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SO. CALIFORNIA REGGAE/SKA CALENDAR JUNE 9, 2017

posted Jun 9, 2017, 8:11 AM by Jon Nisby
THIS WEEK:
 
Thurs. June 8 -  Alborosie, Arise Roots, DJs Gregory-G and Big Mix Mike - Cirivellos Place - 4115 Viking Way  Long Beach - 6pm Doors - All Ages - Info / Tickets: www.facebook.com/events/296895220754069/

 

Fri. June 9 - Wailing Souls, Smokin Bonez and Rebel Shakedown - Tiki Bar OC - 1700 Placentia Ave.  Costa Mesa - 8pm - 21 and over - Info / Ticketswww.tikibaroc.com

 

Fri./Sat. June 9/10 - A Reggae Party with Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express - Catalina Bar & Grill - 6725 Sunset Blvd.  Hollywood - 8:30pm - $30 - 21 and over - (323) 466-2210 - Info / Tickets: www.catalinajazzclub.com/ / www.www.montyalexander.com

 

Fri./Sat. June 9/10- Elevated Solstice: Fri, June 9 - Ital Vibes, Eye In I / Sat. June 10 -  Sister Nancy, Yami Bolo, Better Chemistry, Arise Roots, Empress Akua & The Heatrical Roots Band, Steady 45s, Tafari Watkins & House of Joy, The Hashishians, Livication, Raw Livity and hosted by Junor Francis - Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts - Mt. Baldy - Info / Tickets: www.ElevatedSolstice.com

 

Sat. June 10 - Dub Club Presents: Capleton and the Prophecy Band, Gappy Ranks plus DJs Tom Chasteen and Boss Harmony - Dub Club (@ The Echo-Plex) - 1154 Glendale Blvd. (through alley) Los Angeles (Echo Park district) - 9pm to 2am - 21 and over - (213) 413-8200 - Web: www.dubclubla.com

 

Sat. June 10 - Reggae In The Desert 2017 with Common Kings, Elephant Man, Alborosie, Tanya Stephens, Passafire, Eljai and Inna Vision - Clark County Amphitheater - 500 South Grand Central Parkway  Las Vegas (Civic Center), Nevada - 12pm to 10pm - All Ages - Info / Tickets: http://www.reggaeinthedesert.com/  **LINE-UP UPDATE**

 

Sat. June 10 - Massive Productions Presents: Hollywood Carnival Silent Party with Top DJs - 3 Channels- 3 Genres (Soca / Reggae + Dancehall / 90's all genres) - Venue TBA - Los Angeles - 9pm to 2am - 21 and over -Tickets:  http://www.universe.com/hcsilentparty - Info: (310) 714-0530 / https://www.facebook.com/events/1298922433535527/

 

Knitting Factory Presents: Josh Heinrichs, Livication and Rrez - The Federal Underground - 102 Pine Ave.  Long Beach (Downtown) - 8pm Doors - 18 and over - Tickets: Sun. June 11 - http://bit.ly/2rNwYJD or by calling - Info: - Web: (866) 468-3399(562) 435-2000http://www.thefederalbar.com  **NEW**

 

Sun. June 11 (Second Sunday of Each Month) - LargeUp x KingstonToLA Present: BoomYard's Rum Punch Brunch (Carnival Edition) with Top DJs plus special guest performers: - Delicious Pizza - 5419 W. Adams Blvd.  Los Angeles - 12pm to 7pm - $10 door - All Ages - Info: (323) 424-3014 / www.boomyard.com / https://www.facebook.com/boomyardla/ / @BoomYardLA  **NEW**

 

Sun. June 11 - The Savoy Presents: Tanya Stephens with her band (Live In Concert) - Savoy Entertainment Center   218 S. La Brea Ave. Inglewood - 10pm doors - 21 and over - Tickets on sale at Savoy box office and online at www.thesvoyentertainmentcenter.com - For info / bottle service text: (310) 466-9741

 

Tues. June 13 - Goldenvoice Presents: Alas Canciones Tour with Los Cafres - Fonda Theatre - 6126 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood - 8pm - All Ages - Info / Tickets: https://www.axs.com/events/334805/los-cafres-tickets

 

Thurs. June 15 - Horace Andy, Pure Roots and Earl Zero - The Belly-Up - 143 S. Cedros Ave.  Solana Beach - 8pm - 21 and over - (858) 481-8140 - Web: http://www.bellyup.com

 

UPCOMING CONCERTS / EVENTS:

 

