First and foremost, we are a positive group of professional performers, delivering authentic reggae music, ready to uplift your event with good vibes! We perform a variety of covers as well as originals, depending on the event and your requests.
Our vast list of covers include Bob Marley-Stir It Up, Is This Love, Roots Rock Reggae, No Woman No Cry, Mellow Mood, Bend Down Low, Keep on Moving, Simmer Down, Redemption Song ; UB40-Red Red Wine, Can't Help Falling In Love ; Peter Tosh - Legalize It, Ketchy Shuby, Stop That Train ; Harry Belafonte -Banana Boat Song ; Jason Mraz - I'm Yours ; Sublime - What I got ; Matisyahu - One Day ; Toots and The Maytals- Pressure Drop ; Ini Kamoze - World of Reggae
We also touch upon some other fun tunes done in the reggae style, The Beatles - Help From My Friends ;The Lumineers - Ho Hey ; Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay; Alabama Shakes - Hold On ; The Temptations-My Girl ; Sam Cooke-Another Saturday Night, Wonderful World ; Ben E. King- Stand By Me ; Bob Dylan- Knocking on Heaven's Door, I shall Be Released; Led Zeppelin-All of My love ; Guns N Roses - Sweet Child Of Mine, Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now.... and we love to take requests.
The GWP sound is authentic island reggae, highly dance-able, full of energy, and always positive. Our core instrumentation is bass, drums, guitar, and keyboards, as well as percussion upon request. We are easy going, well-rehearsed, and ready to uplift any engagement with top notch reggae and island music. We look forward to hearing from you! -Greg Ward, The GWP
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Greg has been performing on the professional circuit since 1998 having the pleasure of performing for audiences everywhere with a conscious positive reggae sound. Whether as a vocalist or guitarist, Greg has enjoyed performing worldwide, from the U.S. to Brazil, performing with the likes of Andrew Tosh(son of legendary Peter Tosh), The Jamaican Legendary ITALS, Barrington Levy, Culture, Everton Blender, Frankie Paul, Junior Marvin(Bob Marley's guitarist), Drummie Zeb(The Wailers Drummer), members of SOJA, and more. Greg has shared bills with Big Boi(Outkast), Leon Russel, SOJA, The Wailers, Taurus Riley, Matisyahu, Gentleman, Kymani Marley, Capleton, and more. Greg has performed at Floydfest, Bele Chere, Newport Reggae Fest, Tulsa Reggaefest, Chicago Folk and Blues Fest, Hoxeyville Fest, Midwest Reggae Fest, plus so many more. He has performed at fine establishments throughout the united states such as The Chicago House of Blues, Hard Rock Cafe, Grog Shop, The Haunt, Floyd Sun Music, as well as some local favorites doing his solo loop and acoustic shows, such as Clementine(harrisonburg, va), Southern Music(charlottesville, VA), Coupe Devile, Awful Arthurs, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Local Chop and Grill, and so many more. Enjoy the site- thanks for coming! We would love to be hired for your next event.