The Mateel Community Center proudly presents Reggae Legacy 2023 featuring the Grammy-nominated artist, BLVK H3RO. Also a very special “Lee Scratch Perry Memorial Set” by Subatomic Sound System and Screechy Dan will be performed. Rounding out the night are local DJ’s Tropicali featuring Just One and G Davis, and Mendocino’s premier DJ sound system, Guerrilla Takeover.
Early Bird Tickets are $30, and go up the week of the show. There will be a full bar for 21 and over, international foods, vendors, and more. The fun starts at 4pm and runs until 12:30am. This is an all- ages event with kids 12 and under free!
BLVK H3RO is a remarkably talented and dynamic young artist from Jamaica and has already made a significant impact in the music industry. With his innovative and inspiring modern reggae sound, he has garnered a devoted following over the past five years. Collaborating with renowned artists such as Bunny Wailer, UB40, Equiknoxx, and Skillibeng, BLVK H3RO has earned praise from fans and critics alike. Notably, his song “It Nuh Easy” caught the attention of none other than the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, who commended its positive influence on the country’s youth. Furthermore, BLVK H3RO’s exceptional talent has been recognized by the prestigious Grammy Awards. In 2023, he received a coveted nomination for Best Global Music Performance.
SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM was Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Brooklyn based touring band. They were also frequent collaborators, and producers of the acclaimed 2017 album “Super Ape Returns to Conquer” which reimagined Scratch’s 1973 classic “Super Ape”, mixing the vintage Jamaican dub sound with 21st century bass and beats. Scratch & Subatomic & Screechy’s versions of “Chase the Devil” & “Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the Dub Organizer” have become some of Scratch’s biggest songs of his storied career. They recently performed Lee “Scratch” Perry memorial sets on the main stage at US festivals like The Marley Brother’s sold out 4/20 Kayafest at Red Rocks and Cali Vibes and Cali Roots.
With Scratch, Subatomic toured for over a decade across the US and beyond including sets at Coachella, France’s Telérama Dub Fest, Berlin’s Loop fest, Dubai’s SoleDXB, Hungary’s OzoraFest to name a few. This year saw the release of the dub inspired album by none other than Jack Johnson, the Hawaiian singer brought Subatomic on his recent European tour to support their collaboration on Jack’s new “In Between Dub” album that includes several remixes by Subatomic featuring Lee Perry.
The Mateel Community Center presents Reggae Legacy 2023 – The Mateel Community Center is located at 59 Rusk Lane Redway, CA 95560 707-923-3368 – firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can be purchased online through website:
www.reggaeontheriver.com or at the door.