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Sun-Dried Vibes Crushes
SBTS 2017

SDV hit a serious home run with this years Surrounded By The Sound Music and Arts Festival! With over 1,000 people in attendance for it’s inaugural year, the response was overwhelmingly positive and the future looks bright for SBTS in years to come. Early Bird/Have a Little Faith Tickets are already on sale for SBTS 2018. Click Here For SBTS 2018 Tickets. The Crew is already hard at work on securing sponsors and hand selecting another epic line up for next years event. If you have interest in sponsorship opportunities for you or your business, please email Zach at surroundedbythesoundmusicfest@gmail.com


New Album & Summer Tour Dates for Sun-Dried Vibes

The Vibes 3rd Full Length Album, “Stay Hopeful” is nearing completion and the band is stating this is their “best music made to date.” The album will have 16 tracks including features from Rebelution, Fear Nuttin Band, TreeHouse!, Roots of a Rebellion, Bumpin’ Uglies, Tropidelic and Of Good Nature. Release Date and more info to come in the following months. The bands next National Tour will take place in June through August and will feature multiple headlining dates as well as support slots with Stick Figure, Through the Roots & Badfish – Sublime Tribute. Check our Tour Dates for tickets and more info!


2017 Looks Promising for SDV

The Sun-Dried Tribe is already making big moves in 2017 with a national tour planned for February, March and April. The boys are teaming up with Tropidelic, TreeHouse! & Of Good Nature for some headlining dates in the Southeast as well as 20 dates coast to coast with Badfish – Sublime Tribute. The Vibes are also tracking 18 songs for their 3rd Full Length Album, “Stay Hopeful,” slated to release at the end of Summer 2017. The CD looks to continue the momentum that has been building since their last release, with features from several major artists in the Reggae/Rock Scene!

2017 Winter Tour Dates:
For Tickets and Show Info, CLICK HERE.


Announcing “Surrounded by the Sound Music & Arts Festival”

After 4 years of hosting other music festivals, Sun-Dried Vibes have parted ways with previous endeavors and have recreated the festival 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!


 SDV Closes 2016 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 August 2017. Be on the look out for more exciting news and 2017 tour dates to be announced soon!!


  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


Sugarshack Sessions: Young One

Check out our acoustic version of Young One and big thanks to Sugarshack Sessions 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