Positive Rising is a Seattle based Reggae band who's members have been rooted in the local Reggae community for over 10 years. They formed in the summer of 2011 and strive to bring a positive message put to catchy hooks and danceable grooves. Their vibrant energy on the stage always keeps the crowd moving.
Members Ian Ayers (vocals, guitar) Billy McIntyre (bass), Tyler Petersheim (lead guitar) Bret "Beo" Bailie (drums) & Bill Ulsund (keys, vocal) each add their own unique musical styles to help the band produce tight reggae grooves with a distinct sound all their own. In June 2015 they released their debut album Medicine Music which has continue to push them as frontrunners in the NW reggae music scene. Their second album is in the early stages of the recording process with an anticipated debut end of 2017.
They've shared the stage with such national acts as: Josh Heinrichs & Skillinjah, Kyle & C-Money of Slightly Stoopid, Mike Love, Annuhea, Natural Vibrations, Easy Star All Stars, House of Shem, The Movement, Fishbone, Ethan Tucker, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, True Press, & Josh Fischel as well as local favorites Stay Grounded, Valley Green, High Ceiling, Two Story Zori, & Kore Ionz just to name a few.
Positive Rising looks forward to many more years of continuing to produce a steady output of uplifitng music. For more info visit http://www.positive rising.com, follow us on facebook, or Instagram @positiverising. For booking contact firstname.lastname@example.org