This show will be a fundraiser for the Emerald Growers Association. more info soon...
REGGAE FESTIVAL in Sacramento will provide attendants with a multicultural collection of world music, dance, and cuisine. The festival is intended to produce a family-friendly atmosphere oriented toward celebrating the diversity that defines our community. WE ARE BRINGING ROOTS TO THE RIVER- LABOR DAY WEEKEND-AUG.31ST-SEPT.1ST 2013 LIVELY UP YOURSELVES AND JOIN US FOR THE WEEKEND!
Beneficial Reggae Fest ..... THIS YEAR'S SHOW WILL BE A BENEFIT FOR YA-KA-AMA INDIAN EDUCATIONAL CENTER IN FORESTVILLE, CALIFORNIA.
Sounds Like: Jimmy Cliff, U2, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Mahalia Jackson
Label: (indie), BLAKK ROSE MUSIC
Manager: Horace Campbell
Bio: King Hopeton (Horace Campbell) was born March 25th on the beautiful island of St Ann, Jamaica West Indies . He started playing music at the age of 4 after watching an old woman on a piano playing “Come Back Charlie” a classical piece. After she got up, he sat down and started playing the same p...See Full Bio
“King Hopeton's locs hang all the way down to his knees. He has not cut a single strand in 17 years, but they're not weighing him down. Hopeton was the king of the stage Saturday night at Cafe Culture, where he shared his hope of world peace through reggae beats. The singer from Jamaica started playing classical piano music before he went in to reggae. When he is on stage he feels music and the people accepting it, he said. "Reggae is my heart," he said. Hopeton uses a lion as his logo as a representation of strength, family and king, he said. He has quite the resume working with artists like Sean Paul. Other great singers have also passed through his music donating their skills to be recorded with him. His inspirations are King David and Solomon because they both played instruments, such as the harp, before they became kings. And they played beautifully, he said. Although it was a long way to Chico from Jamaica, fate brought him here, Hopeton said. "In this Earth, all is destiny," ”