Ghana’s Rocky Dawuni will be live and direct at the World Peace Music Festival in historic Leimert Park, Los Angeles on Friday, August 13 at 5pm sharp. The FREE all ages community festival is an inauguaral event to raise awareness and support for the Open Arms Food Pantry and Resource Center. Other artists peforming on the bill include the incredible Jason Tamba of Playing for Change and Empress Akua amongst many others for the two-day event August 13 and 14, 2021.
The GRAMMY nominated musician and activist will be peforming live with his full 11-piece all-star band celebrating his most recent release “Voice of Bunbon, Vol. 1” which is receiving wonderful response around the world. “The new eight-track collection, betraying rich charm and prompt truths, honours the northern town he hails from. It emerged from a desire to create music that is deeply rooted in Ghanaian culture yet packaged to appeal to the world.” – Music In Africa
Two videos have been released for EP – the first “Ghost Town” shot in Los Angeles, CA by director Casey Bridges (son of legendary actor Beau Bridges) which is a poignant tribute to recent global events as well as “Beautiful People” which was shot by rising Ghanaian director and cinematographer Slinghot in Rocky’s home village of Bunbon, Ghana which explores how “a deep sense of appreciation and gratitude can shift our gaze to recognizing our personal and communal power.”
Rocky will be releasing a gorgeous new video filmed in the coastal water ways of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana for the Palm Wine Highlife inspired track “Woara” later this month!
“In a time of uncertainty, we need songs and hymns that can touch our emotional nerve and remind us that love and hope are an indestructible aspect of the human experience that no amount of fear can take away.” – Rocky Dawuni said to Reggaeville.