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Sept. 23, 2017

The Champions Inc.

Private Party
Somewhere, CA





The Champions Inc. are a high energy 7 piece band from Northern California that plays Soulful Jamaican Oldies. Their brand of Reggae, Rocksteady and Ska infused with Northern Soul and R&B is like nothing you have heard before, they play a variety of original tunes and give classic covers a new twist.

In the 7 plus years The Champions have been making music they have shared the stage with first wave 60’s Jamaican artists such as Norma Frasier, Derrick Morgan, The Skatalites and Derrick Harriot. The Champions have also supported great Second Wave 80's and 90's acts including The English Beat, The Untouchables and Roddy Radiation of The Specials and contemporary revivalists such as Hepcat. They are a very unique group , in that have played with streetpunk bands like The Templars, The Reducers and the very next month with Cumbia bands like Very Be Careful and Northern Soul legends like Dean Parrish. They even played with Fountains of Wayne!

Their International following reaches across the globe from Europe to South America. Their music is becoming a staple in the underground reggae community and amongst DJ's throughout the world playing new revivalist 60's music.

Their live show is where their spirit is captured in it’s full glory. Think Dusty Springfield meets The Gaylettes and you have the lead singer, Stephanie. Her hips sway, her feet stomp and you can’t help but dance along and feel the emotion behind every word. The powerful Hammond organ whines and chugs along like a well oiled machine with Big Russ at the helm with that bubble that will getcha in trouble. Dr. Jau's tasty rocksteady and reggae reach for your soul alomg with Bay Area Ska veteran Curtis Meacham swinging the other axe. Alex’s booming bass and unique style is familiar yet, somehow distinctively his… it has a vintage flavor that reeks of Jamaican funk and soul. The Champions have enlisted highly skilled drummer, Randy Fard to keep the rythym section thumping. The horn section is always developing, but has had many veteran musicians with most POWERFUL Mike Powers on Tenor sax bringing it on special occasions. While the lineup has changed, the core of the group has stayed true and the music has developed into a rich diverse authentic sound like that of 60's Jamaica and England’s favorite youth club sounds. The Champion Sound IS the hottest sound around!