Chalwa reggae band is based out of the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and play a blend of high-energy new school and old school roots reggae. Forming in 2005 Chalwa has released two full-length albums and toured the east coast along with Jamaica. Chalwa has supported: Steel Pulse, SOJA (Soldiers of Jah Army), The Meditations, Bambu Station, Midnite, Groundation, Luciano, Pato Banton, and many more. Recent festivals Chalwa has played include: Bele Chere, French Broad River Festival, Mountain Sports Festival, Swanfest, Durham World Beer Festival, and The Highlands to Island Reggae Festival.
Chalwa is currently in the studio and booking shows for late summer and fall 2015!