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BWW Interview: Gareth Coker, Composer of 'Ori and Will of the Wisps' Photo BWW Interview: Gareth Coker, Composer of 'Ori and Will of the Wisps'
by Tory Gates - June 01, 2020

'Don't be afraid to have a crack at the industry, but if you are, you have to be ultra-committed because if you're not committed, you're already going to be behind.'...
BWW Interview: Albert Castiglia Releases Live Album, 'Wild and Free' Photo BWW Interview: Albert Castiglia Releases Live Album, 'Wild and Free'
by Tory Gates - April 15, 2020

'I think everybody just needs to do what's in their heart and play what they need to play. I don't think the blues has to go any particular direction; I think everybody who creates in this genre need to do it their own way.' -- Albert Castiglia, on the future of the blues......
California Roots Celebrates Women Leadership Both On And Off Stage For International Photo California Roots Celebrates Women Leadership Both On And Off Stage For International Women's Day
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2020

For the past eleven years, California Roots Music & Arts Festival has been bringing the best reggae, roots music, rock, hip hop and psychedelic art center stage to the iconic Monterey County Fair and Event Center. To celebrate “International Women's Day,” the festival is proud to highlight artists H...
 Imaginary People Release New Single 'Crazy Eight' Photo Imaginary People Release New Single 'Crazy Eight'
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2020

Today New York City-based rockers Imaginary People share their new single 'Crazy Eight.' Lifted from their third full-length album Alibi due July 12th (pre-order), 'Crazy Eight' follows up their recent single 'Hometown,' described by PopMatters as “landing somewhere between '80s stadium rock (The Al...
Austin's Mobley Announces New EP & Single Photo Austin's Mobley Announces New EP & Single
by TV News Desk - February 19, 2020

Genre-bending artist Mobley is known in his hometown as their next big thing, and with good reason. With an “uncanny knack for catchy, sing-along hooks, he creates irresistible earworms, well-crafted pop songs that instantly stick” (Austin American-Statesman). He has also toured the world with his i...
Levitate Music & Arts Festival Announces 2020 Lineup, Featuring Jack Johnson, Tash Su Photo Levitate Music & Arts Festival Announces 2020 Lineup, Featuring Jack Johnson, Tash Sultana, & More!
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2020

The ever-evolving and greatly loved Levitate Music & Arts Festival is proud to announce the 2020 lineup for its eighth annual  event happening July 10-12, 2020. The team at Levitate has been thinking about summer all winter long and is proud to announce a lineup to warm the soul: Jack Johnson, Phil ...
Ice Cube, Atmosphere, And Sean Paul Added to California Roots Music And Arts Festival Photo Ice Cube, Atmosphere, And Sean Paul Added to California Roots Music And Arts Festival Lineup
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2020

The California Roots Music and Arts Festival has become synonymous with the North American reggae and roots music scene, but for years the event has also featured some of the biggest names in hip hop. The 2015 edition had the legendary Roots headline and Cypress Hill also perform that year. Minneapo...
Imaginary People Announce New Album ALIBI Photo Imaginary People Announce New Album ALIBI
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2020

New York City-based band Imagainary People have announced the release of their third full-length album Alibi due July 12. Today the band shared 'Hometown' the first single to be lifted from the album with PopMatters and the song will be on all streaming platforms this Thursday. The song condems the ...
The 11th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival Announce Third Round Of Arti Photo The 11th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival Announce Third Round Of Artists
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2020

After two impressive rounds of artist announcements featuring some of the biggest names in reggae, hip hop, and roots music, the California Roots Music and Arts Festival is proud to announce its third and final wave of artists. The eleventh edition of the event taking place May 22-24, 2020 at the Mo...
El Dusty Drops New Cumbia Remix Of Stick Figures' 'World On Fire' Photo El Dusty Drops New Cumbia Remix Of Stick Figures' 'World On Fire'
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2019

Latin Grammy nominee El Dusty drops a new remix of Stick Figure's fan favorite 'World on Fire.' The bass aficionado dubbed out the single, add spaced out vibes and bumped the levels to chipmunk. The new remix is blessed with a few bars from Grammy nominated Common Kings for some extra flavor!...
Andras Jones to Release Eighth Album on August 8 Photo Andras Jones to Release Eighth Album on August 8
by TV News Desk - June 27, 2019

WriterActorMusician and Radio8Ball podcast host, Andras Jones announced today that his eighth studio album All You Get is confirmed for release on August 8th via LP, CD and digital formats confounding numerologists everywhere....
California Roots & Ineffable Music Announce New Radio Show on SiriusXM Photo California Roots & Ineffable Music Announce New Radio Show on SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2019

SiriusXM and Ineffable Music announced today a new weekly SiriusXM music show, Cali Roots Radio, hosted by Eric Rachmany, an original member of Grammy-nominated reggae-rock group, Rebelution. Cali Roots Radio will launch on Friday, May 3, on SiriusXM's The Joint channel. Cali Roots Radio will highli...
Closer to the Sun Announces 2019 Details for Slightly Stoopid's Concert Vacation Photo Closer to the Sun Announces 2019 Details for Slightly Stoopid's Concert Vacation
by TV News Desk - April 29, 2019

