Sol Seed and DJ Matt Haze play tonight at Mellow Mood Thursdays, the last show of the year from Higher Reasoning Reggae Time, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., tickets are $10 at the door and 21-plus only, at Hawthorne Theatre Lounge, corner of 39th & SE Hawthorne.
Sol Seed brings a distinct sound combining the best elements of Reggae, Rock, Hip Hop and Psychedelic Jam to form a positive musical fusion that is uniquely their own. With conscious, thought-provoking lyrics, infectious reggae-laden grooves and high-energy, impressive live performances, Sol Seed creates an unforgettable live-music experience for people of all ages to enjoy.
Since transplanting to Eugene from Southern Oregon just over two years ago, Sol Seed has swiftly gained powerful momentum in the NorthWest music scene, creating a diverse and loyal fan base all over Washington, Oregon and California. They were awarded Eugene WOW Hall Awards "Best New Act" 2011 and "Favorite Local Band" 2012, in addition to "Eugene's Best Band 2012-2013" by Eugene Weekly readers. Dominating the NW summer festival circuit including Oregon Country Fair, North West World Reggae Festival and Jefferson State Hemp Expo, Sol Seed has also shared the stage with national acts such as Ziggy Marley, Slightly Stoopid, The Expendables, Pacific Dub, Nappy Roots, Heavyweight Dub Champion and many more.
After a number of small EP releases, the group released their first full-length album "Grown Deep" in September 2012, which immediately gained air-time on a number of radio stations all over the West Coast as well as the Hawaiian islands.