Cali Roots is excited to kick off a series of shows leading up to the 2022 California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Included in the series is Cali Roots Sessions: San Francisco slated for October 23-24. Set to take place at The Midway, located in the Dogpatch district of San Francisco, this event includes performances from legendary reggae artists Stephen Marley, J Boog, The Green, FIJI, Anthony B, Yellowman, Don Carlos and more!
Late-Nite Productions is proud to present "Tahoe Island Vibes", a co-headlining show featuring Pepper and J-Boog and very special guest Vana Liya and DJ Dubfyah live at Montbleu Resort and Casino Showroom. This is taking place on Friday, August 8, 2021 and doors open at 7pm. Advance tickets are available for $39.50 in person at Montbleu Box Office, by phone 775.588.3515, or online www.Ticketmaster.com - $44.50 day of show (plus tax / fee’s)
As Monterey woke up for day two of Cali Roots, there was a heavy overcast throughout the neighborhood. Thankfully clouds and thick fog are nothing new to reggae enthusiasts, and the festival proceeded without missing a beat. Day two was a day which focused on roots, both of Reggae and heritage. The artists that played Saturday had a much more thematic tie to family bonds, both those that we are born with, and the family we chose as we go through life.
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.
J Boog (Jerry Afemata), a reggae singer of Samoan descent was born in Long Beach and raised in Compton, CA. He is the youngest of seven brothers and one sister who come from hard-working parents that relentlessly instilled a strong cultured household.
J Boog has just premiered his latest music video “Good Cry” featuring Chaka Demus. A true work of art from his most recent album entitled Wash House Ting released in November, 2016. Filmed in Kingston, Jamaica's Majesty Gardens, J Boog and his film crew were able to set up camp thanks to legendary dancehall hype man and sound specialist Joe Lickshot.
A little over a month ago Samoan Reggae Artist and Compton Native J Boog announced the release date (Nov 18, 2016) of his long awaited album. Five years after releasing his sophomore album Backyard Boogie J Boog and his Bay Area/Hawaii based Record Label The Wash House Music Group, have finally released J Boog's much anticipated third album Wash House Ting.