California Roots Music & Arts Festival
Fourth Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival Brings Three Days of Positive, Feel- Good Vibes, with an Explosive Reggae-Rock Line-Up for the 2013 Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26 at the Historic Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California.
The California Roots Music and Arts Festival Line-up is Bringing Together the Biggest Names in Reggae-Rock Today. Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Matisyahu, and Collie Buddz Are Among The Forty-Five Biggest in the Genre Acts Scheduled To Perform.
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Illustrating the perfect underground success story (and a testament to the new music model), Slightly Stoopid, and their label Stoopid Records, has become a case study in how to ‘make it' without the aid of radio or MTV circa the early 21 st century....
When Matisyahu emerged in 2004 with his debut album, Shake Off the Dust...Arise, his musical persona seemed a novelty to some. Here was a Hasidic Jew -- dressed in a black suit with a broad-brimmed black hat worn over a yarmulke, and sporting a full, untrimmed beard -- who nevertheless performed toasting raps about the glories of traditional Judaism over reggae beats in a dancehall style directly from Jamaica....
One of the first bands to take the “Jawaiian” sound to the world, Honolulu’s the Green are a reggae four-piece whose self-titled debut album was voted Best Reggae Album of 2010 by the users of iTunes....
Born in New Orleans but raised in Bermuda, dancehall singer Collie Buddz was entranced by the urban music of his island home. He favored dancehall the most, but soca and hip-hop were important too, all of which exploded out the speakers of his DJ brother....
Formed in Santa Barbara, California by a group of college music class chums, Rebelution was built from diverse musical backgrounds united by a shared passion for reggae. The band first garnered attention in the local college rock circuit, going on to score radio play in key markets in Southern California....
Revolution reggae music - edgy, raw, natural, roots... They are Rootz Underground. That is their sound. Kick down the walls, burn the paper the rules are written on and mash down the “box” that limits a sound to a single genre! Rootz Underground is here to channel the musical vibration that rings true in the heart and soul of all the conscious Rebel Rockers, Late Night Revelers & Soul Seekers! Many influences have borne their 'rootz', including their homeland Jamaica - birthplace of Rastafari and other radical movements, JAH - creator of all things, family, the earth in all its glory, the revolutionary 70's, Dub and Roots Reggae music....
Following in the footsteps of their California brothers Sublime, Huntington Beachâ€™s Dirty Heads mix hip-hop, reggae, and rock along with that laid-back, South Cali attitude. The group formed in 2003 when punk rocker Dustin Bushnell (aka Duddy B) asked his friend, rapper Jared Watson (aka Dirty J) to collaborate on a project that would focus on positive vibes and infectious grooves....
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