Clinton Fearon & The Boogie Brown Band w/special guest Milo Matthews
Clinton Fearon and the Boogie Brown Band return to Guemes Island once again. Bringing with them the sound of the islands.
Clinton Fearon is a composer, songwriter, singer and player of instruments since his early teens, and a professional since the age of 19.He was born in Jamaica and become the bassist, vocalist and lyricist for the mythic Gladiators, as well as a session musician for Coxsonne Dodd in Studio One and Lee 'Scratch' Perry's at Black Ark, two of the main producers on the island at this time. He also composed some everlasting bass lines for well-known artists like Yabby You, Jimmy Riley, Max Romeo, Junior Byles and many others.
After leaving Jamaica 1987, Clinton Fearon start a new career from Seattle. With other musicians of the Gladiators, he decided to stay in the US and to found The Defenders. The band built a nice following in the Northwest. After five years the band split and Clinton Fearon formed the Boogie Brown Band with local musicians in 1993.
Each song of Clinton Fearon is a strong message coming from the heart of a man who dedicates his life to help a better world to come. With chiselled music and poetic lyrics, he opens reggae to a wider audience who simply loves his beautiful songs.
$10 in advance $15 at the door/kids 12 and under are free.
Music starts @ 6:30 p.m.
Milos style of music ranges from jazz, blues, rock, pop, funk to even folk. He performs his own originals as well as adds his unique flavor to 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and present cover songs. He demonstrates versatility unlike any other bassist by using a drum pad, effects pedal and a looping machine which provide his unique rhythm, bass line, keys and lead guitar turning him into an unstoppable one-man show! Its very rare to hear Milo play the same song exactly the same way which makes each performance fresh and new!
Guemes Island General Store (View)
7885 Guemes Island Rd.
Anacortes, WA 98221
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|