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  • Less Than Jake: Over 20 years and still doing it their way
    Less Than Jake: Over 20 years and still doing it their way
    Less Than Jake has been in the music biz for over 22 years. Their style of music can be classified as a mix of Punk, Ska and Reggae. While that caters to a wide variety of generations and people, it's rarely if ever heard on the radio. Unless...
  • GPGDS Plays Santa Barbara
    Easy All Stars and Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad Play Santa Barbara
    Easy All Stars and Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad Reinvent Reggae Music During Concert at Soho in Santa Barbara L. Paul MannA near sell out crowd packed Soho restaurant and nightclub in downtown Santa Barbara, on a...
  • Josh Dickel Benefit
    Locals rally for music manager in hospital
    Josh Dickel, the booking agent and manager for Sacramento's award winning Arden Park Roots and music producer for Reggae in the Hills, is now in the Santa Clara County burn unit recovering from third degree burns over approximately 40% of his...
  • Jazz on the Chesapeake
    In the company of two Remarkable Septuagenarians
    He was born June 6, 1944 in Kingston Jamaica, is largely a self taught pianist, and as a teenager fell in love with jazz. He came to America in 1961, and played New York clubs, where he was discovered by the great Frank Sinatra. His burning...
  • Bay Area musician Michael Franti to receive the Universal Smile Award
    Bay Area musician Michael Franti to be honored with the Universal Smile Award
    On Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, Bay Area native, musician and Do It For the Love Foundation founder Michael Franti will receive the Universal Smile Award by Operation Smile, at the San Francisco Operation Smile Gala at the Marines’ Memorial Club...
  • Live Reggae in the DMV
    Live Reggae in the DMV
    If you are looking for live Reggae in the DMV, these are the places to find it:The Society Lounge - 8229 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910. Reggae Tuesdays has been happening for five years. Tonight, September 30, and October 14 catch Ras...
  • Unity Festival 2014
    Unity Festival lights up the stage
    The 2014 Unity Festival in Guerneville, CA took place on Sept. 12-14 with a full lineup of conscious music that included greats like Easy Star All Stars, TribalTheory and Yellowman. In fact, the myriad talent on stage was so vast that it could be...
  • Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
    Schwindy's indie music spotlight: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (Steady)
    The deeper you get intor reggae, the more you realize that while there are a lot of common themes in the songs, there are also a lot of different sounds between bands. Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad is great example of both. Among the common...
  • Unity Festival Yellowman
    Unity artist lineup hits the mark with Yellowman plus
    The 2014 three day Unity Festival music extravaganza hit its mark full on with their artist lineup. The mix of conscious music with Reggae, Reggae Rock, Dub, R&B, Alternative, and more made for a continuously stimulating festival with artists...
  • Jammin DC
    Jammin DC Caribbean and Ethiopian Music and Arts Festival
    If you attended last year's Jammin DC, you will remember that it was packed with people who were all too happy to dance to the great soca and reggae tunes at the center stage. This event celebrates the culture of 28 Caribbean nations and...
  • One Love One Heart 2014 Food Vendors were great
    One Love 2014 gets good taste thumbs up
    Music festivals are about the music, of course, but we all know that attending a music fest is also about the people, the food, the ambiance and the sights as well as the sounds. Festival producers, like Denise Carter and Bryan Latula of One Love...
  • New Kingston albums
    New Kingston to perform at 2014 Unity Fest
    Coming across the States from New York toCalifornia, three sons of an established and experienced bass player hit the One Love One Heart Roots Music Festival in Sacramento during the last weekend of Augustas part of their second major tour across...
  • Daniel Bambaata-Marley releases inspirational tune Maintain
    Daniel Bambaata-Marley releases inspirational tune Maintain
    Coupled with the same inspirational cadence and rebellious vibes that his grandfather Bob Marley projected to his audience while singing "Get Up, Stand Up"; 3rd generation Marley and first born son of Ziggy, Daniel Bambaata - Marley'...
  • Bob Marley's 'Legend'
    The 'Legend' of Bob Marley thirty years later
    As Miles Davis' Kind of Blue is to jazz, Bob Marley & the Wailers' 1984 collection Legend is the album that defines reggae for millions of American fans. Not because it's the greatest reggae album ever, or even the best Marley disc...
  • Rasta Johnny Dread
    Cuban American Rasta musician takes reggae industry by storm
    Johnny Dread officially released his latest album in August 22, 2014, Full Circle which is now available on I Tunes.Originally known as Juan Carlos Guardiola grew up on the basketball courts of Miami and entered college with a basketball...