Samstag, 7. August 2010 um 20:00 Uhr
200 Hudson Street, New York, NY, 10013, United States
+ Special Guests!
8 p.m. Doors / 9 p.m. Show
$12 advance / $15 at door
"Meta and the Cornerstones have taken us back to the foundation of reggae music. It's a band that sounds tight and wicked with infectious lyrics."
—Clive Chin, Jamaican producer for The Wailers, Dennis Brown and Lee Perry
This show kicks off our new monthly residency with the Brooklyn based international reggae-soul phenoms Meta and the Cornerstones. Led by the indomitable Meta Dia, who is Senegalese and sings in a mixture of French, English, Wolof and Fulani and with members converging from the west coast of Africa, North America, Asia and the Middle East, the band creates a unifying and uplifting experience with its feel-good reggae sound that also embraces soul, Afropop and hip-hop—a mix of influences as eclectic as their backgrounds.
Meta and the Cornerstones will perform monthly at 92YTribeca with with new artists each time out, friends and collaborators who will both share the stage and perform their own sets. Aug 7 will feature DXA, a four-man crew hailing from the heart of NYC who take inspiration from the golden age of hip-hop, the soulful duo Fifth Nation, plus other special guests.