Renegade Productions presents, The “Cool Ruler” of reggae, Gregory Isaacs at MontBleu in South Lake Tahoe on Thursday, June 22 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of show.
Gregory Isaacs ranks as one of the true superstars of reggae music, with a career that spans over three decades. His legions of loyal fans worldwide have graced him with several names throughout his career – the Cool Ruler, Mr. Love, Mr. Cool and just plain Gregory. No matter what the name, no one will dispute that he is the quintessential lover’s rock singer. Though he first made a name for himself in the early 1970’s, he remains to be championed as the very definition of lover’s rock. This title was not gained and maintained with just one hit. He has over 500 songs and over 70 albums to his credit -and counting. His humble upbringing began in Kingston, Jamaica where he was born in 1951. Like many before him, he started his singing career in the early 70’s by working with a number of producers and entering various local talent competitions. By 1980, Gregory had become one of the biggest reggae stars in the world, and reached a high point in his career touring extensively throughout the US and the UK. Over the years, Gregory Isaacs has worked hard to keep his legendary status and reputation in the reggae business second to none. After an absence from the United States of several years, Gregory Isaacs has finally returned to grace stages with his unforgettable performances and a voice that could melt the thickest glass.Don’t miss the opportunity to catch this true reggae superstar in the beautiful showroom with large dance floor at MontBleu (formerly Caesars Tahoe,
Advance tickets are available : Tahoe/Truckee: at Montbleu, Mad About Music, Tahoe Hemp New Moon, Joby’s, The Dam Café, Alice’s Mountain Market in Squaw Valley,; Reno: Recycled Records. Online at www.renegadeshows.com. Credit card phone orders at 530/583-2801.