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Junior Marvin & Nappy Riddem

at Fulton 55

Born in Jamaica, Junior Marvin moved to London as a child, where his love of both acting and music was nurtured. He appeared in the Beatles' film "Help",which was followed by a number of other television appearances. Meanwhile, Junior served his musical apprenticeship in America by playing with the likes of Blues Legend T-Bone Walker and Ike & Tina Turner. He quickly earned a reputation as an innovative and expressive blues/rock guitarist. Back in England he played with bands such as Herbie Goins & The Nighttimers, Blue Ace Unit and White Rabbit. Nappy Riddem brings the familiar rhythms of reggae, hip hop and the Caribbean to new levels of soul, traversing the soundscape with songs of freedom, tribulation, love and happiness. Founded in 2009 by well known vocalist Mustafa Akbar and DJ Rex Riddem, they released thier first album "One World Sovereinty" on the Fort Knox Recordings label in 2011. The debut album received international radio acclaim, was featured by High Times and Okay Player and has been remixed by some of the hottest producers.

Date & Time

October 13, 2014


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Event Website

(559) 412-7400

$15 advance, $20 day of; 21+ only

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