Stranger : Based out of the South Bay of San Diego, neighboring the highest crossed border in the world, the members of Stranger draw inspiration from their diverse surroundings. It is multicultural and musical diversity that grants Stranger a soulful blend of reggae roots, rock and jazz infused with conscious lyrics.
Beyond I Sight:
Beyond I Sight...the manifestation of a divine vision. Formed in early 2010, Beyond I Sight is quickly emerging as a prominent voice of the southern California Reggae scene. With deep influence from the roots, dub and early dancehall of the late 70's and early 80's, combined with the vast and eclectic musical backgrounds of the individual members, Beyond I Sights' sound is original and innovative all while remaining true to the roots. Drawing much inspiration from the ever-growing contemporary Reggae scene, especially in southern California and the Hawaiian islands, Beyond I Sight is looking to take it to the ites!
80 Proof: 80 Proof is a six piece band from Fullerton, CA. Drawing from an eclectic blend of musical influences including reggae, rock, pop, blues, and soul, 80 proof has created a sound that never fails to be regarded as unique and captivating. The driving force behind the band is a desire to bring people together through music which reminds the audience the importance of feeling alive, connected, and real. 80 Proof blends conscientious lyrics with catchy musical arrangements, talented musicianship, and a stage performance which is always downright…fun.
With the release of “A Life of Fire” EP, 80 Proof has emerged onto the Orange County music scene to a wave of enthusiasm. Though the band has a history that stretches back to 2004, the group has only recently reunited to pursue a sincere musical career. After finishing college and other personal endeavors the guys (including Evan Manriquez, Joel Catello, Daniel Cooper, Aubrey Rivera, Sean Fleming, and Alexander Williamson) came together in the summer of 2010 to begin writing new material.
Though new to the scene, 80 Proof has undoubtedly found a sound and stage performance that instantly resonates with everyone who encounters them. After impressing promoters and club owners with their performance and draw the band has been invited back to share the stage with national acts such as Pato Banton, Sinizen, Zen Robbi, and others. The band has also gained impressive headlining spots on high profile events such as the Girls Gone Wild Reality Show filming at Slide Bar in Fullerton, CA. Already packing clubs in the Orange County area with a an average draw of over one hundred people 80 proof is set to tour the West coast to spread their music and message.