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Archive for May, 2015

May
23/15
The Pier: Catching Up with Trevor Hall

The first big act of this year’s Cali Roots, playing on the festival’s spacious Bowl stage, was Trevor Hall. The singer/songwriter best known for his acoustical repertoire kicked off the festivities with a rather early set that started at noon on Friday. (more…)

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May
23/15
‘Fast Times’ by Ballyhoo!

Just before their performance at House of Rock in Corpus Cristi, Texas, Ballyhoo! front-man Howi Spangler spoke with The Pier about the origins of the band’s latest summer single “Fast Times,” and hinted at the possibility of a new album. (more…)

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May
21/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

It is Cali Roots weekend! But the Pier’s Weekend Show Locator still found plenty of other shows for those not attending Cali Roots this year including Face to Face, Rebelution, Matisyahu, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Rx Bandits, Strung Out, and many more.
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May
19/15
Video Premiere: Zach Deputy – Live Funky Improv

Here is the Video Premiere to Zach Deputy performing a LIVE Funky Improv for The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. The video comes courtesy of Director Tage Plantell and Co-Produced by Kit Chalberg and was shot on location at The Oriental Theater in Denver, CO. To read more about this production, the Director and the genius that is Zach Deputy, click HERE!

For Booking Inquiries or to be shot for The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series email Kit@ThePier.org Enjoy the Live Funky Improv…

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May
19/15
May
19/15
The Pier: Catching Up with Iration

Fresh off their Tales from the Sea tour, Iration has been hard at work both on the road and in the studio. Just before their performance at Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival, we spoke with bassist Adam Taylor, who discussed the band’s newest single, and offered us some exclusive details regarding their upcoming album release. (more…)

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May
18/15
Monterey or Bust Compilation 2015

After providing the physical sound-track to California Roots Festival in 2014, Rebel Sound Records is back with Vol. 2 of the Monterey Or Bust compilation. The compilation includes a good mix and a great starting point to anyone first discovering some of the beloved depth within the reggae-rock genre… (more…)

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May
17/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Mike Pinto

For over decade, singer-songwriter Mike Pinto as been blazing a trail with his story-teller style of Surf-Rock-Ska and Reggae. In 2015, he’s back with a brand new single titled “Peace of Mind” that he’s giving away for FREE, this week only via The Pier. Plus, he has some upcoming acoustic tour dates… (more…)

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May
15/15
May
15/15
Preview: 2015 Wakarusa Music Festival

With just a couple weeks to go, all the details surrounding Wakarusa have been announced. Set to kick off the month of June, this annual rite of passage for so many modern festival goers is lining up to be one of the most notable parties of the year. Once again featuring an impressive and lengthy list of talent, The Pier could not be more amped to get back atop the majestic Mulberry Mountain for this beautiful event. (more…)

May
15/15
Stephen Marley’s New Single & 2015 Tour

In addition to announcing plans for a tour this August and September, eight-time Grammy Award winning artist Stephen Marley will also be dropping a new single titled “Ghetto Boy” featuring Bounty Killer and Cobra(more…)

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May
14/15
The Pier: Catching Up with HIRIE

HIRIE, the sweet and soulful vocalist from Hawaii, now based out of Southern CA, is hard at work on a new studio album, several headlining performances, and this year’s theme song for Cali-Roots. We recently spoke with HIRIE, who took some time from rehearsal to give us some insight into her upcoming projects. (more…)

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May
14/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Another weekend is here we have another packed edition of The Per’s Weekend Show Locator…below find tons of great reggae, rock, acoustic, punk and even country shows including The Movement, Foo Fighters, Fortunate Youth on the Don’t Think Twice Tour, and Authority Zero’s 20 Year Anniversary show and live recording.
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May
12/15
The Pier: Zach Deputy’s Funky Improv

Coming Next Tuesday, May 19th, The Pier will premier Zach Deputy‘s Funky Improv via The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. Directed by Tage Plantell, Zach Deputy joins a Live Acoustic Series line-up that includes Dirty Heads, Iration, John Butler Trio, The Green, Cas Haley, Tarrus Riley a long with Passafire & Ballyhoo!(more…)

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May
12/15
Video: Xavier Rudd – Come People

Australian solo artist, Xavier Rudd, now fronts a band featuring a diverse group of musicians from Australia, South Africa, Samoa, Germany, Ireland and Papua New Guinea with The United Nations. Together, they released their first studio album Nanna that was mixed by Errol Brown at Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica. You can pick up the new 13 track album on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the music video to the leading single off Nanna with the song “Come People”

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