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BERES HAMMOND lines up big UK tour

Jamaican reggae singer BERES HAMMOND has announced a run of UK shows this summer.

Tour support includes CARROLL THOMPSON, JANET KAY and on certain dates MAXI PRIEST.

The lovers rock tour includes the following dates:

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MAXI PRIEST to play London show

London-born reggae artist MAXI PRIEST will perform a one-off headline show in London this summer.

The gig takes place on 1 August at the Brooklyn Bowl in London and tickets are priced at £25 in advance. 

MAXI PRIEST’s latest album, Easy To Love, is a fine representation of lovers rock, reggae, R&B and dancehall.

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MAXI PRIEST added to BERES HAMMOND Leeds show

London reggae singer MAXI PRIEST has been added to BERES HAMMOND’s show in Leeds alongside lovers rock performers CARROLL THOMPSON and JANET KAY.

The big gig takes place on 11 July at the O2 Academy in Leeds, with tickets priced at £35 in advance.

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MAXI PRIEST adds another London date to tour

British reggae singer MAXI PRIEST has added another Jazz Café show to his upcoming ‘Easy To Love Tour’.

The tour now includes the following dates:

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MAXI PRIEST adds more dates to UK tour

Reggae star MAXI PRIEST has added new live shows in Leicester and Brighton to his upcoming tour in 2015.

The ‘Easy To Love Tour’, featuring full band, includes the following shows:

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MAXI PRIEST adds Manchester show to UK tour

British reggae artist MAXI PRIEST will perform in Manchester early next year in addition to two previously announced shows in the capital.

The ‘Easy To Love Tour’ now includes the following UK shows:

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MAXI PRIEST reveals London shows in February

British reggae star MAXI PRIEST has announced a couple of shows in London next year as part of his ‘Easy To Love Tour’.

The new dates are:

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Top 10 New Year’s Eve reggae nights in the UK 2013

ReggaeChapter has come up with a selection of 10 reggae parties happening this New Year’s Eve across the UK.

With just a fortnight until the big night, tickets for the shows are selling fast, so secure yours now! 

In no particular order, 10 reggae shows to consider this New Year’s Eve are:

1. FAREWELL NYE PARTY: DJ DEREK + DJ MYLON + ADAM CALLAN (Notting Hill Arts Club, London)

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MAXI PRIEST lines up UK shows in December

British reggae singer MAXI PRIEST has announced two shows in the UK this December including dates in Manchester and Brighton.

The Manchester date is part of the Big New Years Eve Ball which also features FRANKIE PAUL and SANDRA CROSS, among others.

The night runs from 10pm through to 6am with tickets priced at £35.

The legendary frontman will perform the following shows:

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MAXI PRIEST interview in The Voice newspaper

British singer MAXI PRIEST says reggae artists need to follow in the footsteps of US rappers, according to a new interview with UK newspaper The Voice.

“America and the hip-hop scene has been massively successful because they have lawyers, accountants and business people as their peers – they haven’t had to go to another race of people for information,” PRIEST said.

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LUCIANO lines up Bristol show with MAXI PRIEST & BLACK ROOTS

Jamaican reggae singer LUCIANO will headline the O2 Academy in Bristol in May with support from MAXI PRIEST and BLACK ROOTS.

The show takes place on 4 May and tickets go on sale tomorrow (25 January) from 9am, expected to be priced at £25.

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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:

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WOWfest 2012 scrapped: Show was set to include UB40, MAXI PRIEST & THE WAILERS

The organisers of WOWfest 2012 have been forced to cancel the festival for 2012 after a “challenging year” amid damage inflicted by anti-festival lobbyists.

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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.

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UB40 to headline Isle of Wight’s WOWfest: joins MAXI PRIEST, THE WAILERS & more

Birmingham group UB40 has been announced as the Saturday night headline act for the already reggae-heavy WOWfest on the Isle of Wight.

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MAXI PRIEST’s new Christmas album: full details available

UK reggae artist MAXI PRIEST is set to put out a ‘unique’ album of Christmas songs this winter: Time Of The Year.

Produced by LIVINGSTONE BROWN and MAXI PRIEST, this deluxe digipack CD features 12 brand new songs including “Merry Christmas”, “Favourite Things” and “12 Days of Christmas”.

In the past BROWN has worked with a number of top artists, including UB40, BARRINGTON LEVY and SNOOP DOGG.

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The Story of Lover’s Rock: find out where to see the new film

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”.

The new film comes with the strapline: "The secret world of a generation in the 1970's and the birth of a reggae genre"

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