Artist info


Indie, Roots

Sounds like

The Strides, The Cat Empire, Kingfisha

band members

Michael Beckett - Drums Tahiti Richardson - Percussion Tim Dennis - Bass Kyle Jacobs - Guitar & Vox Mark Meleisea - Keyboards & Vox Jake Parker - Saxophone Jack Purdon - Trumpet Tay Plain - Vocals (Miles Rooney - Trumpet) (Marley Rooney - Trombone) Previous Members (Isaac Beard - Sax) (Kyle Eardley - Trumpet/Trombone)


Fat freddy's drop, The Cat Empire, Skunkhour



Reggae, groove, dub, ska, funky vibes and party madness! From the beautiful South Coast of NSW emerges Chuparosa, a new musical force of reggae grooves and funky vibes.

Chuparosa are just a bunch of guys who love to play music! and create a great fun vibe for anyone who wants to hang out with us! the shows have been absolutely crazy over the last 4 tours, so check our website for a show near you. Our Brand NEW EP launches Dec 2014 "This Is Life" and supported with an East Coast 23 date SUMMER 2014/15 TOUR. "We Ain't Done Yet" off the NEW CD - ROOTS N ALL - Triple J - Sarah Howells "...sounds great! I'll give Chuparosa a spin tonight." Mon 8th DEC 2014

Tracks from "Sinking Sun" the 1st EP got great support around on radio, and we we're all sitting around a bonfire on the beach at Coffs Harbour on tour, and the wonderful Sarah Howells ROOTS N ALL gave us our first national radio play back on the first tour Jan 2014, crazy days... we just love having the opportunity to bring you MUSIC! thanks for listening and downloading! see you at a show soon!

Chuparosa have shared the stage with other great Aussie outfits such as The Strides(Syd), Declan Kelly & The Rising Sun(Syd), Caravana Sun(Syd), Kingtide(Syd), Southerly Change (SouthCoast), Frank Yamma(NT), Fraudsters(Syd), Freida's Boss(Syd), Agency Dub Collective(Melb), Echo Drama (Melb) , Righteous Voodoo (Syd) (Check all these guys out!)

Artists we also like, Salmonella Dub, Asian Dub Foundation, Dubwar, Allota Presha, Matisyahu, The Kava Kings, Blueberry Circuit, Dlnkwnt, Steel City Muthfunkas, CC the Cat, The Mouldy Lovers, Bulhorn