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Po'okela Street Band

Po'okela Street Band a.k.a "PSB" has been electrifying crowds for the last sixteen years in Seattle. The band started out in the mid 90's in the Pacific Northwest, uniquely fusing Jamaican reggae and Hawaiian Island style rhythms to form a musical style known as "Jawaiian," a musical movement, developed in the early 90's in Hawaii.

Po'okela Street Band evolution

As the Po'okela Street Band continued to evolve musically, they now are a high energy pop reggae group that continues to produce a contagious fusion of Top 40, R&B, pop, rock, rap and country with a heavy reggae back beat. Their unique style defies the idea of categorizing them into a single genre of music, giving PSB widespread appeal and capturing an array of musical influences. Their versatility, tight vocal harmonies and energetic stage presence makes for a musical experience second to none.

In Seattle, a melting pot of divers musical genre, the Po'okela Street Band has taken its place among the elite reggae and worldbeat bands in the Pacific Northwest gaining the the respect of club owners and promoters. Enough so, that they have gained the trust and respect of club owners and promoters around town to use PSB as an opening act on shows for national reggae recording artists such as Black Uhuru, Big Mountain, Eek-a-Mouse, Burning Spear, Wailing Souls, Toots & the Maytals, and Hawaii recording artists Fiji, Kapena, Natural Vibrations, Ten Feet, The Mana'o Company and Ho'Aikane.

Po'okela Street Band meaning

The Hawaiian translation of Po'okela is Champion or Superior, a fitting name as the band always strives to better themselves musically and excel as artists. If you have ever visited Pike Place Market, an open fruit and fish market in downtown Seattle, you will find 'Street Performers' who entertain hundreds of shoppers and tourists daily. Their artistic expression is passionately displayed through their performances. PSB admires the intense enthusiasm of these street performers and wanted their name to reflect this same fervor . . . hence the name Po'okela Street Band.

So whether you're looking to 'Lively up' your nightclub, party, luau, wedding or summer festival . . . the Po'okela Street Band can do it all and will not disappoint.

Read the testimonials of these notable Seattle personalities:
"I have booked the Po'okela Street Band for corporate events, the "Bite of Seattle and the 'Taste of Tacoma' for the last fourteen years. Their music is appealing and catchy and their tight vocal harmonies are a listening delight. They are absolutely the best at what they do." -Linda Zopfi, A Zopfi Productions

"These guys Kick-A_ _! I met and saw them play at our 107.7 Reggae Cruises a couple of times and they just rocked the boat!" -Andy Savage, Morning DJ 107.7 the end

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2 responses to “Po’okela Street Band”

  1. Linda says:

    “I have booked the Po’okela Street Band for corporate events, the “Bite of Seattle and the ‘Taste of Tacoma’ for the last fourteen years. Their music is appealing and catchy and their tight vocal harmonies are a listening delight. They are absolutely the best at what they do.” -Linda Zopfi, A Zopfi Productions

  2. Andy says:

    “These guys Kick-A_ _! I met and saw them play at our 107.7 Reggae Cruises a couple of times and they just rocked the boat!” -Andy Savage, Morning DJ 107.7 the end

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