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April 05, 2011FIRST LIGHT RELEASE DAY IN NORTH AMERICA
"Today is the day FIRST LIGHT by the Easy Star All-Stars is available in the USA and Canada. The first full-length original album by the band has been called "...from start to finish, a solid, well produced album..." by The Pier and "the first true recorded glimpse into the creativity that this band has to offer." by An Honest Tune. Help support Easy Star and the band by picking up a copy this week, by one of the following methods:
Order on iTunes here
Order on Amazon here
Order at the Easy Star Web Store here
Or, if you are in Europe, you can still pre-order via iTunes here
Please leave positive reviews at iTunes and Amazon. Don't forget you can get a free download of the song "Don't Stop The Music" here. " More info »
March 25, 2011EASY STAR ALL-STARS LIVE STREAM SAT NIGHT
"For those of you who want to get a taste of the Easy Star All-Stars playing live, we are happy to let you know their show at the Snow Barn at Mt. Snow in Vermont will be streamed live on the web saturday night (March 26). Not sure what the exact timing will be, but we expect the band to start playing around 10:30 PM EST. Check it out here. Get prepped for the upcoming FIRST LIGHT tour kicking off on Thursday in Baltimore and running for the next month with the Green and Cas Haley. " More info »
March 04, 2011JOIN THE EASY STAR ALL-STARS STREET TEAM
"Join the Easy Star All-Stars Street Team to help promote online and on the streets, and you can earn tickets to shows near you, official merchandise, the new album and more! Manage all of your promoting through your own home page, and all that you do earns you points to use in the Rewards Store where you can purchase all sorts of music goodies! Join at StreetShimon.com and add Easy Star All-Stars as the Band you want to promote, add the show campaign that is nearest to where you live, and don't forget to join the National Online Campaign to rack up points for the Reward Store. Support the music you love and earn music rewards along the way! " More info »
February 23, 2011TWO EASY STAR ALBUMS NOMINATED FOR AWARDS
"DUBBER SIDE OF THE MOON, by the Easy Star All-Stars, and THE PRESTER JOHN SESSIONS, by Tommy T, were both nominated in the Best Dub Album of the Year category in the 2010 Web Reggae Awards in France. After fan voting, DUBBER SIDE came in third in the category, losing out to someone Easy Star fans know well: Canada's Dubmatix. Check out the rest of the results here, though you will need to read French. " More info »
February 02, 2011FIRST LIGHT ALBUM AND TOUR COMING IN APRIL
"On April 5th, The Easy Star All-Stars will release FIRST LIGHT, their first full-length album of original songs, which will coincide with the First Light Tour. Look for much more detail on the album itself to come in the next few weeks, including info on special pre-orders for the album.
The band worked on the album over the past six months in between the extensive touring schedule. The All-Stars are very excited to put out an album that features original songwriting and contributions by every member of the collective group. Fans at Jam Cruise and the Pai Festival in Thailand last month were treated to live sneak peeks of tracks from the album including "Don't Stop The Music," "Paid My Dues" and the title song, "First Light." The band can't wait to play more tracks from the album on the upcoming tour.
The First Light Tour officially begins March 31 in Baltimore (with one early show at Mt. Snow in Vermont a few days before as well). The tour runs the entire length of the Atlantic Coast, from Canada to Florida and back. The first 10 shows features support from the biggest up-and-coming band in reggae today, Hawaii's The Green, as well as from Easy Star artist Cas Haley, who just released his latest album, CONNECTION, last Fall.
After those first dates, Cas Haley will support all of the remaining shows, which makes sense considering he also is a guest artist on FIRST LIGHT, singing the song "Unbelievable." This leg of the tour runs through April 26 in Burlington, VT, with more shows to be added soon. One highlight comes April 20 in New York when the All-Stars will co-headline a show at the Highline Ballroom with label mates John Brown's Body. " More info »
July 13, 2015BACKBEAT SOUNDSYSTEM
& PASSAFIRE TO TOUR UK
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June 25, 2015 officialTHE EXPANDERS DEBUT
#1 ON BILLBOARD REGGAE
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June 18, 2015 officialTHE EXPANDERS' NEW
RECORD OUT NOW
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