Greetings mi lionz, it’s 2020 and the vibes are real nice! First off, we want to thank you for a wonderful 2019 to close out the decade! We added quite a few new venues to our rotation and continue to do so daily! We appreciate all the support and look forward to seeing you all in various locations!
To pick things up for this year we have decided to do a Bob Marley spree in the DMV at some of our favorite locations! The shows will feature The Knotty Lionz Band backing iRon Lion w/ special guests!
Thursday, the 6th, we start in Richmond,Va. on Bob’s actual bearthday, at the best urban nightspot in the city, 63Thirty5 on Jahnke Rd.,7pm-9pm! Tix are FREE or $25 to join the paint party which is absolutely brilliant, producing great artwork! Come join us and special invited guests from 106.5 The Beat, for a night of island & soul vibrations in the cap city! If you missed our Sunday reggae and breakfast brunches here you missed some good times w/ the best Jamaican catered food! Come on out Thursday and ask Johnny James to bring it back!
Friday night, the 7th, we will be live at Ivy City Smokehouse on Okie St. in D.C. If you’ve never been there then you are missing out on D.C.’s awesome nightlife and in one of it’s most noteable venues! Famous for it’s diverse crowd, food and drink, Ivy City Smokehouse does it up! Okie St. is where D.C.’s finest venture for great weekend entertainment! iRon Lion & The Knotty Lionz Band are regular performers here, serving sweet reggae & soul music! Peter and the staff are a pleasure to work with and make everybody feel at home! This show will be inside the Great Room which holds 200 plus, so spread the word and bring some friends! FREE, 9pm start!
Saturday night, the 8th, we rap it up at our northern Virginia home in Chantilly, The Bungalow! The show starts at 10pm and you better believe the crowd and vibes will be large as always! The food and drink at the Bungalow are top knotch and the music will be proper! Come out and get your main meal out of the way then stick around for dessert and island flavored drinks at the bar! Mesh with the band and pick up some merch and leave us your contact info for future reference!
The Knotty Lionz Band w/ frontman iRon Lion, have been serving the world sweet reggae and soul music for many years. We are a camp of 20 plus musicians who work together to keep our brand alive! On this run we give thanks to have Drummah Jay(Va Beach) , David Robinson (Va Beach), Greg Ward(Cville), Kevin Talbot(D.C.) iRon Lion(VA) and more invited guests representing us in honour of Bob Marley! Our brother Tyler, a fire saxophonist in RVA may very well be at the RVA show and we’ve invited some other additions for D.C. and Chantilly!
ILW’s “Marley Mania” spree, is set to be an irie occassion! Songs you will hear include, Jamming, War, Stir it up, Roots,Rock,Reggae, No Woman,No Cry, One Love, Three Little Birds, Guava Jelly, I Shot the Sheriff, Keep on Moving and many more Marley classics, plus iRon Lion & TKLB originals! We especially thank the Marley family for many years of good guidance and generosity! Nobody does it like the Marley family but we pay attention and try our best to share similar vibes in a positive way!
Well, that’s enough for now! Please contact The Knotty Lionz Band/Camp or iRon Lion asap for 2020 bookings at your venue or location! Stay tuned for new music, more shows and plenty of online video footage to keep you entertained! We are working hard behind the scenes to produce new music for you our beloved fans near and beyond, so all donations through the website store are greatly appreciated! We simply can’t do it alone! You, our lionz, make it happen, so we thank you!
One life/love, see you at a show!
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