Dred I Dread

Dred I Dread is a Minneapolis, MN-based Reggae Band. The Band features talented musicians that come from Jamaica, New Orleans, Minnesota, and Turkiye. The diverse heritage of these band members echo in the sound of Dred I Dread. Dred I Dread was formed in 1998 and chosen as "Best Local Reggae Band" by City Pages Magazine in 1999. The debut CD, Listen to the Revolution, was released in March 1999. The CD was produced by Reggae Keyboardist Tony “Asher” Brisset, one of the founding members of Black Uhuru.

During 2000 and 2001, Dred I Dread was named "Best Reggae Band in Minnesota" by the members of the Minnesota Music Academy. The band released a second album, A Piece of Americana, in 2008, followed by Tribulation in 2009. The latest Dred I Dread album, Listen to the Evolution, was released in August 2016. Dred I Dread has shared stages with The Wailers, Yellowman, Israel Vibration, The Meditations, De La Soul, Jimmy Cliff, Sister Carol, Third World, and many other international acts.

Past Shows


Aug
27
th
2023
Turf Club
Aug
27
th
2023
Turf Club

A-Mac & The Height

with the Histronic and Dred I Dread
Nov
15
th
2022
Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Nov
15
th
2022
Amsterdam Bar & Hall

Collie Buddz

with Dred I Dread
Feb
3
rd
2018
Turf Club
Feb
3
rd
2018
Turf Club
Dec
15
th
2016
Turf Club
Dec
15
th
2016
Turf Club

Sasha Druva and The Violet Rise

with Dred I Dread and The Lone Crows
Jul
20
th
2016
7th St Entry
Jul
20
th
2016
7th St Entry

Raging Fyah

with Dred I Dread
Jun
14
th
2011
7th St Entry
Jun
14
th
2011
7th St Entry

TAJ WEEKES & ADOWA

with Dred I Dread
May
25
th
2010
Mainroom
May
25
th
2010
Mainroom

Toots & the Maytals

with Dred I Dread

More Shows

May
20
th
Turf Club

Havok

with Exmortus
Apr
25
th
Fine Line

BLACK KRAY AKA SICKBOYRARI

with AOK AKA Bootychaaain, Hunned Mill and Kane Grocerys
Mar
28
th
Turf Club

The Cameras

with Killed By Kiwis, Motherwind and Tarias and the Sound
May
8
th
Turf Club

Satsang