Pure Roots & Terry Linen with special guests Sensory Tribe plus DJ Spleece.
Saturday, June 10th
Doors: 8pm / Show: 9pm
$22 in advance / $25 day of the show
PURE ROOTS & TERRY LINEN
One of the premier reggae bands to rise on the West Coast, Pure Roots formed in 2007 based out of Santa Cruz, California. Pure Roots is touring & recording with Terry Linen on vocals including their full band & celebrity horns. Pure Roots has shared the stage with international artists such as Bunny Wailer, Black Uhuru, Steel Pulse, Israel Vibration & Roots Radics, Marcia Griffiths, The Wailing Souls, The Abyssinians, Don Carlos, Barrington Levy, Michael Rose, Midnite, Ky-Mani Marley, Protoje, Cultura Profectica, Groundation and many more. Pure Roots with Amlak Tafari, are currently in the studio working on the album "Youth Rising," featuring Junior Reid, Ken Boothe, Freddie McGregor & other guests. The single "Higgler Move" mixed and mastered by Scientist is set to release with a music video in Summer 2023. Keep a close eye out for this hard-hitting band.
Kiplin Simpson, 1976, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, West Indies. Simpson was influenced by the dancehall singers of the mid-80s and nurtured his vocal skills while in his teens. He embarked on his recording career when he met Anthony Red Rose in 1993. His singing style is similar to Garnett Silk, a fact acknowledged by his pseudonym: his colleagues decided that if he sounded like Silk then he should be known as Linen. By 1999, his career was firmly established when he recorded a version of Whitney Houston’s ‘My Love Is Your Love’, which re-united Linen with Red Rose who had set up the new Raggedy Joe fraternity. The hit was a dancehall smash and topped the reggae charts worldwide. Linen also had combination hits with Capleton and Anthony Malvo (‘Love Is Coming At You’) and with Silver Cat (‘Who A Di President’). In 2023 Terry Linen can be found performing festivals and touring internationally alongside the group Pure Roots from Santa Cruz, California.
Formed in 2016, Monterey’s Sensory Tribe is an exhilarating blend of good vibes reggae, soulful vocals, and hard- grooving dance rhythms.
Sensory Tribe has performed the Fall Harvest Festival at UC Santa Cruz, The Greenfield Harvest Festival, Brews for a Cause at the Monterey Museum of Art, First Night Monterey and The West End Celebration in Sand City.
The Tribe is comprised of Gerardo “El Kallpa” Olivares on vocals and percussion, Chris Caruthers on drums, Seansi on guitar and vocals, Righteous Sistah on vocals, Sweesly Maak on vocals and keys, Rebekah Cordell on saxophone, Evelyn Nieto on trombone, and Glenn Bell on bass.
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