|Friday, June 6 , 2008
Volume 5 Issue 22
SIERRA NEVADA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL IS GREENER THAN EVER|
With SNWMF 2008 less than 3 weeks away, here are the latest runnings regarding this year�s festival: |
Lost Coast Marimbas Added to lineup . Lost Coast Marimbas are a unique, dynamic ensemble that blends a variety of musical styles with innovative instruments to produce a stirring, enchanting sound that inspires audiences of all ages. The band has an enthusiastic approach to popular music that encourages creative expression by combining rock & roll, jazz, reggae and world beat.
Final Days for Mail-Order Tickets � This is your last chance to purchase advance tickets for SNWMF 2008, via mail-order, with absolutely no service charge. Your order must be postmarked no later than June 10, 2008. Send check or money order, $.42 stamp (no envelope) & your address legibly written to: SNWMF 2008 � PO Box 208 � Ryde, CA 95680. Tickets are also available for purchase online and through our many Independent Outlets.
Single-Day Tickets Now Available Online � SNWMF is please to announced that a limited number of single-day tickets are now available for purchase online, and at our Mendocino, Sonoma and Marin County independent outlets. The advance purchase price for advance tickets are: $55 for Friday, $65 for Saturday, and $55 for Sunday. You may also purchase Single-Day Tickets via mail order provided your order is postmarked no later than June 10, 2008.
SNWMF�s Commitment to the Re-Greening of Planet Earth - SNWMF is committed to the Re-Greening of Planet Earth and supports sustainable living through re-greening practices and cooperation with green businesses.
HYDRO PACIFIC sponsored the solar lights in the campground, solar highway directional boards, and biodegradable dining ware.
GREEN SOLUTIONS, a carbon neutral company, printed the festival program and other SNWMF promotional materials.
GREEN MARY specializes in zero waste reduction and oversees the festival's recycling program.
NAVARRO RIVER RESOURCES CENTER - SNWMF contributes to the center which helps restore water quality and fisheries habitat in the Robinson Creek which runs through Anderson Valley.
KLEAN CANTEEN - provides water to festival goers with refillable water bottles.
ODWALLA - provides organic juice drinks and nutrition bars to SNWMF staff and volunteers.
SATORI MOVEMENT - sponsored SNWMF's sustainable hemp/organic cotton tee shirts.
How SNWMF attendees can participate in greening:
Car Pool! Don't come alone! Save gas and reduce carbon emissions.Bring your own water bottle.Leave no trace at your music listening spot or at your campsite.Never put recycling in the trash. It's better to leave it beside the can. SNWMF's green team will dispose of it soon. When packing for SNWMF, pack reusable to-go ware (plates, utensils, cups) and your own reusable, refillable water bottles. Bring your own plate and utensils when visiting the Food Vendors. Food vendors will serve on your own plate.
To calculate your impact on the planet visit MyFootprint.org
CHECK OUT THE WEBISODE AT REGGAEREPORT.COM|
Reggae Report Celebrates 25 Years With the Launch of Backstage @ReggaeReport.com - An Exclusive Online Video Show|
June 8, 2008, Miami, Florida� M. Peggy Quattro, publisher and founder of Reggae Report, announces the first episode � or webisode � of Backstage @ReggaeReport.com. The online video show was conceived early in 2007 while visiting friends on Mammee Bay, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The picture-perfect water and tropical surroundings inspired Peggy to envision a beautiful setting where the story of reggae music could be told.
With more than 27 years in the reggae industry, Peggy has been writer, photographer, speaker, radio show host, and CD and concert producer. She has a commanding archive of stories, interviews and photographs to share with the world. When the increased printing and shipping costs forced the magazine to cease printing, Peggy looked to the Internet as the next frontier. She began ReggaeReport.com in 1999, offering the same news and information format as the magazine, without the expense and difficulty of collecting from distributors in 42 countries! With the Internet, Reggae Report has been able to reach more fans, in more countries, faster, and on a daily basis.
Back in Miami, Peggy had lunch with daughter, Arielle Grace Quattro, then a senior in TV production at the University of Central Florida, in Orlando, Florida. She shared her Jamaican vision, ideas and hopes to continue her role as a reggae innovator. Arielle, growing up in the world of reggae and publishing, was keenly aware of her mother�s passion. With reggae�s explosive growth on the world music scene and an abundance of music sites, Peggy knew she had to come up with something different. Together, they discussed the possibility of an Internet show. Combining Peggy�s history, contacts and access with Arielle�s training in both video and television production, as well as acting, they came up with the concept for Backstage @ReggaeReport.com!
