The first major line-up release for the 2013 Boomtown Fair can now be revealed, including TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS, RICHIE SPICE, COLLIE BUDDZ and the NEW KINGSTON BAND along with Jamaican music pioneer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY.
With just two weeks of planning left, ReggaeChapter has come up with a top 10 list of reggae/lovers rock shows taking place this Valentine’s.
Eccentric Jamaican artist LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY has revealed a run of 10 shows taking place in the UK throughout February 2013.
The dates are:
Legendary Jamaican musician and producer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY has lined up two new shows at the Jazz Café in the New Year.
The London gigs take place on the following dates:
The National Gallery of Jamaica’s exhibition, World-A-Reggae: the 100 Best Entries from the First International Reggae Poster Contest, has opened to the public in Kingston.
Promoters Tokyo Dub are back with a big reggae, roots and jungle night in Bristol as part of the In:Motion series of shows.
Headlining the night on 26 October is dub pioneer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY complete with a full live band.
The Observer has carried out an interview with Jamaican reggae and dub legend LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY.
In typical off-the-wall fashion PERRY talks about vampires, why he's not eating “dead moooo” and 50 years of Jamaican independence.
The full line-up for the Respect Jamaica 50 Festival in London - celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from the UK - can now be revealed.
North Greenwich’s IndigO2 venue will play host to the 12-day event with some of the most iconic reggae artists appearing together on stage.
The confirmed line-up is as follows:
Legendary Jamaican musician LEE PERRY and THE UPSETTER BAND played in Bristol last night at the O2 Academy.
Live footage of the band playing “Zion’s Blood” from the 4 February show can be viewed below.
The initial acts can now be revealed for a new three-day African, reggae and world music festival taking place in North Wales this summer.
The line-up so far for the inaugural Kaya Festival includes:
The Guardian and The Voice newspapers have carried out Q&As with two of Jamaica’s greatest musicians: LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY and JOHN HOLT.
In the Guardian piece dub legend LEE PERRY provides “words of wisdom on dubstep, getting fit in his 70s, and modifying the Lord's prayer”.
Legendary Jamaican artist LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY has announced a UK tour that kicks off early in the New Year.
The live shows include:
The Guardian newspaper has carried out a typically eccentric Q&A session with dub and reggae visionary LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY.
The 75-year-old Upsetter responded to a question about his sex life with the reply “My needs is not dead and my thing is still alive”, and when asked about his biggest disappointment, said: "I have a very nagging wife".