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The Big Takeover

Thursday, August 8 · view days & times
Venue: T-Mobile Plaza Tropical

FREE

Traditionalists or progressives? Fronted by the charismatic Jamaican-born singer and songwriter Nee Nee Rushie, the seven-piece New York band The Big Takeover plays original music that is rooted in and reverent toward the genres and rhythms of Jamaican pop: reggae, rocksteady, ska. They are devotees of Desmond Dekker and the way the old school did it. At the same time, The Big Takeover crosses lines and blends traditions like global pop fusionists. Their deceptively complex arrangements and big hooks connect with the spirit of Motown and the uptown sophistication of the 21st century retro soul and R&B revival scene.

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T-Mobile Plaza Tropical
Musikfest
Main and Spring Streets (North Side)
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-332-1300
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