Etna Kontrabande is a band comprised of musicians from the north of Poland playing
reggae-electronic music. The group formed in summer 1999. So far, Etna has released 3
albums: ‘To Zion’ (2001), ‘Towards the Sun’ (2004), which was recorded together with a
video clip, and ‘Political ganja’ (2007). Since it was formed, the group has received many
awards and played over 600 concerts, both in Poland and abroad. Etna has taken part in many
prestigious music festivals, such as United Islands of Prague(CZ) Colours of Ostrava (CZ),
SazavaFest(CZ), Beseda u BigBitu, Africa is Hungry in Torun, Ostroda Reggae Fest,
Reggaeland in Plock and many other. The band has recorded multimedia presentations for
Polish TV Channel 1, Channel 2, Channel 3, Polsat, Polonia 1. Etna’s pulsating tracks were
played on Polish and Chicago Radio.
In 2010 the band covered the song “Just Like Heaven” by The Cure and shot a video clip for
the single. In 2011 Etna released a maxi single which comprises new tracks, such as “Football
Fire”, “Gangster’s Girl”, as well as “More worth”, to which a music video was shot. In 2015
band have released 4 album – “Free style”.
In 2017, the team was selected for the final five of the World Reggae Contest Ostróda
competition organized by Ostróda Festiwal and the German Reggaevile portal. Then new
singles appeared on the network – “Fire is burning” and “Kingston”. They announced the
release of the next album.
2019 is the promotion of the new, fifth album and celebration of the 20th anniversary of the