Brooklyn – Revival Reggae Sundays dance party will feature some of the reggae industry’s biggest artists this month. Events will include live performances by Josh David & Judah Tribe reggae band and a tribute to reggae artists Capleton & Sizzla Kalonji. International reggae night will feature djs, music and special guest artists from around the world.
Revival Reggae Sundays takes place at the all new LOX Lounge located at 15 Putnam Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The weekly dance party has been hailed as “the revival” of the New York reggae scene. Revival Reggae Sundays features an all-star line up of New York’s premiere djs including DJ Silence of 107.9 Flava FM and DJ Jase of Pointblank Sound. Reggae Sundays has also hosted many live performers including top reggae artist Ky-Enie, Barbadian songstress Toni Norville and Riddim Nation.
Events are currently underway and presented by New York City’s premier reggae event company SAi Entertainment. All events are sponsored by Uzuri Hair Essentials a new line of products created specifically for natural hair.
Sunday April 13th – Josh David & Judah Tribe Roots Reggae Band – 9:00pm
In 2005, a group of musicians converged in Brooklyn, New York stemming from around the world. With a common goal and common purpose Judah Tribe was born. This Roots Rock Reggae band is on the rise with its colorful blend of roots, soul reggae and rhythm & blues. Led by vocalist Josh David, the group has honed its sound and quickly forged ahead.
Their debut album New Day Dawnin will be released in the Fall of 2008. Cover $10 / reduced with RSVP.
Sunday April 20th – Capleton vs Sizzla Musical Tribute
Two of today’s foremost reggae artists, Capleton and Sizzla Kalonji have set new standards in reggae music.
“Capleton “The Prophet” burst onto the international reggae scene in late 80’s with his fiery lyrics and explosive performances. Songs like Dis The Trinity, Tour and Jah Jah City have made Capleton a legend in his time. Since his beginnings, many consider Capleton’s greatest gift his staying power.
Sizzla Kalonji, born Miguel Collins emerged in the latter half of the 1990s and helped transform the dancehalls back to more a spiritual and cultural style of music. Raised by devout Rastafarian parents, Sizzla Kalonji has proven himself with over 60 albums and some of reggae’s biggest hits. Tracks such as Black Woman and Child, Thank You Mamma and Praise Ye Jah have all become classics in dancehalls worldwide. Cover $10 / reduced with RSVP.
Sunday April 27th – International Reggae Tribute
Reggae Music can now be heard the world over. From the earlier days of Ska and Rocksteady to Dubwise, Dancehall and Culture, reggae music has truly become an international art form. What started on the island on Jamaica has now spread past the furthest boundaries on earth. Artists such as Born Jamericans and Matisyahu from United States, Alpha Blondy from Ivory Coast, UB 40 from the UK, Collie Buddz from Bermuda, Natural Black from Guyana and the late Lucky Dube from South Africa, have all been in the forefront of Reggae Music. Cover $10 / reduced with RSVP.
April 13th – Josh David & Judah Tribe Reggae Band,
April 20th – Capleton vs Sizzla Tribute,
April 27th – International Reggae Tribute
Venue: LOX Lounge, 15 Putnam Ave. Fort Greene, Brooklyn, (Cor. Fulton St & Grand Ave)
Showtime(s): Live Performances Start at 9:00PM until 12:00PM.
Admission: $10 / reduced with RSVP