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BRINSLEY FORDE celebrates ASWAD in London show

Singer BRINSLEY FORDE and guitarist CIYO BROWN will celebrate reggae band ASWAD at the Hideaway Jazz Club in Streatham.

The live show takes place on 16 July with tickets priced £20 in advance.

The gig will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic, self-titled, debut album Aswad.

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One Love Festival line up revealed

Jamaican music pioneer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY will headline the One Love Festival in the UK this summer.

The reggae great will be joined by MAX ROMEO, THE CONGOS, CAPITAL LETTERS, MACKA B, DON CAMPBELL, DISCIPLES, SMITH & MIGHTY, MIXMASTER MORRIS, GENERAL ROOTS and many more.

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BRINSLEY FORDE convicted of assault

Former ASWAD singer BRINSLEY FORDE has been convicted of assault just weeks after receiving an MBE at Windsor Castle.

On Tuesday FORDE was convicted at Croydon Magistrates' Court of assaulting Jemma Payne in October last year.

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BRINSLEY FORDE picks up MBE

The Duke of Cambridge presented former ASWAD frontman BRINSLEY FORDE with an MBE at Windsor Castle today.

Prince William also told the reggae musician he has a secret musical talent - playing the bass guitar.

FORDE said after the event: “I've just got a new bass player - you might know him as the Duke of Cambridge.”

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BRINSLEY FORDE gets New Year honour

ASWAD founding member BRINSLEY FORDE has become a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to the arts.

FORDE, who was a child actor in the early 1970s and more recently a presenter on BBC Radio 6 Music, featured in the Queen’s New Year honours list.

Back in 2013 FORDE released a solo album called Urban Jungle on the Heartbeat label.

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BRINSLEY FORDE lines up Manchester show

Reggae singer BRINSLEY FORDE, a founding member of ASWAD, is set to perform in Manchester next month at the Band On The Wall.

The show takes place on 26 September with early bird tickets priced at £18.

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Lively Up! Festival tour: Full details revealed

The full details of the Lively Up! Festival tour can now be revealed - including 19 events at 17 different venues around the UK.

The exciting new tour, featuring the JAZZ JAMAICA ALL STARS, runs from 27 September to 2 November.

It will celebrate some of Jamaica's most important cultural icons and mark the 50th anniversary of the island’s independence from the UK.

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