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Anthony B - with Sol Horizon

Presented by Sweetwater Music Hall at Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley CA

Sep 02 2017
Anthony B - with Sol Horizon

Reggae double-header

Anthony B (born Keith Blair) is the living personification of Afrikan consciousness in Reggae. His single “Nah vote again” was a major factor in making the Jamaican elections of Thursday, December 18 1997, the most peaceful one since the insidious cancer of gun violence was introduced in West and Central Kingston, prior to the elections of 1967.

Like his hero, Peter Tosh, the most revolutionary of the Wailing Wailers, he is an uncompromising Pan Afrikanist, in the tradition of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica’s first national hero and the founder and leader of the largest Afrikan organization ever, the Universal Negro Improvement Association and Afrikan Communities League, U.N.I.A. and A.C.L.

The traditional route of most Afrikan singers is via the church and Anthony B is no exception. Growing up in Clarks Town in the parish of Trelawny (a parish noted for the heroic Afrikan freedom fighters, the Maroons, who defeated the English military), his Revivalist grandmother and Seventh Day Adventist mother, immersed him in the singing, call and response and clapping mechanics of rural Jamaica. In this rural environment that Afrikan culture is best found and preserved in Jamaica, not Kingston nor urban St. Andrew.

 

Voted “Best World/Reggae band” in the North Bay, Sol Horizon seamlessly fuses roots reggae with rock, funk, world and electronic dance. Anchored by veteran musicians (including former members of Groundation and Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade) Sol is renowned for energetic live performances and their lyrical content, which centers on on themes of peace, community, sustainability and the re-vitalizing power of nature.

ADMISSION INFO

$30 Advance/$34 Day of Show (plus applicable fees)

THIS EVENT IS 21 AND OVER

Contact: (415) 388-3850

    Official Website

Additional time info:

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

LOCATION

Sweetwater Music Hall

19 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941

PARKING INFO

There is ample street and city parking available around the venue. Please be sure to observe all posted signs regarding parking and parking meters, and do not park in prohibited spaces or areas. As a courtesy to our neighbors, please park in metered spots and city lots rather than residential areas. We offer validation for the Sunnyside lot–ask for it at the Cafe register.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

The café, concert hall, and restrooms are all wheelchair accessible. If you would like to request a wheelchair seating location or have other ADA needs, please e-mail boxoffice at swmh.com as soon

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