Reggae band Chillakaya brings real island vibes to the Rum Barrel
KEY WEST, Fla. (October 10, 2012) — Reggae band Chillakaya brings its rich blend of reggae culture and creative vibes from Jacksonville by way of Antigua to Key West.
The band will perform on the Rum Barrel Quarterdeck on Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20, with both performances at 7 p.m.
Born in the village of Old Road in Antigua, vocalist Kemwa has been expressing his love of music through Reggae since he was six years old. Inspired after attending a Junior Reid concert, Kemwa realized it was his life’s dream to follow Reid’s path and become a cultured Reggae artist. Kemwa’s entire family was already deeply rooted in the Reggae community, so the inspiration was alive in Kemwa throughout his life.
Kemwa left the beautiful island of Antigua and relocated to Jacksonville, Florida, where he formed the band Chillakaya, a rich blend of Reggae and pure vibes.