For a touring musician, Denver, CO is always an eagerly anticipated date on the tour schedule. Crowds are often receptive and excited. There is just something super fun about playing in Denver. And one of the most appealing features for any out-of-town bands rolling through is the abundance… Read More
Devin spent almost 20 years as singer and songwriter for L.A. based roots-reggae band The Expanders. During that time he helped write/record/release 4 records, backed numerous veteran Jamaican artists at performances throughout California, and toured across the U.S. and Europe. He is also an experienced record selector and collector of Jamaican vinyl. Devin now splits his time between recording/performing solo acoustic reggae, playing guitar for veteran SoCal groups Long Beach Dub Allstars, The Lions, and Hepcat, and editing reggae news for Rootfire.net. You can follow him at @manlikedevin
The LONG BEACH DUB ALLSTARS are hitting the road for their first extended run in years. They are bringing along L.A.’s early-reggae revivalists THE AGGROLITES, as well as TOMORROW’S BAD SEEDS and MIKE PINTO. Tour starts Wednesday May 29 in San Jose, CA., and… Read More
This May marks the 10th anniversary of the Cali Roots Festival in Monterey, with a massive lineup including Rootfire artists Steel Pulse, The Movement, and The Elovaters alongside headliners Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure, Dirty Heads, SOJA, and more.… Read More
Montana and the Pacific Northwest are in for a rare reggae treat, the kind that doesn’t come around every Sunday afternoon. Clinton Fearon and Kevin Kinsella have teamed up for a string of acoustic reggae shows in early April that will hit… Read More
O‘ahu, Hawai‘i’s The Green will release three tracks on Feb 22 from their forthcoming acoustic album, Black & White, out March 22 via longtime label partner Easy Star Records.
When I heard that The Green would be releasing an acoustic album in 2019, I thought to myself “Finally!” I can’t think… Read More