Rocky Dawuni, DJ Drez to light up the City of Angels this Saturday
Ghanaian GRAMMY nominated Afro Roots star, Rocky Dawuni and his all star band will be joined by famed DJ Drez to bring his fiery sound once again to light up the City of Angels, on Saturday August 6 at the Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles in MacArthur Park.
Rocky returns from his highly successful summer tour of Europe and India dubbed, the ‘Branches of the Same Tree Tour’, thrilled huge audiences across Spain, Belgium, Germany, Latvia, Czech Republic as well as performed at the Legendary Bangalore Place in India with GRAMMY winning musician/composer Ricky Kej and very special guests.
Straddling the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create his signature ‘Afro Roots’ sound that unites generations and culture; Ghanaian musician and activist, Dawnuni’s music is a progressive fusion of Reggae, Afrobeat, soul and Highlife music.
He has shared stages with Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel, Bono, Jason Mraz, Janelle Monae and John Legend, among many others and was named one of Africa’s Top 10 global stars by CNN.
Meanwhile, DJ Drez, who has performed with Rocky off and on for many years and now is one of the top DJs in the wellness and yoga communities can best be described as a peacefully determine, Lover, Sound Ambassador, Hip hopper, Mind astronaut, Grateful Beatmaker, Student always. Sometimes teacher, Disciplined, Turntablist. Haiku D’Etat. Abstract Tribe Unique. Dreaming In Sanskrit. World Traveler. Dancer. Passionate. Compassionate. Yogi. Vishnu. Rasta. Friend. Father. Husband. Wildly calm. Love, respect and get off on what I do personality.
“Please JOIN US for this amazing night of live music, turntablism and dancing under the stars in Los Angeles at the beautiful Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles with friends and family!” says DJ Drez.
Rocky Dawuni’s sixth album titled, ‘Branches of the Same Tree’, influenced by the soulful beats of Fela Kuti, the positive messages of Bob Marley and the infectious, sing-along anthems of Michael Franti and K’naan – was released by Cumbancha in 2015 with the first single & video ‘African Thriller’. It earned nomination at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
Editor’s Note: Press information received Aquarian Music News. (Edited by Ama Larbie)