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Hosting live streams & rallying community to help musicians impacted by touring shutdowns. 100% of donations go to artists. Over $55,000 from 3000+ grassroots supporters since March 15. Reggae music has long been a voice that speaks against injustice. Rootfire is committed to being an active, long term, loud ally to the oppressed, using our platform to spread awareness, practice anti-racism, and empower artists to do the same.

August 10, 2020
Total Donations to Artists since March 15 $59,221.23
 



UPCOMING:

Aug-11 5pmPT/8pmET
Aug-12 5pmPT/8pmET
TALK WITH A FRIEND – CLINTON FEARON with GUEST
Aug-14 6pmPT/9pmET AMP LIVE
Aug-15 6pmPT/9pmET
THE REGGAE PODCLASH – VIN GORDON of THE SKATALITES
Aug-16 10amPT/1pmET
A SUNDAY WITH CLINTON FEARON
Aug-18 5pmPT/8pmET
SONGBOOK SESSIONS with MAN-LIKE-DEVIN
Aug-22 6pmPT/9pmET
THE REGGAE PODCLASH – SISTER CAROL
Aug-25 5pmPT/8pmET
SONGBOOK SESSIONS with MAN-LIKE-DEVIN
Aug-26 5pmPT/8pmET
TALK WITH A FRIEND – CLINTON FEARON and GUEST
Aug-29 6pmPT/9pmET
THE REGGAE PODCLASH – TOOTS HIBBERT
Aug-30 10amPT/1pmET
A SUNDAY WITH CLINTON FEARON
Sep-01 5pmPT/8pmET
SONGBOOK SESSIONS with MAN-LIKE-DEVIN
Sep-03 4pmPT/7pmET MUSIC BUSINESS CLUB
Sep-05 6pmPT/9pmET THE REGGAE PODCLASH
Sep-08 5pmPT/8pmET
SONGBOOK SESSIONS with MAN-LIKE-DEVIN
Sep-09 5pmPT/8pmET
TALK WITH A FRIEND – CLINTON FEARON and GUEST
Sep-12 6pmPT/9pmET
THE REGGAE PODCLASH – SELECTOR SHOWCASE
Sep-13 10amPT/1pmET
A SUNDAY WITH CLINTON FEARON


HOW IT WORKS:

  1. Artist goes live on their own Youtube channel
  2. Rootfire embeds the stream on our website with a DONATE button 
  3. All donations come to Rootfire’s Paypal/Venmo and 100% of it is sent to artists the following day

FAQ:

What is needed tech-wise?

Good wifi and a laptop with a built-in camera and microphone. If you have nicer audio and video gear and know how to connect it using OBS/etc, that’s great! But just a simple laptop with camera and microphone can suffice.

How long are the sessions?

Most sessions are anywhere from 30-90 minutes, flexible. 

How do donations work?

Fans can donate during your stream at Rootfire.net/tv where there’s a big green “DONATE” button. We collect via Paypal and Venmo. Rootfire staff monitors donations throughout the stream and comments “[NAME] thank you for your donation” in real time, giving artists a natural way to remind people where they can donate. Rootfire will transfer the money to you within 24 hours of your session ending.

Will this be on Youtube, Facebook, or something else?

Streams live on the artists’ own Youtube page unless otherwise specified. We provide instructions and support to setup the stream, and then we embed the artists’ stream on our website.


SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS!