SURF ROOTS 420 RADIO the first ever stream of all Reggae herb tracks 24/7 kicks off this weekend! Surf Roots 420 will be live in Denver, CO celebrating the launch @ the Cannabis Cup and 420 in the Streets festival. Check out the radio stream @ www.Surfroots.com/420 tune in and blaze it up!
California Roots Festival is a huge event that we all look forward to every year. I got to speak with Dan Sheehan, who runs the festival (along with Jeff Monser) to get some behind-the-scenes info.
California Roots Fest is a huge supporter of the community. What are some of the ways you contribute and give back to the community?
DS: This year we are bringing on a few non-profits and showcasing them at the festival, as well as on our social media. We also love to hire local and buy local when we can. When it comes to our music community, we feel that we give artists that might not have a platform to showcase their music and talents. We love our community.
What is the process/how do you choose the artists…Continue
July 18th - Iration & Common Kings. Aug 15th - Steel Pulse & The Wailers. Tickets: www.PacAmp.com
In the past, Xavier Rudd’s onstage one-man-band setup included a half-dozen guitar choices, three didgeridoos and various styles of native drum. Starting April 30, Rudd will endeavor on the next adventure of an already extensive musical career…as frontman to Xavier Rudd & The United Nations, a band of international musicians with diverse musical influences coming together for the forthcoming album, Nanna (out March 17 via Nettwerk Records). See full dates .
Featuring guitar, bass, drums, percussion, keys, horns, flute and backing vocals, the aptly titled Xavier Rudd & The United Nations brings together musicians from all corners of the globe, representing the diverse cultures of Australia, Indigenous Australia, South Africa, Samoa, Germany and Papua New Guinea. Today, the band shares the first taste from the album called “Come People.”
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Hot Release! Check it on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dub-thrones-feat.-king-jammy/id973328949
New Kingston just kicked off their "Kingston City" tour and I got to spend some time talking to them about their new album and tour.
Your new tour with Arise Roots and Kimie Miner started March 17th. What are you most looking forward to on this tour?
NK: We're looking forward to seeing our fans' reaction to our show. Also, how they react to our new music. We can't wait to see Arise Roots and Kimie Miner's show for real. Come out to the show and say "What's up?" if you see any of us because we want to enjoy the show and the night with you as well! We are looking forward to performing our music and spreading the messages in our…Continue