The first webisode begins with coverage of the inaugural Reggae Academy Awards, held in Kingston, Jamaica, in February 2008. Peggy and Arielle converged on Kingston, setting up a studio at the hotel, shooting days of interviews, footage of the awards show, as well as capturing the flavor of downtown Kingston and New Kingston. The result is a three-part series that focuses on before, during and after the history-making awards show.
After gathering and logging the hours of tapes brought back from Jamaica, Arielle has edited an entertaining eight-minute online show, featuring stars, music and video that will surely capture the attention of global fans. As host, Arielle Grace brings beauty and poise to the small screen. M. Peggy Quattro speaks with award show nominees, performers and presenters in a casual, personal style that will have viewers feeling as if they are there.
As reggae reaches its 40th anniversary, there are many stories still left to be told. Reggae Report, always on the cutting edge, will be there to do its part � one webisode at a time.
Catch Backstage @ReggaeReport.com at www.ReggaeReport.com
ReggaeReport.com is a division of RRI Media Corp., a Miami, Florida-based company.
305-491-4884 / fx 305-705-0448
KASSAV TO PERFORM AT ST. KITTS MUSIC FESTIVAL|
Kassav, the leading band to emerge from the formative years of Zouk music, will be among the premier acts performing at the 12th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place from June 26-28, 2008.|
Kassav was formed in 1979 by Pierre-Edouard D�cimus, a long-time professional musician. Working with Freddy Marshall, the two decided to take popular Carnival music and give it a more modern and polished style with a pan-Caribbean sound combining elements of komba, salsa and calypso music
The group�s first album, �Love and Ka Dance� released in 1980, is widely credited with establishing the sound of zouk music. Kassav has produced more than a dozen albums during their nearly 30-year career, the most recent being �All You Need is Zouk,� released in 2007.
Located in the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean, St. Kitts offers a diverse tourism product developed from the destination�s natural beauty, cultural heritage and rich history. The island�s stunning variety of tourism attractions include hiking through the tropical rainforest, riding the scenic railway that connects the island�s sugar plantations, touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, the only man-made UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Eastern Caribbean, and the more traditional vacation pastimes such as watersports, golf, shopping, tennis, gourmet dining, gaming at one of St. Kitts� two casinos or simply relaxing on one of the island�s sandy beaches. Guests can select from accommodations ranging from intimate plantation inns to larger hotels or resorts.
For chances to win tickets into the Festival, visit www.stkittsmusicfestival.com.
From U.S. 1-800-582-6208 or from Canada 1-888-395-4887, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.stkittstourism.kn.
Source: Headline Entertainment
NEWS FROM THE AGGROLITES|
��Toots & the Maytals isn't the only reggae act that knows how to inject
a bit of soul and funk into the reggae template.�
- Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times
(June 4, 2008)|
With the South By Southwest Music Conference and the Vans Warped Tour Kick-Off Party under their belts, Los Angeles natives The Aggrolites are primed for the most important summer of their six year career.
Vans Warped Tour
The Aggrolites will dish a heavy dose of soulful, funky reggae thru their energetic live sets during North America's longest-running traveling punk rock summer camp known as Vans Warped Tour. VWT Founder and Producer Kevin Lyman boasts, "They have everything I like in a band,...I hope you enjoy this band as much as I do."
The Big Screen
The Aggrolites will make their sonic big screen debut with song contributions to the upcoming Endless Bummer motion picture and CD soundtrack. The teen surf comedy, starring Matthew Lillard and Executive Produced by VWT�s Kevin Lyman, will feature Aggro renditions of The Specials' "Ghost Town" and Musical Youth's "Pass the Dutchie." Both �80s classics have been updated with The Aggrolites� signature dirty reggae style, and on "Pass the Dutchie," they are joined by legendary Jamaican DJ General Smiley of Michigan & Smiley fame. Visit www.endlessbummerthemovie.com.
Music Never Stops
�Faster Bullet,� one of the fan favorites from The Aggrolites' most recent release, Reggae Hit L.A. (Hellcat/ Epitaph), will be included on the Vans Warped Tour 2008 Compilation CD.
The Aggrolites are Jesse Wagner (vocals, lead guitar), Brian Dixon (rhythm guitar), Roger Rivas (organ), Korey Horn (drums) and Jeff Roffredo (bass). They have three albums to their credit: Dirty Reggae (Axe 2003), the self-titled The Aggrolites (Hellcat/Epitaph 2006), and the critically acclaimed Reggae Hit L.A. (Hellcat/Epitaph 2007).
