Home / Events / Music Calendar / Anthony B, Jagga Culture and the People's Choice Band, Serious De Witness

Anthony B, Jagga Culture and the People's Choice Band, Serious De Witness

MATTHEW SINGER
9 pm., Friday January 18 | $25 advance, $30 day of show.
Bob White Theatre
6423 SE Foster Road
 

[RASTAMAN INDIGNATION] If it seems like the righteous anger and political consciousness that once defined the sound and soul of reggae has all but disappeared now, it was even worse in the late 1980s, when a teenage Anthony B started making music out of the Kingston suburb of Portmore. Back then, just a few years removed from the deaths of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, the new crop of artists coming out of Jamaica were more interested in delivering misogynist sex rants than chanting down Babylon. But as a devout Rastafarian and fervent admirer of both Marley and Tosh, Anthony couldn’t allow himself to betray reggae’s revolutionary heart. Over the course of more than 20 albums—including last year’s aptly named Freedom Fighter—the former Keith Blair has kept the fire burning, reminding people with his fierce live shows that reggae isn’t all granola and tie-dye.



Where: Bob White Theatre
Phone: 503-894-8672
Address: 6423 SE Foster Road
Website: www.bobwhitetheatre.com

 
 

Bob White Theatre

6423 SE Foster Road
Portland, OR
97206
 
Other events in Music Calendar

EMA, Magic Mouth

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[RAP WITHOUT RAPPING] North Dakota native-turned-Portlander Erika M. Anderson doesn’t rap, but in some ways it feels like her recent album, The Future’s Void< ...

8 pm | $12.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Gary Numan, Kitten, Adrian H & The Wounds

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[ORIGINAL SYNTH] As the patron saint of digitized alienation, Gary Numan has never been short of well-wishers. (Electro is friendly, turns out.) The Numa ...

8 pm | $25.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

La Santa Cecilia, Edna Vazquez Quintet

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[MELTING POT] There’s a lot going on with La Santa Cecilia live, between the six members playing an array of instruments and frontwoman Marisol Hernandez’s comma ...

8 pm | $15.
Star Theater 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland Map
Also At Bob White Theatre
There's no more events in Bob White Theatre
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close