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Why I Rise

- US Boston, MA Reggae / Rock

50% of sales go to the charity Fender Music Foundation.

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Sounds Like: Sublime, Pearl Jam, The Expendables, Bob Marley, Peter Cetera

Label: unsigned

Bio: Why I Rise is a Boston based Reggae-Rock outfit formed in 2011. The band’s founding members are veterans to the scene, having spent the better part of the 2000’s in the local Reggae-Rock powerhouse On The Drop. In this new endeavor, the group reaches higher levels in their craft, seamlessly blen... See Full Bio

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  • 2013

    Dec 6

    Boston, MA, US | 9:00pm

    Boston, MA, US
    Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:00pm
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    Aug 17

    Boston, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Boston, MA, US
    Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Jul 27

    Falmouth, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Falmouth, MA, US
    Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:00pm


    Playing with our friends Crooked Coast. Great night to enjoy the wonder that is Cape Cope while rocking out to our reggae mayhem.

  • 2013

    Jul 20

    at your BBQ, ANYWH, US | 5:30pm
    Mid Summer Classic: Live ...
    at your BBQ, ANYWH, US
    Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:30pm


    The two bands that have come from on the drop are live streaming their first show together!! Hook your computer to your stereo and start grilling!! Don't miss the perfect way to celebrate the middle of summer. The link to the stream is below. https://new.livestream.com/accounts/4593171/byclassic

  • 2013

    May 24

    Somerville, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Somerville, MA, US
    Fri May 24, 2013 8:00pm


    Why I Rise takes the stage at 11pm. This is our last show for a few months as we head back into the studio to record our next album. Come out and get your Why I Rise fix!

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