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Annual Bob Marley Birthday Tribute! Hail Marley, The Mau Mau Chaplains, DJ Jah bill
February 3 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Flamingo’s annual celebration of Bob Marley’s birthday is a legendary Austin event! This year The Mau Mau Chaplains and Hail Marley! get together to perform all your favorites in honor of the father of reggae. And Winston will be cooking up Jamaican food in the back. Come hungry and ready to dance!
If you don’t already know the Mau Mau Chaplains from our weekly Wednesday residency, this is a great night to come out and get to know them! These guys produce “iriginal” roots reggae with five part harmonies backed by 150 man-years of stage experience. The Mau Mau Chaplains include veteran musicians from the 80’s reggae group The Lotions, as well as country/reggae phenomenon “I-Tex”, the Killer Bees, Pressure amongst others. Their Texas roots country alter-ego is the band, “Stop the Truck”. Lineup includes Moe Monsarrat – lead vocals, bass guitar, Miguel Pankratz on Drums, Steve Carter – rhythm guitar, Ed Ferguson on lead, Pat McCann guitar, Matt Jacobs on keys, Mark Wilson tenor/bass sax/flute as well as Donny Silverman on sax/flute. They have opened for many of the original reggae stars including Luciano, Freddie McGregor, Third World, Morgan Heritage, the Skatalites, the Meditations, Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band, the Mighty Diamonds, the Itals, Israel Vibration and more. Just close your eyes and listen and you’ll be transported to Jamaica on their magical wave of riddems . . .
Hail Marley! is a 5 piece Bob Marley Tribute Band from Austin, Texas that plays songs spanning Marley’s entire recording career. Lineup includes, Michael Hale (lead vocals), Claude McCann (keyboards & backing vocals, Fumi Sugawara (guitar), Dwayne “D Madness” Jackson (drums & backing vocals) and Jimmie Dreams (bass).
DJ Jah Bill on the decks.
Come hungry! Winston’s Caribbean Kitchen will be open in the back.