Midnite Live at The Independent, San Francisco, CA 2007

Here is a phenomenal live performance from Midnite, which occurred on October 8, 2007 at The Independent in San Francisco, CA.  If you are anything like me, it has taken you a while to vibe with this band.  I am… Continue Reading


Peter Tosh Tour Date Registry Update plus Interview (Boston, 1976)

MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG and TOSH TOUR DATE REGISTRY contributor Andreas von der Heide documented the following unknown dates recently: 1979 FEBRUARY 1 UCD COFFEEHO– USE, UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, USA 1978 NOVEMBER 27 PARADISO AMSTERDAM NETHERLANDS (DATE CHANGE) 1982-xx-xx (1982-08-01?) ALOHA STADIUM, HONOLULU,… Continue Reading


Bob Marley interview Los Angeles, CA, 1973 plus Musician Magazine profile (1980)

This interview by journalist Wanda Coleman was conducted while the Wailers were on tour in California in the fall of 1973. Here is an interview and profile from the April 1, 1980 issue of MUSICIAN magazine.  Click on the image to… Continue Reading


MIDNIGHT DREAD reggae radio program #6 with Melody Makers debut

as aired 33 years ago January 7th, 1980 – featuring this 1979 REGGAE NEWS and plenty nuff hot musical shots “I had just finished wrapping up months of volunteer work editing this full up edition of the REGGAE NEWS when… Continue Reading



HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL OF YOU REGGAE FANS AND DUBHEADS! “Tonight Northern California is again experiencing very heavy rains & storms just like another Sunday night on December 23rd, 1979 when Roger Steffens & myself sloshed our ways to the… Continue Reading


Augustus Pablo, Live Berkeley, CA 1984 (Complete Soundboard) Rare

Augustus Pablo October 6, 1984 Greek Theater Berkeley, CA Intro> Allstar instrum. Weddin’ Skank Cassava Piece Lover’s Rock Satta Massagana Real Rock Dub East of the River Nile Africa Must Be Free Earth’s Rightful Ruler Unknown Track >Drum Song


Roger Steffens Remembers Marley, California, 1979

“Is God who mek everybody, and him mek a way for the black man that the white man have to follow, because out of the black man came the white man, all me” – Bob Marley, Santa Barbara, July 23,… Continue Reading