Irie Sol’s founder, Junior Williams, moved to America from Kingston, Jamaica, with the dream of starting a band that would fuse the genres (reggae, dancehall, ska, and dub) indigenous to his native island with traditional American music forms (hip hop, funk, soul, rock, and jazz). He’s “dubbed” (pun intended) the resulting music “Alternative World” to acknowledge its roots and routes in World and Alternative music and to conjure an alternative world of global unity. Erupting out of the Twin Cities with a musical blend that reflects diverse band members–who hail from Kingston, Jamaica; Nova Scotia, Canada; Providence, RI; Detroit, MI; Minneapolis, MN; and the Chippewa Valley of Wisconsin–Irie Sol delivers authentic Jamaican chat/DJing and soaring, soulful melodies backed by blazing bebop horns, wailing guitar, and tight drum and bass. Irie Sol has shared the stage with Natty Nation, Dred I Dred, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, and too many other talented musicians to name. Irie Sol’s music can be enjoyed at live shows throughout the midwest, on many radio programs, and by downloading the new CD, Solstice, on itunes.
Promote Your EventOctober 4, 2017
We love music, especially Reggae. Minneapolis has a wealth of talented musicians and bands, however sometimes it can be difficult to track down when and where they are playing. Our goal at Twin Cities Reggae is simple… spread the word!
International Reggae All-StarsOctober 3, 2017
Every Tuesday night, the International Reggae All-Stars perform at Bunker’s Music Bar and Grill. These guys have been playing together for many years and know how to put on a good show. Their name says it all, as they truly are Minneapolis Reggae All Stars! Band Members include: Lynval “Golden Voice” Jackson …
Twin Cities Reggae – About UsMarch 2, 2016
Who are we? We are a small mom and pop shop located in the Twin Cities. We are huge fans of Reggae Music and want to promote Reggae music in the Minneapolis St Paul area. Our website does NOT make any profit, and is a free resource to help Reggae music lovers like ourselves to …