Loving the Vibes in the Bay

Logan Bell of Hamilton reggae band Katchafire talked to the Examiner’s Alyssa Tomfohrde ahead of their San Francisco show at the prestigious Mezzanine venue. “From humble beginnings ‘jamming’ in a garage, Katchafire is a melting pot of unique members, including two generations of one family and diverse musical perspectives — yet this blend is exquisitely aligned with the essence of reggae,” Tomfohrde writes. “‘The only original members of the band today are myself, my brother, and Haani Totorewa, who is our keyboardist,’ Bell says. “What was your reaction to San Francisco’s reggae community? How does it compare to New Zealand?” “‘Love, love, love the vibes! It’s awesome to come back to the Bay Area and specifically San Francisco shows.’”


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