Jay Allen Sanford 11 a.m., Oct. 10
King Schascha & Irusalem
Genre: Reggae & Ska
RIYL: Tribal Seeds, the English Beat, Buju Banton, Sizzla, Konshens, Garnet Silk, Lucciano
- "King Schascha of the dancehall" · Dec. 20, 2017
Influences: Bob Marley, Peter Tosh
King Schascha, who was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, plays traditional reggae with his band Irusalem. Schascha has also been a touring member of British two-tone ska band the English Beat, as well as performing and recording with Sister Nancy, Squeeze, Soul Asylum, UB40, B52’s, the Interrupters, Culture Club, and Berlin.
His seven member band usually includes Jeffrey Bloom (lead guitar) and Mel Scott (saxophone).