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The Medicinals Live & Direct at Estival Festival

Sugar Mountain, 6373 East Hill Road, Caneadea, NY

Estival Festival is a 3 day, family friendly music and arts festival held yearly at Sugar Mountain in Caneada, NY.

Come into the forest, lose yourself, find your soul.

Kick off the summer with a weekend of music, art, food, and frivolity as we celebrate the longest day of the year in the woods at Sugar Mountain.

We have live music scheduled all weekend, and on-site camping is included in your weekend pass!

This year we’ll be adding a second, smaller stage near the bonfire area!

Gates open at 12 noon on Friday, June 18th, 2021.

Estival Festival Pre-Sale Tickets / Weekend Passes

This year we are also offering “Early Access” passes. An early access pass allows you to arrive on Thursday, June 18th starting at 3:00 PM. Those folks with an Early Access pass will have first pick of camping spots and a there will be a little pre-party with a bonfire and music on the Bonfire Stage.

$50.00

The Medicinals return to 3HB w/ DJ Spanishmyke

Three Heads Brewing, 186 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

The Medicinals - 5 Year Anniversary Party SAVE THE DATE - Friday, January 17th, 2020 21 & Over // $10 Cover 7 PM to 11 PM

This will be our first live performance since we opened for Lettuce at Party in the Park in July of 2019. Don't miss this rub a dub dance party that's been 6 months in the making. This will also be our 5 year anniversary party as a band. DJ Spanishmyke opens and closes the night proper.

FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/586209392127185/

The Medicinals support Lettuce at Party in the Park

Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 353 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14607

Lettuce comes to Party in the Park on July 11th with The Medicinals and Jack West.

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance through Ticketmaster or at the door (if still available). Upgrade to VIP for a front stage access, a private lounge area, free drink, upgraded restrooms, and tasty goodies from Trader Joe's.

A variety of food trucks will be at every Party in the Park of the summer as well as several bars with a happy hour. Returning this year is Bazaar in the Park, a collection of rotating local artists and vendors selling their unique wares down in the bowl across from the fountains.

For the full lineup, check out our site: https://www.rochesterevents.com/party-in-the-park/lineup/

The Medicinals at the 2019 Ithaca Reggae Fest

Stewart Park, 1 James L Gibbs Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850

Join us for the third annual Ithaca Reggae Fest June 28-29, 2019!

Ithaca Reggae Fest is dedicated to the protection of Cayuga Lake through a conscious celebration of Ithaca’s legendary reggae community and its history. 2019 marks the festivals third year and will take place on Saturday June 29th from 11 AM to 10 PM in Stewart Park with an Official Pre-Party Friday June 28th at 7 PM and Official After-Party Saturday June 29th at 10 PM at The Haunt.

Weekend Passes and Saturday Only tickets are on sale now at IthacaReggaeFest.com. As always children under 16 are admitted free of charge to Stewart Park when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

FRIDAY JUNE 28 The Haunt 702 Willow Ave. 8 PM Doors

Replicating legendary Jamaican dancehalls, Ithaca Reggae Fest is proud to host a DJ Sound Clash to kick the festival off on Friday June 28 at The Haunt. Spanning all genres of reggae, from dancehall to ragga, rub-a-dub to roots, the Friday night Sound Clash promises to move your body to the drum and the bass with mashups between DJ ha-MEEN - Ithaca, NY, Ziggy Phillip, Proper Philth, SolarLion, EVO Evolution and Rockmon, and MC'd by Mike Judah of Reggae Explosions LIVE Thursday Mornings on WICB.org and SistaAna.

SATURDAY JUNE 29 Stewart Park 11 AM Gates

Mykal Rose w/ Sly & Robbie Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Kevin Kinsella Double Tiger Cha Cha & The Medicinals Dub Apocalypse E.N Young The Analogue Sons

SATURDAY JUNE 29 The Haunt 9 PM Doors

The Crucials w/ DJ Jesse Hill

The Medicinals at the 2019 Lilac Festival

Highland Park, 1440 South Ave, Rochester, NY

We are thrilled to be back at our hometown's biggest festival for our third year in a row! This year we will be opening for Julian Marley on the Main Stage. We will perform for 1 hour from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM so it'd be best to get to the festival site around 5 PM.

