California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2018 | Preview

Submitted by Nick Gumas on Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:16 pm

It’s that time again, folks. The one and only California Roots is coming around again, and this year’s festival promises to be the best one yet. Over just less than a decade, Cali Roots has evolved from a small get together into a family reunion of sorts for Reggae fans from near and far. For so many, Cali Roots is more than three days of Reggae music, it is a small peek into what life can be in a world with a little less animosity, and a little more love.

After Bash Brings Classic Rockers to Montecito Polo Fields

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:45 am

As the winter darkness quickly replaced the twilight on the Bella Vista Ranch and Polo Club in Summerland, local DJ’s Suzanne X, Matty Matt, Gavin Roy and Zeke took over the music at the Kick Ash After Bash. Much of the crowd, especially those with children departed from the day-long event. But they were quickly replaced by a whole new crowd of the after-show ticket holders. Concert-goers were greeted with a continued supply of complimentary food and beverages that kept everyone in a festive mood in the cold evening air.

IRATION Announces 'Heatseekers Winter Tour 2018'

Submitted by MSO on Mon, 10/09/2017 - 6:54 pm

As they prepare to begin their fall headlining "Intergalactic Tour" later this month, reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION today (10/9) revealed their initial touring plans for 2018 with the announcement of the "Heatseekers Winter Tour 2018." The 14-date West Coast headlining trek--featuring support from The Movement and Tyrone's Jacket--commences January 18, 2018 in Bakersfield, CA and stops in Fresno, Sacramento (for back-to-back shows at Ace of Spades), Santa Cruz (for another two-night stand at The Catalyst), Chico, P


IRATION Releases New Single "Fly With Me"

Submitted by MSO on Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:52 pm

As they prepare to spend the summer on tour with Slightly Stoopid, reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION released a brand new single "Fly With Me" this past Friday (May 19) as a special treat for their fans. And their legions of followers returned the favor when the song debuted at #1 on the iTunes Reggae Songs chart that day.


IRATION to appear on Callaway Golf's "Callaway Live"

Submitted by MSO on Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:34 pm
In addition to their many musical interests, the members of reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION are avid sports enthusiasts, often spending their off-time playing golf and surfing wherever they can, as well as cheering on their favorite professional teams. Today (3/21), band members Micah Pueschel (lead vocals/guitar) and Micah Brown (guitar/vocals) will be the featured musical guest on Callaway Golf's online weekly show, "Callaway Live," alongside LPGA professional golfer, fellow Hawaiian and IRATION fan/friend, Michelle Wie.

Iration | "Double Up" | Review

Submitted by Travis Parke on Sat, 01/07/2017 - 6:36 am

Everybody’s past has a soundtrack. It’s an often-random selection of music that has accompanied, and in some cases, defined stages of our lives. As we grow older, tastes change and more is added to the soundtrack. Songs and artists are archived in our memory, assigned specific events or entire periods of our lives.

Until listening to this album, I had no clue the extent to which Iration is the soundtrack of my young adulthood.

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