John Brown's Body with Mighty Mystic
SATURDAY'S HEADLINING SHOW
One of the hottest reggae bands out of Boston, John Brown's Body, will be performing on the King Pine Room main stage, bringing smooth reggae beats to an energized reggae crowd. Boston's Mighty Mystic will be opening the show.
John Brown's Body
John Brown's Body's "Future Roots" uses reggae as a foundation, but incorporates dub, drum & bass, dancehall, hip hop and other musical explorations to create a sound booth timeless and forward. However it's defined, people are buzzing about this progressive group from Boston and Ithaca, NY. The eight-piece band's explosive live show boasts super heavy rhythms, a three-piece horn section, air-tight drum and bass, and "the most gorgeous melodies in all of modern reggae music" (All Music Guide). JBB's latest album Amplify (2008), debuted at #1 on Billboard's Reggae Chart. Their new EP, JBB In Dub, will be released September 18th on Easy Star Records.
See them in action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vwvu-ZAZkc4
Considered one of the leaders in the East Coast Reggae Movement, reggae artist Mighty Mystic's fresh sound and musical diversity has proved to be a magnet for music lovers in search of something refreshing and new. It has asttracted listeners of all ages, and from all walks of life. A charistmatic man on a mission: Mighty Mystic has gone from being a fan of reggae music, to being a contributor to the art. On November 24, 2010, after releasing singles for nearly four years. Mighty Mystic released his debut, full-length album "Wake up the World" which hit iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere digital downloads were sold, by storm. The album peaked at #4 on iTunes Reggae Charts.
See them in action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SZX7b89I7Wg