One of the most soulful vocalists of Jamaica’s lovers’ rock subset, Freddie McGregor’s career goes deep. In 1963, a year after Bob Marley first entered a studio with Leslie Kong, 7-year-old McGregor began singing with the Clarendonians. By the late Seventies, his catalog of singles rooted with the immaculate “Bobby Bobylon,” although it wasn’t until 1981’s easy-breezy “Big Ship” that he rose to the genre’s forefront. 2016’s True to My Roots bounces dancehall-inflected.
Sun., Aug. 19, 8:30pm