Reggae Legend Pato Banton Comes to Oakland
An Intimate Evening with Reggae Legend Pato Banton” in West Oakland launches a 2009 state tour of America and is a rare opportunity to enjoy his music up close and personal. On Sunday, Nov. 23, Cjoy Inner.tainment and Friends of the Black New World will present Pato Banton & The Mystic Roots Band & Stay Positive Sound System at 6 p.m., at the historic Continental Club, 1658-12th Street in West Oakland.
Rated as one of the top showmen in the industry, Banton provides a high-energy performance while mixing humor with social consciousness and spirituality for the body, mind & soul. Banton is known as one of the greatest British MCs to evolve from the UK.
An event not to be missed, Banton’s charismatic performances encourage audience members to become participants in a dynamic experience. He dialogues with the crowd on a range of topics including current day events and spiritual freedom. Local reggae-hip hop band HAIRDOO, opens the event.
Tickets are $20 for Friends of the Black New World, $25 general admission, $50 VIP seating and reception. For information, call (510) 295-3535, or go to www.blackneworld.com
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