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Katchafire w/ special guest Gonzo (of Tribal Seeds) - Early Show!

Sat. September 10th 2022 The Upstairs Cabaret $25-$29.50

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Katchafire w/ special guest Gonzo (of Tribal Seeds) - Early Show!

A night of reggae that is sure to fill your heart to the brim.
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sat. September 10th 2022 + Add to Calendar The Upstairs Cabaret (No Minors)
6:30pm - 9:30pm $25 - $29.50 advance

Artists

KATCHAFIRE
Reggae/Ska/Dub from Hamilton New Zealand
Available for Shows/Gigs
Gonzo (of Tribal Seeds) (of Tribal Seeds)
from California
Available for Shows/Gigs

Presented by:

Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival
North America's largest and longest running SKA & REGGAE FES...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational
Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society
Entertain, Educate, Unite
Victoria BC
Open / Operational

Event Description

It took just a tiny bit longer than we expected, but the Victoria Ska & Reggae Society is beyond excited to welcome New Zealand, All-Maori reggae powerhouse KATCHAFIRE back to Victoria! It's been 5 years since Katchafire joined us in Victoria and you can expect a bigger, more triumphant energy than ever, as they return celebrating 25 years as a band.

In their quarter-century of existence, Katchafire has become one of the most renowned reggae bands in the world, proving time and time again that great reggae can come from any corner of the world. With a base built on classic roots reggae, the band incorporates elements of R&B, soul, funk rub, and modern dancehall all blended up and delivered with deep, deep grooves and a slinky pop sheen. Through the height of the pandemic the band was hard at work in their studio at home in Aotearoa creating new music, getting ready for when they'd be back on the road, doing what they love. 2021 was the first year in nearly two decades that Katchafire did not tour overseas and we can only imagine how much love and energy they have stored up for reggae lovers everywhere.

Katchafire will be joined by GONZO of beloved California reggae band Tribal Seeds. Gonzo has been at the forefront of the west coast reggae movement as former lead guitar player for Fortunate Youth, current lead guitar player for Tribal Seeds and through his own impeccable work as a solo reggae artist. His shows are always joyous occasions, marked with his suave lyrical ability, bright voice and top-flight guitar skills.

Come join us for a night of reggae that is sure to fill your heart to brim and get you dancing up a storm!

Venue

The Upstairs Cabaret
#15 Bastion Square
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity280
Open / Operational

Event Poster

Katchafire w/ special guest Gonzo (of Tribal Seeds) - Early Show! - Jul 21st @ The Upstairs Cabaret

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