Fri. June 16 - The Specials - House Of Blues San Diego - 1044 5th Avenue  San Diego (Gaslamp District) - 7pm Doors / 8pm Showtime - 21 and over - Tickets on Sale Now: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A005263F9394530- Info: (619) 299-BLUE - Web: www.hob.com/sandiego / www.facebook.com/hobsandiego

 

Fri./Sat./Sun. June 16/17/18 - 24th Annual Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (3 Days / 2 Stages) - Gentleman, Tarrus Riley, Chronixx, Capleton, Third World, Lee Scratch Perry, Barrington Levy, Anthony B, Macka B, Mellow Mood, Gappy Ranks, The Black Seeds, Sinkane, Lakou Mizik, Ranking Joe, Christopher Ellis, The Skints, Exco Levi, Marla Brown, General Roots, Saritah, I-taweh, Arden Park Roots, The Elovaters, In The Dancehall: Paolo Baldini DubFiles and many more - Mendocino County Fairgrounds - Boonville (N. California) - Camping Available - Tickets On Sale NOW- Info: (916) 777-5550 - Web: www.snwmf.com / www.facebook.com/snwmf

 

Sun. June 18 - Reggae Night 16 with Ziggy Marley with full orchestra, The Specials and Keith & Tex - Hollywood Bowl - 2301 N. Highland Ave.  Hollywood - 7pm showtime - Advance Tickets on Sale Soon - Info Line: (323) 850-2000 / Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000 - Web:  http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/series-detail/kcrws-world-festival-1

 

Sun. June 18 - Rebelution, Collie Buddz and Hirie - Santa Barbara Bowl - 1122 N. Milpas St.  Santa Barbara - 6:30pm - Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com, Santa Barbara Bowl Box Office and by phone(800) 745-3000 - Web: http://www.SBBowl.com

 

Thurs. June 29 - AFRO FUNKÉ Summer in Venice Edition with DJs Jeremy Sole & Glenn Red, hosted by Rocky Dawuni + special live guests TBA - Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy - 52 Windward Ave.  Venice - 9pm to 2am - $10 door - 21 and over - Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/131309787421387/
 

Thurs. July 6 - Goldenvoice Presents: UB40 Legends (Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey), Matisyahu and Raging Fyah - The Greek Theatre - 2700 Vermont Ave. Los Angeles - 7:30pm - Tickets On Sale NOWhttp://bit.ly/2mpH6CP and Greek Theatre Box Office - Web: https://www.lagreektheatre.com/

 

Fri. July 7 - Etana - SOL Venue - 313 W. Carson St.  Carson - 8pm doors - $15 - 21 and over - Info: (310) 922-4005 - Web: www.marcusbentertainment.com

 

Sat. July 8 - Steel Pulse, The Wailers and Fortunate Youth - Pacific Amphitheater - OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa - 100 Fair Drive  Costa Mesa - 5pm showtime - All Ages - TicketMaster (800) 745-3000-  Web: http://www.pacamp.com

 

Sat. July 9 - Steel Pulse, Common Kings and The Simpkin Project - Pacific Amphitheater - OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa - 100 Fair Drive  Costa Mesa - 5pm showtime - All Ages - TicketMaster (800) 745-3000-  Web: http://www.pacamp.com

 

Thurs. July 13 - Marcia Griffiths, Jah9 - Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series - Santa Monica Pier - Santa Monica - 7pm to 10pm - All Ages - FREE Admission - Web: http://twilightseries.org/

 

Thurs. July 13 - Dirty Heads, SOJA- The Green and RDGLDGRN - Santa Barbara Bowl - 1122 N. Milpas St.  Santa Barbara - 6pm - Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com, Santa Barbara Bowl Box Office and by phone (800) 745-3000 - Web: http://www.SBBowl.com

 

Fri. July 21 - Sounds Of Summer Tour with Slightly Stoopid, Iration, J Boog and The Movement  - Pacific Amphitheater - OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa - 100 Fair Drive  Costa Mesa - 4:30pm showtime - All Ages - TicketMaster (800) 745-3000-  Web: http://www.pacamp.com

 

Sat./Sun. July 22/23 – Label27 and The TCC Present: 8th Annual Reggae On The Mountain 2017 (Two Stages) - Sly & Robbie with Mykal Rose, Katchafire, Yellowman, Raging Fyah, Eljai, Alika with Quinto Sol, The Expanders, Ital Vibes, Landon McNamera, Blaze Mob, Ras Rebel, Prime Livity, Synrgy, Cornerstone, Soluzion, Pachamama, Irie Nature, Yesai and Likkle Reggae - DJs True Haze, Vex & Selecta 7 & Hosted by Junor Francis - Topanga Community Club - 1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.  Topanga – 11am to 8pm - All Ages - Info / Tickets available NOW atwww.eventbrite.com/e/reggae-on-the-mountain-2017-tickets-29831674341 / www.ReggaeOnTheMountain.com

