Thursday May 28

The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:50

The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

The weather is warming up and the summer festivals are starting to pick up. Check out this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator for nationwide concerts and festivals including Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Zach Deputy, Trevor Hall, Collie Buddz, The Wailers, and many more.

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Contest: Meet Dirty Heads At Wakarusa 2015!

Thursday, 28 May 2015 09:37

Contest: Meet Dirty Heads At Wakarusa 2015!

Wakarusa Festival will kick off it’s 12th year and The Pier is excited to join Wakarusa as we’re hosting a contest to give away a pair of 2 GA tickets in addition to Meet & Greet, and FREE merchandise courtesy of Dirty Heads, Waka & The Pier. PLUS, the winner will have side-stage viewing for Dirty Heads during their live set

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The Pier: Getting To Know The Skints

Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:07

The Pier: Getting To Know The Skints

The Skints from East London are riding on the crest of a new wave of the British Invasion. The group has been capturing the attention of Europeans since 2007 and finally made their stateside debut to support the release of their genre-defining album FM released through Easy Star Records.

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Jam In The Van at Cali-Roots 2015

Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:05

Jam In The Van at Cali-Roots 2015

Imagine touring the festival circuit and hanging out in your car with some of the most popular artists in the world. While at Cali Roots, The Pier caught up with Jam in the Van founders Jake Cotler and Dave Bell of Venice CA, who tour the country recording mini concert series from the inside of their solar powered van.

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Video: Ethan Tucker – Crazy Tonight

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:40

Video: Ethan Tucker – Crazy Tonight

Off the May 5th Stoopid Records release of Ethan Tucker’s new album Misunderstood, here is the first official music video for the song “Crazy Tonight” which features Michael Franti. Ethan told The Pier that the video was shot during his tour with Franti to which Michael Franti assumed the role of directing the video after filming from various Go-Pro’s and home camera’s. You can pick up the album, Misunderstood, on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…


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Live: Reggae On The Block 2015
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Review: Black Bottom Lighters – 2 Or 2000
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Live: E.N Young at Cali-Roots (5-24-15)
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Album Releases

April 7th 2015
John Brown's Body
-Kings and Queens In Dub
Blues Traveler
-Blow Up The Moon
Gov't Mule
-Dub Side of the Mule

April 14th 2015
Alborosie meets King Jammy
-Dub of Thrones
RAC
-RAC

April 18th 2015
Black Bottom Lighters
-2 or 2000

April 21st 2015
Morgan Heritage
-Strictly Roots

May 5th 2015
Fortunate Youth
-Don't Think Twice
Ethan Tucker
-Misunderstood
The Late Ones
-Revelate EP

May 18th 2015
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
-Bright Days

June 16th 2015
The Expanders
-Hustling Culture

June 30th 2015
Slightly Stoopid
-Meanwhile...Back At The Lab

July 17th 2015
Sublime With Rome
-Sirens

Future Album Releases TBA
Stephen Marley
-Revelation Pt 2: The Fruit Of Life
Rootz Underground
-Return of the Righteous Vol 1