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MR VEGAS to perform in the UK this summer

Jamaican dancehall vocalist MR VEGAS will perform live in the UK this summer with a show at Hot Wuk Brighton.

The session takes place on 5 August at Concorde 2 with tickets priced from £15 in advance.

VEGAS will perform his catalogue of dancehall anthems including “Heads High”, “Bruk It Down”, “I Am Blessed”, and “Taxi Fare”, among others.

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In:Motion 2015 club series revealed

The schedule and acts for Bristol’s In:Motion series of club nights from October through to January can now be revealed.

Among the many and varied sessions, some of the reggae, dub and Jamaican-influenced nights are:

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Top 10 Valentine reggae nights in the UK 2015

ReggaeChapter.com 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:

1. JANET KAY + CARROLL THOMPSON [VALENTINE LOVERS ROCK SPECIAL] - Kingsmeadow Live!, Kingston

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THE HEATWAVE gets ready for Ice Cold Tour

London dancehall crew THE HEATWAVE will take its Hot Wuk bashment party around the UK next week on the ‘Ice Cold Tour’.

Upcoming dates include:

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Top 10 New Year’s Eve reggae nights in the UK 2014

With six weeks to go until 2015, ReggaeChapter.com has selected 10 reggae or reggae-influenced nights happening around the UK on New Year’s Eve.

In no particular order, they are: 

1. LOVE KULTURE NYE MASHDOWN: REGGAE ROAST + MUNGO'S HIFI + CHANNEL ONE (Cre8 Studio, London)

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Top acts set to perform at Bristol’s TOKYO DUB

Bristol is getting ready for the next instalment of TOKYO DUB in September, featuring GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, THE SKINTS and MAD PROFESSOR.

The day-long festival takes place on 27 September at Eastville Park in Bristol with tickets priced at £30 in advance.

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Love Saves The Day 2014 line-up revealed

The first acts can now be revealed for Bristol’s Love Saves The Day including GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, STYLO G and MS DYNAMITE, among many others.

The big show takes place on 24-25 May in Castle Park, Bristol, with early bird tickets priced at just £25.

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DUB PISTOLS, ASWAD, DAVID RODIGAN & THE HEATWAVE on the bill for Lounge On The Farm

The first wave of artists can now be revealed for the Lounge On The Farm festival including DUB PISTOLS, ASWAD, DAVID RODIGAN and THE HEATWAVE.

The event is set to take place at Merton Farm in Canterbury, Kent, on 26-28 July.

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Top 10 reggae New Year’s Eve parties in the UK 2012

ReggaeChapter has pulled together a ‘Top 10' list of the best reggae nights happening across the UK this New Year’s Eve.

With less than three weeks until the big night, early bird/first release tickets are mostly gone and the more popular shows are selling out completely well in advance.

In no particular order, 10 parties to consider this New Year’s Eve:

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Second release tickets on sale for In:Motion STB: THE HEATWAVE, TODDLA T & more

The first release of tickets for Shit The Bed (STB) at the Motion Skate Park in Bristol, which includes THE HEATWAVE and TODDLA T among others, have officially sold out.

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Time Out’s Notting Hill Carnival 2012 soundsystem map; plus THE HEATWAVE’s carnival secrets & top 10

Time Out London has published a comprehensive soundsystems map and guide to Notting Hill Carnival which kicks off this afternoon.

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TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS live at the 100 Club in London

Constantly touring Jamaican band TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS performed at the legendary 100 Club this week (8 August) as part of the Converse Represent series of shows.

The once in a lifetime gig was about as rammed as it could possibly get and with the air con seemingly packing up mid-show, the bands throughout the night were generating uncomfortable levels of heat.

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RICHIE BLOOD puts out ‘Sleng Teng Killer’: free download

ReggaeChapter podcast host RICHIE BLOOD has done a remix of the RODNEY P track "Riddim Killa" with the Sleng Teng Riddim and called it “Sleng Teng Killer”.

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TOOTS & THE MAYTALS to play the 100 Club; plus full UK tour dates revealed

Pioneering Jamaican band TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS will perform at the 100 Club next month as part of the Converse 'Represent' series of shows and an extensive UK tour.

The intimate show at the famous London venue is part of a wider tour of the UK throughout August taking in gigs in Glasgow, Liverpool and Brighton, among many others.

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Ram Jam events lined up for London, Bristol & Cambridge: DAVID RODIGAN, BITTY MCLEAN & GENERAL LEVY

British reggae DJ DAVID RODIGAN (MBE) has announced three headline ‘Ram Jam’ shows in London, Bristol and Cambridge featuring MS DYNAMITE, BITTY MCLEAN and GENERAL LEVY, among many others.

Other top artists set to perform over the three nights include THE HEATWAVE, TODDLA T, IRATION STEPPAS and CASPA.

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THE HEATWAVE Q&A session with The Guardian

The Guardian has published a special Q&A session with the UK's number one bashment sound THE HEATWAVE.

“London's leading bashment ambassadors empty the contents of their psychic record bags”

Click here to read the article in full.

Upcoming HEATWAVE parties include:

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Top 10 Valentine reggae nights in the UK 2012

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:

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