Rank #2 US Candler, NC Reggae / Reggae / Dub


Sounds Like: Rebelution, Tribal Seeds, Bob Marley, Alborosie (Alberto D'Ascola), The Grateful Dead

Label: Upgrade Records

Manager: Dennis Berndt

Bio: Chalwa is based out of Asheville, NC and plays original High Country Reggae. The band consists of a diverse all-star line-up of local musicians from bands such as Ras Alan and The Lions, Asheville Horns,Hope Massive, Josh Phillips Folk Festival, and Wiseapple. After hitting the scene in 2006, Cha... See Full Bio

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Chalwa has a show on 08/29/2013 at 07:30 PM @ Pisgah Brewing... in Black Mountain, NC http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/224151000 #concert


“Have you had enough reggae lately? Are you tired of going to your favorite local music venue and finding a never ending flow of original reggae bands, performing day in and day out? Well, you probably aren’t, because — as you know — finding an original reggae group anywhere near Anderson is almost impossible. It’s even rarer to hear of an original reggae band that doesn’t just stick to the stock sounds of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. If you’re looking for an original reggae band, and you really don’t feel like taking a one-night trip to Jamaica, then you may want to check out Chalwa on Friday at Backstreets in Clemson. © 2007 Anderson Independent Mail. All rights reserved.”
—  the Belly Up
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