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Jyemo Club signs to Sweetwine Group!

Jyemo Club has arrived! Sweetwine Entertainment Group is proud to welcome the new project from Denver based artist, Jonny Jyemo, which brings together musicians from 5 different countries, each bringing their own flavor to spice up the vibes. Music to dance to, music to rebel to, music to celebrate life. Latin and Caribbean beats meeting with north American funk and rock, singing in English and Spanish, Jyemo Club can jam the radios and sound systems of any country. Busta Music! 

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Alpha Blondy & The Solar System joins Sweetwine Group!

Sweetwine Group is proud to announce the signing of one of Reggae’s most legendary and influential artists, Grammy nominated Alpha Blondy & The Solar System! Hailing from the Ivory Coast and considered the “Bob Marley” of Africa, Alpha Blondy has been recording and performing since the early 80’s. Aside from being Grammy nomination, he is the founder of the Alpha Blondy Jah Glory foundation, winner of the BASS award for “Best African Artist” in 2014 and was named the United Nations ambassador of peace for Côte d’Ivoire in 2005. Alpha continue’s to tour the world, bringing his unique sound and message of world peace and unity to people’s everywhere.

 

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Pandas & People join the SEG roster!

SEG is thrilled to welcome our newest artist, Panda’s & People, a folk alternative band from Northern Colorado who has been attracting die-hard fans from across the world. They recorded their first single “On My Way” in November of 2013, which receives regular airplay from iHeart Radio stations across the country. The band has opened for several top artists including; Twenty One Pilots, The Oh Hellos, The Doobie Brothers, Collective Soul, and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

With the overall undeniable talent of Panda’s & People, and unique fusion of folk with an underlying hint of alternative rock, this band has the ability to grasp their audience from the moment you hit play.

The future looks bright for Pandas & People! Keep an eye out for exciting appearances. Rounding out 2016 and rolling into the new year, the band plans to release their debut full length album, secure a CD release tour, hit the festival circuit and who knows what else! Welcome to the Sweetwine Family guys!

www.pandasandpeopleband.com 

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Tatanka signed as newest artist at Sweetwine Group!

Breakout artist Tatanka is the newest artist to join the expanding roster at Sweetwine Group and has been making waves across the country throughout the last several years. Formed in Denver, CO, Tatanka has risen quickly within the reggae genre and has already shared the stage with major touring acts such as Kymani Marley, Iration and Stick Figure. Eager to establish themselves as Colorado’s premier reggae band; Tatanka spent countless hours in the studio recording their latest self titled album. Their hard work and dedication has helped “Tatanka” rise to #1 on iTunes reggae charts and #4 on Billboard reggae charts.

So what does the future hold for Tatanka? With help from Sweetwine’s reggae guru and seasoned agent Robbie Boggs, Tatanka plans on ramping up their touring schedule to ensure that all the cries to see Tatanka across the country are heard. 2016 promises to be another action packed year for Tatanka as they navigate the national touring and festival circuit.

Check out Tatanka here!! 

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Nattali Rize signs with Sweetwine Group!

Sweetwine Group extends a warm welcome to Nattali Rize, known around the world for her work fronting epic roots band Blue King Brown out of Australia. After launching her solo career earlier this year with a new international band comprised of Jamaican & Pacific backgrounds, Nattali Rize is taking the world by storm! The band’s vibe consists of a heavy Reggae influence she describes as, “universal, world beat, lyrical, new era”. Nattali is a dynamic, high energy, thought provoking and uplifting performer as well as an activist of Truth and Justice over the systemic exploitation of the people and our planet.

2015, already in the books, took Nattali Rize on tour with artists such as Michael Franti, Trevor Hall, Katchafire & Iration as well as appearances at some of North America’s most prestigious festivals. The new year and beyond looks incredibly promising. Keep your ears, eyes and mind open for the rise of Nattali Rize!!

Rolling Stone calls Nattali, “One of the nation’s most refreshing voices”

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Bonerama added to list of new artists signed by Sweetwine Group!

