Da’ Gullah Rootz
Lead vocalist General Top Rank’n Geecheeman is on a mission to bring the roots, rock, and culture of dub, reggae, ska, and dancehall to South Carolina. Look for the band at MOJA and other area festivals.
CDs: Red Eye, Living Roots Vol. 1, & Right Cha
Online: www.dagullahrootz.com, www.myspace.com/dagullahrootz
Live: November 7 & December 15 at Chai’s, November 12 at Jimbo’s Rock Lounge, November 19 at Captain Dave’s in Murrell’s Inlet, & December 17 at Buffalo South
Comprised of former Dub Island Soundsystem members minus Ras Dave, The Dubplates punch up traditional reggae with a livelier tempo, blending dancehall music with a progressive electronic edge. Catch them in the area gigging regularly.
Live: November 6 at the Mount Pleasant Beer Fest at Mellow Mushroom & November 7 at Reggae on Shem Creek
With roots in Jamaica dating back to 1992, bandleader Ric Williams named the group for a classic Bob Marley song, befitting a troupe that preaches the same gospel of love, unity, and peace for all mankind.