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One Community: Mingle & Music (feat. Roland & The Roots Riddim)
April 27, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Help us cap off One Community, Three Books with a FREE family-friendly event, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Prete Plaza! Enjoy the sounds of Roland & The Roots Riddim, as well as face-painting, free photos at our community photo booth, a performance by Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, and more!
We will also have representatives from various local community groups. Come and learn more about resources and organizations in our community who help make Round Rock a great place to live!
About Roland Kemokai
Roland ‘Mista Muzic’ Kemokai is a Texas-based singer/songwriter, composer, pianist, published author, guitarist, bassist, music producer, and the energetic lead singer for Austin’s premier roots reggae band, Roland & The Roots Riddim. Born in Liberia, West Africa, Roland was discarded on a dump-pile as a baby. He struggled through poverty, violent abuses, and the Liberian civil war while utilizing remarkable gifts of strength, perseverance, and his music to survive. As a result of his life experiences, Roland’s music focuses on the belief in the power of forgiveness, community building, positive thinking, and the potential for greatness within us all. Roland’s music is streaming on all platforms under his name, Roland Kemokai. His book, SUNUMA, is also available online and in stores. For more info or to contact Roland, please visit www.mistamuzic.com.
About Roland & The Roots Riddim
A recent opening act for Bob Marley’s band (The Wailers), Roland & The Roots Riddim is a dynamic roots rock reggae band. Their sound can be described as Bob Marley meets Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, and Santana in the cultural roots of West Africa. They are an established, professional, and accomplished band that’s been writing and performing for over nine years. They are a team of talented, hard-working musicians, and singers who are all lovers of reggae music and enjoy sharing positive vibes with all people. The band’s high energy is influenced and directed by the lead-singer and frontman, Roland ‘Mista Muzic’ Kemokai. For a high energy show, Roland & The Roots Riddim’s set list is a mixture of classic reggae covers and original compositions – mixing roots reggae, soul, rock, and traditional African influences to provide an amazing experience that’s inspiring and entertaining.