For everyone that wants to hear some incredible tunes, head to Jaco this weekend for a great taste of reggae Saturday night, starting at 10 pm. There is no cover charge and Monkey Bar will have DJ Who-lio playing before and after the show. WATUSI is the original, “REGGAE / WORLDBEAT” band in Texas and one of the top reggae / worldbeat groups in the USA, with 10 players from around the world and based in Dallas,Texas. WATUSI is the premier artist on World Beatnik Records, for 28 years a Texas reggae legend, a “worldbeat” pioneer and are respected and played worldwide. Winners of numerous Reggae and World Music Awards including 2011 Dallas Music Award for Reggae and.. nominated for the Roots Music Association “Reggae Artist of the Year” . Watusi is a charter member of Reggae Ambassadors Worldwide (R.A.W.)
A seed from Jamaica, sown by the great Peter Tosh, was planted in Dallas in 1977, raised in Jamaica in 1981, became Watusi in 1983 and has grown and spread this band and their unique blend of roots Reggae, soca, dancehall and Worldbeat music across America, performing and headlining festivals from the Caribbean to Hawaii, Afrika, Asia, Europe and around the world!
Watusi is a tribe of 10 world musicians, coming from the Caribbean, U.S.A. and Africa, joining kulcha, life and music together in a true Rasta spirit of international unity, with a “One World, One God, One Love” message and a world of rhythm.
To check out some of their songs click here.