Of Good Nature

Of Good Nature

The Quasi Kings, ART The Band

Thu · April 26, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$7.00 - $10.00

This event is all ages

Of Good Nature
Of Good Nature
Of Good Nature is an indie rock-reggae group that was formed in Charlotte, NC in 2011 by front-man, guitarist Cameron Brown and drummer, percussionist Joey Vachon. Coming up in the thriving music scene in the Queen City has been vital to the band’s early success, as well as the blending of rich musical styles which transcends foundations of rock-reggae to progressive instrumentals of funk and rock n’ roll. The sophisticated fusion of genres stem from the band's well-versed members; trombonist Brandon Hucks, bassist Jon Reed, and drummer David Hamilton Jr.

The 2011 debut album, Just Add Water, won Indie-Ville Reggae Album of the Year - Nashville, TN. On October 23rd 2015, their sophomore album, Life Worth Livin, debuted at #5 on the iTunes Top Reggae Album Chart. The band was featured in Irie Magazine : Cali Edition (November), scoring their own "Respect” multi-page write up and has thousands of monthly views and listens on Spotify + YouTube.

On June 23rd 2017, Of Good Nature hit the iTunes Reggae Single Charts. The single, “Sit Around”, features fellow rock-reggae frontman, Zach Fowler of Sun-Dried Vibes and was engineered + mixed by Ted Bowne (PASSAFIRE) in St. Petersburg, FL. The collaborative piece speaks to the anticipation and contemplation that comes along with creating and pushing passionate music out into the world. The band claims, “Ted was the ideal producer for this. His creative direction brought some tenacity to the song but still retained the relaxed pace the track was built on.”

However, fans wouldn’t call an OGN show relaxed; a tight energy of raw instrumentation blend with tasteful effects and a range of styles. The notable Reggae Rise Up Festival in St. Petersburg, FL added Of Good Nature to the already stacked bill through their Artist Discovery Series in early 2017, along with Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, Iration, Steel Pulse, The Green and MANY more. The guys have been invited back for their 2nd Sail Across The Sun Cruise hosted by Train. The ship sets sail in March 2018 (New Orleans, LA - Cozumel, Mexico) w/ Robert Randolph, Gym Class Heroes, Magic!, and many more.. The group continues to tour vigorously through 2017 and is leaving their mark across the US and Canada.

Of Good Nature has also shared the stage with headliners like Sublime with Rome, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Arrested Development, Natasha Beddingfield, Dropkick Murphys, Matt Nathanson, Keller Williams, Blues Traveler, Common Kings, George Porter Jr, PASSAFIRE, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, The Movement, Tribal Seeds, The Supervillains, Ballyhoo! and many others. Be on the lookout OGNation, Of Good Nature's National Tour is announced and tickets are live!
The Quasi Kings
The Quasi Kings
Formed in Columbus, OH in Spring 2016, The Quasi Kings are quickly gaining momentum in the Ohio and Midwest reggae scenes. Their unique blend of roots reggae and modern styles puts an emphasis on songwriting and vocal harmonies and has lead to their opening for the likes of Badfish, Fortunate Youth, Third World, Giant Panda Guerilla Dubsquad, The Werks, Tropidelic, and more. With a high energy stage show and an ever growing performance schedule, 2018 looks to be a big year for The Quasi Kings.
ART The Band
ART The Band
ART the Band is a dynamic 5 piece collective, operating on the fringes of both traditional jazz and neo-soul, via significant math rock, experimental, and hip-hop influences. With their broadly based but unified concept, ART the Band creates instrumental music that is both widely accessible, and intellectually stimulating. ART aspires to offer the masses a gateway into far more opaque regions of musicality, turning slightly away from, but never abandoning its primary function as a vehicle for simple entertainment and enjoyment.
Venue Information:
Beachland Tavern
15711 Waterloo
Cleveland, OH, 44110