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  • Mick Jagger sends well wishes and shares a story in new video for the Peter Tosh Museum

    Mick Jagger sends well wishes and shares a story in new video for the Peter Tosh Museum

    Although Mick Jagger recently welcomed new addition to his family, he’s not too busy to help out a friend. The Rolling Stones frontman was part of a video documenting the grand opening of the Peter Tosh Museum in New Kingston, Jamaica. Mick congratulates the Tosh family and tells a humorous anecdote...
  • Chronixx will kick off a North American tour on March 2 in support of his debut album Chronology.
 

    Chronixx announces 'Chronology' & 2017 tour

    Reggae Revival's guiding light Chronixx is finally ready to lay out an entire collection, or Chronology, if you will. The young Jamaican roots artist has announced he will drop his debut LP in early 2017. Chronology is led by the single "Majesty," a reimagining of Otis Gayle's "I’ll Be Around...
  • Raging Fyah nominated for Best Reggae Album Grammy Award

    Raging Fyah nominated for Best Reggae Album Grammy Award

    Emerging reggae band Raging Fyah got a major profile boost last week when their third full-length release, Everlasting, was nominated for the Best Reggae Album Grammy Award. That accolade puts the group in the company as genre legend Ziggy Marley; Arlington, Virginia hailing reggae rockers SOJA; the...
  • Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 anuncia fecha del festival y ofertas especiales de entradas

    Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 anuncia fecha del festival y ofertas especiales de entradas

    Ya están los compradores preparándose para las ventas después del Día de Gracias y también hay algo para los amantes de los festivales. El décimo séptimo Skanking Reggae Fest tendrá su propia venta viernes negro y lunes cibernético. El Skanking Reggae Fest anual regresa una vez más al Shrine...
  • Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 reveal their festival date and ticket deals

    Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 reveal their festival date and ticket deals

    As retail shoppers are getting ready for Black Friday, here is a special treat for festival attendees. The 7th annual Skanking Reggae Fest is kicking off a Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale of its own. The annual Skanking Reggae Fest returns once again to the Shrine Auditorium Expo Hall in Los...
  • One Love Cali Reggae Fest announced their 2017 lineup

    One Love Cali Reggae Fest announced their 2017 lineup

    California's biggest reggae festival, One Love Cali Reggae Fest, has announced its 2017 lineup. The festival will take place aboard the legendary Queen Mary cruise ship in Long Beach, California over three days, Feb. 10-12. This year's lineup features some of the biggest names in reggae, and is...
  • Jess Kent's "My Name Is Jess Kent"

    Jess Kent hits 'The Sweet Spot' with her debut EP

    She was born in Derby, England, raised in Australia, and she's got a razor sharp ear for producing attention-grabbing songs that strut and swagger with an irresistible cool. Jess Kent released her breakout single, "Get Down," in the spring of '16 and the reggae-infused alt-dance-pop sizzler quickly...
  • Interview: Mike Garmany of Cali reggae band The Holdup talks upcoming album and tour

    Interview: Mike Garmany of Cali reggae band The Holdup talks upcoming album and tour

    Fans fell in love with The Holdup a long time ago — since the band’s 2009 debut effort Stay Gold shot straight to the top of the iTunes reggae chart immediately upon release. Subsequent albums have charted similarly and garnered the band a fervent and loyal fan base, and The Holdup has a new album...
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers 1975 live album to be reissued in December

    Bob Marley & the Wailers 1975 live album to be reissued in December

    This December, Bob Marley & the Wailer’s iconic 1975 live album is being reissued on vinyl and digital download, and it will feature a number of unreleased tracks. The Marley family and UME have teamed up for the special edition, which features a collection of Marley's hits in addition to 1...
  • Photo by Jess Lakin, used with permission

    Review: Sticky Fingers reign supreme at Teragram Ballroom

    Aussie band Sticky Fingers have done smaller venues when touring America previously and are not played on the radio here. Yet, judging from the wildly enthusiastic crowd when they performed at The Teragram Ballroom on Sept. 30 they have cultivated a strong and truly adoring following. The sold-out...
  • The Selecter to celebrate 35 years of 'Too Much Pressure' in NYC

