Roots Harmonics Band – “Scandinavian Heavyweight Rockers”
Roots Harmonics Band is the premier session and backing band in Scandinavia /
Europe and it is with good reason they call themselves The Scandinavian Heavyweight
The band is a backing band, which means that they work with a lot of different artist from
around the world.
They have been playing with “The King of Dancehall - Beenie Man” which is one of the
biggest stars in reggae/dancehall/Hip Hop music. He received many international
awards including a Grammy for the album “Art & Life”, and had a hit single with Janet
Other artists to mention is Lutan Fyah, Maikal X, “The King of Ska - Derrick Morgan,”
legendary vintage artists out of Studio One; Earl Sixteen, B.B. Seaton, Dennis Alcapone,
Ranking Joe and the great Dawn Penn with the world wide hit: “No no no, you don’t love
anymore” plus many others.
In 2006 the group played at Orange Stage at Roskilde Festival as backing band for
Nazarenes, which gave them an opportunity to play in front of a large crowd counting
some 45.000 people at one of Europe’s biggest music festivals.
The group toured Europe in Summer 2007 with one of Jamaica’s best known and best
selling artist,Tanya Stephens, and played at sold out venues like Summerjam in
Germany, Rototom Reggae Festival in Italy, Two Seven’s Clash in Holland, Nuke Festival
Austria, Exit Festival Serbia, Uppsala Reggae Festival in Sweden etc.
This summer they are on a 2 weeks European tour with the hit-artist, prolific songwriter
and unique stage performer Junior Kelly from Jamaica.
The tour will bring them to 17 festivals around Europe, including shows in Germany
(Summerjam (the biggest reggae/dancehall event in the world), Chimsee and Soltau
festival), shows in Italy (Rototom, Lecce and Sicily),show in Sweden (Uppsala Festival),
show in Switzerland (Lakesplash festival), a show in the Netherlands (Afrique Caribe
festival), Belgium and Portugal.
Junior Kelly is one of the headlines for all of the festivals,
which mean that they will only be playing on main stages, prime time. Festival capacity
is from 15.000 - 45.000 people.