Reggae California Reggae Bands List

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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
Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap

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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

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Sublime is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music

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Steve Miller Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Classic rock, Heartland rock, Rock music

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P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Rock music

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Jason Mraz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Chicano rock, Ska, Rock music

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Tim Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Pop punk, Ska punk, Street punk

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Fishbone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Heavy metal, Reggae fusion, Hard rock

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Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music

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Reel Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska

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Michael Franti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Dancehall, Folk music

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Chad Sexton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Rapcore, Reggae, Alternative rock

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P-Nut is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Reggae, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Tim Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Space rock, Instrumental rock, Rapcore

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Angelo Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska punk, Spoken word, Ska

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Kottonmouth Kings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Psychedelia

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Long Beach Dub Allstars is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska, Rock music, Reggae rock

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Buck-O-Nine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska

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Rx Bandits is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska punk, Ska, Rock music

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Tony Ashwin Kanal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list California Reggae Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Ska punk

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PAX 217 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rap rock

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Rodney Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Reggae, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Groundation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Groundation Reggae, Jazz fusion, Roots reggae

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pe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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Ara Babajian is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Punk rock

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OPM is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Pop music, Ska punk

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Jack Maness is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Reggae, Acoustic music

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Dave Hillyard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Isaiah Ikey Owens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Ska, Experimental rock

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Jared Gomes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Crossover thrash, Nu metal

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The Aggrolites is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Soul music

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LeperKhanz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Celtic rock, Rock music, Reggae

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Starpool is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ska punk, Ska, Rock music

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Dread Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Rock music, Reggae, Comedy rock

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Starving Millionaires is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Starving Millionaires Reggae, Punk rock

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Radical Something is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Radical Something Hip hop music, Pop music, Reggae

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Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list California Reggae Bands List
Ellwood