Rocky Dawuni hits the UK + FREE L.A. live date + Oprah Radio & KCRW Performance
Ghana’s international Reggae star, ROCKY DAWUNI, has been turning up the heat with his blazing new album “Hymns for The Rebel Soul.” Since its US release in late May 2010 onAQUARIAN Records, the album has enjoyed rave reviews across various media with virtually all of the tracks on the album enjoying extensive airplay and charting on various radio stations across the USA. The album is currently #11 on the CMJ World Charts that monitors airplay across the over 200 radio stations that report to these charts.
Dawuni launched a West coast tour in the US in early July 2010 with show stopping performances at The Waterfront Theatre in Marina Del Rey
and headlining the esteemed Esalen World Music in Big Sur, CA and the WorldOne Festival in Berkeley, CA before launching his current European tour. The European leg of the concerts have met very enthusiastic crowds from Germany to Austria to Finland including his unbelievable headlining performance at the massive Africa Tage Festival in Vienna Austria on August 15th. He is currently in Liverpool, England for an acoustic performance on August 23 for their “Slavery Remembrance Day” celebrations followed by a performance at the reknown Limetree Music & Arts Festival on August 29!
Rocky Dawuni will be back in the US in early September for a string of radio and live shows including a September 4 in studio interview with Derrick Ashong on OprahRadio.com at 11am. This will be followed by a large scale free show at Levitt Pavilion in Macarthur Park in Los Angeles on September 5th! On September 8, 2010 Rocky will perform live with his full band on the very influential “Morning Becomes Eclectic” with DJ Jason Bentley on KCRW 89.9FM
“Hymns from the Rebels Soul” is currently available on ITunes and in other fine stores in the US. His amazing remixes from the album by the likes of DJ J-Boogie, DJ Obah, DJ Jeremy Sole & DJ Drez and are gaining momentum worldwide in the clubs and on radio. Rocky is also featured on the brand new Putumayo release “Tribute to a Reggae Legend” with his genre bending rendition of Bob Marley’s “Sun is Shining.”