The Acoustical Sounds of Big Sugar


Date: January 24th, 8:00 pm - January 24th, 10:00pm

Venue: St. Clair College Capitol Theatre

Location: Chatham


January 24 from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
St.Clair College Capitol Theatre, 238 King St. West, Chatham

The Acoustical Sounds of Big Sugar

BIG SUGAR churn out their unique blend of roots-rock-reggae, soul and dub with double neck guitars and dreadlocks flying through the air. Gordie Johnson and his Rasta brethren are well known for their thundering live performances spiced with epic dub excursions that keep crowds grooving. Big Sugar’s style has even inspired many other notable artists, including THE BLACK CROWES and GOV’T MULE. A platinum recording career that spans over 20 years includes their latest releases Revolution Per Minute, concert dvd Eliminate Ya! Live and a recent collaboration with Reggae legend Willi Williams on Bust No Guns.

Their most recent release “Yardstyle” is 13 tracks of languidly-paced, percussion-heavy acoustic reggae and will be featured on this tour. This heavy, heavy musical statement, runs the gamut from classics like “Turn The Lights On” to brand new cuts “Calling All the Youth” and “Police Bway the Vampire”. Featuring Reggae legend Willi Williams and an extended family of brethren, this is the heartbeat sound of Big Sugar.

Big Sugar will be at the St. Clair College Capitol Theatre for one show on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are on sale Wednesday, August 6 at 10:00 am and are priced at $30-$40 plus handling fee. The Box Office can be reached by calling 519-354-8338 or at 75 William St., N., Chatham. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.stclaircollegecapitoltheatre.com.

Big Sugar is:

-Gordie Johnson – guitar/vocals
-Garry Lowe – bass
-Kelly Mr Chill Hoppe – harmonica/sax/melodica
-Friendlyness – keyboards/toasting
-Stephane Bodean Beaudin – drums

Tickets starting at $30

For more information go to http://www.stclaircollegecapitoltheatre.com/index.php or call 519-380-0174.

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