The State Room | Salt Lake City, Utah | Live Music Venue - Black Uhuru
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Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru

September 23, 2017 9:00 pm

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with special guests, Onesty and Herban Empire

Doors 8 pm | Show 9 pm

The roots of BLACK UHURU were formed in Kingston Jamaica’s Waterhouse district also known as “Firehouse” in the early 60′s. Though considered to be one of Jamaica’s toughest neighborhoods it’s home to several other reggae singers and musicians. It was where Duckie Simpson grew up and learned to sing from boyhood friends Winston “Pipe” Matthews and Lloyd “Bread” McDonald of Wailing Souls and Bob Marley. He recorded four tracks with Wailing Souls before forming his own group.