This post was originally written by WJBR Digital Production Intern, Joy Paganucci. Paganucci is a senior Media Communications Honors student at the University of Delaware from New York, NY. Along with being a Digital Content Intern for WJBR, Paganucci also works as Executive Producer for Real Talk, a show on the UD Student Television Network and as an Oral Communications Consultant in the UD Writing Center.
Are you interested in hearing music aiming to spread positive vibes? Spokey Speaky is a band out of Wilmington, DE set to perform live at Dining on Delaware Saturday, July 24, from 6:00-9:00 PM. Spokey Speaky is set to do a high energy performance of reggae music. They will play a wide range of reggae hit songs both old school and new. The members wish to “satisfy and entertain reggae fans, while enlightening those who may not have been exposed to the genre otherwise.”
The performance will be held at Catherine Rooney’s at 1616 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19806. This restaurant is set to carry out the spirit of Irish mothers Catherine McCoy and Gerry Rooney- Hudecheck. Known for their welcoming environment, you can also enjoy Irish craic, great food, drinks & entertainment when you visit. You can check out their website here.
Spokey Speaky has opened for reggae’s living legends including Toots & The Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, The Wailers, plus many more. The band has also served as local reggae representatives at Wilmington’s People’s Festival: A Tribute to Bob Marley for the past 5 years. Throughout the month of July they have been performing throughout Delaware and Pennsylvania including Caffe Gelato and Paradocx Vineyard. The entertainment is free! You can find more details on their website here and Facebook page here.