With a new fan-inspiring four-song CD released in mid-July and the second of
two nationwide tours scheduled in the Fall of 2011,
THROUGH THE ROOTS is definitely on the rise while sharing the San Diego, California group's easy-listening music with Cali-Reggae vibes and positive messages.
THROUGH THE ROOTS' uplifting music includes a tantalizing blend of reggae,rock, and pop mixed with a vast array of ear pleasing guitar, drums and keyboard/synth play to mesh with the band's catchy vocals, creating its unique sounds. TTR excels in live performances, allowing its young and older fans to truly experience the total musical package as the pumping crowd is wrapped into a high-energy, free-flowing show that leaves fans with a positive reaction.
THROUGH THE ROOTS' new CD, "Here To Stay" quickly rose on the iTunes reggae Top 200 chart to No. 2 in the first week and remains amongst the best selling CDs as more and more
THROUGH THE ROOTS fans are turned on by the clever vibes and soothing mixture of TTR's music. The popular CD has garnered air time on the West Coast and in Hawaii, adding to a six-song EP that THROUGH THE ROOTS put out in 2008, with both currently in iTunes' top 50 selling reggae CDs.
THROUGH THE ROOTS will join high-profile groups Iration and Tomorrow's Bad Seeds in the Fall, running from October to November, for a 38-show nationwide tour to cap a breakout year for
THROUGH THE ROOTS in 2011. Earlier in the year, TTR traveled nationwide with Tribal Seeds for 30 shows in two months, adding scores of new fans from the West Coast to the East Coast and across the midwest.
THROUGH THE ROOTS came together as a band in 2008 and blended its unique sounds of reggae and rock music. TTR quickly captured music fans' attention all over the West Coast as the band rose in popularity and became a must-see show while sharing the stage with highly respected groups like Rebelution, Iration,
Pepper, Passafire, Tribal Seeds, Natural Vibrations and Alborosie, in various venues across the United States.
THROUGH THE ROOTS, led by lead vocalist Evan Hawkins, one of the rising young stars in Cali-Reggae music, and a talented supporting cast in Bryan Jackson (Bass), Brady O'Rear (Keys), and Taylor Boatwright (Drums, Vocals) plans to continue touring through 2011 and expand TTR's budding tour schedule in 2012 while sharing their inspiring music.