 

Sun. July 23 - Sounds Of Summer Tour with Slightly Stoopid, Iration, J Boog and The Movement - Santa Barbara Bowl - 1122 N. Milpas St.  Santa Barbara - 5pm - Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com, Santa Barbara Bowl Box Office and by phone (800) 745-3000 - Web: http://www.SBBowl.com

 

Thurs. July 28 - Nederlander Presents: Maxi Priest - City National Grove of Anaheim - 2200 E. Katella Ave.  Anaheim - 8pm - Info / Tickets: (714) 712-2700 / http://http://www.citynationalgroveofanaheim.com/events/detail/maxi-priest

 

Sun. July 30 - Maxi Priest - The Belly-Up - 143 S. Cedros Ave.  Solana Beach - 8pm - 21 and over - (858) 481-8140 - Web: http://www.bellyup.com

 

Thurs.-Sun. August 3-6 - 33rd Annual Reggae On The River with Slightly Stoopid, Sly & Robbie with Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowatt & Cherine Anderson, Assassin aka Agent Sasco, Walshy Fire w/ Kabaka Pyramid, J Boog, Stick Figure, Lutan Fyah & The Riddem Rebels, Junior Kelly, Kabaka Pyramid & The Bebble Rockers, Ibibio Sound Machine, Dezarie, Culture featuring Kenyatta Hill, Ken Boothe, Perfect Giddimani, Warrior King & The Rootz Warriors, Nkulee Dube, Nattali Rize, Winston “Flames” Jarrett, Marla Brown, Prestige, Keida, Ojo de Buey, Sensimilla Dub, Mighty Mystic & The Hard Roots Movement, Yogoman Burning Band, Tatanka, Mystic Roots Band, Irie Rockers, Altar Tones, and a very special showcase with Woven Roots featuring JahDan Blakkamoore, Messenjah Selah, Army, Winstrong, Luv Fyah & Travis Roots, Young Shanty plus more - French's Camp - Piercy (Humboldt County - N. California) - Camping Available - Tickets On Sale NOW - Info: http://www.reggaeontheriver.com/

 

Sun. Aug. 6 - Adamari Jerk Food & Music Fest with Jerk Food Competition and Music Fest featuring: Barrington Levy, Elephant Man, Wailing Souls, Queen Ifrica, Yami Bolo, General Jah Mikey, Quinto Sol, Dinho Gong and more - Guasti Park - 800 Archibald Ave.  Ontario - Jerk Food Fest: 11am to 3pm (Free Admission) / Music Fest: 4pm to 10pm (GA & VIP Tickets On Sale) - All Ages - Tickets / Info: (310) 424-1276 / www.adamarifest.com

 

Fri./Sat. Aug. 11/12 - Rebelution, Nahko and Medicine For The People and Hirie - Pacific Amphitheater - OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa - 100 Fair Drive  Costa Mesa - 6pm - All Ages - TicketMaster(800) 745-3000-  Web: http://www.pacamp.com

 

Sun. Aug. 13 - 2nd Annual Caribbean Heritage Day Party with Vershon (Live from Jamaica), Steelie Bashment, DJ Fyness, DJ Courtesy and more - Lula Washington Dance Theatre - Company - 3773 Crenshaw Blvd.  Los Angeles - 2pm to 8pm - Free Admission - Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/100256840525333/

 

Sat. Aug. 19 - Reggae Summersplash 2017 with The Abyssinians, The Itals, Sammy Dread, Marla Brown and more - Worldbeat Center  - 2100 Park Blvd.  San Diego (Balboa Park) -3pm doors - All Ages - Worldbeat Center Info Line: (619) 230-1190 - Info / Tickets: www.worldbeatcenter.org

 

Thurs. Aug. 24 - Live Nation and KROQ Present: Sounds Of Summer Tour with Slightly Stoopid, Iration, J Boog and The Movement - The Greek Theatre - 2700 Vermont Ave. Los Angeles - 6pm - Tickets On Sale NOW https://www.lagreektheatre.com/events/detail/slightly-stoopid and Greek Theatre Box Office - Info: https://www.lagreektheatre.com/

 

WEEKLY CLUBS AND EVENTS

 

Friday – Caribbean / African Night (@ Savoy Entertainment Center) with LA's Top DJs - 218 S. La Brea Ave  Inglewood - 9pm to 2am – Check for admission price info (special events may have admission fee)  - 21 and over ‑ Info / Bottle Service Text: (310) 466‑9741 – Web: www.thesavoyentertainmentcenter.com