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Forged out of a mutual love for classic reggae music, this 11 piece band led by Dylan Savage of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, is now performing their roots sound all over NY state and beyond.

The band was formed in Rochester, NY through weekly jams that served as musical therapy for one of it’s founding members Dave Bernis. The Medicinals play in Dave’s memory.

The Medicinals feature current members of these upstate NY bands: Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, RootsCollider, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Sol Vibration.

The Medicinals have had the honor of sharing the stage with such acts as: The Wailers, Turkuaz, Barika, Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People, Double Tiger, Roots of Creation, Kevin Kinsella's Bead & Bone, and Root Shock.

The Medicinals & Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra

Photo City Improv, 543 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester, New York

Mom's Home Booking presents...

The crucial roots sounds of The Medicinals and the triumphant return of Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra!

Join us for a night of world music, reggae, and general killer times with The Medicinals and Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra at Photo City.

PRESALE TICKETS: $8 (online only!) -> https://bpt.me/4090339

$10 @ door $15 under 21 (18+ only)

The Medicinals support the Wailers - The Haunt - Ithaca, NY

The Haunt, 702 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

DSP Shows Presents:

The Wailers w/ The Medicinals and DJ Mike Judah Sunday, February 24th Show 8pm | Doors 7:00 PM The Haunt | Ithaca, NY

The Wailers https://www.thewailers.net/

The Wailers – Keeping the Music Alive The legendary Wailers band returns to bring its revolutionary sound to fans around the world. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers continue to create musical history.

From 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured and performed before millions of fans worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman and Junior Marvin have carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together,” just as Bob requested, affirming: “By doing that, you keep me alive through the music.”

In tribute to the late co-founder and drummer Carlton “Carly” Barrett, The Wailers present Aston Barrett, Jr. on drums. It’s startling how this young powerhouse delivers with his uncle’s unique and inspiring landmark style. Lead singer Joshua David Barrett is a Rastaman by lifestyle and culture. Josh impeccably delivers Bob’s powerful message of Jah love and unity through his engaging performance and interaction with the audience.

Adding to the exciting stage is veteran Owen “Dreadie” Reid on guitar & bass is a past student of Familyman, while super-charged performer Andreas Lopez rocks on keyboards. Live audio engineer Dennis Thompson, the man responsible for The Wailers sound in stadiums, clubs, and studios throughout the ‘70s will make special appearances as schedules permit.

There are more than 100 million Bob Marley & The Wailers recordings sold worldwide, including 1977’s Exodus, anointed Best Album of the Century in 1999 by Time Magazine, and “One Love,” named Song of the Millennium that same year by BBC. Spin Magazine listed Bob Marley & The Wailers at #4 of the “50 Greatest Bands of All Times,” while The New York Times named Bob Marley the most significant musician of the 20th century. These accolades were made possible by the creative, timeless, and distinctive music, lyrics and production of these incomparable Wailers musicians.

The Medicinals https://www.themedicinalsmusic.com/home

Forged out of a mutual love for classic reggae music, this 11 piece band fronted by Dylan Savage of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, is now performing their roots sound all over NY state and beyond. The band was formed in Rochester, NY through weekly jams that served as musical therapy for one of it’s founding members Dave Bernis. The Medicinals play in Dave’s memory.

The Medicinals feature current members of these upstate NY bands: Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, RootsCollider, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Sol Vibration.

The Medicinals have had the honor of sharing the stage with such acts as: The Wailers, Turkuaz, Barika, Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People, Double Tiger, Roots of Creation, Kevin Kinsella's Bead & Bone, and Root Shock.

The Medicinals w/ Kevin Kinsella's Bean & Bone, Road Man

Flour City Station, 170 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604

The Medicinals return to the stage for their first show of 2019 and they are bringing along some old friends from Ithaca, NY to make this special hometown throw down extra roots.

