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Event Archive - KATCHAFIRE, Mystic Roots Band

Sat. May 7th 2016 Venue (No Minors)
8:30 doors at 7:30
Tickets at: Ticketweb, Zulu Records, Highlife Records, Rehanah’s Roti, Caribbean Market, Patty Shop
Presented by: Melo Productions
Hailing from the mighty H-Town (Hamilton), Aoteoroa (New Zealand), Katchafire, have become a global roots reggae phenomenon. The all-Maori reggae band, bring their pure classic sound to music lovers worldwide, delivering one of the most authentic reggae shows around today.

Katchafire has crafted a universal vibe, capturing something truly special in a diversity of instrumentation. Their sound is built on the foundation of classic roots reggae with an R&B-and-funk rub, mashing modern dancehall and slinky reggae-pop. Their latest release 'Best So Far' tips the hat to Katchafire's classics in one amazing compilation for music lovers around the world, while the band is deep in studio-mode creating their upcoming highly anticipated fifth studio album.

Built on a family movement, it all started when lead guitarist Grenville Bell, father of Lead Singer Logan Bell and Drummer/Singer/Songwriter Jordan Bell, moved into an apartment building with his then teenage sons where they could make music all night. Countless jams and sell-out concerts later, they are now an 8-piece collective of multitalented songwriters and musicians with four highly successful studio albums, multiple awards, platinum sales, and highest-selling singles.

The fire just continues to get hotter following invitations to acclaimed events such as Glastonbury, opening circuits through Europe, Portugal and Brazil, as demand continues to grow for the non-stop feel good vibe of their incredible live shows. Now as they set off on their Burn It Down 2016 Summer Tour, there is no stopping the fire.


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KATCHAFIRE (Reggae/Ska/Dub)

Katchafire is New Zealand’s Premier Reggae Band. Since 2002 they have recorded three full length albums, a dub remix album and a Live CD. With years of touring under their belt, the band is constantly in huge demand in New Zealand, Hawaii, Australia and around the world. They present an infusion of the roots reggae lineage with an undeniabl... more info