South Orange Free Outdoor Concert - KIWI

Wednesday, July 17
KIWI

Reggae Rhythms and Tropicália-Inspired Melodies

Rooted in reggae rhythms and tropicália-inspired melodies, Jersey City-based Kiwidynamically blends jazz flourishes and soulful grooves into a uniquely uplifting sound. Kiwi’smembers includes Alex Tea (vocals, guitar), Ramsey Norman (drums), Matt Quinones (bass), Ben Guadalupe (percussion), Dave Stolarz (keys), Barami Waspe (tenor sax), Curtis Taylor (trumpet), and Rob Edwards (trombone)

After nearly a decade of entertaining audiences around the Northeastern U.S. and Brazil, Kiwihas hit their stride with a new lineup featuring some of the New York City area’s finest musicians. The band has also been invited to share the stage with veteran reggae/ska acts including the Pietasters and John Brown’s Body.

In addition to over a hundred club and dancehall performances, Kiwi has also performed at a variety of music festivals and community events in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Tennessee. They are also proud to be an active and vibrant presence in their home base, the Jersey City arts scene. In addition to a burgeoning American following, Kiwi also has a growing fan base in Brazil, where they have embarked on two short tours.

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For more information: http://southorange.org/TheBairdArts/event.asp?event=255

Artists and schedules are subject to change. The 2013 Free Concerts in the Park series is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Flood’s Hill is located in Meadowlands Park, 70 North Ridgewood Rd, South Orange. In case of rain, re-location will take place at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way in South Orange.

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  • dom

    Please note this will be an unhosted meetup. Neither group organizers will be in attendance. Also, bring lawn chairs and drinks.

    July 16, 2013

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