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Jamaican vocal stars The Melodians play at Cotati’s Redwood Cafe

Before reggae, there was the Jamaican Rocksteady style of music, and you have a chance to see a live show by a couple of the genre’s pioneers. The Melodians, formed in 1965 in Kingston, Jamaica, bring their current tour to the Redwood Cafe at 8240 Old Redwood Highway in Cotati at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. The show will star the group’s surviving original members, Tony Brevett and Trevor McNaughton. Co-founder Brent Dowe died in 2006. Dan Martin and the… Read More »