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American Reggae/Rock Artists


Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band – Pioneer of the American Reggae movement and Bob Marley Torch Bearer since 1978, Carlos continues to spread positive vibrations with The PLUS Band, with packed houses and enthusiastic fans.


Carlos Jones & The Plus Band – “Jump In The Line”



Outlaws I&I – Roots, Reggae, Rock with a hint of the Caribbean, fronted by Lead Vocalist “Butchie B”, featuring original members of First Light, and pioneers of American Reggae Music in the Mid-West.

Outlaws Reggae

Outlaws I&I – “We Are The Outlaws”



The Ark Band – (Columbus, OH) – Roots Reggae with a little Soca and Calypso; steel drums also can be a part of their repertoire.  Great vocals, solid beats featuring the “St. Lucia Twins” – Terry and Eustace Bobb, on bass and drums.


The Ark Band – “I Wish” 



Umojah Nation – (Akron, OH) The group adopts its moniker from the Swahili word for unity, and while seeded in Jamaican roots and dancehall, Umojah Nation possesses an original style of reggae reminiscent of great British reggae bands like Steel Pulse and Aswad.

Umojah Nation

Umojah Nation – “No More Stress” 



James Emmett Band – Formed in 2017 as a live project for brothers and songwriting and production duo Justin James and Matthew Emmett Geraci. The brother’s songs have been used in hit TV shows such as “Modern Family” and “Dancing with the Stars”, and new music is available on their latest EP ‘Bet Against Me’

James Emmett Band

James Emmett Band – “Bet Against Me”