ROOTS REGGAE UPRISING 2012
Fortunate Youth, ForTwentyDaze, Haleamano, One Pin Short, Good Greens, Tierra Buena
200 Water Street
Henderson, NV, 89015
This event is all ages
With heavy influence from Bob Marley, Steel Pulse, and Midnite, Tribal Seeds brings a refreshing rock vibe to the roots style, reggae music. Spiritually driven and musically talented, Tribal Seeds have created an art form for rebel music enthusiasts! They bring an authentic sound that reaches a broad demographic and an energy that gets crowds moving to their infectious rhythms. Two brothers both raised playing instruments since early childhood in San Diego, head the group. The lead singer Steven writes the lyrics for the group. His brother Tony-Ray along with the band produces all their music. They have toured throughout the U.S. as well as Mexico, Guam, Aruba & Hawaii, and have shared the stage with such artists as, Matisyahu, The Wailers, Stephen Marley, Gregory Issacs, SOJA, Rebelution, and many more.
Their latest release "THE HARVEST" was released in June of 2009 & debuted at the number 5 spot on the Billboard Reggae Charts. THE HARVEST is a follow up to their first official, self-titled album which was picked on iTunes "Best of 2008″ list. The new album consists of fourteen new and original songs, written and produced by Tribal Seeds. Lead singer, Steven continues the task of writing the lyrics, while his brother T-Ray (keyboards) and the rest of the band compose all of their music. THE HARVEST was recorded & mixed by Alan Sanderson at Signature Sound studios in San Diego, Ca. Mastered by Erik Lobson at Universal Mastering.
A few surprises ensue this latest release, with P.O.D.'s front man, Sonny Sandoval as special guest on "Warning". John (bass) debuts his singing and writing talents on songs "Come Around" & "Vampire", while the lyrics for "Libertad" were co-written by Tony (guitar).
Catch Tribal Seeds in 2010 as they tour in support of their latest release, The Harvest.
Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay reggae stand-outs. Rising from various bands, they've created a phenomenal 7-piece masterpiece bringing more fire to the stage than ever before. Combining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines united with multiple harmonies, boisterous guitar solos, and heavy keys separates Fortunate Youth from every other mainstream reggae band. With their high energy approach and positive stage presence they provide an unforgettable show to every music fan. Fortunate Youth's objective is to ensure a performance that leaves you feeling euphoric and curious of what might happen at the next show.
In 2011 they supported Tribal Seeds on their nationwide Tribal Youth Tour to spread their conscious music to the nation. F.Y. linked up The Green, from Hawaii, for a Midwest/Westcoast run before jumping back in the studio to record. They have hit the masses promoting only their 6-song EP titled "Up-Lifted EP" and just released their full-length album, "IRIE STATE OF MIND" on July 1, 2011. Fortunate Youth will also be touring very heavily through 2011 including a Naitonwide CD Release Summer Tour.
Upon Releasing their full-length album they quickly rose to #2 on the iTunes Reggae Charts and also locked in a #13 position on Billboard Top 100 Reggae Albums. Receiving great praise for early success Fortunate Youth strives to spread their interpretation of Reggae music to Music Lovers worldwide.
They have had the honor to share the stage with bands such as Groundation, Toots & The Maytals, The Green, The Wailers, Katchafire, Tribal Seeds, The Expendables, Pepper, Dirty Heads, Natural Vibrations, Tomorrows Bad Seeds and Sashamon.
HaleAmanO has been together for three years. Originally five members, today the band consists of six accomplished musicians, creating a unique style of Reggae music. The release of their debut CD "House Of Sharks" in June of 2010, has established the band as one of the premier bands in the Las Vegs scene. They have shared the stage with many excellent names like Barrington Levy, Yellow Man, Tribal Seeds, Katchafire, Ekolu, Kawao, Marcia Griffiths, The Green, Anuhea, Kimie, Seedless, Cecilio & Kapono, and many more. Winners of the 2011 Hawaii Music Award in the catergory Dancehall Reggae, the band recently enjoyed success on their first tour of Hawaii. Much more to come, stay tuned.
One Pin Short
One Pin Short is a genre-melding multicultural Las Vegas-based seven-piece band with a reggae vibe and a punk-rock attitude. Fronted by a 300 lb. Hawaiian singer with soul in his voice and rounded out by All-American ska , punk and metal kids from Mexican, Filipino, Jordanian and Jewish backgrounds, One Pin Short formed in 2007 and has already shared the stage with national acts such as the English Beat, The Slackers, The Toasters, Streetlight Manifesto, Buck O Nine and Fishbone.
With their debut CD, Waiting, as their calling card they plan to bring their sound, style and love of music to the nation:
“We wake up every day excited about this band and what we’re doing,” said bassist Jordan Tinker. “We all feel that music unites people, and we want to have as much fun as possible bringing that feeling to everyone we play for.”
Added guitarist Anthony Jaber, “We’re good friends making music we think is creative and fresh. We want everyone—young, old, punk or ska—to hear it and hopefully like what we have to say.”