Jesse Morris & the Shakedown


Gourmet & Grooves Street Festival    |    19 Oct 2018   |   8.30pm

Globe-trotting, conscious, acoustic, soul, roots & reggae troubadours based in the Australian Northern Rivers Bundjalung region of the Byron Bay hinterland. Soulful gypsy storytelling. Acoustic roots & reggae. Conscious blues & roots. Positive soul music. Eclectic beats & vibrations for people of all ages.

In 2017 the Jesse Morris Band toured across the globe in support of 2 new releases. With over 220 shows, festivals & events planned throughout the year.

Musical talent runs in the family – Jesse is the son of Australian blues & roots legend John Morris (aka Brother John) from the Blues Preachers and the brother of Sydney singer-songwriter Kieran Morris.

2016 saw the Jesse Morris Band drop 2 new releases, the album ‘Radiate The Positive’ and the 2016 EP titled ‘Freedom’. With over 180 shows across 5 countries and a string of tours and festivals in Australia & NZ the Jesse Morris Band are no strangers to the road. showcasing the words & music of songsmith Jesse Morris & featuring some of the Northern Rivers roots reggae masters – TK Bass Dread, Hugh Jones, Stafford Smith, Elena Marcigot, Simon Kay. With regular guests & appearances from – Rosie Misschief, Marky Power, Stuart Currie, Aya Trumpet, Chel Bell, Damian Campbell, Hutcho, Lu Wilson, Rob DeMasi & Kieran Morris.