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RICHIE B�S HOT MIX 102FM FOR JUNE 6 STRAIGHT FROM YARD|
TOP 20 DANCE HALL SINGLES
TW LW WC TITLE/ARTISTE/LABEL
01 1 11 The Mission-Damian Marley & Stephen Marley-Tuff Gong (2wks@#1) NM
02 2 12 Wine Gal - Beenie Man - TJ Records (3wks@#1) NM
03 5 10 On The Rock- Mavado-Baby G U-2
04 3 14 Money Fi Spend-Vybz Kartel-Big Ship (2wks@#1) D-1
05 6 7 Nah Go Nuh Weh-Vybz Kartel- Big Ship U-1
06 7 10 Money Changer-Mavado-Juke Boxx U-1
07 11 4 Gully Creepa-Elephant Man-Seanizzle U-4
08 4 14 Brown Bottle-Mavado-Big Ship (pp#4)D-4
09 10 7 Laptop-Macka Diamond-D-Ice U-1
10 12 6 Dancers Anthem-RDX-Apt 19 U-2
11 13 6 Chiney-K-Mavado-Big Ship U-2
12 8 25 Don't Run In -Harry Toddler-Truck Back (3wks@#1) D-4
13 16 3 Falling Down-Stacious-John John U-3
14 15 8 Stinking Rich-Serani-Daseca U-1
15 9 26 Shoot Out-Mykal Rose-John John (2wks@#1) D-6
16 17 3 Dem Nuh Want Nuh Gal - Assassin-Board House U-1
17 19 3 Ting Dem Tall - Chino - Big Ship U-2
18 20 2 No, No-Beenie Man-Big Ship U-2
19 14 25 Duppy Know Who Fi Frighten-Demarco-John John (pp#4)D-5
20 - New What Have I Done To You-Bugle- Daseca
TOP 20 REGGAE SINGLES
TW LW WC TITLE/ARTISTE/LABEL
01 2 15 Mercy Please - Black Judah feat. Warr. King -Teflon Blood (1wk@#1) U-1
02 3 12 Mood For Love (Missing You)-Terry Linen-Uplifting Music International U-1
03 1 14 Just As I Am - Lust-Born Music (4wks@#1) D-2
04 5 11 Choppa Grade-Queen Ifrica-Nice Time Music Inc U-1
05 4 16 I'm Bless-Prestige-Timeless Records (pp#4) D-1
06 6 9 Pain-Capleton, Bobo Zaro and Contractor-Tad's Int'l/ Green Lion NM
07 7 15 Love You Pure-Sophia Brown-Cell Block/321 Strong NM
08 8 15 Love Fire-Tony Rebel-Taxi (pp#6) NM
09 10 12 Love Question-Mega Flex-Flex Production U-1
10 11 7 My Lady- Fyakin - Solar Ent. / Fearless Records U-1
11 9 23 Yesterday-Daville-Fashowzy (2wks@#1) D-2
12 13 6 I Am Not Afraid-Etana-No Doubt Record U-1
13 14 6 No Time To Linger-Terry Linen-Joe Fraser U-1
14 16 3 Different Page - I-OPctane - Arrows U-2
15 17 4 Always - Lutan Fyah-Nice Time Music Inc. U-2
16 18 2 Looking For Love-Patriot-Hill Side Entertainment U-2
17 12 13 Want Tek Life-Jnr Reid feat Andrew & Wada Blood-JR Prod. (pp#6) D-5
18 19 3 Bed Of Roses-Noddy Virtue and Jodi-Ann Pantry-Reflection U-1
19 20 2 Clearly-Alibra-5 Star U-1
20 - New Ride or Die - Cecile -Dangerzone
TOP TEN ALBUMS/CD CHART
TW LW WC TITLE/ARTISTE/LABEL
01 2 8 Mission In Progress-Moragn Heritage-VP Records (1wk@#1) U-1
02 1 13 Turf-Hopeton Lindo-Irie Pen(2wks@#1) D-1
03 3 6 Let's Get Physical-Elephant Man-Bad Boy/VP Records NM
04 5 7 Fight With All Your Might-Anthony Cruz-Penthouse/VP Records U-1
05 6 5 Ragga, Ragga, Ragga 2008-Various Artistes-Greensleeves U-1
06 4 15 Revelation-Little Hero-Inspire/Diamond Edge (2wks@#1) D-2
07 9 2 Gideon Boot-Richie Spice- VP Records U-2
08 7 16 Jah Is My Navigator-Luciano�VP Records (3wks@#1) D-1
09 8 25 Book of Life-I-Wayne-VP Records (2wks@#1) D-1
10 10 12 Voice of Love - AJ Brown- GRC Music NM
Numbers in bracket indicate the number of weeks at the No. 1 Spot.
