Culture Featuring Kenyatta Hill - 40th Anniversary of Two Sevens Clash Album

Music Farm Productions Presents

Culture Featuring Kenyatta Hill - 40th Anniversary of Two Sevens Clash Album

Mystic Vibrations

Wed, August 16, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Music Farm Columbia

Columbia, SC

$12 - $15

This event is 16 and over

$3 Surcharge at the door for those under 21. Cash only.

Culture
Culture
Culture is reggae's preeminent harmony group. Born in the 70′s golden age of reggae, the ever viable Culture garnered continual US and international acclaim for its long series of classic "roots" albums.
Culture's level of energy and creativity are consistently superlative. They have performed brilliantly to spellbound audiences at countless festivals, concerts and clubs around the US and throughout the world.

Kenyatta Hill's career began the day his father's ended. Joseph Hill, singer and songwriter for the legendary Jamaican vocal trio Culture, collapsed and died while on a 2006 tour of Europe. To the amazement of promoters, fans and critics alike, Kenyatta stepped onstage and delivered electrifying performances time and again – nineteen shows in all – until the tour was complete. This was unheard of in any genre of music at any time. Kenyatta gave of himself so totally – as his father had for so many years – that the two seemed to become one, the eerily similar voices and the vibes igniting the critics and yielding a new reggae mantra "magic, not tragic!"

While pursuing an active solo career Kenyatta Hill keeps the Culture Legacy alive by thrilling old and new Culture fans with the classic sounds of this legendary harmony group. On this 10th anniversary year of the passing of the torch from father to son, Kenyatta continues as lead vocalist of Culture along with original founding member Albert Walker and long time harmony singer Telford Nelson.

ABOUT "TWO SEVENS CLASH"
2017 will see Culture's "Two Sevens Clash "40th Anniversary Tour on Global Stages! The tour will feature Kenyatta Hill on lead vocals with original backing vocals and long-time backing band, and will give everyone an opportunity to go back in time to the beginnings of The Golden Era of Reggae and see how relevant the albums still is today.

Culture's legendary "Two Sevens Clash" (Shanachie) was Reggae Album of the Year in 1977 and is acknowledged today by Rolling Stone Magazine (April 11, 2002) as #25 of the 50 all time coolest records (the only reggae album to make the list).

"Arguably the best reggae record ever made and the only reggae record to appear in Rolling Stones Top 100 coolest records ever made. Culture made only strong albums for 30 years. "

The vibe is strong as ever since Kenyatta Hill has taken the place of Joseph Hill on his passing while on European tour in 2006. Kenyatta Hill, Joseph's son who had been tour engineer stepped away from the sound board and finished the tour in his father's place as lead vocalist of this iconic band.. and it was magical.

"Likewise, the band's signature tune Two Sevens Clash, conceived by Joseph Hill as an apocalyptic prophecy to mark the ominous arrival of 1977, is still infectious dance floor filler four decades later.

Kenyatta channels the energy, the passion, the voice and mannerisms to a tee and must be seen live to get the full experience.
Mystic Vibrations
Mystic Vibrations
The deep roots of Mystic Vibrations began growth in Little London, Westmoreland, Jamaica and spread to the US in 1992 by Ric Williams. Credited to our name are two self released Studio Albums, (People Get Ready and Busy Street) and one Live recording (Live In Finlay Park). An abundant schedule keeps us constantly on the road touring the eastern US, from New York to Florida. The band is a four-piece rhythm section held by exceptionally talented musicians: Dion "Caution" Samuel (Drums), George "Raheem" Johnson (Bass), Marcus "Marky"' Ruby (Keyboards and Backing Vicals) and Ric Williams (Guitar and Lead Vocals). The band has been blessed by establishing a large fan base that has steadily grown over the years. Our music speaks of Love, Unity, and Peace amongst all mankind; not forgetting the trials and tribulations of oppressed peoples. Mystic Vibrations' first recording, People Get Ready (1993), features songs such as, "Mi Woman", whose upbeat tempo is topped with the praises of Ital (natural) living and womanly support. The title track of the album, "People Get Ready", calls for physical, spiritual and mental repatriation. Our second album, Busy Street (1999), contains hard hitting tracks such as "Busy Street" and "Babylon System" which aim to raise awareness toward the realities created by capitalist regimes. "Still On My Mind" is a Love ballad that reveals an inner strength that surpasses the physical expectations of intimacy. Busy Street was later remixed in 2003, with a dub version of the title track "Busy Street" added ("Street Dub"). A third album, Live In Finlay Park (2002), features old and new tracks from both prior and upcoming albums. Mystic Vibrations is now and forever working on fresh material and collaborating musical energy with our brothers and sisters around the world. We have enjoyed appearing at a multitude of venues over the past years since Creation. These include parks, festivals, night clubs, weddings, a plethora of private parties, television and radio performances and interviews. We've also performed with a handful of other Reggae groups from Jamaica; including Burning Spear, Yellowman, Third World, Sizzla, Inner Circle, The Wailers and Israel Vibrations...to name a few. In 2003, Mystik Muzik was born. It is a recording label solely dedicated to bringing the music of Mystic Vibrations and other upcoming artists in Roots Reggae to the world. This new expansion hails the beginning of a new era of exploding creativity and bounding progress for a group which has already reached thousands through our artistic and conscious visions. Many blessings indeed. May we shine our Light near YOU sometime soon!!
Venue Information:
Music Farm Columbia
1022 Senate Street
Columbia, SC, 29201
http://www.musicfarm.com/venues/music-farm-columbia/upcoming-shows/