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JIMMY CLIFF added to Wickerman Festival

Jamaican music legend JIMMY CLIFF is among the latest acts revealed to play at this year’s Wickerman Festival in Scotland.

The two-day festival takes place in Dumfries and Galloway in the Borders on 24-25 July.

JIMMY CLIFF live dates in the UK now include:


JIMMY CLIFF added to Larmer Tree Festival

Jamaican performer JIMMY CLIFF is the latest addition to Larmer Tree Festival in Salisbury this summer.

The festival takes place on 15-19 July at the Larmer Tree Gardens with tickets priced at £174.

Upcoming live dates around the UK now include:


More JIMMY CLIFF UK tour dates revealed

Jamaican singing sensation JIMMY CLIFF has added new live dates in Manchester and Newcastle to his upcoming UK tour.

The tour now includes the following shows:


JIMMY CLIFF adds more dates to UK tour

Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF has added new dates in Bury St Edmunds, St Albans and North Devon to his upcoming tour around the UK.

The tour now includes the following live dates:


JIMMY CLIFF to play London with KATCHAFIRE

Jamaican legend JIMMY CLIFF will perform at the IndigO2 in London this summer with Maori reggae band KATCHAFIRE.

The big show takes place on 7 August and tickets go on sale this Friday (27 February).


JIMMY CLIFF added to Beautiful Days line-up

Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF has been added to the Beautiful Days festival line-up which takes place in Devon this summer.

JIMMY CLIFF will be joined by German reggae ensemble SEEED, EASY STAR ALL-STARS performing Dub Side of the Moon, DREADZONE, RUTS DC and MAD PROFESSOR, among many others.


JIMMY CLIFF adds live dates in Bristol & Leeds

Jamaican music icon JIMMY CLIFF has added new shows in Bristol and Leeds to his upcoming tour of the UK.

With a 50-year legacy JIMMY CLIFF is still standing as one of the prime movers and continuing shapers of modern music. 

His upcoming live appearances in the UK are:


JIMMY CLIFF announces London show in August

Legendary Jamaican reggae singer JIMMY CLIFF will perform in London this summer at a special one off show.

The gig takes place on 19 August at the Clapham Grand and tickets are priced at £28.50 in advance.

His most recent album Rebirth, which was produced by RANCID's Tim Armstrong, was awarded a Grammy for best reggae album last year.


Hop Farm Music Festival cancelled

The Hop Farm Music Festival 2013 has been cancelled after poor ticket sales and the economic climate.

The festival, which was due to host Jamaican reggae legend JIMMY CLIFF, was set to take place from 5-6 July in Paddock Wood, Kent.

Festival organiser Vince Power said in a statement:


JIMMY CLIFF lines up Hop Farm Music Festival

The first acts have been announced for the Hop Farm Music Festival including Jamaican music legend JIMMY CLIFF.

The festival takes place from 5-6 July in Paddock Wood, Kent, with weekend camping tickets priced at £135.


JIMMY CLIFF to headline the UK’s Beat-Herder Festival

Legendary reggae artist JIMMY CLIFF will headline this year’s Beat-Herder Festival alongside GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, PRINCE FATTY and HORSEMAN.

The festival, held near Sawley in Lancashire, runs 5-7 July and tickets are priced at £105.


JIMMY CLIFF takes home Grammy Award with Rebirth

Jamaican music legend JIMMY CLIFF has walked away with the ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy Award for his latest record Rebirth, which is out on UMe/Sunpower.


JIMMY CLIFF to play Shepherd's Bush Empire in June

Jamaican singing sensation JIMMY CLIFF will perform in London again this summer with a headline show at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire.

Following a successful run of UK shows and festival appearances last summer, this seemingly “one off” gig in a relatively intimate venue will take place on 25 June.


JIMMY CLIFF stars in Volkswagen Super Bowl ad

Volkswagen has released a teaser of an advert called “Sunny Side”, featuring Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF, which it plans to run during the Super Bowl on 3 February.

Here it is:

In the video CLIFF performs a cover of the PARTRIDGE FAMILY song “Get Happy”.



The 55th annual Grammy awards nominees in the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category can now be revealed.

Whittled down from a pool of 54, the shortlist now includes the following albums:


Edward Seaga selects Origins Of Jamaican Music tracks

Former Jamaican Prime Minister (1980-89) Edward Seaga has picked out 100 songs for Origins of Jamaican Music which will be released via VP Records.

The four-CD box set will be launched with a promotion tour in late October and officially released on 6 November.

The set includes:


JIMMY CLIFF video interview in The Guardian; plus new album ‘Rebirth’

The Guardian has carried out a revealing video interview with JIMMY CLIFF as he prepares to play Womad and Camp Bestival this weekend.


DAMIAN MARLEY and JIMMY CLIFF interviews in The Guardian

The Guardian newspaper has published interviews this week with reggae superstars JIMMY CLIFF and DAMIAN MARLEY.



LINTON KWESI JOHNSON, THE DENNIS BOVELL DUB BAND and HOLLIE COOK are among the latest additions to the WOMAD festival in the UK.

LKJ and BOVELL will be getting the festival started on the early bird opening slot on Thursday night (26 July).

The pair have been performing and recording together for more than 20 years, where JOHNSON writes the poems and bass lines, and DENNIS BOVELL produces and arranges the tracks.