REGGAE HISTORIAN ROGER STEFFENS: “If Bob Marley is Jesus in these times, Roger Steffens is Peter” - Carlos Santana. Click Here to read a fasinating story about this true reggae lover! Click Here to view Roger's amazing online pressbook. Check out his YouTube Video
LOOSE CABOOSE: Nearly 4 decades of great reggae music. They recorded their first cd in the Trenchtown section of Kingston, Jamaica. Check out the Myspace Page.
ALCHEMYSTICS:2011 finds the Alchemystics having just released a new full-length album recorded at Northfire Recording Studio and playing an expanding array of festivals, clubs, and colleges across the Northeast. Recent shows have featured the emergence of several hot new tracks — some crafted carefully before their debut, others born spontaneously in live jams. We’ve released four tracks off our new record as free downloads, you can find them here.
Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble: Music teacher Matt Jensen leads a new group of musical youths in a project started many years ago at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. This is one of the more popular groups each year in Charlemont. Check out the video on YouTube.
Rebelle: ReBelle plays all original music, sung in four different languages, English, Wolof, Creole and French. ReBelle plays Roots reggae music, and its powerhouse vocalists chant meditations on liberation while the band propels roots reggae soul. The band’s mystical mix of pulsing tribal rhythms, reggae horns, guitar and tight harmonies is internationally acclaimed.
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