American Roots of Jamaican Music The Legacy 10/25/15

American Roots of Jamaican Music The Legacy
Sunday, 10/25/2015 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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201 SW 5th Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
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Cost: 25

A musical extravaganza that chronicles the development of popular songs that were the foundation in both Jamaica and the Americas starting from the mid 1940’s to present time. It features singers, dancers and specials guest artists performing the music of the various artists of each era. This innovative presentation of the music is staged to demonstrate the interconnectivity of American and Jamaican music. How two separate elements of two genres merged and became what is now known as Reggae and Hip Hop.

Enjoy convenient and delicious dining in the Café at the Abdo New River Room starting 90 minutes prior to the performance and during intermission. With quick and easy walk-up service, the Café features sumptuous sandwiches, salads, snacks and desserts for purchase that you can bring to your table. A full cash bar is also available.