Crucial Blend started in 2011 in San Diego, CA. They have a diverse and unique sound driven by reggae with ska-punk roots and hip-hop flavor. they have actively been playing shows across the west coast and have been lucky enough to share the stage with such artists as morgan heritage, mike pinto, marlon asher, E.N. young, ballyhoo, tunnel vision,  bumpin' uglies and more. They are currently touring and recording their 6th studio release. check out their latest release "NO BAD DAZE" OUT NOW! 

Crucial Blend is:

Ryan Hughes - Vocals/Guitars


Cody Christian - Bass

Adam Bucciarelli - Sax

DJ Karsh -Drums

"The band is now tighter than ever and "No Bad Daze" is Crucial Blend’s best work to date - Carlos culture, alt 94.9

"Enough Already" Nominated for 'Best world music album' 2018 - San diego music awards 

“When this San Diego based trio bring their skills together, you know you’re in for a three-ring sonic circus.” - top shelf music mag 

“Crucial Blend’s eight-song demo should’ve been easy to hate...but there’s something about the band’s crisp, spacious production and airy vocals that turn songs like “Ring the Alarm” and “Amigos Con Beneficios” into irresistible fun.” - san diego city beat 

"9 bands to watch in 2019 - NBC SAN DIEGO 

"They're like a sleazier 'Rebelution'" - Just some dude 

for booking contact: tim azzy