Roots of a Rebellion

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Austin Grimm, leader of the nationally touring band Roots of a Rebellion (whose 2019 release Shapes of a Soul reached #1 on Billboard's Reggae Album Chart), released his debut solo single "Unconditional Love" (featuring KNEX and Sun-Dried Vibes) on Friday, Feb 17 and followed up that release with the Walk A Mile EP on May 5.

Nashville Tennessee might not be where you would think to look for an original reggae sound, but for Roots of a Rebellion, that proved to be just the place to develop their own unique style of music. The six-piece band has been performing together for almost a decade. From college dorm rooms to cross-country tours, they have grown into themselves as musicians over the years and are enjoying the “blessing” as they put it to now finally be given the opportunity to spend more time performing on the West Coast.

Coming off the heels of their outstanding performance at California Roots Music and Arts Festival, ROOTS OF A REBELLION is keeping the good vibes going with the release of their new album Shapes Of A Soul, release May 31. They're also celebrating while out on the road, currently touring alongside Through The Roots (see dates below).

Nashville-based jam band ROOTS OF A REBELLION pride themselves on playing heavy reggae/rock/dub music for the soul. Known for their dynamic live shows showcasing their progressive sound and energy, the band once voted "Best Local Band" in Nashville Scene's reader's poll has announced their third album titled Shapes Of A Soul will be released on May 31, 2019. This marks the group's first studio album release since 2016's A Brother's Instinct, which debuted #4 on Billboard's Reggae album chart.

Nashville, TN and Myrtle Beach, SC based reggae groups, Roots of a Rebellion and TreeHouse are back at it this fall with their 2nd Annual Give Thanks Tour. Known for their energetic live performances, every show is an exciting experience for current and new fans alike. They will be supporting Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad in the Southeast and Colorado favorites, Na'an Stop, in Denver and Fort Collins.

Roots of a Rebellion, commonly referred to as ROAR, bolster heavy reggae/rock/dub music for the soul. The band is known for their dynamic live shows centered around their progressive sound and energy. Playing hundreds of shows a year, Roots has developed a die-hard fan base throughout the country. Most recently, the band was voted Best Local Band in the Nashville Scene’s 2015 Best of Nashville Reader’s Poll.

Fresh off their Road to California Roots tour, Sun-Dried Vibes has now paired up with Nashville’s reggae pioneers, Roots of a Rebellion to conquer Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado in October 2015.  Playing hundreds of shows a year, Sun-Dried and Roots each have developed die-hard fan bases throughout the country. Together, they aim to reach further and grow stronger!


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