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Matisyahu – Photo of The Week

Matisyahu – Photo of The Week

Matisyahu – Photo of The Week. This photo is from the Langerado Music Festival in 2007. Taking place in south Florida at Markham Park, the festival saw about 15,000 people per day. Langerado Music Festival was an annual music festival, taking place in early spring in South Florida, first organized in 2003 by Ethan Schwartz.

In 2008, the festival is held at the Seminole Big Cypress Indian Reservation in the Everglades. The festival featured primarily music of the jamband genre, but also offered a wide selection of other musical styles and traditionally offered a stage for local bands, as well. In 2007, it’s moved to South Florida’s Markham Park, Miami and then eventually cancelled until further notice.

But for those of us that were lucky enough to attend, it was truly a great event to see live. Plus, a lot of bands don’t travel south as much especially when it comes to Florida.

Matisyahu Live at Stubbs

This right here is human experience on full display. That feels like someone having a psychological breakthrough and a reconciliation with their faith and love of music. This is his unrestrained self on display for all to see and then you can sense the people in the crowd connecting with his authenticity just like we are listening to it years later.

Live at Stubb’s is a live album by Matisyahu. It’s a live performance at Stubb’s in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2005 under his record label Or Music. The album debuts at number 5 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, then seven months later it debuts at number 176 on the Billboard 200. On the issue of January 7, 2006, it reaches the top of on the Reggae Albums Chart, and on the issue of March 18, 2006 it reaches number 30 on the Billboard 200.

The album was also certified gold by the RIAA on February 27, 2006 with over 500,000 copies sold. On December 27, 2006 it’s announced that Live at Stubb’s was ranked 2nd on the Billboard Reggae album charts. The CD contains the music video for “King Without a Crown”.  Not only did I see him live at Langerado, but I also was at the recording of this album at Stubbs.

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Photo Captured by Michelle S.

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