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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Adwela & the Uprising - A-dwell-ah & the Up-ris-ing
Recommended if you like: Chronixx, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Absynthians
Story behind your band/artist name: Adwela Dawes, lead singer and founder of Adwela & the Uprising was dared to enter a singing competition. The band won fan favorite and was such a hit we grew from there. Adwela is the first name of the lead singer and founder of the band and The Uprising is his favorite Bob Marley album.
Band Members: Adwela Dawes - Lead Vocals, Erik Arnoldson - Lead Guitarist, Alex Jackson - Horns, Marcus Harris Jr. "Drummie" - Drums, Rachel "Rockei" Henry - co-vocalist, Rohan Meredith - Bass, Drake Newcomb - Keyboards
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Fredericksburg, VA
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: We have had the opportunity to be on cable TV in DC and been a highlight at many cannabis events.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: We have had the amazing opportunity to play with reggae legends The Wailers, Ziggy Marley, Third World, Akea Beka, and Culture.
Official Website URL: http://www.adwelaandtheuprising.com/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/adwelarastaman/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3fzdrt95N9crTgQCRDfI23
Main Genre: Reggae
Other Genres: roots reggae, world, R&B, Indie