Mateel Community Center Presents Mateel Forever: Reggae Legacy

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Saturday August 3 & Sunday, August 4, 2019

Doors 5pm

Early showtime August 4th, Toots and the Maytals: 9:30pm

Limited discounted tickets per day online: $35

$40 at regional outlets

2 Day pass: $70 online only

Tickets on sale now through Eventbrite at mateelforeverreggaelegacy.eventbrite.com

All Ages

Kids 12 and under free

VIP packages: Toots and the Maytals August 4th

1.’Funky Kingston’ Meets Toots Experience  $129

Package includes: (1)general admission ticket with Early Entry to see Toots & the Maytals live, Meet & greet photo opportunity with Toots, Invitation to a portion of the band’s soundcheck, One (1) limited edition poster, signed by Toots Hibbert, One (1) commemorative laminate, Merchandise shopping before doors open to the public. 

2. Toots & the Maytals Premium Ticket Bundle $79

One (1) general admission ticket with Early Entry to see Toots & the Maytals live, One (1) limited edition poster signed by Toots Hibbert, One (1) commemorative laminate, Merchandise shopping before doors open to the public

Reggae Legacy Lineup:

Saturday August 3rd

Kabaka Pyramid and the Bebble Rockers, Arkaingelle, Ishi Dube, Guerrilla Takeover

Sunday August 4th

Toots and the Maytals, Irie Rockerz, Realyouth, G.Davis


The Mateel Community Center presents: Mateel Forever: Reggae Legacy. Jamaica’s Kabaka Pyramid and the Bebble Rockers will headline on Saturday, August 3rd and the legendary Toots and the Maytals will headline on Sunday August 4th. Reggae Legacy support acts are Irie Rockerz, Arkaingelle, Ishi Dube, Realyouth and DJ’s Guerrilla Takeover and G.Davis. The event takes place Saturday August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th at the Mateel Community Center, 59 Rusk Lane in Redway. Reggae Legacy 2019 honors the life of Carol Bruno. The event is all ages , doors are at 5pm each day, early event show time on Sunday for Toots and the Maytals at 9:30pm. Limited online only discounted tickets are on sale now for $35 in advance through Eventbrite. Two day passes are $70 in advance. Children 12 and under admitted free. VIP ticket packages are available through Eventbrite for Toots and the Maytals on August 4th. Tickets on sale now at mateelforeverreggaelegacy.eventbrite.com and at regional outlets in the next week. 

A limited number of vendor spots are available at Reggae Legacy 2019. For vendor  opportunities please email to reggaelegacy@mateel.org.


Touring extensively over the past 5 years with performances on some of the most prestigious  Reggae stages around the world and aided by his band the Bebble Rockers; he has brought his message and power to tens of thousands of people in North America, Europe, Central America and the Caribbean. Hitting stages such as Reggae on the River  (US), Rebel Salute (JA), Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (US),  Rototom Sunsplash” (Spain), Musa (Portugal), SummerJam (Germany), Reggae Sumfest (JA), Reggae Sundance (NE), Reggae Sun Ska Festival (FRA), South by South West (US), BoomTown (UK) as well as headlining multiple 20+ multi-city club tours; Kabaka is well known for delivering an electrifying and entertaining live performance. Kabaka Pyramid toured as the support act in the United States  on the  Stony Hill” tour with              Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley receiving critical acclaim.

Following the global success of his impactful hit single “Well Done” in 2015; Kabaka released his  Accurate  mixtape presented by music superpower Major Lazer and Walshy Fire to tremendous reception with the mixtape proving to be an instant classic amongst reggae/hiphop fans. In 2017 he topped the Global Reggae Charts with the anthem “Can’t Breathe” the first single for his debut full length album  Contraband. The project was  executive produced by Damian “Jr Gong” Marley and is a joint release with Bebble Rock Music and Ghetto Youths International. 


From their first album released in 1964 – Never Grow Old to singles like “Sweet and Dandy” that was included on The Harder They Come soundtrack, to the classic 1970’s albums Funky Kingston and Reggae Got Soul, Toots and the Maytals have established reggae as the heartbeat of Jamaica with its influences from American Soul music and classic Rhythm and Blues combined with the syncopated one-drop rhythmic sounds of ska, rocksteady and roots reggae. 

Toots and the Maytals released the single “Do the Reggay” in 1968 that represented the first song to use the word reggae, naming the unique genre from Jamaica and introducing it to a global audience. Toots Hibbert, leader of the group was named one of the “100 Greatest Singers” by Rolling Stone magazine. 

In 2004, the group released True Love, an album of re-recorded versions of their earlier hits in collaboration with fellow musicians including Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Trey Anastasio, No Doubt, Ben Harper, the Roots, and Shaggy. The True Love album won the Grammy Award that year for best reggae album. The 2012 live album Unplugged on Strawberry Hill gained Hibbert his fifth Grammy nomination.

In 2015, Vogue listed the song “54-46 Was My Number” by Toots and the Maytals as one of their “15 Roots Reggae Songs You Should Know”,  In 2017 Toots and the Maytals played Coachella Festival and a series of festival dates including Sierra Nevada World Music Festival. 

Toots and the Maytals last performed in the Humboldt County area at Reggae on the River™ 2012. 


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