Sound Summit returns to the majestic Mountain Theater on the slopes of Mount Tamalpais on Saturday, September 7, for a day of great music and celebration. This year’s event features an eclectic and diverse lineup. Co-headlining the intimate gathering are two indie-rock icons: virtuosic guitarist and deft lyricist Courtney Barnett and rock/folk/psychedelic powerhouse Kurt Vile.

Boston Calling has experienced some unlucky weather days in the past, but this year we went three for three with another stunning day at the Harvard Athletic Complex. The only thing stronger than the sun today was the size of the crowds. After a quieter Saturday, GA tickets were sold out for Sunday, and the crowds arrived early.

Music fans from 33 states - and Sweden! - congregated to the inaugural In the Pines concert event on Saturday, with rousing performances by Dwight Yoakam, Elle King, Paul Cauthen, and Wyatt Flores.


As fans poured into the Monterey Fairgrounds for the second day of Cali Roots, the clouds in the sky had parted from the night before, leaving only the ones closer to the ground fans had made themselves. The warm weather set the tone for the day to come as day two would celebrate the genre’s history and feature both its newest and tenured performers.

Cali Roots, the annual California Montereggae classic, has proven itself time and time again as not just the family reunion but the spiritual gathering of the year in the American reggae scene. Its 13th year at the Monterey County Fairgrounds proved to be quite possibly the greatest in the festival's tenure, showcasing the unabridged history of the genre, from the new and upcoming to celebrating the Marley legacy, and just about everything in between.

Just outside Martinsville, tucked away down amongst a hollow of southern Virginia, you will find Pop’s Farm, the home of Rooster Walk. The Rooster Walk Musical Festival started in 2009 as an annual party to honor high school friends and to raise money in their names for charity. It has since become one of the finest regional music festivals in the nation, with a dedicated fan base eager to ‘get their strut on’ every Memorial Day weekend.

Fresh off their first album release in 15 years, California Hip-Hop supergroup Living Legends brings over a century of experience between their members to the studio and the stage with every song. As they celebrate their latest reunion, Grateful Web got to sit down with the project’s founding members The Grouch and Luckyiam to speak with them about the differences between musical generations, their opinions on AI in music, and the connection they feel between Hip-Hop and Reggae.

Cleveland locals turned national touring sensation, Tropidelic has prioritized their art and ambition above all else. An amalgamation of Reggae, Funk, Hip-Hop, and the onstage energy every artist should strive to embody, the project has become an undeniable force in the community. Grateful Web got the chance to sit down with the project’s frontmen Matthew Roads and James Begin at this year’s Cali Roots Festival to talk about their process, their evolution as artists, and even their venture into the music promotion sphere.

The 3rd annual Mission Bayfest will be taking place on September 27-29, 2024 at the scenic Mariner’s Point Park. Fans will be met with high energy musical performances accompanied by local food vendors, as well as bartenders pouring an assortment of craft beers & cocktails.
This year the festival has expanded to three days, Friday - Sunday, featuring over 30 acts and now has a second stage with some of San Diego's finest DJ's playing between band sets.


In a circle as tightly knit as the reggae community, word has traveled fast about the genre’s newest superstars “The Elovaters.” Since forming a few short years ago they have taken the reggae world by storm through an unrelenting series of tours and album releases, earning the respect of fans and peers alike.

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