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TROY ELLIS lines up big album launch show

Bristol-based reggae artist TROY ELLIS and THE HAIL JAMAICA REGGAE BAND have announced a big album launch show for their debut record Ain't That Loving You.

The gig has been scheduled to take place on 30 June at the Colston Hall (Hall 2) in Bristol.

Tickets are now on sale at just £7 each, which includes a free album for everyone who attends, from the Colston Hall box office or from ELLIS directly.

There will also be a period before 11pm where the singer will be available to sign CDs.

ELLIS will be backed by the HAIL JAMAICA REGGAE BAND and will pay tribute to his late father and “king of rocksteady” ALTON ELLIS O.D.

TROY ELLIS has performed from an early age on the street corners of Trenchtown to prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and Glastonbury Festival.

Upcoming shows include:

  • 30 Jun - Colston Hall, Bristol
  • 07 Jul – Axbridge
  • 14 Jul - The translation of the New Testament into Jamican Patois charity event, Somerset
  • 15 Jul - Nailsea Beer Festival
  • 10 Aug - BoomTown Fair, Hampshire
  • 12 Aug - One Love festival, Kent 
  • 17 Aug - Wowfest, Isle Of Wight
  • 01 Sep - Pugshole Music Festival, Salisbury
  • 07 Dec - Bath City F.C.

THE HAIL JAMAICA REGGAE BAND includes the following musicians:

  • Stacy Batchelor - drums
  • Alan Fazakerley - bass guitar
  • Andy Gelband - guitar
  • Paul Ballard - keyboards
  • Lionel Anderson - percussion & vocals
  • Jonny Haygreen - saxaphone
  • Craig Goldsworthy - trumpet