“The glitz and glamour of a star-studded event were accentuated on New Years Eve in Anaheim, California. Hawaiian sensation, Iration, brought their lovable melodic harmonies to their second home in Southern California with local highly acclaimed acts Seedless and Micah Brown completing an elite lineup for an unrelenting evening of reggae music. The fans were dressed to impress with all the sparkles and firmly pressed dress attire, both in the crowd and on stage.
Opening up the remarkable night of music at the House of Blues was one of the top rising stars in the reggae-rock community, Micah Brown. For many of Brown’s past sets, his counterpart on stage was none other than his six-string acoustic guitar. But, for an occasion of this magnitude, Lewis Richards flanked the self-titled artist on bass, Travis Walpole of Fortunate Youth on percussions, Juan Rios from Common Kings and formerly of Seedless on keys, while Kevin Offitzer of Outlaw Nation held it down on drums. As Micah Brown’s set unfolded, it didn’t take long for a few more friends to join in the festivities. Both Matt (Seedless) and sister Susie Liufao jumped on stage and grabbed a microphone for their latest hits “All That You Need” and “Finally Free”.
“The Mayor” as Micah is affectionately known as, absolutely kick-started the night on the right foot with his deep, soulful, heartfelt lyrics, simply capturing the crowd’s emotion with his first verse. It won’t take long before Brown is taking over clubs across the country as the main headliner. Honestly, it is just a matter of time. Powerful and soulful are two words that typically accommodate a Micah Brown performance, but on New Years Eve, his set was overpowering in the most resounding fashion.”
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