Bonerama, entering their 18th year in existence as one of the most unique Funk / Rock / Jam bands ever to come out of New Orleans, is the newest artist added to the diverse and ever growing Sweetwine Group booking roster. In addition to changing the way people think about the trombone, the sound of Bonerama has become an influence and contribution to the sound of New Orleans music today. The band has performed and recorded with countless artists such as R.E.M., OKGo, Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer (MC5), Jill Sobule and so many more, all while bringing their distinctive sounds from New Orleans to a national spotlight. National television appearances on CBS (Late Show with David Letterman), HBO (Comic Relief, Treme) and CNN have further exposed Bonerama to a wide range of
unsuspecting new viewers.

Whether it’s their inventive covers or funky, rocking originals, Bonerama is calling you to Shake It Baby. Sweetwine Group is thrilled to announce this partnership and is setting the stage for exciting times for Bonerama in 2016!

Visit BONERAMA’S website here! 

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U.K. reggae artist, Backbeat Soundsystem signs with Sweetwine Group!

The United Kingdom’s own Backbeat Soundsystem is gearing up for their maiden voyage across the pond, hitting the U.S. eastern seaboard by storm on tour with Passafire and Lionize this October 2015. SEG could not be more thrilled to welcome them to our growing family of world-class artists. BBSS was made with movement in mind. Traditional reggae music slapped upside the head with a party stick combining stomping bass, dub synths & steady grooves. The band has played at 18 of the most prestigious music festivals throughout the U.K. and is primed for conquering the U.S. festival and touring markets. Nominated as the “Break-Out Artist of the Year” by www.thepier.org  and an Easy Star Records label mate of SEG’s own New Kingston, these guys are ready for new heights in 2016.

Visit Backbeat Soundsystem HERE

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VibeSquaD is the newest flavor added to Sweetwine Group’s expanding roster!

As Sweetwine Group continues to expand and sign artists in a variety of genres, we are pleased to announce the addition of VibeSquaD (aka Aaron Holstein) with agent Kyle Day at the helm. VibeSquaD, dubbed Colorado’s most beloved bass music producer/performer/innovator, is no stranger to the national EDM scene having played some of the most prestigious EDM festivals and touring with artists such as Bassnectar. Though it has been his mainstay over the last decade, Aaron’s journey did not begin with VibeSquaD. In addition to his deep electronic production abilities, Aaron is an accomplished multi instrumental musician and has spent the last 20 + years touring with a variety of artists and projects. He was a co-founder of the instrumental, improvisational band, Zilla which featured Michael Travis (of String Cheese Incident) and Jamie Janover among several other projects. Somewhere around the 2500 mark of gigs performed, Aaron lost count and is simply plowing into another decade of masterful musicianship and more shows!

Visit VibeSquaD website here! 

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Through The Roots – Newest artist on SEG roster!

On the forefront of the ever expanding American reggae scene and rising rapidly is San Diego California based band, Through The Roots. Known for its uplifting, high energy Cali-Reggae vibes with a positive message, these guys are ones to keep a solid eye and ear on. Formed in 2008, the band has forged quite a road for themselves touring extensively across North America and with artists such as, Rebelution, Iration, The Green, Pepper, Passafire, Tribal Seeds, Natural Vibrations, Fortunate Youth, Alborosie and many others.

Sweetwine group could not be more thrilled to join Through The Roots’ team as their exclusive agency with agent Robbie Boggs at the helm. 2016 is already looking to be an epic year for these guys with plans for headline and package tours across the country!

Check out Through The Roots EPK here 

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SEG welcomes The Lil’ Smokies

We are incredibly excited to announce our newest management client, represented by Phil Einsohn, The Lil’ Smokies of Missoula, MT. This six piece string band has been making moves in the bluegrass scene over the past six years touring the country, writing music and growing their fan base. With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil’ Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own.

The Lil’ Smokies have accomplished a lot in six years including winning the 2013 Northwest String Summit band competition, being nominated for the 2014 IMBA Momentum Band of the Year award and most recently winning the prestigious 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition. They are gearing up to record their second full length album this fall while continuing to tour the country. Our sights are set high for them in 2016. Keep an eye out for The Lil’ Smokies at popular festivals and venues across the nation!

Please join us in welcoming The Lil’ Smokies to the SEG family!

Explore the band HERE!! 

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