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EASY STAR ALL-STARS KICK OFF 2017 WEST COAST TOUR

16-STOP TOUR WITH SUPPORT FROM THE LATE ONES AND THE ELOVATORS Summer will start a little early this year with the Easy Star All-Stars kicking off their West Coast Tour 2017 at the legendary Monterey Fairgrounds, as the band’s first ever appearance at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival marks the first show on a 16-stop outing. The tour will run through late June as the band returns to reggae-friendly cities across the West Coast and Mountains. Supporting acts include The Late [...]

April 28th, 2017|Tags: |

PASSAFIRE TO RELEASE LONGSHOT MAY 12

Pre orders begin March 31st with the release of the first two singles. Progressive reggae-rock pioneers Passafire will be releasing Longshot, their sixth full-length album - and third release on indie reggae powerhouse Easy Star Records - on May 12. The record will be available for pre order starting March 31st, which will include two advance songs, “Longshot” and “Blow.” The physical pre order for the release will include CDs, LPs, a limited edition signed poster print, and an exclusive new t-shirt. Longshot [...]

April 14th, 2017|Tags: |

THE SKINTS AND PASSAFIRE JOIN 311 ON TOUR THIS SUMMER

Two Easy Star bands will be out with legendary reggae rockers. The Skints will be playing for nearly a month in the Midwest and East coast, while Passafire will play four shows in the Southeast. Both bands will be first of three on the bill, with New Politics playing second. The tour goes into some well-known spots, like The Stone Pony outdoors in Asbury Park, The Maine State Pier, and the Huntington Bank Pavilion in Chicago. The Skints will be adding some of [...]

March 9th, 2017|Tags: , |

GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB TO RELEASE DUBTOPIA APRIL 7

Full-length follow up to The Big Smoke includes collaborations with Eva Lazarus, Lady Chann, Parly B, and Taiwan MC Gentleman’s Dub Club and Easy Star Records are proud to announce the launch of pre-orders for Dubtopia starting today. All orders will receive an instant download of the songs “Dancing In The Breeze” and “Fire In The Hole” featuring Parly B and Eva Lazarus. “Fire In The Hole” is sure to find a good home in the sound systems of fans around the globe [...]

February 17th, 2017|Tags: |

BACKBEAT SOUNDSYSTEM ANNOUNCE NEW EP

INTO THE LIGHT  IS SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 7th VIA EASY STAR RECORDS Following the success of Backbeat Soundsystem’s debut album Together Not Apart (Easy Star Records), the Cornwall-based 8-piece reggae outfit, is back with a new EP Into The Light  and a ten date UK tour starting this week.  Into The Light, which is set for release on October 7th on Easy Star Records, features 5 new songs that are a natural progression from their debut album. Vocalist Dean Forrest enthusiastically states, [...]

October 3rd, 2016|Tags: |