Keeping the spirit of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer alive is Al Anderson, the longtime guitarist for both Bob Marley and the Wailers and Peter Tosh. Anderson currently leads The Original Wailers, paying homage to not only the music of these patron saints of reggae, but also to the… Read More
Rootfire Editor Brian Nelson a.k.a. Red Ninja is passionate about making music, making friends, experiencing life and living to tell the tale. Whether dropping heavy dub beats, cruising untouched Rocky Mountain powder, or talking shop about the music biz, Nelson’s approach is pure ninja.
Perhaps the only thing better than seeing your favorite regional band get big is when they make the epic return to their home state for a major headlining slot. After finishing up the Intergalactic Tour this fall with Iration, Fortunate Youth will be throwing down at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz for NYE… Read More
There’s no better way to turn someone on to something new than through the live show experience. This week we tip our hats to Stick Figure for billing their upcoming Above The Storm tour to feature not only LA positive roots rockers… Read More
The best original music often times comes from artists who have studied their predecessors, learned their songs and know the elements of their style inside and out. Los Angeles-based The Expanders are just such an act. When it comes to roots music, these guys deliver… Read More
RSVP for the Beach Cleanup.
Tents and tables are popping up, food and beverages are flowing in, the sound system is primed and ready. The hustle and bustle that accompanies the numerous facilities involved in putting on a weekend of music are in full effect… Read More
Hippo Campus is set to fire up the main stage at the second annual Rootfire At The Park festival at Riverfront Park in Cocoa, FL. The Minnesota based rockers have been captivating audiences with their distinctive brand of indie rock. After releasing their first… Read More