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California Reggae Bands List

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Updated October 13, 2018 5.5k views 39 items

List of California reggae bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as reggae solo artists from California are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great California music that you've never heard before. The reggae bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in California. If you think the best California reggae band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List features bands like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snoop Dogg, and many more

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular reggae bands from California?" and "Which reggae bands started in California?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America
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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop & New Wave; Nationality: United States of America
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Sublime is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Steve Miller Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Jason Mraz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul & Pop music; Nationality: United States of America
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War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Tim Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Pop punk, Ska punk & Street punk; Nationality: United States of America
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Fishbone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Reel Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Michael Franti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Hip hop music, Dancehall & Folk music; Nationality: United States of America
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Chad Sexton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Rapcore, Reggae & Alternative rock; Nationality: United States of America
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P-Nut is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Reggae, Alternative rock & Indie rock; Nationality: United States of America
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Tim Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Space rock, Instrumental rock & Rapcore; Nationality: United States of America
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Angelo Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Ska punk, Spoken word & Ska; Nationality: United States of America
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Kottonmouth Kings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Long Beach Dub Allstars ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Buck-O-Nine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Rx Bandits is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Tony Ashwin Kanal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: New Wave, Pop music & Ska punk; Nationality: England
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PAX 217 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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Rodney Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Genre: Reggae, Pop rock & Alternative rock; Nationality: United States of America
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Groundation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list California Reggae Bands List
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