    The Selecter to celebrate 35 years of 'Too Much Pressure' in NYC

    Veteran 2-Tone rockers The Selecter will perform at the Gramercy Theater in NYC on Oct. 6 as part of their 2016 world tour. The band is celebrating the 35th anniversary of their debut album, Too Much Pressure-- a critically-acclaimed release now considered a classic. Attendees of the not-to-be...
  • Morgan Heritage in concert, Minneapolis 2016

    The Top 10 Best Morgan Heritage Songs

    Denroy Morgan is a reggae legend in his own right but a band formed by his children ensures that the music of the Morgan family will never be forgotten.  Founded in 1994, Morgan Heritage came into existence when five of Denroy’s children decided to band together and spread the family’s unique reggae...
  • Interview: Spiritual Rez strikes out with massive fall tour

    Interview: Spiritual Rez strikes out with massive fall tour

    High-energy reggae fusion band Spiritual Rez is ramping up their live schedule this fall, in preparation for the Oct. 7 arrival of their fourth record Setting in the West. It's their first record in two years, led by the entertaining single "Sober" that you can watch the video for by using the media...
  • British soul artist Juliette Ashby set to release new album

    British soul artist Juliette Ashby set to release new album

    London-based singer/songwriter Juliette Ashby's new album Build Up The Strong will be released on Oct. 7, 2016. Ashby writes and records R&B and reggae inflected tunes that recall two of her fellow Brits: Duffy and the late Amy Winehouse. Ashby and Winehouse have a shared history that goes back...
  • Iration announces special acoustic and full performance at The Novo

    Iration announces special acoustic and full performance at The Novo

    The Reggae-style alternative rock band IRATION have announced a gig at Los Angeles' The Novo on Friday, November 11. The show will be a mix of IRATION performing in both full electric and acoustic during the set. Tickets to the special event are on sale now. In addition to the show at The Novo, the...
  • Iration: Fall tour brings reggae band to Arizona for three shows

    Iration: Fall tour brings reggae band to Arizona for three shows

    Music lovers in Arizona are big fans of reggae and the Hawaii-based reggae rock band Iration can certainly appreciate that. In an effort to keep reggae fans in Arizona satisfied, Iration’s current tour has three stops in the state: Sept. 22 at the Orpheum Theater in Flagstaff, Sept. 23 at the...
  • Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad delivers good vibes, strong messages on 'Make It Better'

    Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad delivers good vibes, strong messages on 'Make It Better'

    Reggae is good music for slowing things down and just taking it easy. Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad is a band that has been putting out easygoing reggae albums for a while now, and the band has a new album entitled Make It Better. The album opens with the title track that gets you grooving...
  • John Brown's Body brings the grooves on 'Fireflies'

    John Brown's Body brings the grooves on 'Fireflies'

    If you're looking for music to accompany a relaxed vibe, reggae is always a good choice. Well, if you're looking for some music for a mellow mood, the new album Fireflies from John Brown's Body would be an excellent choice. The grooving starts immediately on this album. "Who Paid Them Off?" is a...
  • Legendary musicians The Skatalites release their new album ‘Platinum Ska’

    Legendary musicians The Skatalites release their new album ‘Platinum Ska’

    Jamaican ska legends, The Skatalites, are back with a brand new album called, Platinum Ska. It’s the first recording to follow The Skatalites 50th anniversary celebrations in 2014. This group has been at the forefront of ska music since the mid-‘60s. As Vanguards of the genre, they saw the rise of...
  • 'Revelations': classic reggae sounds from Gary Nesta Pine

    'Revelations': classic reggae sounds from Gary Nesta Pine

    One of the great things about reggae is the tie to tradition. A really good reggae band can make new music that recalls the reggae of years and decades past. Gary Nesta Pine definitely has the link to the past after having been the lead singer of The Wailers. He puts that link to tradition as well...
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