Event Archive - MIKE LOVE (Hawaii) & MISTICA (Medellin, Colombia) - Cumberland show: Mike Love, Mistica
Event CategoriesMusic: Electronic / DJ, Folk / Celtic / Latin / World, Jazz / Blues, Reggae / Ska / Dub
If you haven't heard about Mike Love, now is the time to learn yourself a thing or two about one of the most important forces in the current reggae climate. In these troubled, frantic times, Love's music is a salve for humanity. Songs like “Penniless” and “I Love You” tackle societal ills and general love respectively, showing the range of Love's inspiration. This deeply inspired love for humanity and the Earth is buoyed by incredible guitar work and Mike Love's saccharinely sweet voice. The combination of positivity and top-tier musicianship has won Love fans all over the world, winning him appearances at Cali Roots, Wanderlust, the Montreal Jazz Fest and, at long last, Victoria Ska & Reggae Fest!
Stomping out of Medellin, Colombia, Mistica is a powerhouse reggae band. Formed in 2014 by León “Leo” Vélez, bass player of Providencia – one of the most important reggae bands in Colombia. Mistica exploded onto the South American reggae scene with their first single “Number One” feat. Argentinian singer Junior C. Building on the relationships Vélez already had in the community, Mistica has been embraced throughout South America playing festivals around the continent.