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Another date added to ‘Legends of Reggae’ tour

The ‘Legends of Reggae’ tour featuring FREDDIE MCGREGOR will stop in Bradford in addition to shows in Birmingham and Brixton next month.

The UK tour now includes the following dates: 


FREDDIE MCGREGOR heads up Legends UK tour

The 'Legends Of Reggae' tour will hit Brixton and Birmingham this year featuring headline act FREDDIE MCGREGOR.

The Jamaican performer will be joined by fellow legends I-OCTANE, MARCIA GRIFFITHS and JUNIOR REID.

The dates are:


Top 10 Valentine reggae nights in the UK 2015 can now reveal its top 10 reggae, dub, jungle and ska shows taking place around the country on Valentine’s Day.

In no particular order, here are this year’s pickings:



Full details revealed for Reggae Valentine Showcase

The Reggae Valentine Showcase, featuring Jamaican legend FREDDIE MCGREGOR, will now hit Manchester, Birmingham and London next month.


FREDDIE MCGREGOR lines up big UK Valentine shows

Top Jamaican singer FREDDIE MCGREGOR will perform in London and Manchester this coming Valentine’s Day.

The ‘Reggae Valentine Showcase Ball’ will also feature live performances from JOHNNY OSBOURNE, CHRISTOPHER MARTIN, ROMAIN VIRGO and TERRY LINEN, among others.

The dates are:


FREDDIE MCGREGOR and JOHN HOLT reveal London show

Jamaican singers FREDDIE MCGREGOR and JOHN HOLT have announced a one-off show at the IndigO2 in London this summer.

The two legends have teamed up to deliver their catalogue of reggae hits as part of a special celebration honouring 52 years of Jamaican independence. Support on the night will come from AYSHA LOREN.


The Voice newspaper interviews FREDDIE MCGREGOR

The UK’s Voice newspaper has interviewed reggae music legend FREDDIE MCGREGOR where he says corruption has ruined Jamaica and its music.


FREDDIE MCGREGOR adds fourth London show in Brixton

Top Jamaican reggae musician FREDDIE MCGREGOR has added a fourth London date to his upcoming UK tour at Brixton’s Hootananny.

The South London gig takes place on 26 August and tickets are priced at £15 in advance, or £20 on the door.


Icons Of Reggae to launch Manchester Carnival: HOLT, MCGREGOR, LEVY & more

Some of reggae’s most legendary artists will be in the UK this summer for the ‘Icons Of Reggae part 3’ Manchester Carnival launch party.

The impressive line-up is set to feature JOHN HOLT, FREDDIE MCGREGOR, BARRINGTON LEVY, KEN BOOTHE and JANET KAY.


FREDDIE MCGREGOR adds another London date in Hackney

Jamaican reggae singer FREDDIE MCGREGOR has announced an additional date in London this summer to complement his Jazz Café performances.


FREDDIE MCGREGOR & MR VEGAS line up London Jazz Café shows

Jamaican reggae stars FREDDIE MCGREGOR and MR VEGAS have lined up separate shows this August at the Jazz Café in London’s Camden Town.

The dates are:


Jamaica 50 Festival in London: all-star line-up revealed

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from the UK, London’s IndigO2 will play host to the Jamaica 50 Festival this summer.

The 11-day event is set to feature an eclectic mix of reggae artists from YELLOWMAN to GYPTIAN, DAMIAN MARLEY to LUCIANO, and SLY AND ROBBIE to BIG YOUTH.


FREDDIE MCGREGOR heads up the UK’s One Love Festival

Jamaican singer FREDDIE MCGREGOR will headline the One Love Festival that takes place on 10-12 August at Hop Farm in Kent.

MCGREGOR will be joining previously announced acts DAWN PENN and DENNIS ALCAPONE, as well as FRANKIE PAUL, MACKA B, STYLO G, THE DUALERS, plus many more. 


Top 10 Valentine reggae nights in the UK 2012 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:


‘Disgruntled’ FREDDIE MCGREGOR pulls out of Jamaica Jazz Fest

Jamaican singer FREDDIE MCGREGOR has pulled out of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival after growing increasingly disgruntled with the organisers’ handling of the programme.

The festival is commemorating Jamaica’s 50 years of independence, with the opening night dedicated solely to the country’s music.


JOHN HOLT & FREDDIE MCGREGOR confirm big Brixton show

Jamaican reggae legends JOHN HOLT and FREDDIE MCGREGOR have lined up a 'Valentine Celebration' at the O2 Academy Brixton next month.

The Brixton show is the latest addition to JOHN HOLT’s previously announced tour of the UK, the ‘1000 Volts Of Holt Tour’, which includes the following dates:


FREDDIE MCGREGOR: ‘If reggae is seen as a bright vibrant music, why is it being treated like this?’

Legendary singer FREDDIE MCGREGOR has spoken out about the Jamaican government’s lack of commitment to reggae music.

Speaking at a Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JARIA) event at the Bob Marley Museum in St Andrew yesterday, MCGREGOR said: "If reggae is seen as a bright vibrant music, why is it being treated like this? This is our country,"

Here’s the video of the interview with MCGREGOR:


GAPPY RANKS live in Bristol: video now available

Rising UK reggae artist GAPPY RANKS was in in Bristol on Friday night for a show at the Malcolm X Centre in St Pauls.

Check out a couple of fan-filmed videos from his performance below.


FREDDIE McGREGOR live in the UK: Fan-filmed video

Jamaican singer FREDDIE McGREGOR hit the stage last night at the Malcolm X Centre in Bristol. Fan-filmed video footage is now available below.

The legendary performer was backed by the RUFF CUTT BAND and support came from UK reggae artist GAPPY RANKS.