Sublime

LAW Records, in conjunction with The Nowell Family Foundation, are due to release a very special compilation, The House That Bradley Built, on September 4th, 2020. The new compilation features never-before-released acoustic covers from the catalogue of Bradley Nowell’s band, Sublime, performed by 20+ bands.

The BeachLife Festival, a first-of-its-kind event celebrating Southern California’s unique beach lifestyle, has just announced a wave of lineup additions for its second annual event happening May 1-3, 2020. Sublime with Rome, Colbie Caillat, King Yellowman, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, and more will join a previously announced bill stacked with artists who embody California’s iconic beach culture.

Rome Ramirez, the smooth harmonic lead singer from Sublime with Rome will join Duddy, iconic vocalist and guitarist of Dirty Heads, this Winter as they embark on a two month tour. Kicking off the tour the duo, Rome & Duddy, are set to release a new single “And It Stoned Me” to give fans a little taste of what is to come!

It was a summer New England weekend at the site of the Marshfield Fairgrounds in Marshfield, MA. The 7th Levitate Music & Arts Festival was underway with some big names in rock, reggae, blues, and jam music. Not only does it bring great music, but it also brings great philanthropy and a homegrown vibe. 

The video features vintage footage of the band over the last 20+ years, a retrospective of many milestones and collaborations in the band’s career, including performances from early days with Bradley Nowell (Sublime), Snoop Dogg (2009), Bob Weir (2011), Karl Denson, Sly and Robbie, Half Pint, and Pepper (2008).

Despite the weather forecasts throughout the few days prior to the event, mother nature decided she’d cooperate with the city of Cincinnati last weekend as Bunbury Music Festival took place at Yeatman’s Cove and Sawyer Point. The venue sits along the Ohio River, with three of Cincinnati’s bridges and several skyscrapers looming above the stages.  Northern Kentucky’s neighborhoods sit just across the river, providing the perfect backdrop for an urban music festival.

The late and indisputably great Bradley Nowell of 90’s rock phenomenon Sublime was only less-than-a-year shy of being inducted into the infinite 27 Club. His fatal heroin overdose in 1996, however, did not seal the fate for his reggae/ska stylee that ascended the alternative scene into what could have been arguably—the new sound of the 90’s.

On Tuesday July 22nd, SoCal based band Pepper released their new album, Pink Crustaceans and Good Vibrations.  Originally from Hawaii, the band brought their island rhythms and sounds with them to the mainland a few years back after they were noticed by a Los Angeles based indie record label.

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