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Reggae Legends Chalwa Release Personal Archive via NewRootz 24/7 Online Radio Station at ChalwaRoots.com

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Reggae Legends Chalwa Release Personal Archive via NewRootz 24/7 Online Radio Station at ChalwaRoots.com

Legendary Reggae Rockers, Chalwa, just launched a 24/7 online Radio Station featuring their massive archive collection of Live Shows and Studio sessions. With weekly live streams and live show additions, they are building one of the biggest and most versatile recording vaults of their era!

Tune into NewRootz Radio at ChalwaRoots.com

Chalwa and J Ferris of NewRootz Studio bring recording sessions live every Tuesday Night on Stageit.com & Bandcamp (music.ChalwaRoots.com), as well as weekly live shows every Sunday from the mystic Blue Mountains of Western North Carolina. Take a front row seat with their HD multi-camera and full studio audio broadcasts for a revolutionary live stream experience – Welcome to the Tribe!

This 8-member Mountain Reggae powerhouse packs it full of roots meditations and high grade jams that awaken your spirit and soul! Chalwa’s high energy shows are one of a kind, featuring smooth vocals, percussion, bass, lead guitar, keys and saxophone. Their extensive collection of original music is interlaced with music from some of the Greats including, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer and even Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead.

After hitting the scene in 2006, Chalwa toured throughout the southeastern US and Jamaica. They have shared the stage with reggae greats such as: Steel Pulse, Midnite, Groundation, The Meditations, Bambu Station, SOJA, Pato Banton and many more. Chalwa released their first CD in 2009 and were voted one of the top World Music Reggae bands by the ASHEVILLE entertainment paper the MountainXpress in 2010. Chalwa recorded 3 more albums over the past 10 years, continuing to cultivate and grow both their sound and impressive crew.

In 2020, Chalwa released their latest album “NewRootz”, honoring their producer and engineer J Ferris of NewRootz Studio, dropping a powerful album that solidified their current sound. Surfing the resonant frequencies, Chalwa followed the release with 2 more singles, “Questions” and “What’s it Gonna Be?” as they watched the world turn upside down in 2020; they became busier than ever in the studio. Chalwa has blasted both themselves and NewRootz Studio into a new realm of recording sessions & releases, putting them on track to create the biggest archive collection of their time.

For more information:
Never Miss a Beat at ChalwaRoots.com
Archives – patreon.com/Chalwa
Live Shows – stageit.com/chalwa
Bandcamp – music.chalwaroots.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 1-828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com


Reggae Legends Chalwa Brings Their Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash to the Online Platform Stageit – February 6, 2021

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Reggae Legends Chalwa Brings Their Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash to the Online Platform Stageit – February 6, 2021

Reggae power house, Chalwa, brings their Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash to the online platform Stageit! Take a Front Row Seat inside NewRootz Studio for a full set of Marley on February 6, 2021 at 8:30pm Eastern Time and be an interactive part of the studio masterpiece! Chalwa and J Ferris of NewRootz bring you weekly Reggae Sunday broadcasts on Stageit, with multi-camera views, full studio audio and psychedelic overlays. Their prime-time Bob Marley Birthday Celebration is not a show you want to miss!

Tickets are on sale now at stageit.com/chalwa

Jamaican Roots bud a hybrid strain of Appalachian Mountain Reggae in the Ancient Blue Mountains of Western North Carolina. CHALWA combines Earthly meditations and high grade vibrations for one-of-a-kind shows bred to heal the Nations. Their high energy always gets the diverse crowd dancing and groovin’ to the message. With 50 shows a year on Sunday afternoons at Highland Brewing Company alone, Chalwa continues to build an ever growing base of believers wherever they go. Welcome to the tribe!

After hitting the scene in 2006, Chalwa toured throughout the southeastern US and Jamaica. They have shared the stage with reggae greats such as: Steel Pulse, Midnite, Groundation, The Meditations, Bambu Station, SOJA, Pato Banton, and many more. Chalwa released their first CD in 2009 and were voted one of the top World Music, Reggae bands by the ASHEVILLE entertainment paper the MountainXress in 2010. Over the past 10 years Chalwa continued to cultivate and grow both their sound and current lineup. Their latest Album, “NewRootz” (2020), has gotten the attention of listeners across the globe as they continue to surf the resonant frequencies. Their most recent 2020 Single releases, “Questions” and “What’s it Gonna Be?” set the tone for the arsenal of online shows and releases cued up for 2021.

Never miss a beat at ChalwaRoots.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 1-828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com


Reggae Legends Chalwa Release New Single “Cool Mountains” From Upcoming Album ‘NewRootz’

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Reggae Legends Chalwa Release New Single “Cool Mountains” From Upcoming Album NewRootz

For the past 15 years, Chalwa has been sending out Positive Earthly Vibrations from the Mountains of Western North Carolina, and now the WORLD has finally found out what our friends in the “cool mountains” have known all along! “Cool Mountains” is the first Single off Chalwa‘s upcoming album, “NewRootz”, set to drop June 21, 2020. This album is a compilation of Chalwa’s most popular songs written over the past decade, now recorded with the current lineup at New Rootz Studio with J Ferris at the master command console. “NewRootz” is truly the band’s new foundation.

“Cool Mountains” represents Chalwa’s unique Mountain Reggae sound and their love for their beautiful home in Western NC. Chalwa fuses music from the Blue Mountains of Jamaica with the Blue Mountains of Appalachia.

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGdP6g_epV5j-1R8JXq3dzw

Chalwa plans to release 2 additional singles and a 2nd album this Summer with more of their newest hits!

This 8 piece Mountain Reggae band out of Asheville, NC represents a community giving thanks for life, one love and the continual growth of Music, Mind and Spirit.

Sharing a connection with the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, Chalwa draws from the ancient roots of the Appalachia to grow and spread their musical mediation and positive vibrations. Their high energy shows are one of a kind and always get the diverse crowd dancing and groovin’ to the message. With 50 shows a year on Sunday afternoons at Highland Brewing alone, Chalwa draws an ever growing crowd wherever they go. Welcome to the tribe!

The band consists of a diverse, all-star line-up of local musicians from bands such as the Asheville Horns, Hope Massive, Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Biodesiel, and the Everydays. After hitting the scene in 2006, Chalwa toured throughout the southeast US and Jamaica. The band has shared the stage with reggae greats such as: Steel Pulse, Midnite, Groundation, The Meditations, Bambu Station, SOJA, Pato Banton, and many more. Chalwa released it’s first CD in 2009 and was voted one of the top World Music, Reggae bands by the ASHEVILLE entertainment paper the MountainXress in 2010.

Members: 

Dennis Berndt: Lead Vocals, Guitar
Dusty Brown: Bass
Nethali Percival: Percussion, Vibes
Timothy Marsh: Guitar, Vocals
Bernard Carmen: Keys, Vocals
Joshua Lyn: Drums
Jason Hazinski: Saxophone
Evan Ackerman – Guitar
Jay Ferris | NewRootz Studio: Master Engineer

For more information: 
https://www.chalwaroots.com/
https://chalwaroots.com/map

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 1-828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com