When: Sun., Nov. 3 2013
Jawaiian, 8 p.m.
These days, reggae is all the rage in Hawaii. In fact, the Aloha State has a reggae subgenre category all its own: Jawaiian. And the Green is right up at the top. Formed in 2009, the band just released its latest disc, Hawaii ’13, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s reggae charts. “We were really happy,” says guitarist and lead vocalist Zion Thompson. “We weren’t really expecting anything. We were just happy because [the album] was really natural and it was really fun.” Of course, Thompson and company are not reggae traditionalists. “We love all types of music and we add that in our music,” Thompson says. “We love reggae, but we like to step out of that box every now and then.” And that means splashes of old school Hawaiian and soul. If you like music that makes you feel peaceful and one with the world, then these are the jams for you. The Music Farm show is 16 and up. —Stephen Pappas SUNDAY