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RastaMiles

RastaMiles

3 reviews

About RastaMiles

RastaMiles is a roots rock reggea group from Suffolk, VA. With influences ranging from Soja, Tribal Seeds, Bob Marley, and Peter Tosh. Their music contains a heavy roots rock vibe with conscious lyrics to back it up. RastaMiles released their first full length album "I Revolutionary" in January of 2013 and released their single "Right Here" later that year. After taking some time to redefine themselves, and adding the new bassist, Miguel Abbott, they are currently working on an EP expected to be released in the last quarter of 2015.

Nicholas Leach lead guitar/vocals. "If you pay attention to anything in our songs, let it be the lyrics, cause the message is key. Word, Sound, Power. Bless"

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Reviews

Tyrone...

By Tyrone W. on February 14, 2013

What up bro, its me tyrone. Im back ..well sorta. but i been trying to find out one of yall Email. so if you can hit me up bro. its Jamalsbigbro@yahoo.com. i missed yall dreadheads. i see yall starting to get big! thats whats up. well i hope yall hit me up.

Response from RastaMiles:

Hi Sweety, this is ma-dukes. Awesome to hear from you!! One of the boyz will hit you up soon :)

Great Reggae band!

By Shirley W. on January 15, 2013

I saw RastaMiles at Buddas place on Dec 29th. They were playing a benefit for "Save the TaTa's". RastaMiles was by far the best band of the night. RastaMiles played great original music they said will be featured on the album "I Revolutionary" which is supposed to be released 1-24-13.

Response from RastaMiles:

Thank You for the kind words, We had a great time for a great cause! Jah Love!

RastaMiles is awesome!

By Sandra A. on December 26, 2012

RastaMiles played for my party. their energy is fantastic and everyone enjoyed their music. They play mostly original music, and I find myself humming their songs all the time. I would recommend RastaMiles to anyone looking for great entertainment.

Hired As: Reggae Band

Response from RastaMiles:

Thank you for the great review! Jah Love

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 60 - 180 minutes
  • Fee: $300 and up
  • Languages: English

Overview

Live performances with RastaMiles are vibrant, fun, and relaxed. Everyone will dance, sing, and find a new favorite song. Rastamiles will enchant young to experienced, and some will be supprised when they find they can relate with the rastafari message. If reggae is not in your heart, It is just because you have not yet experienced RastaMiles!

Additional Booking Notes

PERFORMANCE AGREEMENT

BASIC TERMS:
The following agreement is made between RastaMiles Band and
_________________________________________________(Purchaser), and is recognized by both parties as a
legally binding agreement for services hired.
Date of performance: ____________
Address of venue: __________________________________________________
Description of venue: __________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Additional details about venue: (if outdoors is stage tented? Have a rain backup plan?)
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
Person booking performance ("Purchaser"): ________________________________
Purchaser’s phone: (___)____________ email: _____________________________

EVENT SCHEDULE:
Time for band to arrive and load-in: _________am/pm
Time band may begin sound check: _________am/pm
Time band should be finished setup: _________am/pm
Time band should be ready to play: _________am/pm
Preferred timing of performance:
Set 1 begins: _______pm
Set 1 ends: _______pm
Set 2 begins: _______pm
Set 2 ends: _______pm
Set 3 begins: _______pm
Set 3 ends: _______pm
Sets can be as short as desired, but no longer than 75 minutes each if more than one, with breaks of 20 minutes each.Feel free to attach a more detailed timeline of the event so we know what to expect.
We need a minimum of 30 minutes to set up and sound check.

COMPENSATION:
Total compensation: $________ Guarantee or Other _____________________
Deposit payment: $________ Date deposit due: ___/____/____
Artist's Right to Terminate. If Artist is entitled to a deposit payment as provided in the Payment section of this
Agreement, and the deposit has not been paid within the time specified, Artist shall have the right to terminate this
agreement without any further obligation to Purchaser.
Cancellation. If Purchaser cancels the performance less than four weeks before the performance, Purchaser will
pay Artist 10% of the guaranteed fee for the performance. If Purchaser cancels the performance less than two
weeks before the performance, Purchaser will pay Artist 15% of the guaranteed fee for the performance. The
parties agree that such payments are reasonable in light of anticipated or actual harm caused by the cancellation
and the difficulties of proving the actual damages to Artist.
PURCHASER, please sign or initial here (________________________) acknowledging your
understanding of the terms of this Performance Agreement.

Bio

RastaMiles is a great new Reggae band out of Suffolk, Va, now exciting audiences in San Diego (link hidden)eir first studio album "I Revolutionary" has been a great hit, and they will soon release a new EP "Mindset". RastaMiles is excited to share their message with all. RastaMiles plays mostly original music, but also entertains with some great covers. you can expect an exciting energy filled show from this group whether you are looking to entertain at a large venue or an intimate party.

Nicholas Leach the lead guitarist/vocals. I was born on June 26, 1995 in Springfield, Missouri then moved here to Suffolk, Virginia when I turned 9. I got into reggae music a little before I found Rastafari. October 24th, 2009 is the date I gave Iself to Jah, and since then it's been a great ride. I "made" RastaMiles shortly after. If you pay attention to anything in our songs, let it be the lyrics, cause the message is key. Word, Sound, Power. Bless

This is Steven Ange, percussionist. I was born and raised in Suffolk, VA. I met Chris and Nick in 2010 and started playing Reggae pretty much as soon as I met them. Rastafari saved me from a self-destructive lifestyle, and so I've dedicated myself to spreading the message. Jah bless

My name is Chris Zuniga, I was born in Cleveland Ohio and moved to Suffolk Va when I was 14. My ethnicity is Latino Indian, its from a small country in Central America named Nicaragua. I got into RastaMiles about two years after I moved here and its been a joyfull ride since. We want to spread a message of love, life and happiness. Our music means everything to us and we want to spread the Rasta word throughout the world.

The team providing the talent:

Nicholas Leach

lead guitarist/vocals

Steven Ange

Percussion

Chris Zuniga

Keyboards, guitar, vocals

Set List

RastaMiles has copywritten over 30 original songs, and plays covers upon request

Influences & Inspiration

SOJA, Tribal Seeds, Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, 311

Setup Requirements

large venues must provide PA

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