Interviews & Features

Rebelution & Iration Live From Santa Barbara Bowl (Live Review 8/7/23)

Rebelution & Iration Live From Santa Barbara Bowl (Live Review 8/7/23)

There is nothing quite like the nostalgic energy of a hometown show. For Rebelution and Iration, Santa Barbara is no ...
Joe Samba at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park NJ (Live Review)

Joe Samba at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park NJ (Live Review)

One of the most iconic images in New Jersey Shore history is Tilly the clown. That face is everywhere. He’s ...
Stick Figure Live From Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ (6/25/2023)

Stick Figure Live From Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ (6/25/2023)

You could feel the buzz entering Asbury Park, the town I truly consider to be the unofficial state capital of ...
Homecoming: Pepper 20 Years of Kona Town (Live Review)

Homecoming: Pepper 20 Years of Kona Town (Live Review)

It’s been five years since the out-of-pocket darlings of Kailua-Kona, Pepper  played a show in their hometown and judging from ...
The Elovaters Learning To Appreciate The Moment

The Elovaters Learning To Appreciate The Moment

On Sunday afternoon in Monterey Boston’s finest took the Cali Roots stage (and the crowd’s hearts) at the year’s most ...
Jakob Nowell exclusive interview

Jakob Nowell exclusive interview

Jakob Nowell sat down with The Pier at Reggae on the Mountain Festival. Jakob Nowell exclusive interview. The  LAW frontman discussed the ...
INTERVIEW: Rome & Duddy Talk New Single "I'll Be Right There", Winter Moon Tour & New "Cactus Cool" EP (Part 2)

INTERVIEW: Rome & Duddy Talk New Single “I’ll Be Right There”, Winter Moon Tour & New “Cactus Cool” EP (Part 2)

The Dynamic Duo Rome & Duddy have been trailblazing across the country on their Winter Moon tour leaving fans wanting ...
INTERVIEW: Reggae on The Mountain's Amit Gilad Talks About Bringing Ziggy Marley & Steel Pulse To Santa Barbara

INTERVIEW: Reggae on The Mountain’s Amit Gilad Talks About Bringing Ziggy Marley & Steel Pulse To Santa Barbara

Reggae on the Mountain is one of the premiere reggae festivals in and around Southern California Reggae on the Mountain ...
INTERVIEW: Opie Ortiz Talks New Solo Album, Creating The Sublime Sun, and Offers Update On The New Long Beach Dub Allstars Album

INTERVIEW: Opie Ortiz Talks New Solo Album, Creating The Sublime Sun, and Offers Update On The New Long Beach Dub Allstars Album

Long Beach Dub Allstars frontman Opie Ortiz is a legend within the reggae-rock world. Ortiz, who is also a painter ...
INTERVIEW: Rome & Duddy Chat About Their Undeniable Chemistry, Upcoming Tour & New "Cactus Cool" EP

INTERVIEW: Rome & Duddy Chat About Their Undeniable Chemistry, Upcoming Tour & New “Cactus Cool” EP

Sublime with Rome’s Rome Ramirez and Dirty Heads’ Dustin Bushnell (AKA Duddy B) have contributed to some iconic records over ...
INTERVIEW: Pacific Dub Roll Up New Single "Live That Way" & Discuss Working With Members Of Rebelution & Bikini Trill

INTERVIEW: Pacific Dub Roll Up New Single “Live That Way” & Discuss Working With Members Of Rebelution & Bikini Trill

Huntington Beach, CA’s Pacific Dub has been spreading love and positivity in the reggae-rock community with inspiring lyrics, catchy love ...
Best Reggae-Rock Collaborations - Dirty Heads, Matisyahu, Common Kings, Hirie, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Nattali Rize and more

Best Reggae-Rock Collaborations – Dirty Heads, Matisyahu, Common Kings, Hirie, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Nattali Rize and more

When The Pier’s editor James challenged us to come up with a list of the best reggae-rock collabs we panicked ...
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