Key: U � Upward, D � Down, NM � Non-Mover
TW � This Week, LW � Last Week, WC Weeks on Chart, PP in bracket � Peak Position
Sources: Sound Systems, Record Shops, Night Clubs & Radio Play
ALL SOUND SYSTEMS, SELECTORS, RECORD SHOPS, NIGHT CLUBS & RADIO DJS WHO WISH TO ASSIST US AS WE COMPILE OUR WEEKLY CHARTS, PLEASE FURNISH US WITH ONLY CURRENT TELEPHONE NUMBERS. CALL: 876-968-5817 NOW!!!
CHEF MAYRA: JAMAICAN JERK YA�MAN CHICKEN OR TOFU KABOBS|
Serves approximate 2-4 people |
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon ground allspice
1 tablespoon cinnamon stick
1 red onion, chopped
3 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup fresh thyme sprigs
1 lime, juiced
4 garlic cloves
2 Red and 2 green peppers cut in squares
16 oz Pineapple chucks fresh or canned
Fresh cherry tomatoes ( one basket )
1 Scotch bonnet pepper
1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
Salt and pepper
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 packages of Extra Firm Tofu ( No GMO) cut in to cubes ( also great if you just grill the Tofu cut 2x4 rectangle pieces. Remember to marinate the Tofu as well for 2 -4 hours , OR overnight)
In a food processor, combine all ingredients except chicken; puree until smooth. Add all but 1/4 cup of the mixture in a 1 gallon plastic sealable bag. Add the chicken or Tofu to the bag and let marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours for Chicken and 2-4 hours for the Tofu.
Heat grill to medium-high. Skewer chicken pieces and veggies (alternate) and grill on 1 side for about 5 minutes. Flip and grill the other side until cooked through and grill marks appear.
Check back next week for my yummy Mango and avocado Salsa recipe!
Love, Chef Mayra
"Las_Vegas_Carib Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian Private Chef MAYRA"
LAURA NEEDS A RIDE TO SIERRA NEVADA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL|
Reggae Festival Guide staffer seeking ride to SNWMF from San |
Francisco on Friday, June 20. Flying in from New York.
Reach forward if you've got some space.
JAMMINS REGGAE MUSIC FESTIVAL BROOKLYN, NEW YORK JUNE 29|
11TH ANNUAL JAMROCK REGGAEFEST, SATURDAY JUNE 14TH|
DONT MISS THE 11TH ANNUAL JAMROCK REGGAEFEST, SATURDAY JUNE 14TH @ THE HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM. 311 WEST 34TH STREET NY...COME SEE BEENIE MAN, SANCHEZ, KYMANI MARLEY, THIRD WORLD, ETANA, CHRISTOPHER MARTIN, DEMARCO, CECILE, ASSASSIN, AND MR. VEGAS.|
RENEGADE PRODUCTIONS REGGAE CONCERT CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA |
Pictured: Pato Banton and Del Castillo, Tosh Meets Marley Band Featuring Fully Fullwood and Junior Marvin|
Upcoming Reggae Shows:
Thursday, June 19
TOSH MEETS MARLEY - Fully Fullwood from Peter Tosh, Junior Marvin from Bob Marley's Wailers - River Ranch Lodge, Tahoe City, CA
Saturday, July 26
Renegade Reggae Festival at the Truckee Amphitheatre just added Del Castillo
be absolutely blown away by these AMAZING musicians from Austin, TX!
They were the most high energy rockin' dance band Renegade enjoyed at
the STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Doors open at 4pm, Music starts at 4:30pm, so get there early to get a
nice spot on the grass with all your friends!!! Be ready to DANCE ALL
NIGHT with the music from...
