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Announcing “Surrounded by the Sound Music & Arts Festival”

After 4 years of being known as Irie Vibes Music Festival, the founders and host band (Sun-Dried Vibes) have parted ways with Irie Vibes and have recreated the festival and its experience as Surrounded by the Sound Music & Arts Festival. We are proud to present the Southeast and East Coast’s Premier Grassroots Reggae/Rock Festival with 3 full days of the best music in the genre alongside progressive and new art and beautiful camping adventures. To learn more about the festival, please visit the website!

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SDV Closes 2017 On High Notes

After wrapping up a few nice Fall Tour runs supporting Ballyhoo!, Zach Deputy & Through the Roots, SDV closes out 2017 with a few headlining dates as well as shows announced with Passafire, The Supervillians, Stick Figure & The Movement. The Vibes will also be working to complete the rest of their 3rd Full Length Album, “Stay Hopeful,” at Ocean Industries in Charleston, SC with an anticipated release in Spring 2017. Be on the look out for more exciting news and 2017 tour dates to be announced soon!!bsetourposterdtyftourposter

  Prophet of Positivity Strikes with Another Amazing Collaboration

Our beloved frontman, Zach Fowler, has made magic once again with our brother Tropidelic, from Cleveland, OH. Check out the single, “Atonement,” off their up-coming album “The Hard North.”

California Roots Festival Invites
SDV Back to Back Years

Not many bands in the American Reggae/Rock Genre can say they have played both California Roots Festival (Monterey, CA) and California Roots – The Carolina Sessions (Wilmington, NC & Myrtle Beach, SC) BACK TO BACK YEARS…. But Sun-Dried Vibes most certainly can boast this amazing honor. We are humbled to be recognized by one of the most progressive Talent Buyers in the scene and we are grateful for the opportunities that have been given to us!caliroots

(SDV after a Pop-Up Acoustic Performance at California Roots 2016)

SDV Links with SugarShack Sessions Again

Sugarshack Sessions and Sun-Dried Vibes make magic once again at Cali Roots – The Carolina Sessions. 3 Videos released of BRAND NEW MUSIC that will be featured on the up-coming album “Stay Hopeful.” Check out the video below of “Smoke Session” featuring Jeremy Anderson of TreeHouse and visit our videos page to check out additional songs like “Hopeful” & “I&I.”

Sun-Dried Vibes Crushes Cali Roots – The Carolina Sessions for 2nd Year 

SDV pulled off a spectacular set in Myrtle Beach for the 3rd Annual California Roots – The Carolina Sessions. Including guest appearances from Chris & Prowla of Fear Nuttin Band, Jeremy Anderson of TreeHouse & Jesse of Oogee Wawa. This performance left attendees floored by the amount of pure passion and love that was displayed on stage!img_2150 img_1981

 Bangbox Percussion Selects SDV

Bangbox Percussion selects Sun-Dried Vibes as one of their first bands to have a fan funded Bangbox Cajon awarded to them! Check out the amazing things Bangbox Percussion is doing for bands in the Reggae/Rock Scene!

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New 2016 Festivals Announced

California, Carolina and Florida get a heavy dose of the Vibes on three very crucial reggae festivals in early 2016. Beginning with an already SOLD OUT One Love Cali Reggae Fest in Santa Ana, CA on Feb. 13th, followed by a stellar Reggae Rise Up in St. Petersburg, FL on March 5th which rolls into a return to California Roots: Carolina Sessions on April 9th in Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

SDV Gets Invited to Jam in the Van at Cali Roots 2015


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SEG: Sweetwine Entertainment Group adds Sun-Dried Vibes
to their roster

SEG, a respected Entertainment Group out of Denver, CO adds progressive southeastern act to ever expanding roster of world class talent.


Sugarshack Sessions: Young One

Check out our acoustic version of Young One, big thanks to Sugarshack for having us come by and record one of our favorite songs.


Sun-Dried Vibes Land Deal with PRS Guitars

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We are beyond humbled to be welcomed to the PRS family, this company represents everything SDV stands for. We couldn’t be happier with the way these guitars feel, look, and sound.
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Road to Cali Roots Tour

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37 cities in 12 weeks left us feeling an overwhelming sense of growth. We had an amazing time going to new markets all around the country spreading our message of positivity and love. Special thanks to California Roots Fest, Ziontific Music & Arts Fest, Pacific Beach Jam Fest, and the countless bands for helping us break into their respective scene.


California Roots Festival Adds Sun-Dried Vibes

SDV just played The 6th Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival!
SDV is humbled and honored to have shared the stage with so many amazing acts such as SOJA, Steel Pulse, The Roots, Chronixx and many more!

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California Roots: Carolina Sessions gets Sun-Dried!

We had a blast in September rocking the stage at the 2nd Annual Cali Roots: Carolina Sessions in Wilmington, NC! Check out this amazing video from our friends at Stapozi Creations.


 SDV’s Sophomore Album “Back2Square1” debuts at #6 on iTunes Reggae Charts!

Purchase “Back2Square1” on iTunes HERE.
Official “Back2Square1” Music Video