The Wailing Souls Play Honokaa Peoples Theatre May 12


The Wailing Souls
w/ special guest DJ Rudeboy Defender
May 12, Saturday
Honoka’a Peoples Theatre – Honoka’a
45-3574 Mamane St. Honoka’a
Tickets: $45. Gen. Adm. – $65. Gold Circle Seating
Doors: 6:00 pm. Show: 7:00 pm.

Three-time Grammy Award nominee’s & reggae superstars, The Wailing Souls, will be appearing at the Honokaa Peoples Theatre on Saturday May 12 at 7pm – doors 6pm.

The “Skankin’ on da’ Rock” Reggae Dance Party ‘2018 tour fuses harmonies of Motown roots and dance hall Reggae. The Wailing Souls were featured in the Disney film Cool Runnings in 1993. The soundtrack album including the song “Picky Picky Head,” which was an international hit with sales worldwide. They will be touring with their seven musicians and vocalists.

They have recorded with Grammy winning reggae legend Toots (of Toots & the Maytals fame), five-time Grammy winner Ziggy Marley, reggae’s most prolific and long-lasting production team Sly & Robbie, multiple Grammy winner Cedella Marley, Grammy winner Burning Spear, legendary British band UB40 and Hasidic rapper Matisyahu.  The Wailing Souls have been part of the Trench Town Reggae scene for decades.

Their discography (over 26 albums to date) includes singles recorded as The Renegades, Pipe & the Pipers, and Atarra. Sly & Robbie and the Roots Radics are only a few of the stellar musicians who have worked with The Wailing Souls. Still one of the most powerful forces in Reggae, The Wailing Souls continue to tour globally and record new songs with the vigor that they had singing in Kingston’s Trench Town decades ago.

If You Go

Big Island Ticket Outlets: Irie Hawaii Smoke Shops – Kona, Hilo & Pahoa; Kona Music Exchange, Sound Wave Music – Kona; Kiernan’s Music – Old Town Kainaliu; Waimea General Store – Parker Square, Kamuela; Top Stitch – Honoka’a; Hilo Ukulele & Guitar, CD Wizard, Hilo Music Exchange – Hilo & Kea’au Natural Foods – Kea’au.

Concert Information Hot Line: 808-896-4845

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