|“21st Annual BOB MARLEY BIRTHDAY BASH” |
Feb 4, 2017 at B.B. King Blues Club
Event Description: “Since emerging in 1995 as the High Times Cannabis Cup house band, the CCB has been tearing up the underground New York reggae scene with sold-out performances at some of the city's hottest venues. The group's ability to play a wide variety of idioms, an inspired group of special guests, and its celebration of herban life and music has earned CCB legions of inspired local fans, headline status at Boston's Freedom Rally, the Seattle Hempfest, Catalpa Fest and gigs backing diverse artists, from Rita Marley to George Clinton. The CCB's annual Bob Marley Birthday Tribute show at B.B. King Blues Club has sold out every year since its inception in 1996, and the shows in 2017 should be no exception. BRING YOUR TRIBE & SHARE THE VIBE! ...” — Read more: B.B. King Blues Club and CCB
About The High Times Cannabis Cup Band: “The Cannabis Cup Band (CCB), New York’s most popular reggae group, was formed in 1995 as the house band for the annual High Times Cannabis Cup event in Amsterdam. The CCB—a rotating all-star cast of singers and players—maintain its tradition of presenting both original and classic reggae and dancehall rhythms, performed by a mix of industry veterans and fresh local talent. The current CCB lineup is led by lead singer Ras Droppa, and includes original members G. Moses on drums, bandleader Ricky T. on keyboards, and singer Edizen Archer; bassist Blaka Richards; guitarists Andy Bassford, Andrew McIntire, Natty Frenchy, and Donovan McKitty; percussionists Ras Menelik, Num Amun’Tehu, Brother Vincent, and Aaron Thurston; lead and harmony singers Marcia Davis, Valerie Kelley, Simone Gordon, and Carla Kelly; James Smith on Trumpet; and Adriel Williams on violin ...” — Read more: CCB-AboutFor further information: B.B. King Blues Club and CCB.