Mystic Roots, Prezident Brown, Pato Banton, and Del Castillo
Truckee Regional Park, Truckee, CA
TOUR OPERATOR OFFERS WEEKEND PACKAGE FOR WOODBURY REGGAE FESTIVAL|
The 36th annual Woodbury Reggae Festival takes place June 21-22 at the Woodbury Ski Area in Woodbury, CT. Fans who want a bit more comfort and relaxation can book a weekend hotel and transportation package offered by Vacation Vibrations, a Massachusetts-based tour operator.|
The package includes two nights hotel accommodations (Friday June 20 and Saturday June 21), breakfast each morning, admission to both days of the festival, and scheduled transport to and from the festival site. Tour operator Scott Tepper comments, "This is for music fans who love the festival experience, but just want to indulge themselves a little. Our package makes the weekend a real mini-vacation: sleep in a real bed, wake up to a hot breakfast, sit back and relax on the drive to the festival and back, and take a swim and a hot shower at the end of the day."
Vacation Vibrations is a division of American International Tour Groups, a group tour operator specializing in customized group itineraries since 1990. For more information about the tour, visit www.freewebs.com/vacationvibrations
VacationVibrations@Gmail.com, or call 617-721-7996.
CORRECTION ON LAST WEEKS UCLA REVIEW FROM GARY GREENE|
Selena Serrano is not from Belize, she is from Miami. |
UCLA Jazz Reggae Fest
BELIZEAN RAS INDIO PERFORMING IN JAMAICA AS GUEST OF CHEZIDEK|
BLESSED LOVE from Beautiful BELIZE!|
Indigenous Productions is PROUD to Announce "RAS INDIO's" first trip to JAMAICA ...courtesy of "CHEZIDEK" & Synergy Promotions
RAS INDIO & CHEZIDEK recently recorded a song together entitled "HERBALIST SONG" - This Big Ganja Tune will be released later on this year as a SINGLE!!! It will also be on RAS INDIO's upcoming 2K8 release "JAH BLESS US".
THE RISING SUN! CHEZIDEK'S CONCERT: JUNE 21st, 2008
VENUE: LAWRENCE PARK, St. ANN'S BAY in JAMAICA
LINE UP: CHEZIDEK, COCOA TEA, ANTHONY B, NATURAL BLACK, FANTAN MOJAH, Mr. PERFECT, QUEEN IFRICA, TURBULANCE, I - WAYNE, TAURUS RILEY, NATTY KING, NORRISMAN, Ras SHILOH, RAS INDIO & Many, Many More!
Adm: $500 JA
J Ross-Parrelli : : SOOOul FULL- Mixed Jams
The name of the song is LOVE
The name of the Album is SOOOul FULL- Mixed Jams
by J Ross-Parrelli
Love is written by J Ross-Parrelli featuring Speech of Arrested Development and produced by Jamaica's very own Groove Galore, whom also drums for Big Mountain, Maxi Priest, Tanya Stevens and Produces for Jamaica's newest hit artist Tessann Chin. Groove Galore and J Ross-Parrelli are set to release an album in the summer of 08 which includes Sizzla, Supernatural, Pharcyde, J5's Akil the MC and Speech of Arrested Devlopment.
The release date for this album is June 2008
"Flaming Mo, Firetime & Empress Ireena" : : "Rfw"
it is a completely free download release of the album "feuer und flamme" by
flaming mo, firetime and empresse ireena
the song attached is called "Rfw" and is performed by flaming mo
name of the album: "Feuer und Flamme"
artists: "Flaming Mo, Firetime & Empress Ireena"
attached song: "Rfw"
release date: 04.04.2008
New Free Download Release outta M�nster Town (Germany)...
Flaming Mo, Firetime and Empress Ireena are the names of the three
Newcomers that made this album. Conscious Reggae, smoothe Riddims and
nice vibes guaranteed.
Banda JAHCAREGGAE : : Com Viv�ncia
CD released in February 2008. The song speaks of religion, respect the human being, nature, and brotherhood together. Has 12 tracks. The songs are all new.
