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Ooklah the Moc Nor Cal Tour Dates

Posted by iriea 
Ooklah the Moc Nor Cal Tour Dates
March 10, 2006 08:05PM
Original Roots & Dub Reggae from Hawaii

Ooklah the Moc is thrilled to return to play old classics and new hits for their Californian fans!

Thursday, March 23
ASHKENAZ, Berkeley, CA
$12, $10 Students, All Ages, Show 9:30pm

Friday, March 24
STUDIO "Z", San Francisco, CA
$10, 21+, Doors 9pm

Saturday, March 25
LAST DAY SALOON, Santa Rosa, CA
$10, 21+, Show 9:30pm

Monday, March 27
THE ATTIC – Santa Cruz, CA
$12 advance/$15 door, All Ages, Doors 7pm
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Ooklah the Moc, hailing from Palolo Valley on the island of Oahu, HI, fuses an eclectic mix of original roots and dub reggae into a unique sound unlike any heard before. Influenced from many different genres of music from Jamaica and the UK, Ooklah constantly strives to create bold melodic statements infused with precise and intricate rhythms that all come together to make their original sound.

Started in 1997 by Asher “Killer P” Philipart on guitar, John “Barucus” Davis on drums, and Ryan “Jah Gumby” Murakami on bass, Ooklah the Moc has grown to be one of the most hard hitting roots reggae bands to come out of the Pacific. After the establishment of the band’s rhythm section, other pieces of the Ooklah puzzle came together, starting off with James “Ras Bird” La Pierre. As the first vocalist, Ras Bird brings a uniquely smooth texture to the forefront of the dub experience. Next were the buttery horns from the Kailua band, Dread Ashanti. Comprised of Tony “The Bushman” bush on trombone and Gary “The Ahhman” Nakano on trumpet, the band began to take on a more intricate flavor. Two more vocalists, “Sista Micky” Huihui and Nicholas “Kali” Navales were invited to complete the vocal section and add a large amount of spice to the pot. Rounding out the band is its youngest member, Brad “Watts” Watanabe, who was asked to play keys and brings his extensive musical knowledge to enhance the solid rhythm section.

Together these nine musicians have made Ooklah the Moc a huge force in reggae music. No matter what your taste, Ooklah the Moc always blends positive, intricate and uplifting music with an enormous spirit to create a powerful sound all their own.

For more info go to www.ooklahthemoc.com
For press inquiries, contact So You Can at 831-479-0711 or soyoucan@sbcglobal.net
Re: Ooklah the Moc Nor Cal Tour Dates
March 10, 2006 08:12PM
For more info go to [www.ooklahthemoc.com]
For press inquiries, contact So You Can at 831-479-0711 or <mailto:soyoucan@sbcglobal.net>

iriea, bless
do ya know if the guest singer (Kokoman) frum the current release "Struggling Soldier" will be appearing with dem?



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blessid love
ras danny
higher reasoning reggae time
KBOO Portland, Full Strength Community Radio
*Love is a net that catches hearts like fish.*
-Muhammad Ali
*I don't like reggae, I love it*
Re: Ooklah the Moc Nor Cal Tour Dates
March 12, 2006 09:30AM
Aloha,

On this tour juncture our brother KOKO-man aka Cody-mon (from Maui) will not be joining us. But we hope to have him on our next tour venture later this year '06.

tony
trombone
Re: Ooklah the Moc Nor Cal Tour Dates
March 12, 2006 09:38AM
bless Tony, lookin forward ta a Oregon visit... nex time 'roun...



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blessid love
ras danny
higher reasoning reggae time
KBOO Portland, Full Strength Community Radio
*Love is a net that catches hearts like fish.*
-Muhammad Ali
*I don't like reggae, I love it*
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