Summer began with the launch of the first ever tour of Canada for roots reggae group Taj Weekes & Adowa. The band brought their soul-stirring performance to the Toronto Beer Festival in June, introducing the crowd to a medley of songs from their internationally acclaimed catalog of music. West coast Canadian audiences will now have the opportunity to experience music has been described as “the most appealing and rewarding manifestation of reggae now being created.” Their performances have been hailed as presenting classic, rootsy, tempos with beautifully enchanting vocals delivering socially conscious, thought-provoking lyrics.
The band will begin their west coast tour of Canada with the Roots & Blues Festival in Salmon Arm, British Columbia (August 17-19), where Taj will perform and conduct an artist’s workshop. They will also appear at venues including the The Layback Lounge in Harrison Hot Springs (August 20), The Media Club in Vancouver (August 22), Hermann’s Jazz Club and the Waverly Hotel in Victoria (August 23-24), and the Tofino Legion in Tofino (August 25).
Check the band’s website often for updated information on tour dates, album and video releases, merchandise and much more!