Rising Lion energized the crowd in Springdale, UT and thronged the grassy area in front of the stage with dancers".
This band is the Rush of reggae.Neil Peart's 1980s lyrics ring true to this very day"All this machinery making modern music, and still be open hearted."
Mark Schurr,Dixie Sun
Rising Lion is one of the best known pioneering US based roots reggae artists in America which started his rise to prominence in New York in 1992 and is now based in Florida.
R L is signed to Conscious Mind Records and will be available for acoustic (where he plays a wide range of music) or full band shows with the Rising Lion band. He is an amazing artist / musician and can accommodate whatever type of situation that might be needed.
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R L on Youtube .
He is a veteran touring and recording artist with a remarkable and innovative mix of Roots Reggae, R&B/Soul, Rock and Roll, Blues, Jazz, country and Hip-Hop in his sound. Rising Lion has a reputation for bringing good vibes to every show. His uplifting message, fiery guitar and soul stirring music will make your waist groove and your feet want to dance.
Rising Lion has sold thousands of units of his albums at shows, records stores, and downloads and is on the third and fourth pressings of some of his releases.
The artist has toured the US and abroad for 20 years. The Lion has performed and proven to be a favorite at various festivals and concert series over the years: The Legends of Rasta Reggae tour, The New England Reggae Fest, The Annual Bob Marley Reggae Festival, Mountain Town Stages Concert Series, Golden Gate Park Reggae Festival, and various Live After Five Concert Series around the US to name a few.
As one writer wrote: Rising Lion rise to brilliance in Springdale, at the Zion Music festival. As dusk faded into night on Saturday, people danced to the memorable music of modern day reggae.
The members of Rising Lion on Saturday energized the Zion crowd in Springdale, Utah and thronged the grassy area in front of the stage with dancers.
Rising Lion has successfully married machinery with authentic instruments. The machinery is the high tech synthetic sounds of the keyboards, and the authentic instruments are the drums, guitar and bass.
This band is the Rush of reggae. Neil Pearts 1980 lyrics ring true to this very day; All this machinery making modern music, and still be open hearted.
With a remarkable mix of Roots Reggae, R&B, Rock, Blues and Hip-Hop in his sound, Rising Lion has a reputation for bringing good vibes to every show. (see setlist tab for a comprehensive list of the band's venue history), the Lion has proven to be a favorite at many prestigious festivals and concert series including: The Legends of Rasta Reggae Tour, The New England Reggae Fest, The Annual Bob Marley Reggae Festival, Mountain Town Stages Concert Series, Golden Gate Park Reggae Festival and several of the Live After Five Concert Series across the nation.
Feelin Irie the first single from the upcoming Changes album was released on May 18, 2010, on Klem Records, with worldwide distribution by L G N Entertainment Distribution Inc. It can be purchased on I-tunes and various other sites. Changes is the fourth R L effort is in the final mixing and mastering stages and scheduled for full-album release in February 2013.
With 3 full length albums available in record stores and on-line with distribution by Navarre Corporation and CD Baby -the highly acclaimed New Day-(1998/Ruff Stuff Records) the sophomore release Don't Lose Yourself -(2001/RPH/Ruff Stuff Records) and American Dread - (2008/Lion Productions). Danny is also featured on a host of compilation albums with well-known artists such as Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, George Clinton, Govt Mule, Fats Waller, Lead Belly , Glenn Washington, Frankie Paul , Yami Bolo and many others.
Rising Lion is sponsored by Candy Rocks (H.O.W Inc.) and featured on the new Candy Rocks promotional CD distributed by H.O.W. Inc. The 5 song promo CD will be included in every Candy Rocks package and the newest candy sensation will be available at Spencer gift shops, Rising Lion shows and other outlets worldwide.
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