NEWS: House of David Gang - Bob Marley Tribute Tour


One of Toronto's longest running roots reggae collectives, The House of David Gang specialize in the timeless and classic Jamaican reggae sound of the 1970s and early 80s. "The Gang" is a certifiable reggae orchestra, paying homage to the soulful roots rock reggae sound of the greats such as Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer; and adding contemporary influences such as folk, calypso, afrobeat, and classic rock. Formed in Toronto over 15 years ago, the band is fronted by seasoned reggae veteran King Selah, a fixture on the Canadian Jamaican Reggae landscape for two decades. 

King Selah leads a collective of artists, vocalists, horn players, guitarists, keyboardists and a rock-steady rhythm section. Jah-lin Edwards (drums), Chris & Michael Davies (guitar & keyboards), Snappy (bass) & The High Plains Drifter (lead guitar) round out the current incarnation that includes the Rocksteady Horns. The band takes its name from a legendary rooftop apartment on Queen Street West in downtown Toronto; "The House of David" was the after hours spot of choice for the city's burgeoning reggae scene in the late 1980s, a place where members of Selassie I Power, The Resinators, Explorer Band, Revelation, Imagine Rainbow Warriors and special guest touring musicians who performed at The Legendary Bamboo Club earlier that evening would join together and jam late into the night.

The band is currently hard at work in the studio, recording a new
album with producer Snappy Homefry leading with the singles "Three Wise Men of Jamaica", "Reggae Party" and "Don't Make Me Cry." They are receiving regular airplay across Canada and have recently been played as far away as France and Spain. The House of David Gang delivers an uplifting reggae show, spreading the message of the reggae prophets; Love, Equal Rights, Humanity and Self-empowerment. Come join "the
Gang"!

East Coast Tour:

Tues. Feb 14 in Montreal, QC * Club Lambi
Thurs. Feb 16 in Fredericton * Capitol
Fri. Feb. 17 in Saint John, NB * Pepper's Pub
Sat. Feb. 18 in Hampton, NB * Shiretown Publicans
Sun. Feb 19 in Halifax, NS * Seahorse Tavern
Mon. Feb 20 in Charlottetown, PEI * Baba's Lounge

Here's the press release from Toronto

House of David Gang
www.houseofdavidgang.com

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