Formed in 2016, Java Jukebox is one of the upcoming reggae bands out of Boston, US. Founded by the lead vocalist Samuel Walukouw and the saxophonist, Sebastian Molnar. The name “Java” is named after the island of Java, Indonesia, where Samuel Walukouw originally came from.
Java Jukebox released its debut album “Rise Up” in 2019. Making their way into the international reggae scene, having worked with big names from Jamaica like Desi Jones of the “Chalice” band, Raging Fyah, EarthKry, Maroghini, etc. Also well known US based artists like Mighty Mystic, Blakkamoore, The Elovaters, and many more..
Java Jukebox has performed in several venues across the United States, including a few festivals like Summer Breeze Reggae Festival, New England Indonesian Festival, Jerry Jam Festival, etc. Also featured in US media like Boston Voyager, WEMF radio and several international media like MetroTv News, VOA Indonesia, Smile Jamaica TV, Bess FM radio, etc.
Java Jukebox is striving to bring a new and unique sound, yet keeping the roots reggae feeling, sound and composition as its core foundation. Drawing inspiration from the greats like Bob Marley & The Wailers, Dennis Brown, Bunny Wailer, Culture, Burning Spear, Steel Pulse and many more.. Moving your feet to the beat, uplifting your spirit with conscious message through its lyrics.