Roots

13 Mar 2017

We wanna send you and a friend to see Chronixx @ Ace of Spades in Sacramento!

Lately, when I’m feeling down or defeated, there’s nothing like some socially aware music with bangin’ beats to get me out of my funk. And it’s not just me that Chronixx is that’s uplifting, Jamaican musician Chronixx has ignited a torch in people’s hearts the world over and is confidently lighting the

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08 Jan 2016

Dub Mission Moves To Friday, Starting Tonight With Jahdan Blakkamoore

Your favorite Sunday night reggae club is now your favorite every-second-Friday reggae club. Dub Mission officially moves to second Fridays with tonight’s show featuring INTA!-national reggae superstar Jahdan Blakkamoore plus your resident Dub Mission faves DJ Sep and Vinnie Esparza at the Elbo Room. The legendary dancehall dub club night has

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19 Jan 2015

Win FREE TICKETS to see The Wailers Perform ‘LEGEND’ @ Independent SF!

Together with Bob Marley, the Wailers have sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide. In England alone, they’ve notched up over twenty chart hits, including seven Top 10 entries. Outside of their groundbreaking work with Marley, the Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the

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19 Jan 2015

Win FREE TICKETS to see The Wailers Perform ‘Exodus’ @ Independent SF!

Together with Bob Marley, the Wailers have sold in excess of 250 million albums worldwide. In England alone, they’ve notched up over twenty chart hits, including seven Top 10 entries. Outside of their groundbreaking work with Marley, the Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the

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13 Sep 2014

Win Tickets to Fortunate Youth @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn!

  Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay reggae stand-outs. Rising from various bands, they’ve created a phenomenal 6-piece masterpiece bringing more fire to the stage than ever before. Combining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines united with multiple harmonies, boisterous guitar solos, and heavy keys separates Fortunate Youth

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22 Nov 2010

Capital “C” Cafe Experience at Roots Cafe

You’ve seen a French movie, right? You know how the ludicrously attractive, ethereal girl will talk about stuff with the swarthy guy over coffee? They’ll be musing about love, life, or whatever with their pretty lips while even-tempo jazz and the clinks of coffee cups happen in the background? And

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10 Jun 2009

FREE Jerk Chicken @ Wednesday Reggae Nights with A Real Jamaican

  At the last reggae night at M Lounge we listened to the latest music from the island courtesy a recently returned couple who asked a local to make them a disc.  Nevermind that they were two whitefolk from Jersey, the music was straight Jamaican, which would disappoint fans of

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