Saturday May 30

Video: The Pier at Cali-Roots 2015

Friday, 29 May 2015 07:09

Video: The Pier at Cali-Roots 2015

Courtesy of our own Aaron Solomon, Peter Monti and Andrew Aroche, here is a video montage of The Pier at the 2015 California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Thanks to Beebs and Her Money Makers for allowing us to use the song “Death to Ego”. Check out some of the cool footage shot over 3 days to give you a glimpse into what took place at Cali-Roots. Huge thanks again to the Cali-Roots team for once again hosting The Pier! View 37 of the 40 Set-Lists a long with a brief recap of Cali-Roots 2015 by clicking HERE! Enjoy the video…

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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May 2015 Album Releases

Thursday, 28 May 2015 08:00

May 2015 Album Releases

Wow we are already through May! The year flying by, the summer is heating up, and the music is really rolling strong. This month there is almost too much new music to discuss. In the reggae scene be sure to check out these 9 excellent new releases.

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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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Special Features

Producer Spotlight: Michael Goldwasser
Producer Spotlight: Michael Goldwasser
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The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 4)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 4)
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The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 5)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 5)
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The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Zach Deputy
The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Zach Deputy

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Reviews

Review: Black Bottom Lighters – 2 Or 2000
Review: Black Bottom Lighters – 2 Or 2000
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Review: Fortunate Youth – Don’t Think Twice
Review: Fortunate Youth – Don’t Think Twice
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Live: Fortunate Youth at Cali-Roots (5-24-15)
Live: Fortunate Youth at Cali-Roots (5-24-15)
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The Pier: Artist Set-Lists at Cali-Roots 2015
The Pier: Artist Set-Lists at Cali-Roots 2015
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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