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Event Archive - Roots Roundup reunion: Roots Roundup

Fri. May 13th 2005 Fairview Pub (No Minors)

Sometimes, when people keep asking for things, they happen. Greg and I (David) have been playing around for the past 5 years in a band called Dubfreque. Without fail, not a single show goes vy without Roots Roundup being mentioned. Occasionally, we've even thrown a roots tune or two into a set, which always pleases someone in the crowd. See, the thing is, in 1998, we didn't fold the band. We just stopped doing shows (again). But, six long years have gone by, and a call from Not Just Another Music Shop came to Greg, they had requested Roots do a show for their 20th anniversary. So, we thought about and agreed, well, why not? Unfortunately it was too short of notice to "complete" the old lineup, but, we got through it and found in the process that the rest of the members were into doing some shows as well. So, here we in 2005, dusting off 5 releases worth of Roots Roundup songs, and getting them ready for another round on the dancefloor. Stay tuned for further information, including a complete history of the band and more news regarding shows we'll be doing. We're looking forward to seeing everyone again!


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Roots Roundup

Roots Roundup plays a high energy hybrid of globe-spanning music, mashing up the sounds of rock'n roll, reggae, ska, afro-beat, folk, funk and pure old school punk rock. The Roots Roundup lineup has evolved over the years as members pursued various musical interests including performing, writing, recording and teaching. Core Roots members Greg... more info
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