Sun, November 18, 2012
Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm19 Broadway
This event is 21 and overhttp://www.19broadway.com/event/179987/
CHRIS LEVY was born Christian Barnard on December 18, 1978 in Cote d’Ivoire. At a very early age, Chris began his musical career, focusing on Reggae as his preferred form of expression. In 2000, he put out an album called NO MORE WAR with the group REVELATION, recorded in Ghana. Two years later, Chris joined the celebrated group ADJAMTALA ROCKERS. In 2004, Chris created the group KINGDOM FLAMES. After 2006, he played with such groups as REGGAE JAM. Chris’ interpretations of reggae hits by such artists as Bob Marley, Don Carlos, Max Romeo, and the Gladiators, garnered him a dedicated following of fans in Abidjan. In addition to his work in Abidjan, Chris has also played in Ouagadougou, Cotonou, and Accra.
In 2010, Chris released his first solo album, THE TRUTH. With ten tracks in English and French, THE TRUTH is an album that speaks to society, spirituality and righteousness. As part of the esteemed tradition of musicians before him, Chris continues to look for new ways of communicating with the world. THE TRUTH is the first of many efforts to leave his mark in the world of reggae, by working towards the establishment of God’s Kingdom on Earth. RASTAFARI
He blends french, english, & Creole lyrics to bring forth an Innovative and internationally seasoned sound. His songs are a refreshing mix diverse singjay styles and he addresses issues of social justice, spiritual connectedness, and planetary stewardship in his lyrics, touching on issues important to us all.
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