Holi Reggae Festival

Phnom Penh Underground

Holi Reggae Festival

  • Date: 06 - Mar - 2015
  • Time: 20:00
  • Style:Reggae
  • Venue: Slur Bar
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★★★ HOLI REGGAE FESTIVAL : DELHI SULTANATE & BEGUM X ( India) – VIBRATONE – WAT A GWAAN @ SLUR BAR ★★★
Let’s Celebrate the Indian Colour festival with India top reggae Dancehall artists alongside Phnom Penh reggae Family Vibratone, Wat a gwaan & Guests !

Friday 6th March – 3$ Entry , Free entry till 8.30 PM
SLUR BAR #28 / St 172 / PHNOM PENH

★★★ DELHI SULTANATE & BEGUM X ( India ) ★★★
Delhi Sultanate & Begum X are India’s foremost Reggae & Dancehall artists. The duo has opened for Snoop Lion and Julian Marley in India and has toured the US, Europe and Afghanistan bringing reggae music to new frontiers. !
Delhi Sultanate’s singles NYC-2-India with Subatomic Soundsystem and Criss & Shine respectively went to #1 on Beatport Reggae Charts and Juno Hip Hop singles charts. He has collaborated with Sizzla Kalonji for an upcoming track and has voiced dubplates for Rory
Stonelove.
Delhi Sultanate’s newest release on LionDub International can be listened to here:
http://www.junodownload.com/products/reds-delhi-sultanate-fever/2405734-02 !!
Fever Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOR2se_gpvc !
Video of their most recent collaboration for Afghan TV can be seen here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6seEAsz2CZg !

Begum X is a singer, actor and highly acclaimed yoga practitioner. Her sensual vocals rip the air
with a subtle concoction of jazz, blues and rocksteady rhythms. With a voice that not just reminds
you of the greatest jazz crooners from where the magic begun, but also complements the musical
style of Delhi Sultanate perfectly !
Apart from their duo act they are also the lead singers of the MTV india award nominee The Ska
Vengers, India’s first ska and rocksteady band. !
Delhi Sultanate is cofounder of the trust ‘Word, Sound and Power’ along with producer Chris
McGuinness. The organization is dedicated to producing documentary films and musical
collaborations featuring revolutionary singers from different parts of the Indian subcontinent. Word
Sound and Power’s film Blood Earth won the Adolf Mekas award at Experimenta film festival and
is being screened at the 2014 Berlinale film festval. The group has collaborated with Asian Dub
Foundation’s Dr. Das, Jazz Steppa as well as Subatomic Sound System, Vienna’s Dubblestandart and India’s bass star Nucleya. !

Delhi Sultanate & Begum X Highlights :
Opened for Julian Marley in India
Opened for Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg in India
Outlook Festival, 2013, Croatia
Uprising Reggae Festival, 2013 – Bratislava, Slovakia
2013 Shana-ba-Shana Peace concert in Afghanistan
US Tour 2012 (San Fransisco, LA, NY, Washington DC)
EU Tour 2012 (London, Berlin, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia)
No. 1 Singles on Beatport Reggae & Juno Hip Hop Charts !
Facebook: www.facebook.com/delhisultanatemusic
Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/delhi-sultanate
Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/delhisultanate

★★★ VIBRATONE ★★★
Vibratone is a freshly formed Conscious Reggae band in Phnom Penh Cambodia.
Everything started in December 2012 when guitarist Ben aka “Schkooty” met bassist Julian, aka “Gorimaa”.
Ben was an experienced reggae guitarist, coming from the famous crew “Dub Addiction”, and a longtime experienced live gigger with many bands in the Khmer capital like “Amplifire”, and the “the Schkoots”.
Julian left France and his previous reggae band “Humble Youth”, to come to Cambodia and create the original Reggae Bar with his Khmer wife and family in 2010. Although he had stopped playing live gigs, he always continued to create reggae riddim tracks on his computer.
Listening together to these musical compositions, Ben and Julien thought they could be a good start to building a new reggae band in Phnom Penh, with one aim: No cover songs, strictly original creations!
At this time destiny made them meet their Brazilian drummer, Mr. Luis aka “crazy drummer” and Filipino jazzy singer “Sistah Maia”. While both had to learn everything from scratch about reggae, fortunately their long time musical experiences allowed them to burn the steps very quickly.
So everything was ready for their first gig at the opening of Slur Bar in July ’13, when they completed the band with Mr. Vibol the Khmer-Barang keyboardist, and Filipino solo guitarist, Leo aka “El Rey”.
So now here it is, VIBRATONE a come inna di place with 14 original songs! Because reggae music is made with deep tone… to vibrate on!

★★★ WAT A GWAAN ★★★
Created in January 2014, WAT A GWAAN is a Collective of Reggae DJs, Producers, Selectas, Mcs based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia working on Spreading International Reggae Music, Jamaican Culture & Conscious vibes in Cambodia and south East Asia!
WAT A GWAAN supports and promotes the regional artists and productions by Creating Events and Concerts in Phnom Penh and other Cities, and trying to bring along International Artists in The area !
WAT A GWAAN TEAM, (Dj/Selecta) DJ BREE (Dj Selecta) , KAZTET D ( MC, Sound Activist & Selecta ) POLAAK ( Producer/Dj, now Repesenting the crew in Hungary ) Recently joined by KCM NAYABINGHI and the extended Family with Djs TONLE DUB & MERCY, and PROFESSOR KINSKI ( Producer/ingeneer & More ) !
Feel free to Contact Us if you are doing anything connected to Reggae Music in Cambodia!

 

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Location : Slur Bar #28 St. 172, Phnom Penh

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