It isn’t everyday that some of the great reggae, funk, soul, dub players of the fifty years gear-up and perform together. Hell, it isn’t even every other day. Thus we aren’t surprised by the commotion Jamaica to Toronto’s upcoming performance at Pop Montreal (joining the likes of Patrick Wolf, The National and Grizzly Bear) is causing, but we certainly are grinning from ear to ear.
First, the Jamaica to Toronto show at Pop Montreal (October 5th, Club Lambi, just a measly $15 loonies) is featured on the front page of this world famous festival. The unknown author writes,
“Bolstered by overwhelming concert attendance and media support in Canada and abroad, come witness Canadian music history as “Jamaica to Toronto: Soul, Funk and Reggae 1967-1974″ touches down for their Montreal debut.”
Do, not, miss, this, show. (more…)