Reggae community to hold benefit show for Toko Tasi at Que Sera

The local reggae community will pay tribute to Toko Tasi during a benefit show at Que Sera next Friday, featuring artists who once shared a stage with the slain musician.

The show is being organized by Reggae in the LBC, a production company that holds reggae nights every third Friday of the month at Que Sera.

All door donations will be given to Tasi’s daughter, according to organizers.

Musical acts include Philieano, a longtime collaborator, as well as CAL1FA, VBDC, DORALEE, Last Fix and Livication among others.

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Tasi, 45, was fatally shot outside a Long Beach bar late Saturday, Aug. 10 following a dispute, police said.

Two people have since been arrested in connection with the murder.

Entrance to the benefit show, scheduled Friday, Sept. 20, will be $5 before 10:30 p.m. and $7 after that time. Que Sera is located at 1923 E. 7th St. 

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.
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