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House of Shem / Jah Sito


Sat 23 Apr 2016, 8:00pm–11:55pm

Where: The Grand, 69 Courtenay Place, Wellington

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $30.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Carl Perkins

House of Shem

Before embarking on their USA tours in June which takes them to Reggae On the River in California, House of Shem will first give the Fans of Aotearoa a taste of their hard to beat International showcase. Don't miss this experience of a lifetime, 35 years + of Reggae music from the Leader and Captain of the House of Shem, Mr Carl Perkins who was an original member of the band Herbs who were recently inducted in to the NZ Music Hall of Fame!

House of Shem originally formed as a band that Carl used to help his Children as well as less fortunate youth who were in and out of trouble, Reggae music has changed these youth! House of Shem core consist of Carl and his two sons Te Omeka & Isaiah Perkins who are song writers, producers and musicians. "Take you there" written by Isaiah received big exposure throughout Hawaii and the USA, "Thinking About You" with the silky and stunning lead vocals of Te Omeka has received over 3 million views on youtube and one of the biggest hits from House of Shem to date. Carl brings to you experience, with his wonderful rendition of the Beatles "Let it Be" which has become a crowd favorite and the ever growing song "Keep Rising" which has turned in to some sort of a New Zealand Anthem!

Jah Sito

Born and bred in Santiago, Chile, Jah Sito rose out of the ever-growing reggae dancehall scene in the mid 90's, as a Dj & artist Jah Sito travelled extensively throughout South America to countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Peru & Columbia.

After releasing his debut solo album "DJ Sito Inna Mic" 2009, Jah Sito travelled to Aotearoa, New Zealand to continue spreading his music internationally and after 2 years of hard work in search of the right sound, he was discovered by House of Shem and toured Internationally with the band throughout Australia, New Zealand & the USA in 2012 performing at some of the worlds biggest festivals including Sierra Neveda Music festival in California, Raggamuffin Festival alongside Sly & Robbie, UB40, Luciano, Lutan Fyah, Chronixx and more. In 2013 he featured on the third album from House of Shem "Harmony" which was mixed by two of Reggae's top engineers, Grammy award winners Errol Brown & James Caruso and released worldwide via VP Records, New York. Currently at the completion of his 2nd Album produced by House of Shem Productions, Jah Sito will continue to spread his energetic and conscious vibes to the four corners of the world do not miss out the opportunity to witness this brother in full force!

House of Shem / Jah Sito / Special Guests

Saturday 23 April 2016

The Grand Hotel, Wellington
Address: 69 - 71 Courtenay Place

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