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20
Dec

Chronixx Announces his North American Tour & Title of his Debut Album!

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 Photo by @CheKothari

Jamaican roots artist Chronixx, a pioneering force in the contemporary reggae movement, is proud to announce his biggest tour to date and his debut album title, both named Chronology.

This year alone, Chronixx & Zincfence Redemption Band headlined tours in Africa, Japan, Europe and North America and rocked major festival shows like Coachella (USA),Austin City Limits (USA), Lovebox (UK) and One Love (Italy) as well as supported the iconic UK rock band Stone Roses at Manchester City Football Club’s Etihad Stadium.

In 2017, the 24-year-old singer and his band expand on this success, kicking off their massive North American tour on March 2 in support of Chronixx's first full length album Chronology (slated for an early 2017 release). The Chronology Tour spans 39 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday December 14, 2016. Dates below and here.

Chronixx reveals his first visual "Majesty" from Chronology. The song, a beautiful interpretation of Otis Gayle's 1971 Studio One classic "I’ll Be Around" (originally sung by the '70s soul group The Spinners), is also featured on Chronixx's most recent mixtape "Roots and Chalice" curated by NYC's Federation Sound. Majesty is about a spiritual vibration, the divinity within the woman and the balance that can be found within I&I. It’s celebrating that union,” explains Chronixx. In the visual, directed by Chronixx and Che Kothari, the singer serenades his love in a dreamy scenario, set on Jamaica's lush north coastal property Strawberry Fields Together in Robin's Bay, St. Mary.

 

About Chronixx

Born Jamar Rolando McNaughton on October 10, 1992, Chronixx was musically nurtured from an early age by his father, dancehall artist Chronicle, and grew up surrounded by the likes of Burro Banton and Gregory Isaacs. Chronixx's youthful voice carries the wisdom of generations of reggae singers before his time and holds a positive message for the youth of this generation. In 2014, his music propelled him into international stardom. His Dread & Terrible project, featuring hits like "Here Comes Trouble" and "Captureland," immediately topped the Billboard (U.S.) Reggae chart. He was lauded by the likes of VOGUE, Vice & New Yorker as the leader of the reggae revival and landed performances on major stages including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(2014), NYC's Central Park Summerstage (2014), Governer's Ball (2015) and many more.

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Chronixx & Zincfence Redemption - Chronology North American Tour 2017

 

3-02 in NEW HAVEN, CT @ Toad’s Place

3-03 in BOSTON, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

3-04 in NEW YORK, NY@ Irving Plaza

3-07 in DETROIT, MI @ El Club

3-09 in LOUISVILLE, KY @ Mercury Ballroom

3-10 in COLUMBUS, OH @ Al Rosa Villa

3-11 in CHICAGO, IL @ Metro

3-14 in LAWRENCE, KS @ Granada Theater

3-15 in DENVER, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

3-17 in SEATTLE, WA @ The Showbox

3-18 in VANCOUVER, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

3-19 in PORTLAND, OR @ Wonder Ballroom

3-21 in SACRAMENTO, CA @ Ace of Spades

3-23 in SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ The Fillmore

3-24 in REDWAY, CA @ Mateel Community Center

3-25 in SANTA CRUZ, CA @ The Catalyst

3-26 in RENO, NV @ Whitney Peak Hotel – Cargo Concert Hall

3-28 in FRESNO, CA @ Strummer’s

3-31 in SANTA ANA, CA @ The Observatory

 

4-01 in LOS ANGELES, CA @ The Fonda Theatre

4-02 in SOLANA BEACH, CA @ Belly Up

4-04 in TEMPE, AZ @ Club Red

4-05 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM @ Sunshine Theater

4-07 in HOUSTON, TX @Warehouse Live - Ballroom

4-08 in DALLAS, TX @ Trees

4-09 in AUSTIN, TX @ Euphoria Camping and Music Festival

4-10 in NEW ORLEANS @ Republic

4-13 in FT. LAUDERDALE, FL @ Revolution

4-14 in JACKSONVILLE, FL @ Mavericks at the Landing

4-15 in ATLANTA, GA @ Masquerade

4-16 in ASHEVILLE, NC @ The Orange Peel

4-18 in CARRBORO, NC @ Cat’s Cradle

4-19 in NORFOLK, VA @ The Norva

4-20 in SILVER SPRINGS, MD @ The Fillmore

4-21 in PHILADELPHIA, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts (TLA)

