| Nov 12, 2012
Royal George Theater
Nov 13 thru Nov 25th
The men of Gentleman’s Rule have been working hard in the studio and on stage to prepare for the launch of their debut album, Act Accordingly, which will...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Over the last couple of weeks you might have noticed I am a superstitious person when it comes to my routine before and while I am boating.
It starts when dressing. Which shirt, pants and hat have the right mojo for the event I am attending that day?...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:07 PM
It took the Natural Thrill some time to get all their pieces together, but when the four-piece band finally fell in place, a polished EP was created.
The Huntington Beach-based rock-reggae fusion band has been together for barely six months, but their...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:46 AM
AuthorHouse; 146 pages
Poor Merlot. After Paul Giamatti uttered that now-famous line in the 2004 romantic comedy "Sideways" — the one about not drinking Merlot. Seriously, do I even need to quote it? — news...
| Mar 14, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
In his well-intentioned but self-serving documentary “Reincarnated,” Snoop Dogg—sorry, Snoop Lion, his new reggae persona—says many things he can’t substantiate:
>> Hip-hop is a form of reggae and...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Laguna Beach should be celebrated as a music colony — especially for world-class reggae — as much as an art colony.
It started back in the late '70s, when Laguna native Eric "Redz" Morton was 21 and gigging as the bassist in a L.A. Latin...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 5:26 PM
The 2013 Grammy Awards fiesta started with flashy, feel-good performances by Taylor Swift, Elton John with Ed Sheeran and FUN.
Swift sang "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" in a playful Alice in Wonderland-meets-Cirque du Soleil setting while FUN...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu
Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m., $25-$75, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, thebushnell.org
As a teenager, Matisyahu — the shape-shifting Chassidic-reggae-hip-hop...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The Grammys gave out awards in 81 categories Sunday, but it may be a full week or two until we know who some of the real winners were. The performance-heavy telecast is largely just one 3½-hour concert, and if past Grammy Awards are any indication, it...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the morning of Barack Obama's second inauguration, and four members of the planning committee for Hartford's Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival sat down to draw up the agenda for this year's event, slated for Aug....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:34 AM
organization: AT&T Performing Arts Center Presents The Wailers
date: November 15
address: Annette Strauss Square 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX
contact: November 15; 8 p.m.
Annette Strauss Square
Tickets $25 - $35
For millions of reggae fans, the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Best Reggae: I Anbassa
I Anbassa is one of the hardest-working bands in the area, with new gigs constantly popping up around the state. If you're looking to check them out, there's always a local show on the horizon, usually within a couple of days and...