Taj Weekes: Nothing But Roots & Reggae As the throngs of Taj Weekes & Adowa fans know, roots and culture ooze through every vocal and instrumentation on each and every one of the band’s tracks, creating telluric currents that flow through the music, forever changing the listener. A major factor in the band’s musical magnetism […]

Taj Weekes’s Anthems of Hope Taken from Deeproots   2013 is going to be a big year for St. Lucia’s Taj Weekes. In February he was honored with the St. Lucia House Foundation’s Humanitarian Award, and on April 9 he and his band Adowa will release a new live album, Pariah in Transit, advances of which have already […]

    Good news for reggae music and St. Lucian reggae performer Taj Weekes and his band, Adowa. Weekes’ “Pariah in Transit” album has made the preliminary list of nominations for the Best Reggae Album category in the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, according to the musician’s record label, Jatta Records. Five nominees for the Best […]

Taken from Kreol Magazine   Taj Weekes A portrait of Taj Weekes could begin in any of a hundred ways. Musician, songwriter, poet, humanitarian, Rastaman, businessman, parent – all are important roles for him, all are related, and all are instructive about who he really is. But let’s begin in the island of his birth. Yes, St. Lucia can truthfully […]

Taken from Sirius’s Satellite Radio’s THE JOINT Thurs 8/15 7:00 pm ETReggae has always rep’d aspirations of building a world community, speaking for the less fortunate, and love songs. Let’s get to know beautiful St. Lucia’s most progressive and well-known musician, Taj Weekes, who is also an accomplished poet, committed humanitarian, and much more! He founded […]

  A man of great musical talents, Taj Weekes is also a man of great character. His work bringing aid to children in the Caribbean is one of the many ways that he gives back to the world. As an internationally renowned performer Taj takes the stage as a brilliant musician and also as a […]

Taken from Rocky Mountain Outlook Canmore, Alberta Canada by Drew Hoshkiw While the Communitea Cafe may not ordinarily be a dancehall, that may change when Taj Weekes comes to town. The Canmore venue hosts Weekes and his reggae-folk band Adowa on Friday (June 21) for a concert of Caribbean music. Doors open at 8 p.m. and […]