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Raging Fyah Nominated for GRAMMY + Announces 2017 World Tour

 

RAGING FYAH NOMINATED FOR 2017 GRAMMY
FOR BEST REGGAE ALBUM
2017 World Tour Kicks off in Jan. with Tribal Seeds in U.S.
Followed by Europe Run with UB40 in May

BBC Radio Nominates Band for Freshman Session 2017
New Video “Dash Wata” Airing on BET Soul

VP Records is pleased to announce that Raging Fyah has been nominated for their acclaimed album Everlasting in the Best Reggae Album category at the 59th Grammys®. The band continues to prove how their distinct roots reggae sound is making a major impact in the musical landscape.

In addition to this news, the band announces their 2017 World Tour with Tribal Seeds in the United States and UB40 in Europe. This Saturday (Dec 10), they will also perform at The Emerald Cup in Santa Cruz, CA along with Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds and Stick Figure. Dates are below and on http://www.ragingfyah.com.

Everlasting, released in May 2016, follows their previous releases Judgement Day (2011) and Destiny (2014) and is their debut effort for VP Records.

The 59th Annual Grammys® will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12th, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET. on CBS. Other nominees in the category include Sly & Robbie Presents…Reggae For Her by Devin Di Dakta & J.L., Rose Petals by J Boog, Ziggy Marley’s self-titled album, Falling Into Place by Rebelution and SOJA: Live In Virginia by SOJA.

This past month, the band has also received tremendous support from BBC network. The band was a featured guest on Robert Elms Show, David Rodigan and Toddla T. They are one of the five artists nominated for BBC’s Freshman Session 2017 and the only reggae act in the running. Other nominees are Nadia Rose, AJ Tracey, Afro B and Murder He Wrote. They also recorded a live acoustic set at the legendary BBC Maida Vale Sessions, which will run at a later date.

 

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U.S. Tour Dates:
Dec 08 @ Emerald Cup-Pre Party in Santa Cruz, CA *
Dec 10 @ The Emerald Cup in Santa Rosa, CA *
Jan 24 @ The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA *
Jan 26 @ UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA *
Jan 27 @ Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA *
Jan 28 @ Mateel Center in Redway, CA *
Jan 31 @ WOW Hall in Eugene, OR *
Feb 01 @ Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR *
Feb 02 @ Showbox Theatre in Seattle, WA *
Feb 04 @ Hangar House in Salt Lake City, UT *
Feb 07 @ The Pub Station in Billings, MT *
Feb 08 @ Belly Up Aspen in Aspen, CO *
Feb 09 @ Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO *
Feb 10 @ Mesa Theatre in Grand Junction, CO *
Feb 11 @ The Living Room in Omaha, NE *
Feb 14 @ Turf Club in St Paul, MN *
Feb 15 @ The Rave Bar in Milwaukee, WI *
Feb 16 @ Double Door in Chicago, IL *
Feb 17 @ The Stache in Grand Rapids, MI *
Feb 18 @ Rex Theater in Pittsburgh, PA *
Feb 21 @ Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT *
Feb 22 @ Irving Plaza in New York, NY *
Feb 23 @ House of Blues in Boston, MA *
Feb 24 @ Blue Ocean Music Hall in Salisbury, MA *
Feb 25 @ Theatre Of The Living Arts in Philadelphia, PA *
Feb 26 @ 9:30 Club in Washington, DC *
Feb 27 @ The Norva in Norfolk, VA *
Mar 01 @ The Norva in Norfolk, VA *
Mar 02 @ Music Farm in Charleston, SC *
Mar 03 @ Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola, FL *
Mar 04 @ One Eyed Jack in New Orleans, LA *
Mar 05 @ Warehouse Live in Houston, TX *
Mar 07 @ Gas Monkey Bar N Grill in Dallas, TX *
Mar 08 @ Sunshine Theatre in Albuquerque, NM *
Mar 10 @ Rialto Theatre in Tucson, AZ *

 

UK Dates:
May 19 @ Northern Meeting in Inverness ^
May 20 @ Slessor Gardens in Dundee ^
May 27 @ Butts Park Arena in Coventry ^
May 28 @ Northern Echo Arena in Darlington ^
Jun 2 @ Brunton Park in Carlisle ^
Jun 3 @ The Spitfire Ground in Canterbury ^
Jun 10 @ Parc Y Scarlets in Llanelli ^
Jun 11 @ Racecourse in Taunton ^
Jun 16 @ Bloomfield in Blackpool ^
Aug 12 @ City Racecourse in Chelmsford ^

 

^ supporting UB40
* supporting Tribal Seeds

 

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