Doors: 8:00 PM

Road Man (Solo): 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM Kevin Kinsella's Bead & Bone: 10:00 PM to 11:15 PM The Medicinals: 11:30 PM to 12:45 AM Road Man (Solo): 12:45 AM to 1:45 AM

21 & Over

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Forged out of a mutual love for classic reggae music, this 11 piece band fronted by Dylan Savage of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, is now performing their roots sound all over NY state and beyond.

The band was formed in Rochester, NY through weekly jams that served as musical therapy for one of it’s founding members Dave Bernis. The Medicinals play in Dave’s memory.

The Medicinals feature current members of these upstate NY bands: Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, RootsCollider, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Sol Vibration.

The Medicinals have had the honor of sharing the stage with such acts as: The Wailers, Turkuaz, Barika, Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People, Double Tiger, Roots of Creation, Kevin Kinsella's Bead & Bone, Jon Petronzio's Road Man and Root Shock.

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Bead N Bone is an American Reggae-Soul band led by Kevin Kinsella, founder/lead singer of John Brown's Body and London McDaniel of Blue Sky Mission.

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“Road Man” is the solo project of Jon Petronzio, previously known best for his vocal and keyboard work with the bands “John Brown’s Body” and “Revision”. He is also a well-loved music teacher in Ithaca, NY, sharing his passion with the next generation.

Jon, known affectionately as “JP”, has created an album spanning 7 painstaking years of his life that serves as a vessel for uplifting and healing messages. “Life at the Speed of Light” is storytelling set to a powerful blend of funk, blues and reggae.

This is music that you can dance and sing along to on a hot summer night. A voice of hope for those who have yet to find theirs. A call to sing along, a chance to stand up and shout about what makes you FEEL.

The Medicinals support the Wailers

Anthology, 336 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

7:00PM Doors | $25 adv | 16+ with ID (under 16 with adult)

Thursday, November 15th After Dark Presents The Wailers with special guests The Medicinals

TICKETS & INFO | https://aftr.dk/2vTS8XB

Tickets are available without online fees at Aaron’s Alley, Record Archive, The House Of Guitars and by phone via After Dark (716.893.2900) | Mon-Fri 10:30a–5:30p)

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The Wailers - Keeping the Music Alive The legendary Wailers band returns to bring its revolutionary sound to fans around the world. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ guitarists Junior Marvin and Donald Kinsey, The Wailers continue to make musical history. From 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman and Junior have carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together,” just as Bob requested, affirming: “By doing that, you keep me alive through the music.” In tribute to the late co-founder and drummer Carlton “Carly” Barrett, The Wailers present Aston Barrett, Jr. on drums. It’s startling how the young powerhouse delivers with his uncle’s inspiring landmark style. Lead singer Joshua David Barrett is a Rastaman by lifestyle and culture. Josh delivers Bob’s powerful message of Jah love and unity through his performance and interaction with the audience. Also on stage are singers Shema McGregor, daughter of I Three Judy Mowatt, and Anne-Marie Thompson, an experienced gospel singer; veteran Owen “Dreadie” Reid on guitar/bass and Andres Lopez on keyboards.

The Medicinals - Forged out of a mutual love for classic reggae music, this 11 piece roots orchestra fronted my singer/songwriter Dylan Savage, of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, is now performing their deep original cuts and heavy tribute tracks all over NY state and beyond. The act is a crew of friends from the ROC that get together and jam heavy riddums and kick irie vibes proper. Dave Bernis was an old mutual friend to all. For Dave, the band was a therapy and a natural medicine. The Medicinals current line up features members from Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, RootsCollider, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Electric Tie Die. The Medicinals have had the honor of sharing the stage with such acts as: The Wailers, Turkuaz, Barika, Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People, Double Tiger, Roots of Creation, Kevin Kinsella's Bead & Bone, and Root Shock.

https://www.facebook.com/events/694921437527734/

Triple Threat Scorcher - The Medicinals, Noble Vibes, iGNITE

Flour City Station, 170 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604

Flour City Station Presents - The Halloween Triple Threat Scorcher

Featuring The Medicinals, Noble Vibes, and iGNITE for a night of air tight roots rock reggae vibes in a rub a dub style. Special guests and collaborations abound. This is the can't miss Halloween dance party of the year. Run for Cover, Reggae Taking Over. Proper.

