Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Reggae artist Barrington Levy to appear at Crash Mansion


“You come with the vibes, I’ll bring the vibes.” – Barrington Levy

Living legend and Jamaica’s #1 all time singer, Barrington Levy, will be blazing up the stage on Wednesday, November 7th at Crash Mansion LA. This special night showcases the magnificent vocal talents of the man behind such international hits as “Under Mi Sensi,” “Murderer” and “Sister Carol”.
Jamaica’s “Mellow Canary” is one of the first originators of dancehall reggae music; and his famous scatting and wailing has garnered him much deserved international praise, many critically acclaimed albums and a loyal following of devoted fans worldwide.
Arriving on the Jamaican dancehall scene at the tender age of 13, Barrington Levy is the true godfather of dancehall reggae music. Since the release of his debut, Englishman, in 1979, he has continuously produced chart topping singles in both the US and UK markets, breaking through with songs like “Ah Yah We Deh,” “Shine Eye Gal,” “Collie Weed” and 1996’s mega-hit, “Living Dangerously.” His songs have become celebrated anthems for dancehall DJs everywhere, and for over two and a half decades his sensational voice and impressive stage show have made Levy an inspiration to countless bands and musicians everywhere.
He been remixed by dancehall greats like Bounty Killer, Cutty Ranks and Lady Saw, has shared the stage with artists like U2, Gregory Issacs and Stevie Wonder, and appeared on albums lending his powerful voice alongside such varied artists as Shaggy, Long Beach Dub All-Stars, Shyne and Snoop Dog.
Later this year he will be releasing his newest effort entitled, It’s About Time. There is simply no stopping the influence of this reggae superstar.
For more info go to www.barringtonlevy.com.

WHAT: Barrington Levy (with Kontiki & J. Boog)
WHERE: Crash Mansion, 1024 Grand Ave., Downtown LA
WHEN: November 7th, 9PM-2AM
ADMISSION: $16.50 advance/$21.50 dos

Crash Mansion sits in a space that used to be Myron’s Ballroom, the famous 1940’s swing dancing club where Elvis once performed. Crash Mansion has hosted some amazing events so far like Nikki Sixx’s CD release party, Dave Navarro & DJ Skribble’s first ever performance, Wyclef Jean and a surprise set from Q-Tip from Tribe Called Quest. An 8,000 square-foot main stage accommodates headliners with lofted ceilings and a fully digital sound room, while two adjacent rooms--the Burn Lounge and the Foyer Gallery--cater more to low-key performers and the local artist scene. With five bars, three distinct atmospheres, and a fully operative kitchen, this industrial chic, 1200 person capacity club caters to the rich diversity of art and music lovers in Los Angeles. They are excited to be apart of LA’s downtown movement and are thrilled to be able to contribute nightlife, music and arts to the community.
For more information, go to
www.crashmansionla.com or www.myspace.com/crashmansionlosangeles.


Anonymous said...

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Mickie said...

Very cool! Thanks for sharing.