American Reggae Band SOJA Performs Friday in Hilo
Big Island reggae enthusiasts unite.
Virginia-based reggae band SOJA will be performing in Hilo Friday, Aug. 22, along with guest performances by J Boog and Maui-born singer/songwriter Anuhea.
Presented by BAMP Project and Tom Moffat, the concert for all ages begins at 6 p.m. at the Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium, located at 350 Kalanikoa St. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Jacob Hemphill, the band’s lead singer and guitarist, said that SOJA is on a mission.
“Our goal as a band is to stick up for the human race,” he said in a press release. “We see the world and we try to make it better in the limited time we have here.”
This is the philosophy behind SOJA’s music, using a blend of reggae, go-go, D.C. hardcore, Latin, rock and hip-hop to spread their altruistic message.
Tickets are on sale at Bampproject.com, Flavorus.com, CD Wizard in Hilo, Oshima Surf and Skate in Hil,; Oshima Surf and Skate in Waimea, Oshima Surf and Skate in Kona, and Pacific Vibrations Surf Shop in Kona.