Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad - Wakarusa Music Festival

2008 Artist Lineup

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad is relentless reggae sound. Roots reggae and experimental dub. North American International Body Music. From New York City to Jamaica; throughout North America – Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad is bringing heavy vibration to well pleased rooms. In music halls, schools, bar rooms, and basements… indoors & outdoors, night & day, GPGDS is performing original music for all to find ground in. Giant Panda’s explosive live show and impeccable musicianship are a force to be reckoned with. Consistently rewarding weekly events and endless touring have earned GPGDS a strong following. GPGDS is receiving regular airplay on Sirius and XM Radio’s reggae station “The Joint” as well as several college and indie stations all over the country. Giant Panda is honored to have shared bills with reggae greats Toots & The Maytals, The Wailers, Lee Scratch Perry, King Yellowman, Morgan Heritage, The Meditations, Mad Professor, and Edi Fitzroy. GPGDS has been joined on stage by members of John Brown’s Body, Brazilian Girls, Thievery Corporation, Umphrey’s McGee, and String Cheese Incident. Giant Panda continues to put on concerts in their hometown of Rochester, NY featuring other modern American powerhouses such as Dub Trio, and Toubab Krewe. The band’s first album Slow Down was recorded at Ithaca, NY’s legendary Pyramid Sound Studio. Featuring Nate Richardson (formerly of John Brown’s Body, Sim Redmond Band) on keyboards, “The album’s 12 cuts work on a nearly physiological level to calm you down and cheer you up” says Tim Karan of Rochester Insider. Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad is a fully growing independent unit of friends, family, & truth seekers – committed to connecting great people with great music. Roots & dub for your meditation.

Mulberry Mountain :: Ozark, Arkansas
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