Rewind To Rock Steady With David Rodigan, Freddie McGregor & Marcia Griffith
(Queens, NY) – Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) will host the Rewind to Rock Steady show on Saturday, November 26th at 9 p.m. at the Central Park event space.
Join the trailblazing artists of Reggae and Dancehall for a night unlike any other! Irish & Chin present “Rewind To Rocksteady” with spectacular performances by David Rodigan, Marcia Griffith, and Freddie McGregor. These artists will transport you to the white sandy beaches of Jamaica with their melodic sounds and spellbinding beats.
David ‘Ram Jam’ Rodigan, one of the legendary artists hitting the stage this weekend, made a name for himself in the British Reggae scene where he became the quintessential UK conduit to the Reggae world. In the late 1970’s he began his career in broadcasting with BBC Radio London and for past couple decades he continued to influence the sound and spirit of Dancehall on British airwaves. He has received multiple broadcasting awards and is an inductee in the Sony Radio Academy Hall of Fame. Rodigan is most recently a recipient of the highest honor awarded in Reggae sound system culture: The World Clash Reset Contest. He continue to plays to loyal reggae fans around the world with a unique collection of customized dub plates and classic recordings.
Marcia Griffith is one of the best-known and most influential women in Reggae. She made a name for herself as part of Bob Marley’s infamous I-Threes and has a discography that spans four decades. Embracing the electronic-based sounds of dancehall and funk in the 1980’s, Griffith is Reggae royalty. Known for her strong and smooth-as-mousse love songs, her live performances are known to captivate audiences.
The greatest in Reggae does not stop there; Grammy-nominated drummer and producer, Freddie McGregor will also be blazing the stage. McGregor’s incredibly steady career as one of reggae's most durable and soulful singers started all the way back in the '60s when he was just seven years old. Since then, he's spanned nearly every stylistic shift in Jamaican music, from Ska and Rocksteady to Rastafarian roots reggae to his specialty: lover’s rock.
Rewind to Rocksteady will take place at the Central Park Event Space, the largest event space in Queens with over 70,000 square feet of space. General Admission tickets begin at $70 and VIP tickets start at $114. Tickets can be purchased online or at the casino.
WHO: David Rodigan, Marcia Griffith, & Freddie McGregor
WHAT: Rewind to Rock Steady
WHERE: Resorts World Casino New York City
WHEN: Saturday, November 26, 2016
8 p.m. Doors
9 p.m. Show
About Resorts World Casino New York City
Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is the only casino in New York City, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience while generating over $1.7 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011. RWNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States and all four oceans through its Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.