Event Archive - THE BLACK SEEDS & CLINTON FEARON acoustic (Vancouver show): The Black Seeds, Clinton Fearon
The Black Seeds had so much fun at their sold out Rickshaw Theatre performance last year they are coming back for a second helping this year! Once again this appearance is in support of their Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival XVIII appearance the day before in Victoria.To support The Black Seeds on this show Victoria BC Ska Society is proud to present Clinton Fearon. Clinton Fearonwas born in Jamaica and become the bassist, vocalist and lyricist for the mythic Gladiators, as well as a session musician for Coxsonne Dodd in Studio One and Lee 'Scratch' Perry's at Black Ark, two of the main producers on the island at this time. He also composed some everlasting bass lines for well-known artists like Yabby You, Jimmy Riley, Max Romeo, Junior Byles and many others.Pick up tickets asap for this one as it's expected to sell out again!
The Black Seeds (Reggae/Funk/Ska/Dub)
“Best Soul Album of 2009” -Dennis Cook of Jambase.com (U.S.A) - Jan. 10’
Originating from Wellington, New Zealand, The Black Seeds have carved out their reputation through platinum selling albums, a masterful 8-piece live show, and a unique sound that fuses infectious grooves and melodies with undiluted roots music. With numerous European fe... more info
Clinton Fearon is a Seattle-via-Jamaica-based singer-songwriter who has earned his place as one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier practitioners of soulful reggae. Fearon, 64, originally cut his teeth as a bass player, vocalist, and lyricist for legendary Jamaican roots-reggae group, The Gladiators. He was also a sought-after session player durin... more info