The Moles live music venue in Bath will be closed for “a while” after a fire destroyed part of the premises on Saturday (8 March).
The intimate club has hosted gigs of all musical genres over the last 35 years, most recently including shsows by reggae acts DAVID RODIGAN, DJ DEREK and THE SKINTS.
Jamaican-born British reggae singer VIVIAN “SUGAR LOVE” JONES will headline the South West’s Reggae Easter Showcase in Yeovil next month.
The lovers rock singer will be supported by THE MARK WEBB BAND performing hits like “Strong Love”, “Good Morning” and “Love is For Lovers”.
Seminal ska bands THE SELECTER and THE TOASTERS are the latest additions to this summer’s Rebellion Festival in Blackpool.
Previously confirmed acts for the punk festival include NOFX, SLAGERIJ, LEFTOVER CRACK and RUTS DC, among many others.
Jamaican music icon JIMMY CLIFF has added new shows in Bristol and Leeds to his upcoming tour of the UK.
With a 50-year legacy JIMMY CLIFF is still standing as one of the prime movers and continuing shapers of modern music.
His upcoming live appearances in the UK are:
Jamaican reggae group MORGAN HERITAGE has announced four shows as part of a mini-tour across the UK next month.
After last year’s reunion success, the full group is back for an ‘up close and personal’ journey around England.
The tour includes the following dates:
The complete line-up for this year’s London International Ska Festival can now be revealed.
Jamaican reggae greats YELLOWMAN and DILLINGER performed to a packed house in the Welsh capital last week as part of their UK tour.
Local support TAFYJAH ALLSTARS were first on at the Globe and warmed up the stage for DILLINGER to take the mic, backed by the phenomenal SAGITTARIUS BAND.
The gig takes place on 11 July with tickets priced at £14.50 in advance.
Jamaican reggae producer PHILIP SMART has died from pancreatic cancer in Port Washington, New York.
His Long Island studio, HC&F Recording Studio, was a hub for reggae and dancehall in the tri-state area where he worked, most notably with SHAGGY who recorded several songs there.
The additional UK shows are:
Jamaican deejays YELLOWMAN and DILLINGER will be kicking of their tour of the UK tonight with a show in Colchester.
Backed by the SAGITTARIUS BAND the dancehall stars will take in shows in Wales, Scotland, the North of England, London and the South East.
The full live dates are:
New York reggae collective EASY STAR ALL-STARS have added new dates in Bristol, Leeds and Manchester to their upcoming tour of the UK.
The tour now includes the following shows:
Lord of reggae DAVID RODIGAN will also be at the festival presenting RAM JAM.
The organisers behind the UK’s number one reggae and dub camping event can now reveal COCOA TEA, JOHN HOLT and WAILING SOULS will perform at this summer’s festival.
2Tone ska stalwarts THE SPECIALS will be hitting the road across the UK this November including two shows at London's Roundhouse.
The 10-date UK tour, which sees the Coventry band celebrate five years since they first reformed, includes the following shows: