DetailsTime : 8 PM
Venue : UPTOWN THEATER
Address : 3700 BROADWAY BLVD., KANSAS CITY, MO 64111
State : MO
Phone : (816) 753-8665
Contact Website : http://www.UptownTheater.com/
GRATEFUL DEAD EXPERIENCE : THE SCHWAG
BOB MARLEY TRIBUTE: NONSTOP REGGAE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17TH
at UPTOWN THEATER
Kansas City, MO 816-753-8665
Doors at 7 pm / Show 8 pm
ALL AGES WELCOME
UPTOWN THEATER CUSTOMER APPRECIATION:
$5 TICKET; TWO BANDS IN ONE NIGHT!
SCHWAG BAND BIO :
The Schwag is a band of musicians dedicated to carrying on the vibe and music of the legendary Grateful Dead. Founded in 1991 The Schwag has performed over 3000 concerts all over the United States. This group averages 150 shows a year and has a working songlist of over 200 songs from the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band catalog. For four years band leader Jimmy Tebeau also toured the country as the bass player for JGB (Jerry Garcia Band). The Schwag has opened for many noteable acts including String Cheese Incident, Marshall Tucker Band, Leftover Salmon, Sammy Hagar, Little Feat, and Railroad Earth. For many years The Schwag hosted its own Schwagstock music festivals drawing crowds of an average of 5000 people per event several times per summer. The band owned the venue Camp Zoe in Missouri where the festivals were hosted. Some of the bands opening for The Schwag at these festivals were George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Keller Williams, Big Brother & the Holding Company, and New Riders of the Purple Sage. Some of the guest musicians to play with The Schwag over the years include Chuck Berry, Bill Nershi from String Cheese Incident, Drew Emmitt and Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon, Butch Trucks from The Allman Brothers Band, Fred Tacket from Little Feat, Mike Gordon from Phish, and Vince Welnick from The Grateful Dead. Honorary band members for full Schwag shows include Merl Saunders, Melvin Seals, Johnnie Johnson, Jason & Travis & Kang from String Cheese Incident, and Devon Allman (Gregg’s son.) From May of 2013 to May of 2014, The Schwag was on hiatus as lead singer Jimmy Tebeau served time in federal prison in Yankton, South Dakota for a music/drug related crime. The Schwag band is now stronger than ever on a perpetual tour performing a different show every night of high energy organic interpretations of the Grateful Dead.
PROMO VIDEO : https://youtu.be/D7ACPtXr4eA/
BAND WEBSITE : http://www.theschwag.com/
FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/schwagofficial/
INSTAGRAM : https://www.instagram.com/theschwagdead/
TWITTER : https://twitter.com/SchwagOfficial
YOUTUBE : https://www.youtube.com/THESCHWAGBAND
NON STOP REGGAE BAND BIO
Non Stop Reggae is one of the regions best – known reggae bands. Comprised of veterans from groups like Reggae at Will, Murder City Player , Kpangolo and Dubtronics. These performers have developed a repertoire of hundreds of songs over their years of performing.
Nonstop Reggae performs an exciting combination of classic roots rock reggae and modern reggae dance hits. They pride themselves on an extensive party repertoire that they will tailor to the needs of the guests, audience, event or venue requirements. Reggae is a broad category of music that has many different and distinct styles.
The biggest benefits of having Non-Stop Reggae at your celebration is that they have the experience, flexibility, and the desire to give the audience the style of reggae they want. We achieve this goal of presenting various genres of Reggae in the configuration of the bands we promote.
NonStop Reggae – Tribute to Bob Marley
A group dedicated to celebrating the music of Bob Marley, and providing an authentic Roots Rock Reggae experience for our audience. The group covers all Bob Marley’s greatest hits from every era of his career. Bob Marley was a prolific song writer, whose music reflected a generation of social and political change. Yet he also wrote and performed some of the best love songs and inspirational anthems of all time. By special request, Nonstop reggae-Tribute to Bob Marley will perform any music from his entire catalog and any other classic Jamaican roots reggae from that era. The band is comfortable performing in large concert festival settings as well as intimate backyard parties.
Jody Carter (vocals, guitar, keyboards) was the original keyboard player in Reggae at Will from 1989 to 1998 and formed Non-Stop Reggae in 1998. Currently, he also performs as a side musician with acts as diverse as Tom Wood, Pepperland, and Dubtronics. Kirk Woodon Man Called Keith (lead vocals) joined Non-stop Reggae in 1998 after singing with groups such as The Rickathon Posse, Malay Reggae and Kpongolo.
Since 1998, NonStop Reggae has been presenting St. Louis, Missouri with the best of Reggae Culture. This action packed performance guarantees to render an irie sensation. If you are looking for a variety of dancehall, classic roots and modern style reggae rock; NonStop Reggae will deliver it to your door.
BAND WEBSITE: http://www.nonstopreggae.com/index.html