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KATCHAFIRE, E.N Young & Imperial Sound, Sons of Zion  $18 AVD, $22 AT THE DOOR

Hailing from the mighty H-Town (Hamilton), Aoteoroa (New
Zealand), Katchafire, have become a global roots reggae
phenomenon..The all Maori Reggae band, bring their pure
classic sound to music lovers worldwide, delivering one of the
most authentic Reggae shows around today.
4 highly succesful studio albums, mulitple awards, platinum
sales, highest selling singles, and the list goes on.. Their sound
is built on the foundations of classic roots reggae with an R’n’B
and funk rub, mashing modern dancehall and slinky reggae
pop. Katchafire has crafted a universal vibe, capturing
something truly special in a diversity of instrumentation and
clarity of sound.
Built on a family movement, It all started when lead guitarist
Grenville Bell, father of Lead Singer Logan Bell & Drummer /
singer / songwriter Jordan Bell, moved into an apartment
building in town with his then teenage sons where they could
make music all night, and the rest is history.. Countless jams
and sell out concerts later they are now an 8 piece collective of
multi talented songwriters and musicians and have become a
staple on the Californian and Pacific Roots scenes. The fire just
continues to get hotter following invitations to acclaimed
events such as Glastonbury, opening circuits through Europe,
Portugal and Brazil, as demand continues to grow for the
non-stop feel good vibe of their incredible live shows.
“The crowd reaction indicated that almost every song played
was a crowd favourite in itself.” Fasterlouder
Their popularity and critical acclaim has seen them share the
stage with artists from Damien Marley, Steel Pulse, UB40, The
Wailers, to Michael Franti and Spearhead and many more..
They've garnered respect from the likes of Don Letts
(acclaimed documentary maker and Clash tour DJ), music
journalist David Katz, and have been championed on the
airwaves by radio legends such as Steve Barker (BBC), Charlie
Gillet (BBC) and David Rodigan (Kiss FM and others) name a
few of a very long list.
“Katchafire just keep coming up with goods. Their songwriting
ability over the years has become second-to-none and time has
allowed them to develop older songs to a point of perfection.”
Their latest release 'Best So Far' tips the hat to Katchafire's
classics in one amazing compilation for music lovers around
the world, while the band is deep in studio mode creating their
upcoming highly anticipated 5th Studio album.. The
momentum just continues to grow, there is no stopping the

E.N Young - San Diego roots Rock Reggae

Sons of Zion - New Zealand Reggae