Doors: 8:30 PM

iGNITE: 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM Noble Vibes: 10:15 PM to 11:15 PM The Medicinals: 11:30 PM to 12:30 AM

21 & Over

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iGNITE:

iGNiTE! is a reggae band comprised of members who delivers "Authentic Reggae Music" out of Rochester, New York. Ronald "Skill" Gordon was part of Rochesters first reggae band Confrontation join forces with Francine Wedderburn, Karen King, Emmanuel "Manny" Greene, Chevy Ford, and Bob Olsen to give you iGNiTE! Reggae Band. iGNiTE! is a versatile reggae band, that has performed at festivals, wineries, galas, beach venues, state fairs and Reggae concerts. In addition, they have shared the stage ith iconic bands such as the wailers, and third world to name ta few. They are not just a Reggae band, they are a performance driven by the deep reggae bass line & Drum beat accompanied by keyboard and guitar then topped off with melodic vocal harmonies.

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Noble Vibes:

Hailing from Rochester NY, Noble Vibes is an exciting voice in Reggae music. Since hitting the music scene in 2013, with a combo of veteran musicians, the band has earned a reputation as one of the most dynamic original acts in Western NY and beyond. Noble Vibes’ energetic live shows feature original Reggae anthems, along with reggae classics. They have shared festival stages with Reggae legends such as The Wailers, Third World, and Inner Circle. Noble Vibes’ self-titled debut CD continues to receive international airplay. Their second CD, On the Radio, was released in October 2015 and is available on iTunes and all major distributors.

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The Medicinals:

Forged out of a mutual love for classic reggae music, this 11 piece roots orchestra is now performing their deep originals cuts and heavy tribute tracks all over NY state and beyond. The act is a crew of friends from the ROC that get together and jam heavy riddums and kick irie vibes proper. Dave Bernis was an old mutual friend to all. For Dave, the band was a therapy and a natural medicine. The Medicinals current line up features members from Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, RootsCollider, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Electric Tie Die.

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1863467023729075/

The Medicinals Debut at the Haunt

The Haunt, 702 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

The Medicinals are very excited to announce our first ever show in Ithaca, NY! Please help spread the word and let's make this a dance party that we all will never forget!

8:00 PM Doors

9:00 PM -10:00 PM: Dj Mike Judah 10:00 PM -11:15 PM: The Medicinals 11:15 PM - 11:30 PM: Set Break 11:30 PM -12:45 AM: The Medicinals 12:45 AM -1:15 AM: DJ Mike Judah

$5.00 Cover

Forged out of a mutual love for classic reggae music, this 11 piece roots orchestra fronted my singer/songwriter Dylan Savage, of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, is now performing their deep original cuts and heavy tribute tracks all over NY state and beyond.

The act is a crew of friends from the ROC that get together and jam heavy riddums and kick irie vibes proper. Dave Bernis was an old mutual friend to all. For Dave, the band was a therapy and a natural medicine.

The Medicinals current line up features members from Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, RootsCollider, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Electric Tie Die.

The Medicinals have had the honor of sharing the stage with such acts as: The Wailers, Turkuaz, Barika, Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People, Double Tiger, Roots of Creation, Kevin Kinsella's Bead & Bone, and Root Shock.

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/330412907732950/

The Medicinals & Barika - Rochester, NY

Funk N' Waffles Music Hall, 204 N Water Street, Rochester, NY 14604

The Medicinals will be returning to the stage this Fall and this time around they will be co-billing with their good friends Barika from Burlington, VT for an amazing night of vibe tight music not to be missed. Dance shoes activate.

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Doors: 8:30 PM Barika: 9:00 to 10:30 PM The Medicinals: 10:30 PM to 12:00 AM

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Forged out of love for classic reggae, The Medicinals are an 11 piece roots orchestra that is now performing their deep originals cuts and heavy tribute tracks all over NY state and beyond. The Medicinals current line up features members from Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, Mosaic Foundation, Personal Blend, The Level 7 Experience, RootsCollider, Hybrid Beats, Subsoil, Eli Flynn & the Everymen, and Electric Tie Die.