release date:April,18 of 2008
Joseph Cacau Palmeir
TOSH MEETS MARLEY TOUR SCHEDULE|
Fri June 6 University of Irvine CONFIRMED
Sat June 14 OC Tavern CA tbc
Sun June 15 OC Tavern CA tbc
Mon June 16 tba
Tue June 17 Mozambique Club, CA tbc
Wed June 18 Drive Day
Thur June 19 River Valley Lodge, Truckee CA CONFIRMED
Fri June 20 Auburn Festival, Auburn CA CONFIRMED
Sat June 21 South Lake Tahoe City Festival CA CONFIRMED
Sun June 22 Sierra Nevada Festival CA CONFIRMED
Mon June 23 tba Las Vegas
Tue June 24 tba Las Vegas
Wed June 25 Belly Up Aspen Colorado CONFIRMED
Thur June 26 The Summit, Durango Colorado CONFIRMED
Fri June 27 Mangoes, Red Cliff Colorado CONFIRMED
Sat June 28 Mangy Moose, Jackson Hole Wyoming CONFIRMED
Sun June 29 tbc
Mon June 30 tbc
Tue July 1 Cork Ireland CONFIRMED
Wed July 2 tbc
Thur July 3 Dublin Ireland CONFIRMED
Fri July 4 Fly Vienna Austria
Sat July 5 Gross Warasdorf Austria Festival CONFIRMED
Sun July 6 Summerjam Festival - Germany CONFIRMED
Mon July 7 tbc
Tue July 8 tbc
Wed July 9 tbc
Thur July 10 tbc
Fri July 11 Udine Italy Day Off (Rototom) CONFIRMED
Sat July 12 Rototom Festival, Udine ITALY CONFIRMED
Sun July 13 Colours Of Ostrava Festival , Czech Republic CONFIRMED
Mon July 14 off Ostrava Czech Republic CONFIRMED
Tue July 15 tbc
Wed July 16 tbc
Thur July 17 tbc
Fri July 18 Pohoda Festival, Slovakia CONFIRMED
Sat July 19 Nuke Fest, Vienna Austria CONFIRMED
MmGood Records, The International World Music Festival, & the Mark Miller Co.
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ON THIS DAY IN REGGAE - JUNE 6, 2008|
||Monty Alexander is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
||Michael Wallace [Third World; keyboards] is born.
||DJ Tiger (Norman Jackson) is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
||Millie Small's "My Boy Lollipop" reaches #2 in the U.S.
It entered the Hot 100 in the U.S. on May 23.
||Junior Reid (Delroy Reid) is born in Tower Hill area of Kingston, Jamaica.
||DJ Mr. Vegas is involved in a motor vehicle accident.
was on his way home from a recording session at Jammy's studio in
Waterhouse when the Honda Prelude car he was driving crashed into a
taxi with the two children aborad on Maxfield Avenue. The impact sent
the taxi tumbling and the children, a boy and a girl, sustained
injuries. Vegas and the taxi driver received minor injuries.
The Divine Crime:
Experience The Divine Crime, a 5-piece powerhouse,
featuring lead vocalist Amee Jana Divine, Ezra Divine on drums, Benji
Bass Divine, Josh Divine on guitar, Cynthya Love Divine...Representing
true musicianship and serious eye candy, the group demands attention,
infusing reggae, roots, dub, dancehall, soul and jam music into a
seamless combination!! A dark side of reggae is exposed in their music,
with layers of heavy bass and heart filled melodies that attracts a
wide range of fans. Their mission is to empower every kind of music
lover, throw fears & timidness out the door, rock it out no matter
who's staring, and to influence the guy standing in the back of the
club to the front of the dancefloor. Their mission has already been
accomplished. Featuring the backing band of HR from Bad Brains and funk
vocalist Amee Jana, The Divine Crime is an all-star crew with serious
energy, song-writing power, and a contagious vibe.
joining forces summer of 2007, this band brings years of hard work to
their music, and each member has such an extreme story and incredible
repitoire, coming from previous (and current) bands such as HR of Bad
Brains, Rising Son, Haile Maskel, Doug Means Project, Hazie Maze,
Departure, PYRX, Butterfly Kings, Dirty Heroine'+ More. In addition to
their projects, members have shared the stage and worked with world
renowned artists such as Damian Marley, Sly & Robbie, Soulive, The
Neville Brothers, Eek-A-Mouse, Abbyssyns, Phil Lesh & Friends and
the list goes on!
ELENA REMINDS US ALL TO PRAY FOR PEACE|
Aloha All ..
I hope that you take a moment to pray with me today.
Please pray with love and conviction.
And understand that if Peace doesn't start here in the hearts of you
and me, how can we ever expect it to come into the lives of people who
are being persecuted daily. How can we expect the people of a nation
that has been violated for thousands of years to find peace, if we here
in America, we who have all things imaginable, can't find it in our
hearts to be at Peace with our neighbor.
you go about your day of BBQ's and laughter, please pause... and say a
few words of Peace, speak of it to your neighbors, speak of it to your
loved ones... bask in the Freedom that is Yours...
Be Well & Be Safe....Elena
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