Lead singing drummer Jordan Rain leads his world class dance band through a vast repertoire of original music that incorporates many genres into Yogoman's unique gumbo - Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Dub, Dancehall, RnB, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Latin, Rock and New Orleans music. Yogoman compels audiences to get up and dance with shout outs, sing a longs, and call and response lyrics, making it a fun and visceral experience for all ages.
Rain has written, arranged and produced 5 albums with YOGOMAN Burning Band and 2 solo albums.YOGOMAN Burning Band has performed at major festivals and venues up and down the west coast.
Notable events include performing with Toots & the Maytals at Victoria B.C.’s International Ska & Reggae Festival, opening for the world-famous Skatalites in Bellingham, Seattle and in Los Angeles, performing with Third World at Downtown Sounds Bellingham, multiple performances at Vancouver’s Camp Reverbia at Burning Man Festival, Performing multiple times at Reggae On The River in N. California and recently backing/touring with Jamaican Ska, Reggae and Roots Legend Winston "Flames" Jarrett.
Rain started DJing vinyl in 1999 as DJ Yogoman and shows no signs of giving up on mixing records and interacting with his crowds anytime soon. DJ Yogoman has a knack for keeping people on the dance floor and bringing an undeniably positive vibe to parties, weddings, festivals and many other occasions in his 25 years experience. DJ Yogoman specializes in spinning vintage Jamaican (Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Roots, Dub & Dancehall) early RnB, Soul and Funk records while always keeping his ear to the wheels and incorporating modern artists.
Rain also leads a family band called Yogoman & Bongo Jac where he sings lead vocals and plays guitar with his wife “Bongo Jac” and their son Buck Rain (8 y.o.) who both play in the Burning Band also.
YOGOMAN has been Awarded - *BEST BOOTY SHAKIN' DANCE BAND (7 times) by What’s Up Music Magazine
*BEST SPINNER for DJ YOGOMAN (7 times) by What's Up Music Magazine
*BEST BAND/MUSICIAN by Cascadia Weekly