Friday, July 19th, 2019 – 7PM – 9 PM
Studio One Tribute
Otis Gayle (Studio One Artist & Reggae Legend) & Reggadiction
+ special guests DJs JChameleon & Selectress Sunshine
Beaches Jazz Festival OLG Mainstage – Woodbine Park -1695 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1G7
Family Friendly, Delicious Food & Beer Garden
Accessible by TTC (501 Queen St. E), Paid Parking on site, tables, and chairs + dancing area.
presented by NuFunk Concerts
Festival Site Details: https://beachesjazz.com/events/td-weekend-series-july-19-21/#td-main-stage
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/565927720479984/
Studio One is one of Jamaica’s most renowned record labels and recording studios, having been described as the Motown of Jamaica. The record label was involved with most of the major music movements in Jamaica during the 1960s and 1970s including ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub and dancehall.
Otis Gayle is an original Reggae artist from the legendary Studio One Label. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Otis Gayle began his musical career as a vocalist with The Virtues. Otis performed with the group on the international circuit and in 1968 settled in Canada. Otis Gayle has opened for many notable such as Barry White, Joe Tex and Jackie Mittoo, Ben E King, Beres Hammond, Queen Ifrica, Dennis Brown and many more. By the start of the millennium Gayle had built a solid reputation as a showman releasing such tracks such as: Follow Your Dreams, Give A Little More Love, He Is My Friend, Love Is A Thing, Man On A Mission, One Day, Gayles interpretation of I’ll Be Around and his latest coming soon and raising up the charts in an explosive way The Closer I Get To You.
Otis Gayle recorded the hit “I’ll be Around” with Jackie Mittoo at Studio One:
backed by Reggaddiction
Delivering cross-over vibes, refreshing vocal harmonies and powerful instrumental riddims, Reggaddiction is one of the top new bands within the Canadian reggae scene. Single releases from the band’s highly anticipated upcoming Neil Young reggae tribute album, Ganja Harvest, has received stellar reviews and national airplay on CBC Radio. The band opened up for the legendary Sister Nancy in early 2019 and is currently planning an upcoming album tour.
Reggaddiction Live at Adelaide Hall opening for Sister Nancy
Friday July 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio One Tribute ft. reggae legend Otis Gayle & Reggaddiction at Beaches Jazz Festival at Woodbine Park, Toronto, Woodbine Park