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Barika is a 6 piece funky, dubbed out, psychedelic West African flavored band from Burlington, Vermont. The group is led by Craig Myers who, in addition to leading Barika on the N'Goni, is also a current member of Mike Gordon's band, and was one of the original founding members of Rubblebucket. He has performed alongside many artists and bands including Midnight, Toubab Krewe, Djeneba Seck, and John Brown's Body.

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$7 Pre-Sale / $10 DOS / Ages 18 And Up

Tickets also on sale w/o service fees at Funk 'n Waffles Rochester

https://www.facebook.com/events/1115929081916704/

3HB - 2 Year Anniversary - The Medicinals, Mochester, The Crooked North

Three Heads Brewing, 186 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Our 2nd Anniversary Shindig:

On June 16th in 2016, we opened our very own brewery. We're throwing a birthday party for the building and would love for you to attend. In lieu of gifts, we ask you bring an empty stomach, an extra liver and some dancing shoes.

What's happening for the day?

Dinosaur BBQ - Rochester NY will be here serving up food.

Music will be provided in this order by:

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Doors open at 2:00 PM

The Crooked North 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM MoChester: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM The Medicinals: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (2 sets)

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We are going to be releasing 3 new beers, tapping a special cask and breaking into the vault for 2 beers we have been holding on to.

New Beers: The Deuce - Our anniversary New England style double IPA made with Cashmere and Idaho hops.

Lemon Ginger Saison - A nice summer beer with a perfect balance of lemon and ginger.

The Brett Michaels- A funky farmhouse Saison we've been sitting on for over a year.

Cask: The Kind made with Pineapple and Mango (we made 2)

The Vault: Majestic Wino - Our Majestic stout that we aged in Wine barrels

Barrel Aged Scotch Ale - Our Rochestafarian that we aged in Iron Smoke Whiskey Barrels.

We will also have many of our regular beers and some fresh Strong Arm IPA and Too Kind.

$10.00 for entry

Event photo by Empire West Photo

https://www.facebook.com/events/160364824646671/

The Medicinals w/ Roots of Creation & MoChester

Anthology, 336 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

ROOTS OF CREATION GRATEFUL DUB TOUR 2018, FRIDAY APRIL 13TH Doors 7:30 PM | $15 adv | 18+ with Special Guests: The Medicinals, MoChester

TICKETS & INFO | www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1649031

Tickets are available without online fees at ANTHOLOGY (336 East Ave. | 585.484.1964) | Mon-Fri 10:30a–5:30p)

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The Grateful Dead has been the soundtrack to millions of peoples lives for over 50 years. If you are a Deadhead you have listened to their music all days of the week and through all the ups and downs of life. Sunny days and sorrow. Road trips and reckless nights. Love and loss. Stadiums and sidewalks. You either love the Dead or you don't. If you do, the Grateful Dead becomes part of you, and your heart and soul cannot be separated from the music nor the community built around it.

New Hampshire based roots-rock-reggae band Roots of Creation entered their studio in January of 2017 with the goal of reinterpreting the Grateful Dead's music in a reggae fashion and they have spent the last year making the album a masterpiece. This concept has been attempted in the past by a group of reggae superstars shortly after Jerry Garcia's death, and the project missed the mark for many Deadheads. Roots of Creation's Grateful Dub is not only right on target, it is an album that Deadheads will absorb into their daily life and an album that will stand the test of time.

Roots of Creation are collectively avid fans of the Grateful Dead, and lead singer and guitarist Brett Wilson will tell you that Jerry Garcia changed his life. Wilson spent his teen years playing along to Grateful Dead tapes and trading Maxell II's. Like many, he absorbed the music, the methodology and the culture of the band. Simply put, Brett Wilson is a Deadhead. That fact is one of the main reasons this album comes off so well. Wilson has sung some of these songs, hundreds, if not thousands of times over the past 20 years and then the songs became part of him along the way.