 

Friday - Culture Clash Fridays with Two Rooms: Reggae & Dancehall - Mr. Chin, Faddah Sparrow, Selecta 7, Mista Frew (Live Injection) / Room 2: Hip-Hop, Soul, Breaks, & Classics: DJ Jay-P, DJ JeffCee, DJ War, DJ Rever 1, DJ Curious George & special guest DJs - The Medusa Lounge - 3211 Beverly Blvd.  Los Angeles - 21 & over - Relaxed Dress Code - FREE Admission (All Night) / $10 for express line  - Bottle Service and B-Day Celebrations: iamjayp23@yahoo.com

 

Friday (Last Friday of Month – June 30) Trojan Lounge (@ Grand Star Jazz Club) with DJs spinning Jamaican Oldies, Ska, and Rocksteady - 943 N. Broadway  Los Angeles - 9:30pm to 2am - 21 and over - Info: www.soulsideproductionsent.com / https://www.facebook.com/TrojanLounge/  **NEW LOCATION**

 

Friday (Last Friday of Month – June 30) - Live Reggae with Upstream plus DJ Killa B - Kobe Japanese Steakhouse - 3001 Old Ranch Pkwy.  Seal Beach - 8pm to 11:30pm - 21 and over - Info / Tickets:(562) 596-9969 / http://www.kobebistro.com/5/index.html

 

Saturday ‑ Live Reggae w/ Urban Dread ‑ Najas ‑ 154 International Boardwalk Redondo Beach ‑ 2pm to 6pm ‑ All Ages ‑ No Cover ‑ (310) 376‑9951 / (310) 901‑4836 ‑ Web: www.urbandread.com

 

Saturday (Second Saturday of Month – June 10) – 2nd Saturdays (@ Carbon) with Selecta 7 Sound and special guests (Reggae, Dancehall, Hip-Hop) – 9300 Venice Blvd. Los Angeles - 9pm to 2am - 21 and over – FREE Admission All Night - Web: http://www.selecta7sound.com

 

Saturday (Second Saturday of Month – June 10) - Club Soulside (@ Fais Do Do) with DJs spinning Northern Soul, Vintage Reggae, Ska, and Motown - 5257 West Adams Blvd.  Los Angeles - 9:30pm to 2am - 18 and over - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClubSoulside/?fref=ts

 

Sunday - Jamaican Gold (@ The Study) w/ DJ White Lightning and special guests - 6356 Hollywood Blvd.  (just west of Ivar Ave.)  Hollywood - 10pm to 2am - 21 and over – RSVP / Info: Text (310) 849-1782 - Facebook: www.Facebook.com/OfficialJamaicanGold

 

Sunday – Kingston Sundayz (@ Savoy Entertainment Center) with LA's Top DJs  ‑ 218 S. La Brea Ave. Inglewood - Check for admission price info (special events may have admission fee) - 9pm to 2am – 21 and over ‑ Info / Bottle Service Text: (310) 466‑9741 – Web: www.thesavoyentertainmentcenter.com

 

Sunday – Reggae Love Sundays (@ Broadway Bar) with Selecta 7 Sound, True Haze, Prosper and MC Chicho - 830 S. Broadway (at 8th Street) Downtown Los Angeles - FREE Admission all night – 21 and over – 9pm to 2am - Web: www.facebook.com/ReggaeLoveLA / www.selecta7sound.com

 

Sunday – Reggae Sundays (@Spin Nighclub) with Shotta Crew, Wrecking Crew and Fayah Heart Sound - 2028 Hancock Street  San Diego – 9pm to 2 am – 21 and over - Dawood: (619) 794-5504

 

Sunday – Mozambique Reggae Sundays with Live Reggae Bands - Mozambique ‑ 1740 S. Pacific Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach - 5pm to 10pm ‑ 18 and over - (949) 715‑7100 ‑ Web: www.mozambiqueoc.com

 

Sunday - Fully Fullwood’s LIVE Reggae Sundays (@ Don The Beachcomber) with weekly special guests - 16278 Pacific Coast Highway  Huntington Beach - 3pm to 7pm - All Ages - $5 Door - Info: (562) 592-1321 – Web: www.fullyfullwood.org /www.facebook.com/FullyFullwoodsReggaeSundays


Sunday ‑ Uptown Top Ranking (@ The Office Bar) with Tribe of Kings Sound ‑ 1808 30th St. San Diego ‑ 9:30pm to 2am ‑ No cover before 10pm ‑ 21 and over ‑ (619) 584‑4188 ‑ Web: www.tribeofkings.com/

