Show Preview: Dub Club Featuring Chris Murray and his Blue Beat Lounge and Steady Rock Easy Groove Family – at The Echoplex- Los Angeles, Ca – April 30, 2014
April 24, 2014
April 30th will mark a pair of significant events in Dub Club History and the Los Angeles reggae community. First the full-force showcase of the Steady Rock Easy Groove band stable, consisting of the scenes highest touted acts and hottest tickets in recent memory.
An accumulation of the ska/reggae scenes finest young bands all of whom who record and have grown with one another together under one banner: The Steady Rock Easy Groove Family. The Delirians, The Steady 45’s, Pachamama, Joe Q & The Revue and Scarlet And The Fever round out the camps artists, all of who have seen sharp quick-ascending success respectively.
The Groove Factory has churned out some of the finest young musicians to play in the Los Angeles revival scene in the last ten years.
Some of which, so skilled, they have been asked to perform and record in numerous other projects, even un-credited at times. That’s the musical might in which these artist wield, unrelenting and always progressing. Like a bustling Factory who’s gears are always in motion, The Groove Factory produces far more than your ordinary Ska bands. With a Soul, retro R&B, Rocksteady, Traditional Ska, and socially Conscious Reggae billowing from its chimney around the clock. Those seeking musical styles that act as bridges to sounds of the past, should definitely circle this day on their calendar, and see what folks from here to Jamaica, Mexico, Canada and everywhere in between already know. LA, and in particular the Steady Rock Easy Groove are the soundtracks of today’s youth and culture.
As the Steady Rock Easy Groove Family makes its first full roster appearance, the return of one of Los Angeles’s most cherished clubs will be highlighting the night. Chris Murray and his Blue Beat Lounge makes its triumphant return to LA in an always dance filled event. The globe trotting Acoustic Legend Chris Murray, fresh off another jet setting tour in which he mesmerized fans from Morocco to the U.K. will bring his beloved catalog back to the Dub Club, on display for LA to jump and sway too. Big Wheel Magazine has had the outright privilege of watching Chris Murray over the years, from Punk Rock Bowling to countless LA appearances including opening for Madness, Chris Murray never disappoints and always manages to bring something new to the dance floor.
Setting the tone, as always, will be Dub Club Dj’s Tom Chasteen and Boss Harmony as regulars prepare themselves for a night of amazing live music as well as the usual hypnotizing styles of Jah Faith, Ras benji and a roulette of special guests.
Remember, it’s free before ten and only 7 clams after so be sure to get there early, this one will be a floor shaker.
-Gio Van Dam-
Big Wheel Staff Reporter
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