For over ten years the members of 1592 have been immersed in the intense music scene of Detroit. Having played with a myriad of groups, they have come together to create a change in the music world. While other bands are content to strive for success, 1592 is bent on changing the pre-existing notions of the musical scene. Their debut Album “The Rise of the Fallen” captured the 2007 Favorite Album of the Year at the Detroit Music Awards in the Great Stuff/Great Sounds Category, their guitarist took home the “Outstanding World/ Reggae Musician” of 2008, the lead single “That’s It” off of their second full length took home the Outstanding World/Reggae Recording at the 2009 Detroit music Awards and members have received two Detroit Music Awards for Outstanding Reggae group. Their blend of traditional music with newer technologies makes for an extremely groove oriented approach. * Armed with the talent and know how of roots reggae and rock-steady 1592 are breaking new ground within the city of Detroit. * Consisting of musicians from surrounding musical scenes, this group is bent on impacting the reggae world with their in-depth look at the original music. * Having played with groups such as The Skatalites, Toots and the Maytals and others of the original Jamaican sound, 1592 is determined to take a roots approach to the music that they love. So come check out the heavy beats of the newest sound in Detroit. Bent on making the audiences move and groove to the original sounds of Jamaica infused with the city of Detroit. ROCKSTEADY FOR THE MASSES and beyond.
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