BeachLife Fest 2019: Day One | Top Shelf Reggae

Redondo Beach was taken by storm May 3rd-5th as the hottest new festival hit the beachfront sands! That's right, the inaugural BeachLife Festival was in full swing by noon Friday, with perfect weather, plenty of space to roam around, a stage on the sand, some of the biggest beach names on the ballad and a […]

LIVE STREAM: BeachLife Festival 2019 | Top Shelf Reggae

Enjoy BeachLife Festival 2019 in the comfort of your home! Tune in May 3rd through 5th to catch sets by Bob Weir & The Wolf Brothers, The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, Slightly Stoopid, Jason Mraz, Steel Pulse and so many more! Top Shelf Music has your back and big ups to Livelist for […]

Austin City Limits 2019 announced | Top Shelf Reggae

Now that Coachella weekends one and two have passed, it's time to fast forward to fall — fall in Texas, specifically. There are some bucketlist fests on everyone's radar and Austin City Limits (ACL) continues to reign supreme (next to Bonneroo and Lolla, of course). ACL might not be as old as its aforementioned predecessors, […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2019: Day Two | Top Shelf Reggae

Artikal Sound System started Reggae Rise Up Florida Day Two Saturday, March 16th. They had the most vibrantly colorful, artistic energy and were full of intrigue. The tribe has a very distinct look, sound and approach. Next up on the same SMKFLWR stage was Serenation was serving up some sauce. The Florida natives were far […]

Sabroso Taco Fest 2019: Day Two | Top Shelf Reggae

Day Two of Sabroso Taco Fest in Dana Point, California started off rocking right off the bat with Plague Vendor and Face to Face, in between Lucha Libre wrestling matches and mosh pits. The fest sponsored by Gringo Bandito hot sauce was packed with people, eager to see who would win the weekend's 'Best Taco' […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2019: Day One | Top Shelf Reggae

Friday, March 15th began the Reggae Rise Up Florida 2019 weekend. It was sunny, warm and had a palpable excitement in the air. First up, Xperimento brought the island dance vibes on the SMKFLWR stage, about a 10-minute walk from the main Rise Up Stage. Following up the addictive melodies were local in Guerrilla Panic. Four […]

Sabroso Taco Fest 2019: Day One | Top Shelf Reggae

Holy Guacamole! Sabroso has been so successful over the years that the 6th Annual Sabroso Taco Festival turned into a two-day festival for 2019! This is 'nacho average' festival. Craft beer, ciders, tacos, Lucha Libre AND punk rock music! Gringo Bandito is the official sponsor for Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival. Dexter Holland, […]

Attending Reggae Rise Up Florida 2019 | Top Shelf Reggae

Some people embark on trips and adventures alone or with family members. For some of us, a vacation is usually traveling for live music. I had far too many bags packed, yet was ready to set out on my short two-hour journey from southwest Florida to stunning St. Petersburg. Planes landing, parking garages filling, normally quaint […]

KAABOO Cayman 2019: Day Two | Top Shelf Reggae

The Caribbean sun radiated high in the sky as Saturday morning brunch began at the VIP Bask area of KAABOO Cayman 2019. VIP guests were promised an exclusive KAABOO kick-off party Thursday night before the inaugural fest opened its gates the following day; extreme weather had other plans. Not to worry! VIP patrons received an […]

KAABOO Del Mar 2019 lineup revealed | Top Shelf Reggae

KAABOO has turned into quite a franchise for 2019, following a successful sold out KAABOO Cayman in February and with an inaugural KAABOO Texas lingering in the near future at the Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium this May. These sister fests wouldn't have been conceived without KAABOO taking place four festive and favored years at San […]

KAABOO Cayman 2019: Day One | Top Shelf Reggae

Friday, February 15th might've been the day after Valentine's Day for some, but for those arriving or living on Grand Cayman island in the Caribbean, it was officially Day One of the premiere KAABOO Cayman Festival. Following in the footsteps of its sister festival, KAABOO Del Mar in San Diego, KAABOO Cayman brought culture to […]

Arizona Roots 2019: Day Two | Top Shelf Reggae

Day two of the inaugural Arizona Roots Festival began warmer than the frigid day before, leading to less people huddled around the provided outdoor heaters at the Rawhide Events Center in Chandler, AZ. Local bands got the good vibes up again after a night's hiatus before LA up-and-comers Iya Terra took the main stage by […]

Long Beach’s Marley Festival 2019 | Top Shelf Reggae

On January 26th, The Gaslamp in Long Beach had their 4th Annual Marley Reggae Celebration. The night was headlined by The Wailing Souls and supported by The Gladiators, Roots of Mine, Survival – A Tribute to Bob Marley, Pachamama, Los Nauticals and Last Fix. The Gaslamp in Long Beach had their 4th Annual Marley Reggae […]

Unbelievable Coachella 2019 lineup unveiled | Top Shelf Reggae

The bellweather of all music and arts festivals really went big for their 20th annual. That's right, Coachella – one of the grandfathers of the modern festival movement – returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California for a celebration two decades in the making. Ever since its inaugural year in 1999, Coachella walked […]

Envision 2019 coming to Costa Rica | Top Shelf Reggae

Attending a festival is a mental escape, to say the least. But, can you even imagine a life-changing musical weekend experience in an exotic foreign setting? That's next level. Enter, Envision Festival – Costa Rica's fastest growing music and arts festival! Stationed at the southern tip of the country on the Pacific side, Envision offers […]

One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2019 announced | Top Shelf Reggae

Back in its 4th year and returning to its upgraded spot along the shores of Long Beach at the Queen Mary is One Love Cali Reggae Festival: southern California's fastest and fiercest reggae-rock festival to date. Now stretching three full days February 8th-10th, jumping from one its inaugural year, One Love 2019 has taken shape just […]

KAABOO Texas announced for 2019 | Top Shelf Reggae

Back in its fourth year at the famous Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, California, KAABOO Del Mar marks the end of summer with an annual mid-September party too good to pass up. Boasting a 'rock-centered' focus, KAABOO brings forth all kinds of acts from nearly every musical genre – albeit, the finest – throughout […]