The main stage acts for the Lambeth Country Show can now be revealed including Jamaican reggae musicians JOHNNY CLARKE, LITTLE ROY and STYLO G.
Also appearing on Sunday will be ska band CHAINSKA BRASSIKA featuring NATTY.
Saturday acts include THE CORRESPONDENTS and YOLANDA BROWN who is currently touring with ‘Reggae Love Songs’ along with a full band.
Jamaican reggae musician JOHNNY CLARKE has added shows in Glasgow and Brighton to his upcoming UK tour.
The tour now includes the following shows:
Jamaican reggae musician JOHNNY CLARKE will perform live in Bristol and Manchester this coming March.
Dates revealed so far include:
The brand new film is based on the life of BUNNY LEE and how Jamaican music spread from the ghettoes of Kingston around the globe.
The first release of artists for Birmingham’s Reggae City festival can now be revealed including JOHNNY CLARKE with the DUB ASANTE BAND, THE SELECTER and HOLLIE COOK.
The big show returns on 18 May bringing “outdoor stages, lush PAs and a taste of the Caribbean to the streets of Birmingham once again”.
The people of Bristol turned out in their thousands for the 10th annual VegFest over the weekend, helped by the heatwave weather, free entry and top headline reggae acts.
Original rude boy NEVILLE STAPLE from 2Tone ska band THE SPECIALS topped the bill on Friday night and in spite of a crackling vocal microphone throughout, he delivered the goods.
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:
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.
US reggae artist CHUCK FENDA performed at the Hootananny in London last night. You can check out video footage of the show below.
"The Living Fire" was due to appear alongside reggae singer HALF PINT who was replaced - seemingly at the last minute - by a solo JOHNNY CLARKE.
FENDA, who was raised in Spanish Town, Jamaica, was backed by a full band - Austrian group HOUSE OF RIDDIM BAND.
King Spinna - a brand new reggae label founded by Bob Harding and Dom Sotgiu, formerly of Blood and Fire - has launched with a vinyl-only set of dub rarities from KING TUBBY's studio.
Check out below some listening samples of the new release Dub Will Change Your Mind by BUNNY LEE & THE AGGROVATORS.