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.
The full line-up of live acts set to perform at the British Reggae Industry Awards 2012 can now be revealed.
London-based rhythm section MAFIA & FLUXY have dropped the Live and Love Riddim featuring an eclectic mix of artists such as LITTLE ROY, TIPPA IRIE and THE PIONEERS.
ReggaeChapter.com has taken a look at the top reggae and dancehall Valentine parties that are happening across the UK later this month.
Valentine's Day is straddled between two weekends this year, so the following list includes shows taking place over nine days in mid-February.
JOHN HOLT, one of the forerunners of lovers rock, is expected to perform at half of the featured shows.
In date order, they are:
Legendary reggae singer JOHN HOLT has lined up two big shows in Bristol and Cardiff early on in the New Year.
To celebrate nearly 40 years since the release of his biggest selling album 1000 Volts Of Holt, the former PARAGONS lead singer will be performing the record in its entirety at the shows.
The ‘1000 Volts Of Holt Tour 2012’ takes in Cardiff University Students’ Union in Wales and then on to the Malcolm X Centre in St Pauls, Bristol.
The full details for the gigs are as follows:
A new feature documentary charting the growth of British reggae music in the 1970s and 1980s will be hitting cinemas across the UK later this week.
Watch the official trailer below and find out where you can catch “The Story of Lover’s Rock”.
A new film documenting the ‘platinum era’ of the UK reggae sound system, featuring SAXON STUDIO and COXSONE SOUND, is now available to view for a limited period.
Visit the Holy Roller Productions website to watch the 26 minute documentary for free.