The Destinators are hitting the deck stage at the Charleston Pour House Sept. 19. With bi-weekly Tuesday gigs at the venue sharing the stage with the likes of Sensi Trails and Well Charged, the reggae dub group has been going since 2018 and haven’t stopped since.
The Destinators’ soulful sound is refreshment for weary ears. The group is made up of six members: bassist Casey Jones, guitarists/vocalists Layton Meacham and Liam Farrell, drummer/vocalist John Picard, keyboardist Mike Root and percussionist Vasily Punsalan.
“We love what we’re doing,” Farrell said. “Great opportunities have come our way to play with bigger Reggae artists and we have been thoroughly enjoying the ride!”
The band recently released its latest hit “You (Sailing Away)” on August 20 with help from Hawaiian musician, Ambrose.
“Upon releasing, ‘Loosen Up Your Mind’ in January 2021,” Farrell said, “The song gained attraction in the Hawaiian reggae scene. This new song and relationship started immediately after Ambrose reached out to us after listening to our music.”
“He sent us his music and we were instantly inspired and fell in love with his sound. It is an inspired love story between two great people in our lives which lead to the beautiful and poetic lines from Layton.”
Tickets for the $10 show are available through the Pour House.