Crucial Dread

CRUCIAL DREAD - Performances of Note Posted: Sep 22 2020
Crucial Dread was honored to be a regularly-featured band on the Budweiser 'Celebration of the Century' Stage during the '96 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA. And, also honored and by request, Crucial Dread performed at the Book Signing Event Party for Jamaican writer Terry McMillan 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back' at Barnes & Noble/Atlanta.

In many concerts, Crucial Dread has been the headlining band, such as: Decatur Arts Festival(s), March of Dimes Walkathon Concert at Olympic Centennial Park, Annual Bob Marley B-day Bash, 17th Annual Atlanta Oyster Festival, Paschal's Center at Clark University, Adopted Teens of GA A-TEAM shows, and concerts benefitting Our House-Shelter for Homeless Children in Decatur, GA.

Besides concerts & festivals the Band also performs for corporate & country club events, wedding receptions, fraternity/sorority & college events, as well as private parties. (Booking references are available) Some of Crucial Dread's notable events include: AFLAC, Atlanta Falcons, Best Buys, Visa Card Corp., Navision Software, WGCL-TV, Suntrust Bank, Wachovia Bank, AT&T, Bell South, MCI Corp., Home Depot, Urban League, Lake Lanier Islands, Chateau Elan, Clark U., GA Tech, UGA, GSU, Agnes Scott College, Emory U., USCA, Clemson U., U of AL, Auburn U., and including Star94 - FM Radio/Hyatt New Year's Eve Event, and 99X Radio 'How the Grunge Stole Christmas' Party. Venues such as: American Pie, CJ's Landing, & Wild Wing Cafe, consider CRUCIAL DREAD as their first - choice band for performing tropical parties and special events. For two years the band has performed the company Christmas Party for Air Jamaica in Atlanta.

In concert, and the opening show for the headlining band, Black Uhuru, the elated audience called CRUCIAL DREAD back to the stage for several encores!

Crucial Dread also performed for 92.9 FM Radio's Concert Event. This concert took place at Atlanta's Piedmont Park Tavern. The event featured Stephen & Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley, which included 13 performers from the Marley Family on the billing; and, Crucial Dread opened the show.

In recent times, Crucial Dread has performed: Smith's Old Bar in Atlanta; Frat parties in Atlanta, Athens, & Tuscaloosa; Bob Marley's Birthday Bash at Wild Wing Cafe in Alpharetta & Suwanee, GA locations; Summer Jam at Park Tavern in Atlanta's Piedmont Park; and many Summer Friday nights at Paradise Grill in the heart of the band's home base in Decatur, GA. Other recent private bookings include: parties, wedding receptions, The River Club (Suwanee) golf and country club, Ansley Golf Club (ATL), Cigar Box in Douglasville GA, Lake Lanier Islands Resort, and Coast in Buckhead/ATL.


Albany's Reggae SunFest
Atlanta Sunsplash at Variety Playhouse
Birmingham's City Stages Festival(s)
Columbus Riverfest
Columbus Uptown Jam Festival
Columbus Town Fair
Conyers Lunch Time Concerts
Decatur Arts Festival(s) & Decatur Concerts on the Square
Fat Tuesday's Jazz & Heritage Festival
Lake Lanier Islands Amphitheater Concerts
March of Dimes Walkathon Concert at Olympic Centennial Park
Summer Jam Fest
17th Annual Atlanta Oyster Festival
ATL Woodruff Park Lunch Concerts

Atlanta music venues:
American Pie
Atkins Park Tavern
Baja Beach Club
Caribia International
Caribbean Sunset, Underground Atlanta
CJ's Landing
Club Escape
Club Famous
Craze Tavern
Jamaica Flava
Pan - Af International
Paradise Grill
Park Tavern
Paschal's Restaurant/Lounge
Poor Richards Pub
Smith's Old Bar
3 Dollar Cafe
Wild Wing Cafe

Favorite regional venues:
Bullfrogs in Knoxville, TN
Captain Fun in Pensacola Beach, FL
Cigar Box in Douglasville, GA
Club Acme in Charleston, SC
Caribbean Cookhouse in Birmingham, AL
Savannah's in Calhoun, GA
Schroeder's in Rome, GA
Sharky's in Panama City Beach, FL
The Loft in Columbus, GA

College Concerts:
Clark U
GA Tech
U of GA
Emory U
Clemson U
Auburn U
Agnes Scott College
University of Alabama
Chattanooga State College
Furman U
Piedmont College
Stanford U

Country Clubs:
Ansley Golf Club
Atlanta Country Club
Athletic Club NE
Brookhaven Country Club
Champions Club of Apalachee
Chattahoochie Country Club
Chattanooga Yacht Club
Country Club of Columbus
Druid Hills Golf Club
Lake Lanier Sailing Club
Piedmont Driving Club
Olde Atlanta Club
The River Club of Suwanee

Callaway Gardens
Chateau Elan Resort & Winery
Lake Lanier Islands Water Park
Lake Lanier Islands 'Island Princess' Yacht Events
Sunrise Cove Marina - Patio Parties

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