Memorial Day weekend, Monterey Fairgrounds played host to the ninth annual, three-day reggae movement known as Cali Roots. In the three days, Grateful Web was at Cali Roots, there was one word we just kept hearing over and over again; “Homecoming.” From fans we met in the crowd to artists we spoke with behind the scenes, it seemed to be the magic word that everyone could relate to. But to say Cali Roots is a homecoming would be if anything, an understatement.
New feature film about Steel Pulse brings their revolutionary message to a new generation.
Fans worldwide asked by David Hinds to assist in the completion of the film about the 40 year journey of his band Steel Pulse.
Hollywood actor and social activist, Danny Glover, narrates the documentary about Steel Pulse featuring music legends Snoop Lion, Gwen Stefani and Rita Marley.
When a legendary reggae band tours with the hottest new reggae act on the touring circuit the result is a sweaty dance party with a lot of chucking going on. After touring for 40 years, Steel Pulse knows how to do it, and they also know how to seek out other talented musicians because Satsang was coming in hot.
The inaugural South Park Music & Camping Festival, presented by Cannabis Network Radio & KTCL 93.3FM, will take place on 4th of July Weekend (July 3 - 5, 2014) at the beautiful American Safari Ranch in Fairplay, Colorado. South Park Music Festival (SPMF) celebrates a love for music and our rights and freedom of choice by honoring the legalization of cannabis in Colorado over the country's Independence Day weekend.
As we approach the second anniversary of the slaying of Trayvon Martin there are still a lot of challenges to face in regards to the search for Justice and Equality.Only recently, we have witnessed the shenanigans of how justice was served in the Jordon Davis trial, where a black teenager was provoked unnecessarily to his death. We ask ourselves how many other circumstances that run parallel to these two cases, throughout, and have never seen the light of day when it comes to national and international publicity.Yes, racism is still alive and kicking. <
After a beach-bumming, sun-soaking, toe-tapping, sold-out great time was had earlier this year, Dark Star Orchestra and Island Gigs are excited to be teaming up once again to host the Jamaican JAM IN THE SAND II at the adults only (all-inclusive) Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa in Negril, Jamaica, February 28 - March 4, 2014.
Grammy-winning reggae band Steel Pulse has released Put Your Hoodies On [4 Trayvon], a song dedicated to Trayvon Martin. Composed by lead singer David “Dread” Hinds, the song was released during the trial of George Zimmerman and is available as a free download here. “The song is a plea for justice,” says Hinds. "Steel Pulse has been campaigning and watching this case since February 26th 2012.
Steel Pulse may have explored various styles of music since they started out in 1975, but when it comes to the message, the UK’s Grammy – Winning reggae band has remained close to their roots. The Group have continued their commitment to fighting injustice, educating the masses, and promoting positive messages through spiritually uplifting music.“We just can’t ignore the politics, because every life and soul that’s born on this earth is a political manoeuvre for someone, at some point”, Hinds explains.
Steel Pulse may have explored various styles of music since they started out in 1975, but when it comes to the message, the UK’s Grammy – Winning reggae band has remained close to their roots. The Group have continued their commitment to fighting injustice, educating the masses, and promoting positive messages through spiritually uplifting music.