|CONTEMPORARY REGGAE BAND
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Innastate is a contemporary reggae band from the high-desert of New Mexico. Based out of
Santa Fe, the band has been together since the spring of 2014. Innastate has gained
momentous acclaim in their brief existence. The band’s musical influences span many genres,
creating a brand of reggae and rock that is modern yet honors their Indigenous heritage,
musical roots and love of music. The music that Innastate creates reflects on the human
experience, other themes concerning spirituality and environmental issues are often found
within their songs. Innastate believes in the power of music to connect people.
Innastate is Adrian Wall of Jemez Pueblo (Guitar/Vocal), Rylan Kabotie of Santa Clara Pueblo/
Jicarilla Apache (Bass/Vocal), Lawrence Bailon of Santa Clara Pueblo (Drums). Innastate also
utilizes a large pool of talented musicians for live performances, including Jir Anderson (Guitar),
Carly Marshall (Tenor Sax), Doug Bellen (Keys).
The band released their debut self-titled EP in April of 2015 to wide acclaim and through a
strong social media presence was subsequently voted by their fans as the Artist of the Month in
RockwiredMagazine.com and the 2016 Rockwired Reader’s poll award for Best Performance by
an American Indian/First Nations Band or Artist. Innastate has shared the stage with reggae
greats Pato Banton, Native Roots, Natural Vibrations, Stick Figure, Through the Roots, New
Kingston, Ballyhoo and Abstract Rude. Innastate has plans to head back into the studio to
record a full-length album and continue to create new fans by playing live shows.