Red Sage, DJ Bloodpreshah
1215 20th Street
Denver, CO, 80202
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Reggae music has birthed yet another rarity- A spirited and soulful singer/songwriter in the eloquent and enchanted empress Etana. Since recognizing the power of music and widespread influence, singer/songwriter Shauna McKenzie returned to her birthplace Jamaica, after being left with a negative pop industry experience. Adopting the moniker of Etana for it’s powerful meaning “The Strong One” in Swahili; Her strength was manifested this time around by pursuing a musical career on her own terms.
Etana’s elegantly modest Rasta-chic sartorial style is as distinctive as her sound: An audacious fusion of folk, soul, jazz and reggae supporting a powerful vocal range suggestive of the ancestral spirit of South Africa’s Miriam Makeba. The Regality of reggae queen Marcia Griffiths and the soulful verve of Etta James. “I looked at how women were being represented in Jamaican music and how little girls were being influenced negatively by tinder surroundings, I wanted to be a positive influence and change some of the way things that were being taught” Etana Reflected.
Red Sage is a fast growing act made up of a collaboration of musicians who have played in several acts around Colorado. The group is set to release a debut EP called "Good To Be Alive" by late 2015/early 2016. Poised and ready for the road, Red Sage is aimed to go on tour by the end of 2016. They have shared the stage with an extensive list of acts from Through The Roots, Maoli, and Etana, to playing their own parties that are known to get moving. With hundreds of performances collectively shared by these musicians, Red Sage is sure not to disappoint with their understanding of dynamics, stage presence and flowing song writing. Come see what all the hype is about and dance with us at a venue near you!
DJ BloodPreshah is Colorado's Premier Reggae Music DJ and Reggae Music Specialist. He has been involved in the Reggae Music Industry for over 15 years, As a Top DJ, Audio Engineer,On Air Talent, Booking Agent, and Promoter.
His Extensive Reggae Music Industry Knowledge and entertainment experience are well-formed from both a client perspective and a business perspective. Over the last fifteen years he has:
*Been featured in Local Colorado and International Newspapers and Magazines for his unique talents including being recognized as One of the best reggae dj / programmers in the area.
*Been Hired by many local nightclub and concert venue owners/booking agents to perform and support headling acts for numerous local and regional reggae music events. DJ BloodPreshah has additionally travelled around the US as a DJ opening events and as an Audio Engineer for live Reggae Music Bands and Live Concert Events.
*Served as a Guest DJ on Local Reggae Radio Programs including Reggae Bloodlines, 88.5FM KGNU,Boulder,1190AM KVCU Boulder. Denver, CO, The Reggae Remedy Radioshow,Vail,Colorado
and Eggs Over Irie Radio Show, Vail,Colorado.
BloodPreshah's love for Reggae music began at an early age when he was exposed to a vast variety of music as a child. Born and raised in New York, BP was provided with a unique musical base filled with selections from every genre of music. At the Age of 21, he Moved from New York to Colorado and began building his own collection of music, Ranging from Early HipHop to Reggae and Dancehall Music. Originally a Reggae Musician and Drummer, BloodPreshah decided to become a DJ in the early part of 1997 when after leaving 8750 Reggae Band, fulfilled his dream to become a 1 Man DJ Band. Using the Music in his collection he has always aimed at bringing the Live Reggae Music experience to life through the DJ platform. By the year 2000 he honed his natural talent for selecting and playing music by working as a DJ for local events,radio stations, nightclubs and anywhere else people would listen. He earned his Well Known DJ Moniker one day at a denver coffee shop, where a jamaican friend pronounced him BLOODPRESHAH.
BloodPreshah's unrivaled devotion to reggae music and entertainment industry experience have placed him at the top of the Local Reggae Music Scene and earned him both local, and regional recognition, awards, and has made him one of the most sought after dj's in the industry.
$14.00 - $20.00
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