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Thu. June 15th 2017 The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors)
9:15PM doors at 8:00PM
$32.50 (Plus FMF & Service charges)
Presented by: Melo Productions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
TARRUS RILEY
& DEAN FRASER
with THE BLAK SOIL BAND
plus Special Guest JAH9

Thursday June 15, 2017
COMMODORE BALLROOM – VANCOUVER, BC
Doors: 8:00PM / Show: 9:15P / GA / 19+

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 @ 10AM
Tickets (incl. GST) $32.50 (Plus FMF & Service charges)

Ticketmaster.ca / Charge by Phone 1 855 985–5000 / Tickets also available at: Highlife Records, Zulu Records, Red Cat Records, Rehanah’s Roti, Patty Shop Caribbean Market, Salon Supreme, Piassa Hairdressing Salon, Island Vibez (Surrey)
Tarrus Riley is among the leading ambassadors of modern day Reggae Music in Jamaica. The singer’s commanding vocals, intuitive lyrics and vibrant personality have combined to create a formidable artiste with authentic credentials in Reggae music. Being the son of veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley his venture into music was predictable. However, Tarrus Riley set himself apart from the legacy of his father and has created his own brand, style and signature, which have fuelled his career to its current height.
He worked with saxophonist and producer Dean Fraser on his 2014 album Love Situation, which he described as "a true tribute to the rocksteady era", and features guest appearances from U-Roy, Big Youth, Konshens and Mr. Cheeks. The album earned him his first number one position on the Billboard Reggae Album chart.
Tarrus Riley has consistently gained awards for his work, from the earliest stages to the present day. Among his accolades are Best Singer, Male Vocalist, Cultural Artiste, Song of the Year, and Best Song in Jamaica. In 2014, Tarrus was inducted in the Caribbean Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution in music and won the category of Rocksteady/Ska/Early Reggae in the French Reggae Awards.
Tarrus has made great hits with some of pop culture’s finest, thereby continuing the Jamaican tradition of breaking the mold on the international scene. His latest collaborations include Powerful with Elli Goulding, produced by Major, Crazy Love with Rock City and Lay It All On Me with Ed Sheehan.
More Information: http://www.meloproductions.net

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TARRUS RILEY

Since the release of his debut album Challenges in 2004, Tarrus Riley has been one of the most consistently great fixtures in the world of reggae. The son of veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley (The Sensations, The Uniques), Tarrus was born in the Bronx but raised in his father's native Jamaica. Affectionately known as “Mr. Singy Singy” for his r... more info