Nothing says summer sounds better than reggae tones. Get ready to groove to reggae soul band The West Kensingtons with DJ Sir Phillpotts - House of Roots at WXPN Welcomes Waterfront Sessions on July 18. This local indie band infuses reggae with ska, dub, and rocksteady styles - perfect hammock-lounging music for a relaxing summer evening. Don’t miss it!
6:30pm - 8:30pm: DJ Set with DJ Sir Phillpotts - House of Roots
8:30pm - 9:30pm: The West Kensingtons
About The West Kensingtons:
The West Kensingtons are a Philadelphia based Soul/Reggae band that was founded by established veterans of the Reggae, Ska and Soul scenes. The band came together in the tradition of the great Jamaican rhythm sections, built to compose and innovate, and built to be agile and responsive to other artists, leading to constant and interesting collaborations with artists from as close as Philadelphia and as far as Jamaica, with all collaborators now being a part of the ever-growing West Kensingtons Soul/Reggae Club.
What you will always get with the West Kensingtons is a solid rhythm section, augmented with horns and vocals as the music calls for, and songs that showcase the broad range of influences of the band. The West Kensingtons play Reggae Music, they play it in Ska, Dub, and Rocksteady styles, they play it Dirty, they play it full of Soul. They play Reggae Music.
To learn more about The West Kensingtons http://thewestkensingtons.com/ or on social media @thewestkensingtons.
Free and open to the public.
Dogs on leashes welcome.