Category Archives: Band Of The Day

Jan 12th Band of the Day: Sie7e

BAND OF THE DAY::: Touted as one of the great promises of Latin music Sie7e won the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist in 2011 & has been on the rise ever since! The Puerto Rican singer/songwriter draws from rock en espanol, batucada, samba, blues, salsa, pop, and reggae styles, composing songs full messages of love, humor, peace & joy. His music is beautiful & uplifting. We’re smitten.

 

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Jan 11th Band of the Day: Locos Por Juana

BAND OF THE DAY::: Locos Por Juana positions itself on the daring edge between old school roots & distinctly modern sounds. The product is a dynamic fusion of Afro-Caribbean, cumbia & champeta rhythms with bi-lingual hip-hop, funk, reggaeton, & ska. It’s fast-paced, very hot, and sure to get you moving. They’ve welcomed us to their city with open arms & we’re forever grateful!

 

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Jan 11th Band of the Day: Uproot Hootenany

BAND OF THE DAY::: Is it Irish? Is it Folk? Is it Bluegrass? Who knows for sure, but 1 thing is definite; it’s a whole lot of fun. 5-piece string band Uproot Hootenanny‘s shows are super high energy, packed with musical talent, and sure to leave you with a smile. They’re also the most fan-requested band we’ve ever had at the festival. So, what’s your favorite Uproot Hootenanny moment??

 

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Jan 10th Band of the Day: Oliver Mtukudzi

BAND OF THE DAY::: Zimbabwean pride & national treasure Oliver Mtukudzi is coming to the Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance!! Oliver Mtukudzi is a brilliant guitarist, vocalist & composer with a talent for writing beautiful songs that reflect on the daily life & struggles of his people. The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Eastern & Southern Africa, Mtukudzi is revered & beloved throughout the world. We are deeply honored to have him!

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Feb. 7th Band of the Day: Donna the Buffalo

Here it is our band of the day and Grassroots host band since our inception. Enjoy, smile, dance and live on the funky side…..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2hlRwEY1hI

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Feb. 6th Band of the Day: Araka

 

Miami’s masters of reggae and Latin groove are hot hot hot live, where blistering guitar licks collide with swinging salsa and big band aplomb in perfect harmony.

http://youtu.be/AnLyeSn077w

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Feb. 5th Band of the Day: The Resolvers

On this beautiful sunshiny day our featured band is The Resolvers. Their big band reggae sound will be sure to put a smile on your face. Playing Saturday night in the dance tent, make sure not to miss them!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3-8lDySJXU

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Feb. 4th Band of the Day: Stokeswood

Our band of the day Stokeswood! This Atlanta-based rock band instills infectious energy and produces unpredictable live performances with a fierce electronic edge.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAZ7dcuxTao

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Feb 3rd Band of the Day: Rusted Root

Today’s incredible band of the day Rusted Root, their amazing energy and rhythms has propelled them to more than three million album sales worldwide. Here’s one of our favorites.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGMabBGydC0

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Feb. 2 Band of the Day: Driftwood

Our amazing band of the day, Driftwood. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to stomp your feet. This upbeat, high energy stringband is sure to get you out on the dance floor!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjpkfTkn3rY

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