D/B Recommended: Misty In Roots @ Yaam Berlin | Thursday, 02.12.2010

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Legends of reggae-dub roots music, Misty In Roots, make a rare live appearance in Berlin at the start of December. The band were a firm favourite of John Peel and one of the most popular reggae bands in the late 1970s.

[audio:Misty In Roots – On The Road.mp3]This concert is absolutely unmissable for anyone interest in the history of roots music. Don’t miss the chance to see this legendary band live.Misty in Roots began life as a Southall-based British roots reggae band in the early 1970s. Their first album was 1979’s Live at the Counter Eurovision, a record full of Biblical Rastafarian songs.

Mankind by Misty In Roots

It was championed by BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel, helping to bring roots reggae to a white audience. At this early stage, the band was a collective with five lead singers and various musicians, though by the time of the second album the band had slimmed down to just three members.

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MISTY IN ROOTS LIVE
Thursday 2nd December 2010 | 20:00 CET
Yaam | Stralauer Platz 35 | 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain

http://www.mistyinroots.ws/home.html | Map | http://www.yaam.de
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