About Adrian Xavier
Seattle native Adrian Xavier has developed a name touring, performing and headlining festivals for over a decade now. Drawing on a deep well of inspiration from his many influences has shaped him as a singer and songwriter, fueling his inspirational message and story. Raised by his mother a human rights activist Xavier was exposed early on in life to the struggles of freedom and the fight for a peaceful healthy world. Committed to being a voice for the voiceless and performing extensively for events that benefit the environment, indigenous peoples, youth organizations and community projects, Xavier's music crosses social and cultural barriers. Performing extensively at festivals, colleges and clubs, Xavier has been able to reach a broad range of ages and backgrounds. Xavier continues to win over new fans internationally with his high-energy positive music that invites all people to expand their vision of love.
Adrian Xavier has worked with many legendary musicians over the years from reggae, rock, hip-hop and beyond.
Adrian Xavier formed the band“Pure Water“ in 1997 the 7 piece group performed at hundreds of events festivals and venues throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Hawaii and more, opening up for acts like Jimmy Cliff, the Wailers, Inner Circle, the Twinkle Brothers, the Congos and Lee Scratch Perry among others. Adrian Xavier has been performing and touring under his own name since 2000 with the solid support of many notable Seattle based musicians, his band has blossomed into an all-star cast and strongly represents some of Seattle's most respected musicians. Adrian Xavier has performed at clubs, private events and festivals around the world, billed with the Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Sean Paul, Michael Franti & Spear Head, Katy Perry, Sly & Robbie, Chebi Saba, Barington Levy, Common Market, Blue Scholars, Israel Vibrations, Eek-A-Mouse, the Itals, Culture, Kanye West, Naz, Public Enemy among others.
Although listeners may immediately identify Adrian Xavier's songwriting as situated in the Reggae genre from the sound and potent messages, a careful listen can sail them through World fusions, elements of Folk, warm isles of smooth Soul, Dub, Jazz, even Rock and Hip-Hop, revealing an artist who is an intrepid traveler in the musical as well as geographic sense. With the 2004 release of the debut album R-Nature Adrian Xavier received international acclaim for his break out songs "Mother Nature", "R-Love R-Creation" & Redemption Road. Having played music, collaborated and performed with many major talents such as Joe Higgs, of "Yes", Geoffrey Castle, Prezident Brown, Radio Active, JR. P, Rocker T., Marty Dread and original members of the legendary Seattle group "Heart".
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