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BLACK UHURU to play Ireland’s Electric Picnic festival

Jamaican reggae group BLACK UHURU is one of the first acts announced for Ireland's Electric Picnic.

The festival takes place on 30 August to 1 September at Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois, and also features headliners FATBOY SLIM, BJORK and ARCTIC MONKEYS.

Early bird tickets are priced at €189.50 for an adult weekend ticket.

BLACK UHURU live dates in the UK include:

  • 13 Aug - Concorde 2, Brighton
  • 14 Aug - Islington Assembly Hall, London
  • 16-18 Aug - One Love Festival, Upminster
  • 24 Aug - The Drum, Birmingham

Originally formed in the Waterhouse district of Kingston in 1972, BLACK UHURU continues today under the direction of original member Duckie SimpsonAndrew Bees and Kay Starr.