The STORY behind our sound
Irie Still is a Colorado based band and was founded in 1995. It’s style, steeped first and foremost in the danceable beats of Reggae, incorporate elements of Hip-Hop, Soca, Dancehall, Calypso, Ska, Afro Beat and Tribal Rhythms with conscious lyrics.
Over their lengthy career they have shared the stage with Burning Spear, Black Uhuru, Toots and the Maytals, Eek-A-Mouse, Culture, Israel Vibrations, Dub Syndicate, Jimmy Cliff, Pato Banton and Yellowman.
Currently based in Colorado, Irie Still headlines the Reggae on Broadway series at Herman’s Hideaway and plays frequently in Denver, Boulder, the metro-area front range and mountain towns.
Irie Still is an overwhelming powerhouse onstage. Playing mostly original music, the band incorporates audience participation, soaring vocal harmony and thought provoking political consciousness into a live set that can stretch to over three hours without a break.
Meet THE BAND
The founder and charismatic leader of the Irie Still band.
Mark is a composer, teacher, multi-instrumentalist and a reggae music veteran.
Talawah has shared the stage playing keyboards with some of reggae
music’s foundation artists.
His infectious percussive beats helps drive the groove that provides the icing on the Irie Still cake.
Joseph is a gifted, super pumped drummer with phatty grooves and a flair for the unexpected.
Scottie extends the creative energies within the group with his strong and powerful bass.