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Rootfire Moment – photo contest

Are you passionate about California Roots Festival? This year we’ve partnered with @josue_foto to give you the opportunity to showcase your best shot from the weekend. Follow these simple steps to enter the “Rootfire Moment” contest:
1. Upload your best … Read More

Connecting the DNA

Have you given back to the reggae scene?
If so- we want to build a page about you!

Our idea is to draw attention to,  and connect real people who not only have a passion for music but also live … Read More

Be Bold – Be Rare

It seems like everywhere you go these days, you find yourself in the midst of mass consumption. Where people are just hurrying to wait and you only see the backs of their heads because they are too busy staring down … Read More

Soul Signal: Footprints in the sand

Reggae music was born near the ocean and it understands it. When Rootfire’s Semaj Surreal says it gives you backbone, I know what he means. In the mornings over the vacation, I practiced my t’ai chi on the shore. The surface of the water gives you a focus that… Read More