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Archive for August, 2015

Aug
17/15
Common Kings On Their Fall 2015 Tour

Common Kings, a four piece Polynesian Pop/Rock/Reggae/R&B band from Costa Mesa, CA have just kicked off their fall tour that will see the group touring through the end of October. Lets check up on the dates spanning from California to New York and in between. (more…)

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Aug
17/15
Aug
16/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Rian Basilio & The Roosters

Rian Basilio and The Roosters is a 9-piece roots reggae group that blends funk, jazz, dub and soul, while calling Waikoloa Village, Hawai’i home. On August 7th, they released their latest album Birds of Paradise, a record that was 3.5 years in the making. In light of this release, The Pier is giving away their new song “Sweet Mary”, featuring Marlon Asher, for FREE this week only…. (more…)

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Aug
15/15
Video: Beebs & Her Money Makers – Crazy

The Pier has enjoyed the resurgence of Ska as many of us are predicting when that 4th wave Ska movement will sweep through the streets having kids skankin’ as hard as the generations before them. One of those groups leading the way in the Ska movement is Orlando, Florida’s Beebs and Her Money Makers. We recent sat down with Beebs in an interview with our own Blake Taylor that you can read by clicking HERE! In the meantime, enjoy this video for the song “Crazy” that features Aaron Barrett of Reel Big Fish

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Aug
13/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

It is a huge weekend for us older reggae and punk fans with tons of long-time performing bands playing this weekend including NOFX, Bad Religion, and Lagwagon, as well as Jimmy Cliff, Yellowman, and Bob Marley’s Roots Rock Reggae 70th birthday celebration featuring Stephen “Ragga” Marley. But keep reading this edition of The Pier’s Weekend show locator for even more music including where the big reggae party is happening this weekend as well as all the other tours and festivals we found for the next three days. (more…)

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Aug
12/15
‘it crazy but it life’ EP by The Hot Rain Band

The Hot Rain Band, known for backing and performing with J Boog, has announced the August 21st release of their new EP “It Crazy But It Life. The Oahu, Hawaii based 4 piece will take this EP on the raod with them this fall with SOJA and J Boog… (more…)

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Aug
11/15
Aug
11/15
The Pier: Catching Up with Inner Circle

Days after the end of a three-week-long European tour, we spoke with Roger Lewis, co-founder of the iconic band Inner Circle. With a huge collection of beloved reggae tunes such as “Bad Boys” and “Sweat (A La La La La Long)” behind them, we spoke with Roger regarding the band’s upcoming west coast tour, new music, (more…)

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Aug
10/15
Updated Concert Articles

Since June 1st, The Pier has attended 6 amazing live events that we wanted to update you on. These 6 shows include live performances, photos and set-lists of Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, Stick Figure, J Boog, Mike Pinto, The Hot Rain Band a long with Rootfire at the Beach in addition to Wakarusa and NW Roots festivals… (more…)

Aug
09/15
Video: Dirty Heads – My Sweet Summer (Acoustic)

Jam In The Van was in full effect at this past California Roots Music & Arts Festival in May. In addition to filming the likes of Fishbone, Fortunate Youth, Beebs & Her Money Makers, Ethan Tucker, KBong they also filmed Dirty Heads inside their Solar-Powered van. You can read all about Jam In The Van by clicking HERE! Check out all of the other videos Jam In The Van has by clicking HERE! Kudos to anyone who catches The Pier sticker inside their van…

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09/15
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09/15
Aug
09/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Zen Robbi

The Long Beach Funk-Rock that is Zen Robbi is teasing the release of their new album Dead Man’s Hand, set for the fall, with the early release of the albums first single, “Lazy Boy”. The song is FREE on our homepage this week only. Read more about the band, song and upcoming album… (more…)

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Aug
08/15
Mike Love’s ‘Love Will Find A Way’

Hawai’i’s Mike Love has a new album dropping September 1st, 2015 titled Love Will Find A Way. As a result, Mike Love will be marching out on a National tour to promote the forthcoming release beginning September 9th. (more…)

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Aug
06/15
Getting to Know Beebs & Her Money Makers

The history of Beebs and Her Money Makers is shrouded in mystery and lore. Legend has it, after a top-secret government project, the super human group was cryogenically frozen for an undocumented length of time. (more…)

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