Rootsy Vybration

Some upcoming shows for 2015, including April 10 at The Grog Shop, and… some great news!

Recap on Summer

I bid everyone greetings and blessings in the name of the Most High Jah Rastafar-I! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve written anything but now that the Summer Concert Season has wound down, Summer has left the vicinity and there are currently no upcoming gigs on our calender, I am suddenly left with an abundance of blog time! Ha! Imagine that!

Exit The Dragon, Enter The Tiger

Greetings and Blessings in the name of the most high Jah, Rastafar-I! I know that it’s been quite awhile since I’ve blogged, since the beginning of the website actually, and I apologize for such a long delay! I will be making more of an effort in the future to be a little more consistent as…

Children Go Where I Send Thee (Lyrics)

Lyrics to adaptation of Children Go Where I Send Thee, a traditional African-American spiritual song. Play song, read lyrics & download!

Why Gato’s Gullah Gumbo?

Article by Ras Gato on the origin of our band name. Along the coasts of South Carolina and Northern Georgia lie a cluster of islands called ‘The Sea Islands’. The natives of these islands, ‘The Gullah’, in South Carolina and ‘The Geechee’, in Northern Georgia, share a distinct language and culture whose traditions and beliefs came from Africa…

Michael Gilmore Returns!

Charter Member Michael Gilmore, who parted ways with us briefly, returns as the “Heartbeat” of our humble collective and is sounding better than ever!

Far-ward Evah, Backwards Nevah!

We say farewell to charter member and drummer Michael Gilmore who moves on to pursue other options after holding down the rhythm during the first two-years of our existence! We are extremely thankful to Brother Mike for making his home available for our practice sessions and often sacraficing quality time with his children for the…

When One Door Is Closed, Many more Is Opened..

I bid you all greetings in the name of The Most High Jah Rastafar-I! Our recent appearance at Cleveland State University’s College Of Education And Human Services’ Springfest Celebration was a tremendous success and came together very well! Jah Jah blessed us all with above-average weather and plenty of sunshine on what was predicted to…

We say farewell to Gata and welcome to Chris

I would like to take this opportunity to express, on behalf of all of us, our sincere thanks and gratitude to Empress Gata for all of her hard work and dedication to our efforts as a band. Unfortunately, her teaching and familial obligations no longer allow her the time required to commit fully to practicing…

Makana Going Military?

I bid you blessings Brothers and Sisters! Yes! It looks as though the Military might be an option for our youngest and now ex-member “Makana Roots”, who turned in a very sorrowful resignation to Ras Gato about 3 weeks ago! What with the economy the way that it is and wanting to start a family…