Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Friday 11th January 2019
Ras Judah & Culture Embassy Band
Ras Judah and Culture Embassy is a Wellington-based, 10-piece international multicultural outfit, hence the name “Culture Embassy”.
The band’s musical style infuses Afro jazz and roots reggae. Culture Embassy started in Wellington in early 2013. Ras Judah hails from Botswana in Southern Africa. He has been playing music for the past twenty-two years, has recorded three solo albums as well as work on several collaborative projects., . Ras Judah & Culture Embassy released their first album as a group in November 2015 in Wellington.
. Ras Judah and Culture Embassy released their debut album “Pan Afrikan” in November of 2015 and have since become a regular feature in the Wellington music scene.
The current band line-up includes:
-Benjamin Ato Baidoo (drums)
- Henry Smithers (bass)
- Luke (2nd rhythm guitar/vocals)
- Garam (Tenor Sax)
- James (1st Trumpet)
- Oscar Villagran (2nd Trumpet)
- Rafael Ferrer Noel (congas/vocals)
- Damian Dominguetz (percussions)
- Anantha Nayaranan (Alto Sax)
- Julian Taylor (Lead Guitar and backup vocals)
- Ras Judah (1st rhythm guitar/lead vocals).
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Nelson & suburbs
The Sprig and Fern Tavern on Hardy St
280 Hardy Street, Nelson
Boutique Beer, Pub Meals, and free parking on the stree