 Slightly Stoopid and Cloud 9 Adventures announce the return of Closer to the Sun, the annual music vacation taking over the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya for four days and nights this December 5-9, 2019....
HIGHEST INTENTION Announces Release of Debut Album 'UNIVERSAL LIGHT' Photo HIGHEST INTENTION Announces Release of Debut Album 'UNIVERSAL LIGHT'
by TV News Desk - March 04, 2019

HIGHEST INTENTION is a vintage Roots Reggae Revival band that hails from the San Francisco Bay Area. Their sound is locally grounded and globally appealing, bringing to mind artists like Sublime, 311, and even Bob Marley. Their highly anticipated debut album UNIVERSAL LIGHT will release March 22, 20...
Bumpin Uglies Announce 'Buzz' EP Photo Bumpin Uglies Announce 'Buzz' EP
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2019

Punk reggae rockers Bumpin Uglies have announced that they will be releasing a new studio EP entitled Buzz. The EP, in conjunction with Ineffable Music Group's label arm Ineffable Records, will be available on all digital outlets on March 22, 2019....
SunFest Announces 2019 Lineup for Florida Music Festival Photo SunFest Announces 2019 Lineup for Florida Music Festival
by TV News Desk - February 15, 2019

SunFest, Florida's largest music, art and waterfront festival announces the lineup for the 37th annual event. The national headliners include: Keith Urban, OneRepublic, G-Eazy, Diplo, Tears for Fears, Earth, Wind & Fire, Bebe Rexha, Rebelution, Papa Roach, Don Omar, Ludacris, Lil Dicky, Stick Figure...
Levitate Music Festival Announces 2019 Lineup Photo Levitate Music Festival Announces 2019 Lineup
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2019

The ever evolving and greatly loved Levitate Music Festival is proud to announce the 2019 lineup for its seventh annual music festival happening July 12-14, 2019. Tedeschi Trucks Band, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats, and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, will be joined by Stick Figure, Joe Russo's Alm...
California Roots Music & Arts Festival Announces Final Lineup of Artists Photo California Roots Music & Arts Festival Announces Final Lineup of Artists
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2019

 The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is proud to announce their final round of artists for their milestone 2019 event. Cali Roots X will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 24-26, 2019. Adding to the already stacked lineup is Slightly Stoopi...
California Roots Music & Arts Festival Announces 2nd Round of Artists Photo California Roots Music & Arts Festival Announces 2nd Round of Artists
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2018

The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced their second round of artists. Joining an already impressive lineup are scene favorites Rebelution, Dirty Heads, Pepper, Collie Buddz, The Green, and Alborosie. Making their debuts at the event are Ben Harper & The Innocent Crimi...
California Roots Music and Arts Festival Announces Round One Lineup Photo California Roots Music and Arts Festival Announces Round One Lineup
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2018

The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 24-26, 2019.  The top tier national festival is the premier gathering for the progressive U.S. Reggae and roots music movement and culture, bringing the scene toget...
Trumpeter Cuong Vu Rekindles Chemistry With Bill Frisell on Second RareNoise Release, Photo Trumpeter Cuong Vu Rekindles Chemistry With Bill Frisell on Second RareNoise Release, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

As a follow-up to 2017's acclaimed Ballet: The Music of Michael Gibbs, Seattle-based trumpeter Cuong Vu joins forces once again with guitar great Bill Frisell, bassist Luke Bergman and drummer Ted Poor on the boundary-pushing quartet outing for RareNoiseRecords, Change in the Air. With all the membe...
Cuong Vu's Change in the Air feat. Bill Frisell Out in Late September on RareNoise Photo Cuong Vu's Change in the Air feat. Bill Frisell Out in Late September on RareNoise
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2018

RareNoiseRecords was founded in 2008 by two Italians, entrepreneur Giacomo Bruzzo and music producer Eraldo Bernocchi. Located in London, the label's mission is to detect and amplify contemporary trends in progressive music, by highlighting their relation to the history of the art-form, while choosi...
Slightly Stoopid's New Album EVERYDAY LIFE, EVERYDAY PEOPLE Out Now Photo Slightly Stoopid's New Album EVERYDAY LIFE, EVERYDAY PEOPLE Out Now
by TV News Desk - July 13, 2018

Today, Slightly Stoopid release their highly anticipated 9th studio album   Everyday Life, Everyday People....
Slightly Stoopid Releases New Single HIGHER NOW Feat. Chali 2na Photo Slightly Stoopid Releases New Single HIGHER NOW Feat. Chali 2na
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2018

Slightly Stoopid will kick off their “School's Out For Summer” 2018 tour on June 7 at the Kettlehouse Amphitheater in Bonner, Montana.   ...
Slightly Stoopid Announces Fifth Annual Closer To The Sun Photo Slightly Stoopid Announces Fifth Annual Closer To The Sun
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Slightly Stoopid and Cloud 9 Adventures have announced the return of Closer to the Sun, an all-inclusive tropical destination concert vacation held over four nights fromNovember 30-December 4, 2018. Host band Slightly Stoopid with special guests will perform three full shows, with fan-favorite artis...