Reggae on the River: Back to our Roots

Located in the heart of The Emerald Triangle in Northern California, along the redwood-lined banks of the Eel River, resides a legendary annual celebration of reggae music and counter-culture—Reggae on the River. The festival that started from humble beginnings spanned over three and half decades and is the forerunner of American music festivals. Coming off […]

Mia’s Must-Sees at Dry Diggings 2024

Summer festivals are in full swing and our own Mia Moore shares her not-to-be-missed artist picks for Dry Diggings 2024 in Auburn, California! The three day camping festival boasts some of the biggest (and newest) names in the Cali Reggae scene like Iration, Common Kings, and The Expendables. The family-friendly festival is also affordably priced — […]

Katastro’s “Tell Me I’m OK” Marks Third Posthumous Single

“Tell Me I’m OK” marks the third single drop for the remaining members of Katastro off their final album, slated for a fall release featuring vocals from Dirty Heads’ Jared Watson. Their work on the forthcoming album has been a long, cathartic journey for Andrew Stravers, Tanner Riccio, and Ryan Weddle, made possible by the […]

Outermost Festival Drops October Lineup

Outermost Roots & Blues Festival will return to Nauset Beach on October 12-13. Curated and produced by legendary and innovative blues artist G. Love (Garrett Dutton), Regime Music Group, and Hog Island Beer Company, the festival has expanded to two full days of music, art, and local craft beer. The lineup includes headliners Slightly Stoopid, […]

Sublime Posts Heartfelt Tribute to Jakob Nowell on 29th Birthday

Jakob Nowell of Sublime and Jakobs Castle

To honor Jakob Nowell’s 29th birthday, Sublime posted a surprise compilation of his performances over the past year with his new bandmates and uncles, Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson. The transformative year has been diligently documented, with the highlights (Coachella, Point Break Festival, No Values) comprising the majority of the well-wishing birthday video. Jakob himself told […]

Every Dirty Heads Album, Ranked

By The Reggae Plug I grew up in the 90’s as a skater who loved music. Bands like Sublime, 311, and No Doubt were in heavy rotation in my CD collection. However, at the time, I didn’t realize they belonged to a specific scene—if there even was one then. All that changed in 2012 when […]

NEW RELEASES: Rebelution + Unified Highway, Tropidelic, Irie Souljah

Rebelution & Unified Highway – ‘Pay No Mind / Taking My Time’ (Double Single) American reggae heavyweights Rebelution team up with reggae / electronic fusion group Unified Highway (lead singer Eric Rachmany of Rebelution, producer Amp Live formerly of Zion I) for this two track single release. These are the first two singles off the […]