Brrrr, it’s getting cold! This is a great weekend to head out of town for some warmer weather and catch some great shows. Check out this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator to find out where to go this weekend for reggae, rock, acoustic, punk, and hip hop shows all over the country. Head to the South this weekend for Atmosphere, Tribal Seeds, Dirty Heads, Ballyhoo!, and Iration; or catch some rays in the desert and beaches of the Southwest with Hot Water Music, New Kingston, One Drop, and Jason DeVore. (more…)
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Still celebrating the return of southern California’s Surf-Rock-Reggae quartet with The B Foundation, we thought we would post the last music video the group released for the song “Too Damn Tough” off the 2009 album release of Souvenirs Novelties and Party Tricks. They have their first show back on Friday, Nov 28th at DiPiazza’s in Long Beach, CA. They’ve also discussed plans to release a Live Album – Read more about The B Foundation’s return by clicking HERE! Enjoy the throwback song & video…
Earlier this year, on the 11th of March, 311 celebrated 311 Day with a concert and a release of their latest record, Stereolithic. Now, on Nov. 18th, 311 will follow their 11th studio record with the release of their second live album, a recording from their big 311 Day bi-annual concert. (more…)
The bill for the 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is starting to look pretty thick. Following a strong list of acts revealed in the initial artist, California Root’s Presents Inc. has now revealed the second round of artists with acts that continue to push the boundaries of the Monterey gathering.
Kevin Kinsella, founder of such groups as John Brown’s Body and 10 Ft Ganja Plant, is celebrating the release of his fourth solo studio album with Riding Higher Still via his own I Town Records. Download a taste of the new release with the titled track “Riding Higher Still”, available for FREE… (more…)
I have to be honest when I say that the classic days of MTV Unplugged is what influenced The Pier to explore a video approach with The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. So you could imagine how excited we were to see MTV put out an amazingly quality production with German based Reggae-Roots-Dancehall artist, Gentleman. In fact, in the 25 years MTV has ran the series, they have never featured a reggae artist, until now! Released on Nov 7th, the performance includes guest appearances by Ky-Mani Marley, Campino, Marlon Roudette, Shaggy, Milky Chance, Tanya Stephens, Christopher Martin, Martin Jondo and Tamika. You can pick up the new 31 track unplugged album on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…
Jamaican roots reggae empress, Etana, just released her fourth studio album I Rise on Oct. 28th, 2014 via VP Records. This marks a special release for Etana as the album rose to #1 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album chart in just a week! (more…)
Welcome to another addition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator. Between Reggae, Rock, Punk & Hip Hop, we have some shows lined up from east to west. Chill out this weekend with Ziggy Marley, Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds, Michael Franti, and The Wailers; or hit the mosh pit with Bad Religion, NOFX, Rise Against, Pennywise, and Hot Water Music.
Here is the video premiere of Australia’s own, John Butler Trio performing a stripped down acoustic version of their song “Gonna Be a Long Time”. The video was shot on location at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colorado courtesy of director Tage Plantell. This is the 7th installment to The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series and the second international artist we’ve had the pleasure of shooting for the series. Read more about the John Butler Trio, the production & our director, by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…
Since 1974, The Belly Up Tavern has become a landmark in the Southern California music scene. Located just north of central San Diego in Solana Beach, the legendary venue has become a major attraction to all artists traveling through the Southwestern part of the United States from all regions of the world. (more…)