When the band decided to record their forthcoming release, Grateful Dub, they wanted to approach it with reverence. They chose songs wisely. They worked through the material naturally. They brought in special guests that didn't just add names to the album but added feeling. Stephen Marley, Marlon "Ganja Farmer" Asher, Hayley Jayne, Melvin Seals, G.Love, Jesse Wagner of The Aggrolites and Dan Kelly of Fortunate Youth all stepped in and added something special to the album.

Nothing on this album is forced, glossed over, or without heart. If a guitar part seemed better played on horns, melodica, or another instrument-they went with that. If vocals didn't feel right, they worked the song out as an instrumental. Brett didn't try to be Jerry, but he obviously kept his memory close, and he let his voice show the love he has for the Grateful Dead.

In terms of the intricate improvisational inventiveness the Grateful Dead are known for, Roots of Creation didn't go there. This isn't JRAD, this is Grateful Dub. Roots of Creation focused on the songs in a straightforward way. Everything on this album is tight and to the point. Nothing is jammy, spaced-out, or stretched-out. Nothing got lost in translation. The listener gets a feeling of familiarity combined with a completely fresh experience, and those two moods blend together into an entire album that makes you smile.

One of the most striking attributes of this album is the sound. Roots of Creation recruited legendary engineer/producer Errol Brown to capture the experience - and the result is nothing short of spectacular. Errol Brown has worked on well over 200 reggae albums during his career, many of which are known to be some of the best recordings out there, and has won 5 Grammys to prove that point. Brown shaped the sound on Bob Marley & The Wailers Catch A Fire (1973), Survival (1979), Uprising (1980) and Legend (1984) - as well as Gregory Isaac's Night Nurse (1982) and Jimmy Cliff's Hanging Fire (1988). Most recently, Brown has been on tour with Rebelution doing live sound. Mastered at Sterling Sound in NYC, the album received its final touches a few days ago and will be ready for the world to enjoy on March 9, 2018.

If you love the Grateful Dead, and you love reggae, you will love Grateful Dub. The entire album hits home, but certain songs just jump into your heart. "They Love Each Other", "Deal", "He's Gone", and "Row Jimmy" will give any Grateful Dead cover ever played a run for its money, but it's the heartfelt version of "Standing On The Moon" that will make you cry with both remembrance and joy if you let it. Bradley Nowell of Sublime and Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead were sitting on Brett Wilson's shoulders when he recorded "Standing on The Moon", and no one but Bruce Hornsby or Jerry himself could have done it better.

Roots of Creation: "Grateful Dub" - a Reggae-inspired tribute to the Grateful Dead

Rub a Dub Social Mixer

Flour City Station, 170 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604

The Rub a Dub Social Mixer is a Roots-Funky-Dub-Rock show for all of the ROC scene's live music fans to enjoy. A true concert that mixes it up where everyone can come together and kick it for the pure celebration of original dance music to replenish life, so make this your Valentine’s date to remember.

This line up is completely stacked. We are very excited to be mixing up the genres for a complete balanced diet of dance music beyond compare as this show will be bringing you all the vibes of: Joe Kaplan as he starts the night off right with his amazing acoustic variations of Personal Blend favorites with his percussionist Jamie Greene. Then Bardic Vengeance, which is that crispy fresh booty shaking funk, will take the stage in full force. Then the Medicinals, who are that roots and dub reggae sound with those classic flavors on top of original roots rock rhythms, will round out the headliner spot proper. Lastly Fakaui, who bring that late night party rock hype, will send this show over the top into after-party mode. (Also they will be bringing their CD release back to Rochester for round 2 since the weather played a factor on their initial date).

Doors: 8:30 PM

Joe Kaplan (of Personal Blend): 9:00 PM to 9:45 PM Bardic Vengeance: 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM The Medicinals: 11:30 PM to 12:30 AM Fakaui: 1:00 AM to 2:00 AM

21 & Over

https://www.facebook.com/events/2052196555053085/

Inner View:

Click on the pic for a very special quarantine podcast interview with Dylan and Wil!

Click on the pic for a very special quarantine podcast interview with Dylan and Wil!