| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Surf City ska/reggae rockers HB Surround Sound say they have one goal - to be bigger than Aerosmith.
With a vivacious stage show and praise from big-name musicians, like Rancid's Tim Armstrong, the quintet is well on its way.
Hailing from Huntington...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Rupa Marya sings in English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Tzotzil, a Mayan language spoken in the Mexican Chiapas state. She could sing in other languages if she wanted to. Marya’s band, Rupa and the April Fishes, similarly play global music: Gypsy...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Best Reggae: I Anbassa
I Anbassa is one of the hardest-working bands in the area, with new gigs constantly popping up around the state. If you're looking to check them out, there's always a local show on the horizon, usually within a couple of days and...
| Sep 21, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 23
Rock for Barack A "FUNraiser" to re-elect President Barack Obama will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. The event features local bands, singers and dancers. A donation of $25...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Young the Giant is just one of the acts billed for the Pacific Amphitheatre's Summer Concert Series' at the 2012 Orange County Fair.
The lineup offers genres of popular music that should resonate with different generations, ranging from reggae to country...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:41 PM
The numbers are mind-boggling.
About 520 arrests in Newport Beach. At least 277 cases filed against him by prosecutors in Orange County. Plus an unknown amount in Hawaii, Los Angeles or any of the other places he landed after a stint in jail or rehab....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Hoss's Deli in Newport News has been serving cold beer and quality bar food for years. It's also been a dependable location for live rock music. In the recent era, though, something new is happening at Hoss's.
Its revved up -- and broadening -- its...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Once a year, Hartford’s riverfront reimagines itself. It shape-shifts into a sunny slice of Boston Bay on Jamaica’s east coast, where jerk chefs man stall after stall, allspice wood smoke billows from huge charcoal drums, and the smell of...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Latin reggae jam-band Locos Por Juana will shoot the music video for their single "La Musica" this Friday at the Stage in Miami. Fans 21 and older can be a part of the shoot by going to the Stage after 10 p.m. There will be a $10 cover charge.
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Reggae/dub legend Lee "Scratch" Perry is back with a new album that finds him exploring the overlapping worlds of lounge-dub and deep trance styles. At least that's what a press release about his new album "Master Mind," says.
To my ears, today's free...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
It is a spectacular vision of a scarred but vibrant city full of odd and beautiful characters dancing and singing, and set to a catchy reggae song calling for "warlords," "corrupt politicians" and "militiamen" to go home and let Lebanon......