming album Box Full Of Steel set to release on June 23, 2017. Already generating a buzz throughout the community, fans and critics all agree on one thing for certain – “UH HUH” puts the perfect amount […]

The 8th Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival

Well, it happened – another magical weekend in Monterey came and went. Memorial Day Weekend at the Monterey Fairgrounds has become commonly known as the 'Coachella of reggae music', something 'indescribable' and 'an experience of a lifetime'. Ever since the premiere Cali Roots back in 2010, the festival has morphed and coagulated into something so […]

8th Annual California Roots Festival final announcement

The time has come, the moment everyone has been waiting for since the conclusion of Memorial Day Weekend 2016. That's right, the final announcement has been declared for this year's California Roots Music and Arts Festival, taking place at the same Monterey Fairgrounds as all seven previous, glorious years. Starting at 10am on Friday, May […]

Unity Festival 2014: Day Two

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NorCal’s Unity Festival Sept. 12-14th

Summer isn’t over with the onset of September, especially not in the small town of Guerneville, California from the 12th through the 14th. Tucked away nicely on the Russian River above San Francisco and deep in wine country near the world-renowned Korbel Winery, is Guerneville Lodge – or the birthplace of reggae’s three-day Unity Festival. […]

Catch the legendary Luciano in San Diego, CA

For those who hold roots-reggae music close to their heart, the World Beat Cultural Center has an upcoming show featuring Luciano, “the Messenger” on Thursday, June 12th at their center in Balboa Park, San Diego! This is just one of many upcoming shows featured over the summer, including Pablo Moses and Yellowman happening in July! […]