Author Archives: IRIE

Roots | SNWMF

SNWMF Introduction The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival promotes “conscious” music. Conscious music is music with a message of peace, unity and brotherhood, which transcends the divisions of race and culture. Over the past twenty two years we have endeavored to build a community where Conscious music, Roots music, and World music is embraced. Where […]

Rock | Warren Smith, SNWMF Founder

Irie Magazine | ROCK - Warren Smith - SNWMF 2015

Warren Smith, SNWMF Founder Introduction Warren Smith’s career spans over four decades in nearly all aspect of the music industry.  He produced benefit rock concerts in Northern California during the late 60s.  In the 70s, he embraced reggae music and started Epiphany Records as well as RBI (Reggae Booking International). In Jamaica, Warren produced some of […]

Cali Treez

No War These three talented artists BZ Bwai, Adam Willis and Alex Puente are on the path to set a new musical standard once again. They are Cali Treez, a fusion of Reggae, Rock, Hip-Hop, and RnB. These talented musicians have been formulating a new wave of music called ‘Mash-Up.’ Combining the elements from each […]

Mighty Mystic

Cali Green “Think of God as a great ocean …though we all might take different streams and rivers to get to him,we’re all essentially going to the same place.” MIGHTY MYSTIC Considered one of the new leaders in the US Reggae scene, reggae artist Mighty Mystic’s fresh sound and musical diversity have proven to be […]

Jashwha Moses

The Free Bird “Jashwha delivers formidable roots reggae – the kind that dominated Jamaica’s sound systems in the mid to late 1970’s.” MOJO MAGAZINE In the early 1980’s, Joshua (Jashwha) Moses was one of Bristol, UK’s most popular live performers. He took his brand of Roots Reggae on tour across the UK and Europe, with […]