Dave “Double Barrel” Barker, of DAVE AND ANSELL COLLINS fame, joined radio DJ Mark Radcliffe on Monday to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican independence.
Legendary Jamaican duo DAVE AND ANSELL COLLINS will be coming to Newcastle on their upcoming tour of the UK which kicks off later this month.
The tour includes:
The Vintage Festival, which was due to take place from 13-15 July at the Boughton Estate in Northamptonshire, has been cancelled.
The festival was set to include BUSTER SHUFFLE, HOLLIE COOK, JUNIOR MURVIN, DON LETTS, PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS and THE DELEGATORS, among many others, but low sales and the weather prevented it going ahead.
Phoenix City Records has released the artwork for the upcoming PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS album 2 Tone Gone Ska which is out in August/September.
Unfortunately all three PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS July shows have been cancelled, but the band will be touring with DAVE AND ANSELL COLLINS throughout August and September.
The dates are:
Japanese ska and jazz band the TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA has lined up a one-off gig in the UK next month at the Garage in London.
Legendary Jamaican band DAVE AND ANSELL COLLINS will return to the UK later this year for a run of shows across the country.
Jamaican reggae legend DANDY LIVINGSTONE was struck down with food poisoning last night forcing him to pull out of his 40-year comeback show at the London International Ska Festival.
The London International Ska Festival returns to the capital this weekend and features 40 top ska acts from around the world.
Among the many highlights of the bank holiday weekend (3-6 May), DANDY LIVINGSTONE is set to play his world exclusive comeback show after 40 years on 4 May at the O2 Academy Islington.
The London International Ska Festival has revealed the latest addition to the 2012 line-up: reggae legend DAVE BARKER, the voice of DAVE & ANSELL COLLINS.
After reuniting with Collins to perform at last year’s festival with THE CAROLOREGIANS, Barker has agreed to perform for the second year running with the PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS.