Rum and Reggae Night – Jesse Morris and the Shakedown

Rum and Reggae Night – Friday 5th October 

Jesse Morris and the Shakedown will be playing at the Saleyard’s Distillery on Friday the 5th Of October!

There will be lots of delicious cocktails, food and good vibes!!

Come on down for this free event and watch these legends in their element, enjoy a rum and have a ripper night!

Starting from 6pm onwards!!


Soul, roots & reggae troubadours based in the Northern Rivers Bundjalung region of the Byron Bay hinterland.

A well oiled touring machine featuring the killer rhythm section of TK Dread (Fyah Walk, 420 Sound) on bass & Hugh Jones (Darky Roots, Fyah Walk) on drums. Showcasing the words and music of song-smith Jesse Morris. With dub reggae legend Marky Power (Dubshack, Rosie Misschief) on the live onstage dubs and samples. Accompanied by a selection of the finest local players on sax, clarinet, bone, trumpet & keys – with Elena Maricgot, Chelbell, Stuart Currie, Simon Kay & Stafford Smith as the usual ‘Shakedown’ suspects.

Jesse is the son of blues & roots legend ‘John Morris’ from Australian bands the Blues Preachers & the Narrow Necks.

No strangers to the road Jesse Morris & the Shakedown have played over 200 live shows across the last 12 months in aid of their new album release ‘the Shakedown’ (2018) with events & festivals across all states & territories.

Celebrating roots culture, Island vibrations & African-Caribbean rhythms. For more details visit www.facebook.com/jessemorrisband

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