The Skatalites, one of the fundamental Jamaican bands, returns with all their energy to Chile to celebrate 58 years since the release of Freedom Sounds, one of the most important tracks of their long career. The appointment will be on Sunday, November 6 at the Teatro Coliseo from 7:00 p.m. and tickets are already on sale.
These living legends of reggae will arrive led by the trombonist Vin “Don Drummond Jr.” Gordon (1949) and larry mcdonald (1937) on percussion, both iconic artists of the Studio Onhey who recorded with Bob Marley, Toots and The Maytals and Lee Perry, among others. This lineup, which also includes Trevor “Sparrow” Thompson Y James K Smith (Burning Spear) promises to transport us to the golden age of the movement with songs like “Guns of Navarone“, “Phoenix City” or “Rock Fort City”.
With almost six decades of existence, The Skatalites remains one of the obligatory references when talking about dub and reggae worldwide. Their influence goes far beyond borders, forming part of the maturation of bands like The Clash, The Specials and many others.
La Floripondio joins as opening act
In this opportunity they will not be alone, since it will be The Floripondio the group in charge of kicking off the show. Led by Aldo “Macha” Asenjo, they have become benchmarks within the ska, reggae, rock within the country, with a fan base that has followed them for three decades. Their connection with the Skatalites is confirmed by the versions they have recorded of Caribbean hits like “Fidel Castro” or “When I Call your name”translated on disk “Tell me what happens” What “When I call you jo.”
Those originating from German Village They showed in January of this year a small preview of their most recent production, Hello, with the mutant islands? Now, eight months later, they are preparing that material to interpret it along with other classics such as “Dancing like a monkey” and the most recent “And it’s daytime”
Tickets are on sale at Puntoticket. Prices are as follows:
- Court: $20,000
- Low stall: $25,000
- High stalls: $15,000
*Values do not include service charge