The Last Day Saloon
120 Fifth St. @ Davis St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
9:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013
Supporting Acts: Jah Wave, Amha Selassie Baraka Inner Riddim with Sky I
Inner Riddim is a dynamic, high-energy, 6 piece Reggae band. Their Roots Dancehall sound is complete with cool grooves, intense breaks and subtle rhythms. The sound they create is an excellent musical environment for lead vocalist Emilien "Sky-I" Deschamps of Martinique to express himself in English, French & his native Creole Patois. An inspired vocalist and performer, he brings consciousness and dignity to the dancehall scene. Sky-I addresses issues of social justice, spiritual connectedness, and planetary stewardship in his lyrics, touching on issues important to us all. The band is a collection of the Bay Area's best. Kamesh "Earthquake" Ananda, legendary Roots bassist famous for shaking up the dancehall with deep bass vibrations. He also plays with many area acts - Ancient Mystic, Amha Baraka, Sol Horizon, and Dubstone Rockers to name a few! Thomas "Drummy T." Johnson is a 25 year veteran drummer in the West Coast Reggae scene, playing with many international and regional acts (Queen Afrika, Norris Man, Amha Baraka, and Jahkuumba, and many others) from Seattle to San Diego. Rhythm Guitarist Daouda Traore a.k.a. "King David" hails from Burkina Faso, Africa, has played across three continents with his group King David and Black Consciousness and brings the authentic Reggae vibes every time! "Chris-I" Gennert of Sonic Dub Experience, Jahkuumba, and International Reggae System has been active on the West Coast Reggae scene for decades. He is a champion bubbler and keyboard player, 100% genuine Reggae - "Dub It!!!" Lead Guitarist Brian "Mistah Underhill" Skinner who also plays with Midnite Sun Massive brings the entire range of guitar goodness, From smoking hot licks to sweet, soulful melodies Mistah Underhill. delivers his guitar mastery time and time again. Together they are the rising star of San Francisco Bay Area's Reggae music scene. After experiencing their music, you will feel the authentic Reggae vibes and leave feeling uplifted and truly blessed.