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19 August 2013

Meet The Peeps Episode 6

Don Carlos surprised everyone at the Ostroda Reggae Festival with his impromtu vocals on the final song “Freedom Taking Over” during Groundation’s set in Poland. Check out Kim Pommell in Groundation’s Meet the Peeps episode six!

18 August 2013

Honoring Marcus Mosiah Garvey

It has been 126 years since the birth of the great Black liberation leader Marcus Mosiah Garvey August 17, 1887 in the small sea-side town of St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica. His name would become synonymous with Reggae music and Garvey would be the first leader to rally people to Ethiopia and the coming of a new King. Here is a short video clip from the documentary film Holding on to Jah where different musicians and Rasta elders share their knowledge of the life and times of Marcus Garvey. The intro scene of the Marcus Garvey statue was shot by Groundation’s singer Harrison “Professor” Stafford back in 1999 in front of the library in St. Ann’s Bay…special thanks to the film’s director Roger Hall for posting this clip; look for Holding on to Jah’s release in 2014.

14 July 2013

Rockamovya ROTR Date Changed

Groundation’s side project ROCKAMOVYA has moved their performance date for Reggae on to River. Grammy Nominated Jazz guitarist Will Bernard and legendary Jamaican drummer Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace will hit the stage with the founding members of Groundation Saturday, August 3 at 6:10pm just after Les Nubians performance; we look forward to seeing you all there!

10 July 2013

Meet The Peeps Episode 5

Singer Kim Pommell and the Groundation Crew travel from Paris to Panama Meeting the Peeps. Here in episode 5 Kim talks with sax man Rico Gaultier on joining the group for the May-June tour of Europe, then off to Panama to talk with Bob Marley’s bassist Aston “Family Man” Barrett, and Jacob Hemphill from SOJA.

01 July 2013

ROCKAMOVYA Live!

The Groundation side project known as Rockamovya is a fusion music super group featuring the founding members of Groundation; Ryan Newman on bass, Marcus Urani on Keyboards, and Harrison Stafford on vocals and guitar along with the great Jazz guitarists Will Bernard (TJ Kirk, Lonnie Smith, Tom Waits) and legendary Jamaican drummer Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace (Rockers, Burning Spear, Dennis Brown). We are pleased to announce the ONLY 2013 appearance of Rockamovya; August 2nd at Sweetwater in Mill Valley and August 4th at Reggae on the River in Humboldt County…California are you ready?!

20 June 2013

Episode 4 – Meet The Peeps

Percussionist Mingo Lewis Jr. produces another episode of Meet The Peeps starring Groundation singer Kim Pommell. Follow the group as they tour through Amsterdam and then fly across the globe to Mauritius Island; Groundation on the move!

16 June 2013

Meet the Peeps in France Ep 3

Kim Pommell goes out to “Meet the Peeps” and let them share their story of Groundation and the music.

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