MAXI PRIEST – Performing Live – Howard Theatre

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MAXI PRIEST – Performing Live – Howard Theatre

July 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

MAXI PRIEST – Performing Live – Howard Theatre  
Tuesday July 3rd! 
Doors Open 6:30pm
Showtime: 8:00pm
Gen Adv: $29.50 (Standing Room)
All Ages
Hosted By:  G-Nice
Only a handful of singers succeed in transcending their
genre without losing the essence of who they are. Superstar Maxi Priest is one
of those artists whose own unique vision has led him to tremendous
international success, being the first reggae artist to have a No. 1 hit
worldwide, including the U.S. Billboard charts.
His new album, Easy To Love is as fine a representation of
lovers’ rock as you could possibly wish for. The sophistication he brings to
these tracks is the mark of true quality; his effortless blend of reggae,
R&B and dancehall has universal appeal.
Maxi Priest is the first British-born singer to graduate
from the London reggae sound-system Saxon Studio International, introducing the
sound of lovers’ rock to a global audience. Before joining Saxon, Maxi embraced
Rastafari and served an apprenticeship with South London sound-system Negus
Negast and the legendary Jah Shaka. Maxi has adhered to these principles his
entire career by making conscious music of all kinds. While Easy To Love is
essentially an album of love songs, it closes with a track first recorded by Ras
Michael and the Sons of Negus in the 1970’s. Maxi’s version of “None A Jah
Jah Children” is strikingly original. It is intended as a blessing to see
us safely on our way as we’re transported to a Rasta grounation or Nyahbinghi –
a gathering of the faithful where we receive affirmation that no matter the
hardships, Jah Jah’s children will always triumph.


July 3, 2018
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm


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