 

Sunday - Live Reggae Bands - The Lighthouse Café - 30 Pier Ave. Hermosa Beach - 7pm to 11pm - 21 and over - (310) 376-9833 - Web: www.lighthousecafe.net


Sunday (Every First Sunday of Month – June 4) - Soul Shack (@ The Room - Santa Monica) with Resident Selectors: DJ Thumbprint, Selecta Kram, Raymond & Jun, Tony Psalms + monthly special guests - 1323 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles - 7pm to 12am - No Cover - 21 and over - Web: www.theroomsm.com / www.liveandlovereggae.com / www.thekidsofsoul.com

 

Sunday (Every Fourth Sunday of Month – June 25) – Riddim City Sundays (@ The Off Beat) with resident selectors DJ Trixter and DJ Rude One spinning Ska, Dub, Rub-A-Dub, Lovers Rock, Roots, Reggae, Soca, Afro-Beat, World Music & Dancehall - 6316 York Blvd.  Los Angeles (Highland Park) - 9pm to 2am - FREE Admission All Night - 21 & over - Bottle Service and B-Day Celebrations: Email: riddimcity@gmail.com or Text: (310) 924-9642 – Instagram: @RIDDIMCITY / FB: Riddim City

 

Tuesday - Pum Pum Tuesdays (@ Couture) with Jamaican Gold Sound and special guests - 1640 Cahuenga Blvd. (just below Hollywood Blvd)  Hollywood ‑ 10pm to 2am ‑ 21 and over ‑ Hotline: Call or Text (424) 228-0569‑ Web: www.lareggaeclubs.com

 

Tuesday - Reggae Saloon (@ The Saloon) with Tribe of Kings Sound - 546 South Coast Highway Encinitas - 9:30pm doors - 21 and over - No Cover - Web: www.tribeofkings.com

 

Wednesday ‑ Dub Club (@ The Echo‑Plex) with DJs Tom Chasteen and Boss Harmony - 1154 Glendale Blvd. (through alley) Los Angeles (Echo Park district) ‑ 9pm to 2am ‑ FREE before 10pm / $7 after (special concerts more) ‑ (213) 413‑8200 ‑ Web: www.dubclubla.com

 

Wednesday - Club Kingston Wednesdays (@ Winston's Beach Club) with Live Reggae Bands and DJ Carlos Culture (Roots Hi Power) - 1921 Bacon Street. San Diego (Ocean Beach) - No Cover (special concerts more) - 8pm to 2am - 21 and over - (619) 222-6822 - Web: www.WinstonsOB.com

 

Wednesday ‑ Dub Dynamite (@ The Office Bar) with Tribe of Kings and DJ Turbo ‑ 1808 30th St. San Diego ‑ 9pm to 2am ‑ Free Admission ‑ (619) 450-6532

 

Wednesday ‑ Morena Rockers (@ Morena Dive Lounge) w/ Dash Eye and Tribe of Kings Select Cut ‑ 1319 Morena Blvd. San Diego ‑ 9pm to 1am ‑ Free Admission ‑ 21 and over ‑ (619) 276‑1620 ‑ Web: www.tribeofkings.com

 

Thursday – #Controlla Thursdays (@Tiffany's on Vine) with Live Reggae and Jamaican Gold Sound plus special guests -  1718 Vine St.  Hollywood  - 10pm to 2am – 21 and over – Hotline: Call or Text (424) 228-0569

  

Thursday - Broader Than Broadway (@ Broadway Bar) with HM Sound System and special guests ‑ 830 S. Broadway (at 8th Street) Downtown Los Angeles ‑ 9:30pm to 2am ‑ 21 and over ‑ (213) 614‑9909

  

Thursday - Live Reggae w/ World Anthem Band ‑ The Sandpiper Lounge ‑ 1185 So. Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach ‑ 9:30pm to 1:30am ‑ (949) 494‑4694

 

Thursday - The Riddim Roll: Reggae & Sushi (@ Harney Sushi) w/ Tribe of Kings Sound Sound ‑ 3964 Harney Street (Old Town) San Diego ‑ 7pm to 12am ‑ All Ages ‑ (619) 295‑3272 ‑ Web: www.harneysushi.com / www.tribeofkings.com

 

Thursday (Every Third Thursday of Month – June 15) ‑ The Riddim Roll North: Reggae & Sushi (@ Harney Sushi) w/ Tribe of Kings Sound Sound - 301 Mission Ave. Oceanside ‑ 6pm to 12am ‑ All Ages ‑ (760) 967‑1820 ‑ Web: www.harneysushi.com / www.tribeofkings.com

 

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