11 a.m., Oct. 17
RIYL: Tribal Roots, Big Mountain, Quino, Sublime, Slightly Stoopid, Tribal Seeds, Steel Pulse, the Devastators, Stranger, Chris Morris, B-Side Players
- "Roots Covenant is Me" · Nov. 11, 2015
- "Homegrown Roots Covenant at Belly Up" · Sept. 1, 2010
Inception: San Diego, 2002
Ex-Band Members: Daniel Tornero , Bass guitar
Influences: Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, Sublime, Steel Pulse
Roots Covenant was formed in Bonita by Adrian Cisneros, also known as AK, along with bassist Daniel Tornero (who later left the band). Trombone player Mike Benge has also played with B-Side Players, while latterday bassist Ivan Garzon came from the Devastators. Singer/keyboardist Chris Morris (also of Stranger) released a solo album in early 2017, Recollection.