Jannus Live was the last stop on the domestic schedule as the Legends of Inner circle tagged along the Calm before the Storm Tour Headlined by SOja and joined by Murs. check out the Gallery below .
Last year, SOJA played over 100 shows in 17 countries on 4 continents. It’s through constant touring and the need to spread their positive message about the earth, that SOJA is the dominant force on the reggae scene now. Their shows also happen to be lots of fun!
This tour, dubbed Calm Before the Storm Spring Tour 2014, will have the band finding its way through various cities along the East coast, including a stop at the Hangout Festival in Orange Beach, Alabama this May. The tour continues around the rest of the US trough this summer. Check out sojamusic.com for more info. Read more
Genre-melding ’90s rockers Big Sugar staged a comeback with Revolutions Per Minute in 2011 followed by the live album Eliminate Ya! in 2013, and now the reunited group have yet another new record. Yardstyle is out on April 15 through eOne Music.
This acoustic record includes brand new songs, along with reworked versions of old material. It’s inspired by the band’s jam sessions on the tour bus and in the backstage lounge before shows. Read more
International Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths and legendary reggae/gospel singer Judy Mowatt, two thirds of the world famous I-Threes group, who provided backing vocals for reggae superstar Bob Marley in the 70′s, were honored with the “Reggae Ambassador’s Award” in New York by VP Records and Groovin Inc., sponsor and organizer of the fourth annual Groovin In The Park concert respectively. The awards were presented to the ladies for their supreme artistry, outstanding achievement and contribution to the development and promotion of reggae worldwide. Read more
Jamaican dancehall and reggae star Vybz Kartel has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Following his conviction last month, Kartel received the harshest sentence of any of his co-defendants: he will serve 35 years in jail before he will be eligible for parole. Read more