Cornerstone Reggae -
Headlining Carpinteria

California-based, Cornerstone, has been pumping out high-energy reggCalifornia-based, Cornerstone, has been pumping out high-energy reggae since 2005. Their style has evolved into an emerging urban reggae sound like no other. Comprised of Santa Barbara’s local reggae veterans, this all- star line up fuses traditional reggae with a conscious Californian vibe to create a unique sound, while staying true to the fundamentals of roots reggae. Cornerstone has had the honor of sharing the stage with musical legends such as, Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Don Carlos, Toots and the Maytals and many more.

The new album, self-titled “Cornerstone” was mastered by two-time Grammy nominated mastering engineer, John Greenham and delivers a sonic wave of timeless reggae music. ae since 2005. Their style has evolved into an emerging urban reggae sound like no other. Comprised of Santa Barbara’s local reggae veterans, this all- star line up fuses traditional reggae with a conscious Californian vibe to create a unique sound, while staying true to the fundamentals of roots reggae. Cornerstone has had the honor of sharing the stage with musical legends such as, Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Don Carlos, Toots and the Maytals and many more.

To listen to their music, click here:
https://soundcloud.com/cornerstonereggae
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Kyle Smith - Headlining Ventura! 

Reggae rock singer-songwriter Kyle Smith, from Ventura, California, offers his blend of Southern California style reggae with melodic acoustic rock that is catchy, truthful, and humorous. Kyle's roots come from years of his troubled youth and addiction while living in Long Beach, CA. His self-titled debut EP gives you a glimpse of the life he endured with songs like “Dope Fiend” and “Jaded” all the while keeping an uplifting spirit and tempo. Kyle is a warrior, and a beacon of light whose goal in life is to give hope and spread positive vibes with his music. His talent is raw, natural, and unforced. Whether solo with his guitar, or backed with a band, Kyle stands tall and proud. With a flash of his smile he immediately warms up the room and invites you into his world.

https://kylesmithjams.com
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The Kicks - Carpinteria

The Kicks have been bringing their unique progressive roots reggae sound and positive vibes to the Central Coast of California and beyond since 2003. Driven to play out of a passion for life and a deep love of music and friends, The Kicks deliver a unique and soulful blend of roots era reggae, jazz and ska which never fails to get the crowd dancing!

Led by front woman Reese Galido’s soulful and heart felt vocals, The Kicks find a rare balance on a musical level that is complimented by wicked guitar and saxophone solos all backed by pulsing roots riddim’s. This beautifully woven tapestry of music delivers The Kicks positive message and they immediately connect with any crowd demographic.

The Kicks have had the honor of sharing the stage with such acts as Stephen Marley, Don Carlos, SOJA, Groundation, The English Beat, Katchafire, Tony Rebel, Dezarie, Queen Ifrica, Rootz Underground, Eek-a-Mouse, HR of Bad Brains, The Black Seeds and many more.

They have become a staple for modern roots reggae on the Central Coast of California and now are taking their music and message to the mainstream. The Kicks truly transcend the reggae genre and will surely win the hearts of new fans in each town they visit on their continual pursuit to create music that is not only positive and socially conscious, but true in its purist sense.

www.thekicksreggae.com
 
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DJ Hecktik

DJ Hecktik will perform in Ventura and Carpinteria!

Music is his savior and DJ Hecktik continues to save us all with outstanding style and incomparable skill.

At the tender age of 13, Josh Stanford, better known as DJ Hecktik, began to experiment with DeeJaying at Montecito "ELMO." His youth group leader, Kris Watanabe, was a DJ. Attending youth group classes in exchange for DJ lessons helped change his life for the better and so did the music. Once he started in 1993 he never stopped. Now having over 20 years of experience, Hecktik gives back as much as he can. He is Santa Barbara Counties most established Turntablist. Performing at weddings, music festivals, private parties, events, nightclubs and more. Consistently dominating DJ battles, "Hecktik" has been featured in DJ Times Magazine, and Scratch Magazine, as well as being highly sought after as a radio mix show producer. DJ Hecktik is currently on the Rico & Mambo Moring Show on Q95.9! He has also performed on 103.3 The Vibe, KPAT "95.7 the Beat", KISS 107.7FM, and 91.9 KCSB. Hecktik is performing all over Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, and has also performed on stage, and in the studio, with hip hop artists such as KRS-ONE, G-Eazy, Too Short, ZION-I, T-Pain, GZA from the Wu-tang Clan, Talib Kweli, DJ Mustard & YG, 2 Live Crew, DPG, Slum Village and more. Check him out on line at www.djhecktik.com
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