Why should you be there?
A lot of musicians you are most likely familiar with hail from Jamaica. Bob Marley, Toots & The Maytals, The Gladiators, The Mighty Diamonds, Culture, Big Youth, Eek-A-Mouse, and even Shaggy (you have that song stuck in your head now, don’t you).
And did you know that Jamaican musical styles such as reggae and ska had a massive influence on British punk and new wave bands of the 70s- The Clash, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, The Police, The Slits, and The Ruts?
Come show your appreciation for Jamaican roots tomorrow night, the Trocadero is hosting The Philly Relay’s Reggae Jam. Doors open at 7:30. The show will feature Third World, Ghost, Derrick Barnett and the Statement Band, and Soca Deva Jadine.
Tickets are $35 for general admission ($5 more at the door) or $65 for VIP.
And VIP is certainly the way to go- early admission, free dinner, artist meet & greet, drink specials, private cash bar, and VIP balcony seating.
Bring your student ID for a 20% discount. Tickets are available via TicketFly.