The Strides LIVE @ 505 Fri Apr 15
“…wasting no time in following up their impressive self-titled debut, Sydney’s The Strides return with frisk in their gait for eight new tunes straddling dub to Afrobeat, hip-hop to exotic jazz. ” – SMH
“…the fact it weaves reggae rhythms and rapping into its fresh and funky 50-50 mix of songs and instrumentals stamps it more the Aussie equivalent of Kiwi juggernaut Fat Freddy’s Drop.” – THE AUSTRALIAN
The Strides recent release “Reclamation” has been receiving great reviews around the country, with plenty of airtime to match it, including album of the month on Eastside Radio, and album of the week on ABC Radio National.
Come check out this rare opportunity to hear The Strides in one of Sydney’s best jazz venues!! it will be up close and intimate so you can dance your night away alongside us.
8.30 pm doors at 7.30pm
under 18’s welcome with a responsible adult
The Strides are an energetic and exciting 10 piece Reggae/Afrobeat outfit based in Sydney. The Line up includes a powerhouse 3 piece horn section, a driving 5 piece rhythm section and an Authentic vocal line up including renowned Reggae master Ras Roni (Barbados/Australia) and Mc Ltl Gzeus (Fiji).
The styles shift through out the set from Authentic Roots Reggae and dancehall to a very original take on Nigerian “Afrobeat”, featuring a cast of Australia’s most talented and sought after instrumentalists and vocalists.