4-26 in MONTREAL, QUEBEC @ L’Olympia

4-27 in LONDON, ONTARIO @ London Music Hall

4-28 in TORONTO, ONTARIO @ Rebel Complex

4-30 in HUNTINGTON, NY @ The Paramount

 

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07
Dec

Double Double Trouble Man Hits BB King NYC Dec 13, 2016

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Written by UKShasha

Barrington Levy cut his musical teeth at the age of 14 and progressed to recording a string of hits in the 70's through the 90's. Following a lull in his career, he got a much needed boost after being prodigiously sampled in the Hip-Hop and Pop genres. With an envious number of releases (both albums and singles) not to mention ‘unofficial’ outputs of his work, Levy has steadily been recording and making appearances in Europe and at select shows in America.

New York gets another chance to see this stalwart who is now a veteran in the Reggae industry having worked with some of the great producers, musicians and engineers who set the foundation for Reggae; that list includes revered names like Jah Life, Channel One, Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes, Errol “Flabba” Holt, Carlton “Santa” Davis, Prince Jammy, Earl “Chinna” Smith, Bo-Pee Bowen and Gladdy Anderson to name a few.

Coming from the Dancehall heyday and having toured almost non-stop in the 80's and 90's, Barrington Levy is a showman however if you need further proof, check out his 2016 Reggae Sumfest performance – he's an entertainer who knows how to read and please a crowd; the fact that he is still making quality music after 40-years is no mean feat but a testament to his endurance and work ethic. Whether in Jamaica, England or the USA, Barrington Levy has delivered hits that have stood the test of time. In 2015 he released "Acousticalevy" which received a Grammy Award nomination that same year.

On December 13, 2016 Barrington Levy & the Detour Posse with special guest Mighty Mystic will perform in Manhattan at the famed B.B. King Blues Bar & Grill located in an area that some call the center of the arts and entertainment world – Times Square. For tickets check Ticketmaster or the BB King box office. For additional information or table reservations call 212-997 4144.

 Edited by G.Vanriel

 

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15
Sep

Once is Just Not Enough! Sizzla Returns to NY at B.B. King by Popular Demand!!

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By: Dat Guy NJ

American visa issues for Reggae sensation Sizzla Kalonji that resulted in an eight year absence from the US market recently ended for the fire brand DJ who performed in the area for the Labor Day holiday weekend.  Needless to say, the demand for additional performances by the critically acclaimed artist continues and its just been announced that Sizzla is returning to the area on Friday, October 21, 2016 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, Manhattan; the venue continues to make excellent strides in presenting high-quality Reggae music events all year round that are suitable for all ages, and at affordable ticket prices.

Fans who may have missed Sizzla's recent NY performance and followers who just can't get enough of his music are strongly advised to purchase their tickets early. This upcoming appearance is expected to be a SOLD OUT event with people from all over the tri-state area scooping up tickets as fast as they are printed. And if you're feeling lucky, stay locked for the announcement of a chance to win a free ticket via our news alliance partners Live Reggae NYC on the Facebook network courtesy of B.B. King NY!

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*Photo Courtesy of ReggaeReflection.com

Doors for Sizzla's performance at B.B. King NY open at 11 PM EST with a showtime of 11:59 PM. At this writing we just don't yet know who the early warm artists will be but no matter, Sizzla will be in the house and you can count on his characteristic high energy performance, outstanding repertoire of cutting edge music backed by fiery lyrics.

Advance tickets will be going for $39.50 and $45 on the day of the show; advanced reserved VIP seating will be made available at $75 per person at the spacious B.B. King as well as a limited number of first come first serve tables carrying a mere $10 food and/or drink minimum for early bird arrivals to the venue.

For additional information and to purchase tickets on-line please visit the B.B. King website via this link.  Get ready to sizzle with Sizzler on October 21st - see you there!

 

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