Natty Nation's 3rd Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash

MJG Productions, Pimento Jamaican Grill, Jams Space, DanCehall, & Minnesota Reggae presents

Natty Nation's 3rd Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash

Goulash, DJ Trichrome, DJ I Roach

Fri · March 2, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10/$15

This event is 21 and over

Natty Nation
Natty Nation
Critically-acclaimed reggae outfit Natty Nation is a collective of spiritual warriors. For twenty years, the Madison, Wisconsin-based group has purely and fearlessly followed its inner artistic continuum. Along the way, Natty Nation has burst through genres while retaining a distinct roots reggae core.

Through it all—whether its onstage conducting its shamanistic live show, or in the studio pushing the scope of its musicality while honing its sharp songcraft—Natty Nation has remained dedicated to one mission: spreading light. Now, Natty Nation issue its brightest beacon, Divine Spark (iNatty Records), out March 11th.

“Our ultimate goal is to uplift as many people as possible through sound and vibration,” says frontman JAH Boogie - bass, lead vocals (also percussion/drums in the studio). “To do that we hope to take our music to as many places on this earth and positively influence as many souls as we possibly can.”

Natty Nation’s unique pedigree of a Midwest home base and artistic openness has helped the posse foster a signature sound. The group describes themselves as hard roots rock reggae & dub because in addition to their honest and authentic roots reggae foundation, their embrace of soul, rock, and funk is undeniable. Natty Nation is also influenced by such diverse geniuses as Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, Living Colour, Earth Wind and Fire, Fishbone, and Bad Brains. Since 1995, Natty Nation has had fluid membership of esteemed and visionary musicians. Currently, Natty Nation is led by JAH Boogie – bass & lead vocals (also percussion & drums in the studio), and musical director Aaron Konkol – keyboards, vocals, & melodica. "The collective also features mainstays Richard Hildner – guitar, and Olen Franklin – drums, as well as frequent players Shonn Hinton (Mary J. Blige, John Legend) – guitar, Mike Daum (Particle) – guitar, Francisco Martinez – percussion and vocals, & Harjinder Singh (Lilla, Fatbook) – guitar and vocals."
Goulash
Goulash
A 3 piece Reggae/Rock band hailing from Minneapolis, MN, GOULASH blends all their influences together creating their own unique style of reggae and rock music that puts them in a class amongst themselves. In a genre of music that usually is all about love and unity, GOULASH separates themselves by staying true their inner city upbringing, telling urban tales of parties, fights and relationships gone wrong. That, along with punk rock energy and a great sense of humor, GOULASH is a must see for anyone who enjoys live music. Constantly building up a strong underground fanbase, GOULASH provides party music and live shows that are high energy and extremely fun. Get some.
DJ Trichrome
DJ Trichrome
DJ Trichrome has music flowing through his veins..since the day he was born, drumming since the age of 5 & playing with his dad’s records…

DJ Trichrome has his own niche in this world of digital media…REAL VINYL! He has been spinning records since the 1980′s & will continue to do so till he dies!!

DJ Trichrome has been involved with reggae soundsystems since 1998, first with Pacesetter Sound then with Formula Sound in Madison until 2001. Moving to Minneapolis, he then formed III Kings SoundSystem, dropping roots & culture every Monday night for over 5 years at Rudolph’s & every Wednesday for over 3 years at The Nomad. DJ Trichrome ran things at the Cabooze every Thursday for over a year,dj'ing with the ever fresh & funky New Primitives.

Now back in Madison he has been the resident DJ at the Great Dane/Ficthberg & Hilldale for three years also playing clubs like The Majestic, High Noon Saloon, Crystal Corner, Memorial Union Terrace, Nattspil, Merchant & The Annex with local & national acts.
DJ I Roach
DJ I Roach
Venue Information:
The Hook and Ladder Theater
3010 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55406