Legendary ska, rocksteady and reggae hit maker Stranger Cole will make a rare appearance in Southern California on Saturday, December 3, when he headlines the monthly Ska Mania Night at The Joint in Los Angeles. Backing up Stranger for the night will be veteran LA singer Queen P (of Ocean 11, L.A. All Stars) and The Delirians, plus Penny Reel and The Hashishans. They will all showcase their talents to help make for an unforgettable night.
Stranger Cole was recently featured, and narrated in the documentary Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae and will soon be highlighted in Legends of Ska: The Movie. On December 3, Stranger is sure to delight fans with his catalogue of popular songs from Jamaica’s heyday, including “Rough & Tough,” Stranger at Your Door,” “When I Call Your Name,” “Hey Hey Baby,” “Artibella,” and “Uno Dos Tres,”
It is guaranteed to be one musical extravaganza with one founding father and four of the Southland’s most popular Jamaican- inspired acts!
The Joint is located at 8771 W. Pico Blvd in Los Angeles (just east of Robertson Blvd.). Doors at 8pm. Music at 9pm. Tickets are $15.
The Joint is committed to bringing the “one love” reggae vibe to the Westside. The popular night spot and Jamaican restaurant has previously featured the likes of Judy Mowatt, Pato Banton, The Mighty Diamonds, Eric Monty Morris, Glen Washington, Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars, distinguished members of Peter Tosh’s band, plus a Jamaican Independence Ska & Rocksteady Celebration.